VirtualForge Software Pattern Generator

VirtualForge Software Pattern Generator

SKU: GENGPU-

As low as: $495.00

As a convenient alternative to the expensive, standalone hardware pattern generators, VirtualForge allows Calman users to automatically generator patterns for monitor calibrations for SDI and HDMI outputs.


Orders for VirtualForge may take up to 1 business day to process.

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VirtualForge requires AJA or BlackMagic output hardware. VirtualForge is compatible with Windows and Mac OS.
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Description

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Who Does VirtualForge Serve?

VirtualForge is a network controlled, software-based video test pattern generator for production and post-production studios, content creators, display and device manufacturers, home theater owners, and broadcast engineers that use Calman software.

How Does VirtualForge Help Me?

Leverage your existing AJA Video systems or Blackmagic Design hardware to generate video test patterns for both SDI and HDMI outputs with VirtualForge! Users seeking automated pattern generation for monitor calibrations with Calman software will be extremely satisfied with the innovative solution VirtualForge provides as an alternative to the expensive, standalone hardware pattern generators.

Need further information about VirtualForge? Contact the Portrait sales team at sales@portrait.com.

VirtualForge Includes:

  • One (1) VirtualForge software license
Specifications

Specifications

Supported Calman Software

  • Calman Ultimate
  • Calman Video Pro
  • Calman Studio
  • Calman Home Enthusiast
  • Calman ColorMatch

Supported Video Output Devices

  • AJA Video Kona 3G
  • AJA Video Kona LHi
  • AJA Video Kona LHE
  • AJA Video Kona IO XT
  • AJA Video T-Tap
  • Black Magic Design DeckLink 4K Extreme
  • Black Magic Design DeckLink Quad
  • Black Magic Design DeckLink Studio
  • Black Magic Design DeckLink Optical Fiber
  • Black Magic Design DeckLink Duo
  • Black Magic Design DeckLink SDI
  • Black Magic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder
  • Black Magic Design DeckLink Mini Monitor
  • Black Magic Design Intensity Shuttle
  • Black Magic Design Intensity Pro
  • Black Magic Design Intensity Extreme

Included Test Patterns

Basic Calibration

  • Brightness
  • Contrast
  • Color and tint
  • Overscan
  • Resolution
  • Sharpness patterns

Advanced Calibration

  • All grayscale patterns (1% increment, small/medium/full sizes)
  • All CMS patterns (variable stimuli)

3D LUT Calibration

  • RGB triplet patterns
  • Luminance ramp patterns
  • Saturation sweep patterns

ColorChecker Evaluation

  • ColorChecker Classic patterns
  • ColorChecker SG
  • Skin tone patterns

Other Included Patterns

  • APL and Constant APL patterns
  • Color bar patterns (75% and 100%)
  • SMPTE patterns
  • Black to white gradient patterns
  • Checker filled patterns (ANSI)

VirtualForge Windows System Requirements

  • Windows® Vista™ or later with latest OS updates installed (recommended: Windows 7® or later)
  • 2 GHz processor (recommended: 2 GHz Dual Core Processor)
  • Calman 5.5.2 or later
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB available disk space
  • Either PCIe or Thunderbolt™ support
  • Certified video output device
  • Latest drivers for AJA Video or Blackmagic Design hardware. AJA Video 12.3 or later. Blackmagic Design 10.5 or later.

VirtualForge Macintosh System Requirements

  • MacOS 10.8.1 to 10.13 (VirtualForge may not launch in 10.14 Mojave and later, future updates will address this)
  • Intel Core® Duo processor
  • Calman 5.5.2 or later
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB available disk space
  • Either PCIe or Thunderbolt™ support
  • Certified video output device
  • Latest drivers for AJA Video or Blackmagic Design hardware. AJA Video 12.3 or later. Blackmagic Design 10.5 or later.