Market for movie screen laser projectors seems to be booming in India. There are only eight cinema screens per million people which means there is significant headroom for laser projectors brands in the country
Recently a joint venture between Asian Cinemas Group and movie star Mahesh Babu named AMB Cinemas have announced its partnership with Qube Cinemas and Cinionic, the Barco joint venture providing cinema solutions to theaters.
As per the official source,the partnership will bring an elevated movie experience to AMB, delivering exceptional projection quality, bright clear images and an incredible sense of immersion through the addition of Barco’s flagship laser projectors in AMB’s Superplex theater. Barco’s Flagship Lasers have been Asian Cinemas Groups choice projection system for its exceptional image quality and simplified installation process. This extended partnership will further the market’s movie experience Barco is known for by combining its superior projection technologies with AMB’s effective ambient design.
Barco Cinionic also installed in PVRs
Cinionic is a joint venture among Barco, Appotronics, and CFG. It has offices in the United States, Belgium, Hong Kong and Mexico. Barco had earlier signed a contract to install 2K and 4K projectors in 150 PVR movie screens.
Wim Buyens, CEO, Cinionic had stated that India has always been a cinema-centric country, where moviegoers can enjoy an exceptional night out in PVR’s premium theaters. They are thrilled to forge this strategic partnership with PVR and together deliver the best movie experiences to the audience.
Cinionic claims to lead the industry with largest laser portfolio having projectors for every cinema screen. It’s laser projector portfolio includes 24 cinema projectors, 18 laser and 6 lamp projectors.
Rajiv Bhalla, MD, Barco India has said that India is a booming entertainment market. However, there are only eight cinema screens per million people which means there is significant headroom for growth to expand our footprint of digital cinema projectors. With over 45 per cent share in the cinema projector market in India,they are very confident that they will remain the partner of choice for the group even as they follow through their expansion plan of 50 more screens across the region.