Display Calibration bundles powered by Datacolor Spyder4™ for Atomos Field Reference RecorderLawrenceville, NJ – September 12, 2013

Datacolor®, a global leader in color management solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with Atomos® (www.atomos.com), a leading developer of Field Reference Recorders (Atomos Samurai, Samurai Blade, and Ninja) and Video Converters. The partnership will offer direct support for the Spyder4 colorimeter line and will enable Spyder users to calibrate Atomos Field Displays using custom software. To celebrate this partnership, Atomos will offer customers cost-saving bundles including the Atomos Samurai Blade, Recorder/Waveform Monitor and Spyder4 colorimeter.  Attendees of the IBC 2013 event, Sept. 13-17 in Amsterdam, will have the opportunity to speak with Atomos and Datacolor representatives, and to view these solutions in use at the Atomos booth (Booth 9.D25 in Hall 9).                                                         

Videographers can take advantage of this first-of-its-kind promotional offer, and enjoy the benefits of a properly color-calibrated camera-mounted display using a Spyder4 colorimeter. Atomos offers a unique series of tools to make video production easier and less time consuming. Combining the color calibration technology of the Spyder4 colorimeter and the production tools of Atomos will enable videographers to achieve true-to-life, accurate color on-site with a single, affordable solution.

“Proper color management is a key step in the workflow for creating great looking video and the baseline for adding additional color effects to video,” said C. David Tobie, product technology manager at Datacolor. “The Datacolor – Atomos bundle provides videographers with a straightforward and affordable way to trust on-site color. Those who already own Atomos Field Recorder/Displays will also be able to purchase a Spyder4 unit from Atomos to calibrate their existing displays.”

In addition to the promotional bundle and other products, Datacolor and Atomos will be offering a free webinar titled “Video Calibration: Tools and Techniques.” Check the Datacolor webinar link for times and dates of this webinar, which will explore methods for color-correcting video reference displays, as well as techniques for using Spyder products, and Atomos field recorders. To register in advance, visit spyder.datacolor.com/freewebinars.