Barco NV is a Belgian technology company. Barco focusing on three core markets: entertainment, enterprise, and healthcare.[2] Barco is headquartered in Kortrijk, Belgium.

Barco NV
TypeNaamloze vennootschap
BEL 20 component
ISINBE0003790079 Edit this on Wikidata
FounderLucien De Puydt
HeadquartersKortrijk, Belgium
Key people
Jan De Witte, CEO
Productsdisplay technology, projection technology, connectivity platforms, image processing
Revenue€1.029 billion (2018)[1]
Number of employees
3600 (2018)

The company has 400 granted patents.[3] Shares of Barco are listed on Euronext Brussels.

Barco is an acronym (Belgian American Radio Corporation).

Barco was founded in 1934 in the town of Poperinge. Founder is Lucien Depuydt. In 1989, Barco acquired EMT.[4] In 2018, Barco sold subsidiary Barco Silex.[5]


  1. "Barco Company Report 2018". Barco. 6 February 2019. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  2. "Company information". Barco. Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  3. "Barco factsheet". Barco factsheet. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
  4. "EMT Tontechnik - History". Retrieved 2022-04-03.
  5. "Barco Silex leaves Barco and becomes Silex Inside | Security, Video". Silex Insight. 2018-01-12. Retrieved 2022-04-03.