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Technicolor and Portrait Displays Launch PC Display Color Certification
Paris (France) and San Francisco, CA (US) - September 12, 2012 -
Developers Forum 2012 - Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the
and entertainment sector, and Portrait Displays, a visual enhancement
provider, today announce that they are providing a Color Certification
to the makers of PC displays.
By following the program's specifications and passing a series of product
next generation displays will meet the same color criteria used by
when producing Hollywood movies and other media and entertainment.
"Today's monitors are largely inconsistent from screen to screen, so we
film and entertainment experience and combined it with Portrait
software expertise to allow OEMs to build products that display rich
content the way that the creator intended," said Manuele Wahl, Senior
Vice-President Technology Licensing, Technicolor. She added: "As
experts for almost 100 years and thanks to our daily work with movie
across the world, we know exactly how much they take a real artistic
image and color quality".
Portrait Displays will provide OEMs with display test and measurement
as well as software for color gamut tuning and display control.
"Technicolor is the greatest name in color for the entertainment industry
at the forefront of innovation, making their brand a natural fit that
people to trust that the color on their screen will display accurately,"
Martin Fishman, COO of Portrait Displays. "This certification is important
display OEMs who want to differentiate their products in a way that's
recognizable and provides value add beyond the usual resolution, screen
"Technicolor and Portrait have set out to raise the bar on the visual
PC displays and create a color standard that is as widely known as USB and
are today," said Dr. Jon Peddie, Analyst and President of Jon
Associates. "It is great to see a group coming together to address color
way that OEMs will benefit from and consumers will understand."
The Portrait Displays certified products that meet the program's
all over the globe will be able to license the Technicolor Color Certified
and display it prominently on their products and collaterals.
Available for all products certified by Portrait Displays, including
monitors, laptops, Ultrabooks™, all-in-one PCs and laptop/tablet
Technicolor Color Certification defines specifications for a monitor's
gamut, gammas, color fidelity, white point and backlight brightness that
the quality of today's Blu-ray disks (ITU-R Recommendation BT.709).
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment
is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world-class
innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering
video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit
extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and
technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our commitment:
the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters,
on-the-go. Euronext Paris: TCH. www.technicolor.com
About Portrait Displays, Inc.
Portrait Displays, Inc., since 1986, is a leading software developer
smart phone, and tablet displays. Portrait Displays' software is bundled
displays from leading manufacturers throughout the world. Portrait
Inc., is a private corporation with headquarters in Pleasanton, California,
representatives in Europe, Taiwan, China, Japan, and Korea. For more
about Portrait Displays and its products or services, visit
Editors Note: To meet with Portrait Displays at IDF visit booth 726 or
Stowe at (408) 839-8750 to schedule an appointment.
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