Founded in 1934 in the town of Poperinge, Belgium, Barco NV is a technology company currently headquartered in Kortrijk, Belgium. Lucien De Pyudt started the company by manufacturing and selling radios, jukeboxes, and televisions that accepted different signal standards. In the 1960s, Barco branched out and began developing other technologies and became a renowned projection technology provider to big companies like IBM by the mid-1980s.
Since then, the company has been focused on the development of visualization and collaboration solutions including image processing, connectivity platforms, projection and display technology. Their product categories include various models of projectors for businesses to project images on large screens.