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Getting the Most from Your Monitor with Derek Smith

SpectraCal founder and CTO Derek Smith talks about the importance of calibrating computer monitors to match TVs and projectors so that photos and videos edited on a computer look the same when played on consumer displays. He explains different color gamuts, ICC profiles, 1-dimensional and 3-dimensional lookup tables (LUTs), calibrating each of the steps in the video chain, how the latest version of the CalMan software addresses these issues, different types of color-measurement instruments, answers to chat-room questions, and more.

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Derek Smith founded SpectraCal in 2006 to provide the best calibration software for the video enthusiast. He has been developing software for over 25 years and is a second-degree black belt, an extreme skier, professional racecar driver—just a bit of a adrenaline junky!

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