Datacolor SpyderHD Calibration Suite
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Datacolor has announced SpyderHD, a new flagship colour calibration suite for photographers. Designed to colour manage photo workflows, from scene, camera and editing, to final output; SpyderHD includes the Spyder4 ELITE HD integrated display calibration application and the innovative SpyderWEB, a universal mounting system that securely mounts the Spyder for calibration of most screens. In addition to display calibration offerings, SpyderHD consists of two important camera solutions: the SpyderCHECK colour reference and gray card system and the portable SpyderCUBE, which provides white balance, exposure, black level and highlight references. SpyderHD is available immediately for £229.
Datacolor Press Release
Datacolor Introduces SpyderHD™, the Top-of-the-Line Calibration Suite for Photographers and Videographers
Integrated colour management tools for imaging professionals seeking an all-in-one solution
Dietlikon/Zurich, 7 April 2014 –– Datacolor®, a global leader in colour management solutions, today announced SpyderHD™, the premiere colour calibration suite for advanced and professional photographers and videographers. SpyderHD is designed to colour manage photo and video workflows, from scene, camera and editing, to final output.
SpyderHD includes the new Spyder4®ELITE HD integrated display calibration application; the first of its kind, with calibration functions for computer displays, video reference displays, and TVs, all within a single application. SpyderHD also includes the innovative SpyderWEB, a universal mounting system that securely mounts the Spyder for calibration of most screens up to 70”.
“As a photographer who has been calibrating for a long time, I understand the value of color calibration. SpyderHD is my preferred solution for tonal linearity in computer display calibration, and beats my personal calibration technique for video reference display calibration,” says Lee Varis, renowned Hollywood photographer.
In addition to display calibration offerings, SpyderHD consists of two important camera solutions: the SpyderCHECKR, a powerful colour reference and gray card system, and the portableSpyderCUBE, which provides white balance, exposure, black level and highlight references in any lighting condition. Combined, these tools enable photographers and videographers to capture consistent colour day-to-day and camera-to-camera, enhancing their entire digital workflow.
“As a longtime developer of colour management products, we see the convergence of the still and motion markets first-hand,” says C. David Tobie, product and technology manager for Datacolor. “We designed SpyderHD to be compatible with both photo and video workflows, offering digital imaging professionals a complete colour solution to simplify their digital workflow at an unmatched performance for the price.”
SpyderHD is available immediately for £ 229 (excl. VAT) at photo and video retailers or online atwww.spyder.datacolor.com. For more information, visit www.datacolor.com/uk/spyder-hd-pr.