Hasselblad updates Phocus software

Hasselblad has released Phocus 2.9, the latest version of its free software for Mac and Windows. The major new feature is support for closed loop colour calibration. Users can create a colour calibration made using the exact lightning setup used for the shoot and apply this directly to the raw camera data. Continue reading “Hasselblad updates Phocus software”

X-Rite updates i1iSis chart reader

X-Rite is to launch a new version of its i1iSis range of automated chart readers. The new i1iSis 2 and i1iSis 2 XL use i1 spectral technology to accommodate M0, M1 and M2 measurement illumination conditions which makes for more accurate measuring of the optically brightened substrates that are now commonly used in grand format, premedia and digital press application. Continue reading “X-Rite updates i1iSis chart reader”

NEC updates SpectraView software

NEC has released its SpectraView II calibration software in Europe for its MultiSync PA range of professional desktop monitors. (It’s already available in the US.) These monitors support hardware calibration via the 14-bit internal look up tables to maintain their colour accuracy and are targeted at photographers, designers and agencies. Continue reading “NEC updates SpectraView software”

X-Rite to offer Adobe discount

X-Rite, or at least it’s European distributor X-Rite Photo Europe (which is actually Colour Confidence), is offering a year’s membership to Adobe’s Creative Cloud Photography plan, worth £102, with all purchases of its ColorMunki Photo or i1Photo Pro 2. Alternatively, the i1Display Pro now comes with the option to receive a 15 percent discount on the one year membership. Continue reading “X-Rite to offer Adobe discount”