Barco, IBM Arrange Rental Projection Financing
Barco has partnered with IBM Global Financing on a new lease offering to help rental and staging companies more easily acquire Barco projector technology.
Barco, a manufacturer of visualization products including the special video and graphic effects behind big concerts like U2, George Michael and Kylie Minogue, has partnered with IBM Global Financing, on a new lease offering to help rental and staging companies more easily acquire Barco projector technology.
The new CLM Lease Offering, backed by IBM Global Financing gives companies the opportunity to access Barco's CLM line of projectors, designed and built specifically for the rental and staging market. The Barco CLM R10+, for example, is a compact, 10,000 lumen DLP projector, designed and built specifically for rental staging. Barco's CLM HD8 is a compact 8,500 lumen DLP projector with full HD (1,920 x 1,080) resolution.
According to Barco officials, the financing program will be rolled out for credit qualified customers first in Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. Customers interested in the CLM Lease Offering can choose from special lease packages developed for the CLM HD8 and R10+ mid-venue projectors which can include lens of their choice, a rigging kit and Barco image processing advance equipment.
The offering provides an easy and affordable monthly payment structure.
"Barco has specifically designed this program with IBM Global Financing to get sophisticated DLP and high-definition projector technology into the hands of rental and staging companies in the small to mid-market arena," said Stephan Paridaen, president of Barco's Media & Entertainment division, in a statement.