Click here to close now.




















Welcome!

News Feed Item

Free Canon Firmware Upgrade for DP-V3010 30-Inch 4K Professional Display Enables Confirmation of ITU-R BT.2020 Color Gamut Video Content

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, announced today that the company will make available in October 2014 a free firmwarei upgrade for its DP-V3010 4K Reference Display (launched in January 2014) that delivers enhanced basic performance, enabling the review of video footage supporting the ITU-R BT.2020 next-generation broadcast standard color gamut.ii

DP-V3010 (Photo: Business Wire)

DP-V3010 (Photo: Business Wire)

The 30-inch Canon DP-V3010 display has garnered high acclaim from professionals working in 4K digital cinema production. Through the new firmware upgrade, users will be able to verify video footage captured in the ITU-R BT.2020 color gamut (Rec. 2020), which was employed in the 4K TV broadcasting tests carried out earlier this year in Japan, as well as make use of the ACES proxy transfer standard for the ACES (Academy Color Encoding System) color management standard, which has been gaining wide adoption in Hollywood and the motion picture industry. Thanks to these new features, Canon’s new firmware upgrade will enable improved efficiency for the latest video production and editing workflows in response to the high-level demands of a variety of professionals in the industry.

Enabling the confirmation of video captured in the ITU-R BT.2020 color gamut

The new firmware upgrade for the DP-V3010 enables professionals to display and verify video content captured and recorded in the ITU-R BT.2020 (Rec. 2020) color gamut for 4K- and 8K-resolution video. When paired with the EOS C500 Digital Cinema Camera (launched in October 2012)iii, the combination can support the input-to-output needs of professionals working in next generation video production and broadcasting.

Support for ACESproxy

The new firmware will enable the Canon DP-V3010 professional display to support the ACESproxy transfer standardiv for the ACES color management standard advocated by AMPAS (the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). When used in combination with the EOS C500 camera or other input devices that support ACESproxy, users can take advantage of streamlined color grading for video captured on-set as well as edited in post-production, contributing to improved workflow efficiency during the video-production process.

Verification of Cinema Gamut and DCI-P3+ video

The firmware upgrade will enable users of the Canon DP-V3010 to display and confirm video content captured and recorded in not only the currently supported DCI-P3 (SMPTE PR 431-2), ITU-R BT.709 (Rec. 709), EBU, SMPTE-C and AdobeRGB color gamut, but also Cinema Gamut and the DCI-P3+ color gamut supported by the EOS C500 Digital Cinema Camera. Thanks to this new capability, the display responds to the needs of users who make use of video footage employing wide color gamuts.v

Support for YCbCr 4:4:4, other video formats

The new firmware upgrade supports YCbCr 4:4:4 luminance and chroma sampling, a video format used on-set in digital cinematic production. In addition, Canon’s DP-V3010 is the firstvi 4K professional-use display to support the 48 frames-per-second digital cinema frame rate standard that has been gaining currency. The firmware upgrade also includes support for a variety of other video formats.

Addition of Peaking function

A Peaking function included in the new firmware displays a color outline around subjects in focus. For professionals working in 4K and other high-resolution formats, this function can be helpful when adjusting the point of focus for a shot.

Various additional functions enable enhanced video-production workflow efficiency

  1. Gain R/G/B and Bias R/G/B functions enable color temperature settings to be adjusted separately
  2. A new function lets users delete imported LUTs (Look Up Tables)vii
  3. Automatic switching between 3G-HDI and HD-SDI
  4. Function Guide: displays the list of functions assigned to each F button
  5. Banner: enables users to set the banner display to “off”
  6. OSD Position: allows users to select the placement of such OSD (On-Screen Display)viii items as the menu, image-quality adjustment slide bar and time codes
  7. Selection of how Interlace or PsF input signals are displayed

Additional information

Canon will host demonstrations of the upgraded DP-V3010 display at the company’s booth at IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) 2014, which will be held from September 12 to 16 in the Netherlands.

Note: Additional details regarding the firmware upgrade for the DP-V3010 display will be made available on the Canon U.S.A. homepage in October of this year.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2013† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2014. In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past three years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

