Secure, calibrated, full latitude grading in 2K on the new iPad.
Seamlessly integrated with Colorfront On-Set Dailies, On-Set Color is an iPad grading app that supports communication of cinematographic intent between DoP and the dailies colorist.
Having access to the full latitude 2K 10bit logarithmic DPX images on the new iPad, with the calibration applied on the device allows for a proper grading pipeline to be implemented on the iPad.
See the workflow video.
OSCQuickStartGuide.pdf [845 KB]
Images are watermarked and encrypted and can be synced through secure FTP. Color grading is compatible with On-Set Dailies and can be sent back along with any text notes to the dailies facility and applied for the transfer.
On-Set Color works both on iPad 2 and the original iPad and is available for all On-Set Dailies users immediately.
Advantages of Colorfront On-Set Color
- Full integration with On-Set Dailies
- Works with 2K uncompressed 10 bit log DPX files
- Full latitude high dynamic source material
- 3DLUT calibration applied on the iPad
- Automatic sync stills and color grading metadata from OSD
- Secure FTP transfer, 128-bit AES encrypted images and watermarking for security
- View original, colorist or new grade
- Send back CDL or primary grade settings to OSD
- Multi-Touch UI, gestural interface
- Aspect ratio overlay and blanking
- Brightness, contrast, color balance, saturation control
- Color grade shadow, midtones and highlights separately
- Review and share notes and comments
For additional security details on the iPad in general, please review:
iPad in Business Security Overview
On-Set Color™ and On-Set Dailies™ are trademarks of Colorfront.
COLORFRONT LAUNCHES NEW QC PLAYER FOR COST-EFFECTIVE UHD HDR QUALITY CONTROL
Colorfront announces QC Player, a brand new, cost-effective system enabling post and studio facilities to perform essential quality control tasks on Ultra High Definition (UHD) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) content.
Colorfront Launches New QC Player For Cost-Effective UHD HDR Quality Control
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QC Player 2019 Brochure (new) |
The new software is powered by Colorfront Engine™ to ensure color and metadata fidelity, and harnesses powerful monitoring, analysis and validation tools that feature in Colorfront Transkoder, to enable quality control on a wide range of realtime UHD/HDR/WCG content.
Colorfront QC Player delivers real-time support for all major RAW UHD HDR formats from the latest digital cinematography and DSLR cameras. These include: Alexa ARRIRAW – both MXF-wrapped and .ARI files; Codex High Density Encoded .arx files; Panasonic VariCam 4K VRAW and Panasonic AVC-Intra; Sony Venice, F55 and F65 RAW, XAVC and X-OCN; Blackmagic BRAW; Canon RAW; RED R3D; Apple ProRes RAW; plus DPX and TIF sequences from scanned sources. It also supports playback of JPEG 2000 content, including DCPs (2D and stereo, encrypted, with subtitles) and IMF packages, such as lossless/high-bit-rate UHD Dolby Vision mezzanine masters with dynamic metadata and Dolby CMU control.
For essential UHD HDR image analysis tasks, QC Player includes waveform, vectorscope, histogram, split-screen, colour gamut and light-level metering tools. It features framing guide overlays for title/text/logos/graphics safe areas, plus image reframing and burn-in/watermarking tools. QC Player also comes with audio tools supporting embedded audio, WAV files and up to 24-channel audio output.
“More and more, HDR is a fact of life for post facilities around the world,” said Bruno Munger, Director of Business Development at Colorfront. “Colorfront QC Player delivers a convenient solution, with a broad, robust toolset, to perform essential QC and verification tasks on HDR footage, while avoiding the financial penalty of investing in separate 4K/UHD HDR-capable video monitoring and analysis hardware solutions, which can run into the many ten of thousands of dollars.”
Colorfront QC Player is priced at USD $10,000, with annual rental option of USD $5,000, both including support and updates.