TCL Electronics, one of the dominant players in the global TV industry and a leading consumer electronics company, announced its partnership with Portrait displays® to equip auto calibration capability for TCL QLED TV C72+ Series and Mini LED TV C82 Series, these two models have been recently launched for the European market this April in 2021.
“Portrait Displays is happy to make Calman accessible to living rooms and studios across the globe alongside TCL”, commented Eric Brumm, President & CEO, Portrait Displays. “By integrating Calman Ready with the new QLED TV C72+ Series and Mini LED TV C82 Series calibration is made easy, consistent, and automated.”
“Thanks to world leading auto calibration software from Portrait Displays our 2021 premium LCD TV sets can fully utilize its calibration capabilities of Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, SDR formats thanks to 3D LUT 17x17x17. It means that up to 4934 calibration points can be used to help professional calibrators and consumer to enjoy picture with extremally low color errors, all fully automated and quick” said Marek Maciejewski, TCL’s Product Development Director Europe
What is “Calman Ready”?
Developed by Portrait Displays, Calman is the most widely used color calibration software in Hollywood studios and beyond. It meets the rigorous requirements found in color critical environments where calibration, reporting, verification, and validation are crucial.
Calman software is synonymous with color quality, ensuring that the consumer has an immersive lens to living room experience while enjoying films, TV shows, and streaming media.
The “Calman Ready” label is applied to displays and devices that seamlessly communicate with Calman software. Compatible displays and devices can then be calibrated with Calman software and improve color quality and accuracy.
With Calman Ready equipped on TCL C72+ Series TV and C82 Series TV, consumers can take full advantage of the Aurora Color Engine within Calman software, which has been built from the ground up by implementing the latest in color science research. The Aurora Color Engine utilizes next generation Unity Grayscale technology for 3D neutral spline bypass when using a 1D LUT and 3D LUT for calibration. Aurora Color Engine’s 3D LUT technology eliminates posterization and banding, improves the MatrixLUT formula for calibration, and adds 13pt fixed grid options for patchsets and additional support for patchsets.
TCL Electronics (1070.HK) is a fast-growing consumer electronics company and a leading player in the global TV industry. Founded in 1981, it now operates in over 160 markets globally. According to OMDIA, TCL ranked global No.2 in TCL brand TV market share in Q2 2020. TCL specializes in the research, development and manufacturing of consumer electronics products ranging from TVs, audio and smart home appliances.
About Portrait Displays
Portrait Displays provides color Display solutions that combine the latest in color science with advanced display control. Portrait Displays ensures that color presents beautifully on screens of all sizes – for global device manufacturers, content creators, and content distributors. Only Portrait Displays upholds color quality every step of the way, from the creation of the first frame to its appearance on the screen of any device.
Portrait Displays’ Calman color calibration software is the most popular calibration solution utilized by Hollywood’s most respected color professionals. Calman color calibration solutions meet the requirements to deliver a superior viewing experience that is just right.
Portrait Displays is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA with an office in Edmonds, WA and a presence across Europe, Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. With decades of experience in color science and display technology, Portrait Displays is taking the lead in inventing a more colorful digital future.