i Firmware is a type of software used to control product hardware functions.
ii Does not comprise all chromaticity points in the RGB color gamut. Please refer to the above color gamut comparison table for the chromaticity points supported by the DP-V3010.
iii Requires the firmware upgrade for the EOS C500 camera announced on September 4, 2014.
iv The version of ACESproxy is ACES System Ver. 0.7.
v Does not comprise all chromaticity points in the RGB color gamut. Please refer to the above color gamut comparison table for the chromaticity points supported by the DP-V3010.
vi Based on a Canon survey. As of September 4, 2014.
vii A LUT (Look Up Table), as a reference table for calculation method and numerical value, encompasses the image-making know-how of each respective colorist.
viii A function that shows and operates the display for each setting on the device’s screen.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Arch...
For IoT to grow as quickly as analyst firms’ project, a lot is going to fall on developers to quickly bring applications to market. But the lack of a standard development platform threatens to slow growth and make application development more time consuming and costly, much like we’ve seen in the mobile space. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Weiner, Product Manager of the Omega DevCloud with KORE Telematics Inc., discussed the evolving requirements for developers as IoT matures and conducte...
Providing the needed data for application development and testing is a huge headache for most organizations. The problems are often the same across companies - speed, quality, cost, and control. Provisioning data can take days or weeks, every time a refresh is required. Using dummy data leads to quality problems. Creating physical copies of large data sets and sending them to distributed teams of developers eats up expensive storage and bandwidth resources. And, all of these copies proliferating...
Malicious agents are moving faster than the speed of business. Even more worrisome, most companies are relying on legacy approaches to security that are no longer capable of meeting current threats. In the modern cloud, threat diversity is rapidly expanding, necessitating more sophisticated security protocols than those used in the past or in desktop environments. Yet companies are falling for cloud security myths that were truths at one time but have evolved out of existence.
Digital Transformation is the ultimate goal of cloud computing and related initiatives. The phrase is certainly not a precise one, and as subject to hand-waving and distortion as any high-falutin' terminology in the world of information technology. Yet it is an excellent choice of words to describe what enterprise IT—and by extension, organizations in general—should be working to achieve. Digital Transformation means: handling all the data types being found and created in the organizat...
Public Cloud IaaS started its life in the developer and startup communities and has grown rapidly to a $20B+ industry, but it still pales in comparison to how much is spent worldwide on IT: $3.6 trillion. In fact, there are 8.6 million data centers worldwide, the reality is many small and medium sized business have server closets and colocation footprints filled with servers and storage gear. While on-premise environment virtualization may have peaked at 75%, the Public Cloud has lagged in adop...
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
The time is ripe for high speed resilient software defined storage solutions with unlimited scalability. ISS has been working with the leading open source projects and developed a commercial high performance solution that is able to grow forever without performance limitations. In his session at Cloud Expo, Alex Gorbachev, President of Intelligent Systems Services Inc., shared foundation principles of Ceph architecture, as well as the design to deliver this storage to traditional SAN storage co...
The Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), which enables organizations to seamlessly run in a hybrid cloud model (public + private cloud), is here to stay. IDC estimates that the software-defined networking market will be valued at $3.7 billion by 2016. Security is a key component and benefit of the SDDC, and offers an opportunity to build security 'from the ground up' and weave it into the environment from day one. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Reuven Harrison, CTO and Co-Founder of Tufin,...
MuleSoft has announced the findings of its 2015 Connectivity Benchmark Report on the adoption and business impact of APIs. The findings suggest traditional businesses are quickly evolving into "composable enterprises" built out of hundreds of connected software services, applications and devices. Most are embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) and microservices technologies like Docker. A majority are integrating wearables, like smart watches, and more than half plan to generate revenue with ...
The Cloud industry has moved from being more than just being able to provide infrastructure and management services on the Cloud. Enter a new era of Cloud computing where monetization’s services through the Cloud are an essential piece of strategy to feed your organizations bottom-line, your revenue and Profitability. In their session at 16th Cloud Expo, Ermanno Bonifazi, CEO & Founder of Solgenia, and Ian Khan, Global Strategic Positioning & Brand Manager at Solgenia, discussed how to easily o...
The Internet of Everything (IoE) brings together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before – transforming information into knowledge and knowledge into wisdom. IoE creates new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented opportunities to improve business and government operations, decision making and mission support capabilities.
In their session at 17th Cloud Expo, Hal Schwartz, CEO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), and Chuck Paolillo, CTO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), provide a study of cloud adoption trends and the power and flexibility of IBM Power and Pureflex cloud solutions. In his role as CEO of Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS), Hal Schwartz provides leadership and direction for the company.
Rapid innovation, changing business landscapes, and new IT demands force businesses to make changes quickly. The DevOps approach is a way to increase business agility through collaboration, communication, and integration across different teams in the IT organization. In his session at DevOps Summit, Chris Van Tuin, Chief Technologist for the Western US at Red Hat, will discuss: The acceleration of application delivery for the business with DevOps
Growth hacking is common for startups to make unheard-of progress in building their business. Career Hacks can help Geek Girls and those who support them (yes, that's you too, Dad!) to excel in this typically male-dominated world. Get ready to learn the facts: Is there a bias against women in the tech / developer communities? Why are women 50% of the workforce, but hold only 24% of the STEM or IT positions? Some beginnings of what to do about it! In her Opening Keynote at 16th Cloud Expo, S...