SpectraCal AVFoundry VirtualForge Software Pattern Generator (Download)

SpectraCal AVFoundry VirtualForge Software Pattern Generator (Download)

SpectraCal AVFoundry VirtualForge Software Pattern Generator (Download)

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Product Highlights

  • For Use with CalMAN Calibration Software
  • Calibrates TVs Driven via Output Devices
  • Works with Macs & AJA/Blackmagic Cards
  • Easy Alternative to Hardware Generators
  • Produces Bit-Accurate Test Patterns
  • Allows Grayscale/CMS/3D LUT Calibration
  • Reliable Output Levels
  • Fast Synchronization with CalMAN
  • Thousands of Patterns
  • PCIe & Thunderbolt Support
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  • 1Description

The AVFoundry VirtualForge Software Pattern Generator (Download) from SpectraCal is a Mac-compatible application designed to work with the optional CalMAN calibration software to calibrate TV monitors that are driven via a video output device from a Mac workstation. It supports select AJA and Blackmagic Design output devices and is controlled by CalMAN to produce bit-accurate test patterns at any required triplet value for accurate grayscale, CMS, or 3D LUT calibration. It provides a convenient alternative to hardware-based calibration and can be used for plasmas, OLEDs, projectors, and other TV monitors.

Thousands of Patterns, Including:
  • Basic optimization patterns
  • Black to white gradient
  • Grayscale with 1% increments
  • CMS with variable stimuli
  • Complete RGB triplets
  • Luminance ramps
  • Saturation sweeps
  • ColorChecker patterns
  • Skin tones
  • APL, Constant APL
VirtualForge Certified Video Output Devices
  • AJA KONA 3G SDI and HDMI PCIe output device
  • AJA KONA 3G in a Sonnet Thunderbolt expansion chassis
  • AJA KONA LHi SDI and HDMI PCIe output device
  • AJA KONA LHi in a Sonnet Thunderbolt expansion chassis
  • AJA KONA LHe Plus SDI PCIe output device
  • AJA KONA LHe Plus in a Sonnet Thunderbolt expansion chassis
  • AJA KONA Io XT Thunderbolt I/O device
  • AJA KONA Io 4K Thunderbolt 2 I/O device
  • AJA T-TAP Thunderbolt SDI and HDMI output device
  • Blackmagic DeckLink 4K Extreme Dual Link SDI, HDMI and analog PCIe output device
  • Blackmagic DeckLink Quad SDI/HD-SDI PCIe output device
  • Blackmagic DeckLink Studio SDI/HD-SDI, HDMI and analog PCIe output device
  • Blackmagic DeckLink Optical Fiber SDI/HD-SDI PCIe output device
  • Blackmagic DeckLink Duo SDI/HD-SDI PCIe output device
  • Blackmagic DeckLink SDI SDI/HD-SDI PCIe output device
  • Blackmagic DeckLink Mini Recorder 3G-SDI and HDMI PCIe output device
  • Blackmagic DeckLink Mini Monitor 3G-SDI and HDMI PCIe output device

* DeckLink SDI support in CalMAN, for sourcing VirtualForge calibration signals, is limited to the default YCrCb 4:2:2 10-bit pixel format, which the DeckLink control app does not provide the option of changing. CalMAN does not support DeckLink HDMI outputs for sourcing.

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System Requirements Mac OSX version 10.8.1 or later
Either PCIe or Thunderbolt support

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