16.03.15

Indian cinema installs Barco’s Auro 11.1 immersive sound system

The Globe Theatres and Barasat Cinema, two branches of the Arti Cinema Group located in Kolkata, India, have installed Barco AP 24 Auro processors. The installation was handled by R&S Electronics, a long time Barco partner in the country. The installation offers cinema goers Barco’s Auro 11.1 immersive sound experience.

R&S Electronics has more than 20 years of experience working in AV for the Indian cinema industry and has branch offices in Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Anirvan Ghose from R&S Electronics said regarding their latest installation: “R&S was founded with the mission to revolutionize film sound in India. Having Barco’s Auro 11.1 sound system in our assortment, we feel we can fully live up to this ambition. This is something that we are very proud of.”

The AP24 3D receives and processes audio from multiple analogue and digital audio sources. It can be monitored and controlled from anywhere in the network and it supports the Auro 11.1 by Barco sound format that offers moviegoers an immersive sound experience.

Rajkamal Chourasia from Arti Cinemas said regarding the new sound systems: “When we decided to do something new and unique for the region of Kolkata, Barco again showed its added value. With Barco’s Auro-3D format, both our Globe Theatres and Barasat Cinemas have taken a big lead on their competitors, offering their audiences an immersive film experience that makes them feel the action on the screen like never before.”