Kortrijk, Belgium, November 25, 2019 – Cinionic, the Barco, CGS, and ALPD cinema joint venture providing a new visual standard with enhanced services and technology solutions, reinforces its leadership in the global cinema industry through a strategic relationship with Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont. Cinionic will bring its all laser solutions to the European exhibitor with an agreement for more than 200 Barco Series 4 laser projectors.
Cinionic will power Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont’s new builds in France and Africa, beginning with its new theater in Sousse Tunisia, Africa. Currently, Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont operates more than 100 theaters across European and African countries. Together the companies will upgrade new and existing Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont theaters to bring an elevated movie-going experience for its audiences.
“Cinionic is helping solve exhibitor challenges by providing innovative solutions like Barco Series 4 to power theaters and deliver a new visual standard with laser projection,” said Serge Plasch, Chief Commercial Officer of Cinionic. “Our strategic relationships with key exhibitors such as Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont allow us to continue raising the bar for audiences around the world, so anyone, anywhere can have the best movie-going experience.”
Cinionic will bring the benefits of laser to Pathé audiences by installing the new Barco Series 4 laser projector. Launched in Spring 2019, the Barco series 4 laser projector delivers the highest quality visual experience in cinema for moviegoers today, future proofed for tomorrow; leveraging 4K, RGB-Laser with Barco Active Image Management™, as well as being ready for 4K 120fps high frame rate and onboard Barco Colorgenic™ delivering wide-color-gamut capabilities. Series 4 leads the industry as the most environmentally friendly and energy-efficient platform using Barco EcoPure™ design principles.
The announcement with Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont continues Cinionic’s international expansion and the upward industry trend for laser projection. Cinionic is trusted by more than 200 exhibitors to help capture audiences at multiple touchpoints in their cinema journey and keep them coming back for more. Through its best-in-class technology solutions and enhanced services, Cinionic continues to introduce new solutions to meet the demands of the cinema industry worldwide.