For Immediate Release
FUJIFILM SHOWCASES IS-MINI and CCBOXX AT 2014 CINE GEAR EXPO Los Angeles
New software upgrades support import, export and downloading of color LUTs
VALHALLA, N.Y., May 28, 2014 – Featuring groundbreaking color management and class-leading capability, FUJIFILM North America Corporation’s Imaging Division will return to the 2014 Cine Gear Expo Los Angeles to present its highly popular IS-mini digital color adjustment and monitor calibration device, along with the sophisticated IS-100 "CCBOXX" on-set look creation system. Fujifilm's Image Processing System product line was developed to serve the critical color management needs of digital imaging technicians (DITs), cinematographers, and post-production facilities. The show will be held from June 5-8 at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood.
Fujifilm will be demonstrating several new features for the Image Processing System product line. New upgrades to the IS MiniManager software, that runs on both Windows and Apple computer platforms, will now be able to control multiple IS-mini units by way of USB, and will offer simple built-in color grading abilities as well as the ability to export LUTS in the Davinci Resolve format. In addition, Fujifilm will be introducing a forthcoming LUT browsing and downloading function that will have over 17,000 LUTS available to end users These new features enhance and broaden the appeal of the Fujifilm Image Processing System for cinematography and post-production.
The IS-mini is a small hardware device that takes incoming HD-SDI digital camera moving picture video and converts the color information via two sets of 1D LUTs and 3D LUTs to outputs of both HS-SDI and HDMI connections – all in record time while still delivering high quality imaging. The IS-mini is an extension of the technologies first introduced through the IS-100 CCBOXX, and is designed to work with the CCBOXX by extending the abilities to have accurately profiled production monitors and remote color adjustment of live digital images during movie and television productions. Together, they form a powerful on-set color management system.
By use of the dedicated IS MiniManager software application, the IS-mini can also operate independently of the CCBOXX to create monitor calibrations and apply them to almost any kind of production monitor. Because of the built-in Ethernet connection, multiple IS-mini units can be assembled into a powerful array for multi-monitor/multi-camera image control and very precise color matching.
The CCBOXX is an ACES based on-set color management solution with extraordinary precision and flexibility. With the CCBOXX, cameras can be calibrated instantly on-site, while the monitors' calibrations are fully automated, eliminating the need for specialized skills. The CCBOXX is so effective that it has been used on several US-based feature length movies and commercials, as well as multi-camera live concert events.
“Designed for colorists, digital imaging technicians, editors, VFX providers, and directors of photography, the IS-mini and CCBOXX both deliver Fujifilm’s groundbreaking color management and class-leading capability,” said Manny Almeida, senior vice president and general manager, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Imaging and Electronic Imaging Divisions.
To learn more about Fujifilm’s products for the motion picture and broadcast industries, please visit: www.FujifilmIS.com.
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation consists of four operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; and one-time-use cameras; and also markets motion picture archival film and on-set color management solutions to the motion picture, broadcast and production industries. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a range of Fujifilm products and services in Canada. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmusa.com/northamerica, go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter, or go to www.facebook.com/FujifilmNorthAmerica to Like Fujifilm on Facebook. To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe at www.fujifilmusa.com/rss.
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