Seoul, Korea, November 01, 2018 TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays,has announced the acquisition of WoWoW Entertainment's color management solution business. TVLogic plans to integrate WoWoW's IS-mini image processing system and WonderLookPro color management software into its display technology in 2019 to provide customers with more powerful color control features and significantly enhanced functionality.
According to the terms of the acquisition, TVLogic has secured all the technology, personnel, assets andintellectual property rights relating to the IS-mini platform, the world's first real-time color transformation system; and the WonderLookPro (WLP) software that enables professional color correction and management. Both products will be marketedand sold under the TVLogic brand.
"With thisacquisition, TVLogic is now equipped with unparalleled leading-edge technologyin the color reproduction area." said Denny An, TVLogic Director of Worldwide Sales. IS-mini and the WonderLookPro are based on the world's best LUT technology and we expect that these solutions will play a pivotal role in overcoming color management problems in the industry."
The IS-mini, a real-time color conversion device originally developed by Fujifilm, utilizes unique color conversion algorithms to provide the highest quality possible and can outputreal-time converted color images without delay for live performance recordingor shooting. The HD version, IS-miniX, offers a variety of features such aslive frame image capture and still image playing functionality. The IS-miniX can connect up to 25 units simultaneously to achieve the desired colorconversion.
Exclusive in the industry, the WLP software is optimized to reproduce images that match the ACES workflow, thecolor management standard of the American film industry. The software also provides a database of various broadcast/movie cameras's Look Up Tables (LUTs)and manages the color space differences of cameras and displays to create abalance for more reliable and creative grading. A user-friendly interface features numerous powerful functions for peak performance and enables users toachieve consistent color management.
The IS-miniand the WLP software allow device-independent and consistent color reproduction of HD, UHD and HDR formats at allvideo production locations, including production sites, broadcast stations andpost-production facilities. The unit is currently installed in many major broadcasting stations that are using it for fast and intuitive colormanagement.
To celebrate this acquisitionTVLogic has significantly reduced the price of the IS-miniX and is offering acomplimentary Corporate version of the WLP software to customers who own orpurchase an IS-miniX or the new IS-mini4K.
TVLogic plans to release theIS-mini4K with 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 support by the end of 2018 to welcome thebeginning of the 4K HDR broadcast era.