Keeping pace with the 3D revolution, SENCORE today announced the launch of innovative 3D video test signals and images for the company's MP500 Multimedia HDMI Generator/Analyzer. The new test signals enable calibrators to dynamically test 3D display processing and rendering performance using familiar techniques.
The images, viewed directly or through active-shutter glasses, enable displays to be calibrated for optimum 3D performance. The new 3D HDMI signals can also be used to test HDMI 1.3 devices for 3D signal compatibility. Packaged as bitmap files, the new 3D video test images are loaded into the MP500 as user video patterns. The images — including cascade, decoder, pluge, color wheel, crosstalk, grayscale box, and color box — are available for side-by-side (half), top-and-bottom, and frame-packing 3D signal types. The MP500 also provides HDMI 1.4a vendor-specific infoframe signaling.
"As so many installers have already found, the MP500's portability makes it ideal for lab testing, field troubleshooting, and calibration, while the device's color touch-screen interface makes it both easy to use and precise," said Garrett Carter, SENCORE director of sales. "Now with added 3D features, the MP500 continues to support our client base of installers by ensuring their ability to keep up with the increasing 3D needs of their customers."
SENCORE develops and markets a broad range of technology and equipment that enables consistent, high-quality video delivery and signal processing. With a world-class line of video and audio products, professional calibration equipment, and high-end video processors, the company provides system integrators with proven turnkey solutions for custom system installation as well as reliable, 24/7 customer service.
In addition to calibration products, the SENCORE product portfolio includes RF meters, satellite alignment equipment, and video processors.
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SENCORE is an engineering leader in the development of high-quality signal transmission solutions for the broadcast, cable, satellite, IPTV, telecommunications, and professional audio/video markets. The company's world-class portfolio includes video delivery products, system monitoring and analysis solutions, and test and measurement equipment, all designed to support system interoperability and backed by best-in-class customer support. SENCORE meets the rapidly changing needs of modern media by ensuring the efficient delivery of high-quality video from the source to the home. More information is available at the new SENCORE website, www.SENCORE.com