VirtualForge Software Pattern Generator

VirtualForge Software Pattern Generator

SKU: GENGPU

$495.00

The VirtualForge is a software pattern generator that generates patterns via a Thunderbolt or PCIe port and a professional video output device from AJA Video or Blackmagic Design. While this pattern solution is most commonly used by professional production studios, many home theater owners can choose this option as well.


Description

Details

The VirtualForge is a software pattern generator that transmits patterns to a display using Mac OS X or Windows and a professional video output device from AJA Video or Blackmagic Design. While this pattern solution is most commonly used by professional production studios, many home theater customers choose this option as well. The VirtualForge is an innovative and convenient alternative to expensive standalone hardware pattern generators.

Who Needs It

Content creators seeking automated pattern generation for monitor calibrations with CalMAN software.

What is Included

  • VirtualForge Software License

VirtualForge Key Features

  • Reliable output levels
  • Powerful software engine from the acclaimed VideoForge devices
  • Fast synchronization with CalMAN software
  • Convenient pattern generation from Mac OS X to your display
  • Relies on popular AJA Video and Blackmagic Design video output devices
  • Provides patterns via SDI and HDMI output
  • Affordable alternative to standalone hardware generators
  • Supports HD and 4K formats, depending on video output device
  • Thousands of patterns included
Specifications

Specifications

Supported CalMAN Software

  • CalMAN ColorMatch
  • CalMAN Enthusiast
  • CalMAN Studio
  • CalMAN Expert
  • CalMAN Professional
  • CalMAN Ultimate

Supported Video Output Devices

AJA Video - Kona 3G, Kona LHi, Kona LHe, Kona Io XT, Kona Io 4K, T-Tap Blackmagic Design - Decklink 4K Extreme, DeckLink Quad, DeckLink Studio, DeckLink Optical Fiber, DeckLink Duo, DeckLink SDI, DeckLink Mini Recorder, DeckLink Mini Monitor, Intensity Shuttle, Intensity Pro, Intensity Extreme

Included Patterns

Basic Calibration

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

Advanced Calibration

  • All grayscale patterns (1% increment, small/med/full sizes)
  • All CMS patterns (with 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

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

VirtualForge Windows System Requirements

  • Windows 7 or later (Requires SP1)
  • PCIe or Thunderbolt™ support
  • CalMAN 5.5.2 or later
  • Certified video output device
  • 2 GHz processor (recommended: 2 GHz Dual Core Processor)
  • 2 GB RAM (recommended: 4 GB RAM)
  • 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

  • Macintosh® OS X 10.8.1 or later
  • PCIe or Thunderbolt™ support
  • CalMAN 5.5.2 or later
  • 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.