Brompton Technology has won a Cine Gear Technical Award in the ‘Lighting Technology’ category for TrueLight®. These annual awards are Cine Gear Expo’s recognition of products with the best of the industry’s technical advancements.
TrueLight, which launched in April this year, is a new LED processing technology from Brompton for panels with extra emitters, such as RGBW, bringing major benefits in situations where panels are used as a lighting source – like in a virtual production volume or in other applications where LED panels are lighting foreground elements, whether a simulation application, theatre production or fixed installation.
“The challenge of using conventional RGB panels in these type of situations is that each emitter has a narrow spectral output,” explains Brompton Product Lead, Cesar Caceres. “This is necessary to achieve saturated colours and works well for direct view of these panels, but when used for lighting it presents a low-quality spectrum of light very different from normal lighting sources, so skin tones in particular can look unnatural and some colours are shifted.”
RGBW panels offer a solution because they give a broader spectral output that allows for better lighting quality and colour rendering. However, this also creates the challenge of converting the RGB video into a RGBW output while maintaining colour accuracy. This is where TrueLight comes in – it offers per-pixel calibration and gives the user the control they require.
“TrueLight builds upon our unique Dynamic Calibration technology to enable RGBW panels to be fully per-pixel colour-calibrated and ensure that colour accuracy can be maintained at all times,” explains Caceres. “The user has full control of how the RGB to RGBW conversion is achieved through an intuitive user interface – they can choose whether to use a narrow- or broad-spectrum, or any position in the middle, so that they get the result they need.”
For more on award-winning TrueLight, visit Brompton Technology’s website here: https://www.bromptontech.com/technology/truelight/