MADRID, SPAIN — SGO (www.sgo.es) is announcing a number of new developments to its popular HDR/HFR/VR-capable Mistika color/finishing system. According to the company, new feature set for Mistika will equip professionals with virtual toolsets and workflows. With an NAB focus on VR in post, SGO will reveal at the show 3D feature-sets, VR mode and VR device connections, depicting how Mistika provides color grading, HDR, stereo and compositing in virtual reality in just one system.
Other key highlights include features to support VR project finishing, new color grading tools for HDR, all new keying functions, as well as a new, flexible conform system. In addition, SGO is partnering with Canon to display the latest advancements in UHD technology, with Mistika at the helm of an end-to-end HDR-4K color-grading pipeline demonstration at Canon’s booth.
Key product highlights in Mistika 8.7 include: a universal keying architecture that gives colorists and compositors access to the same keying tools, allowing ultimate power and flexibility to create selections for further processing; an all-new 3D keyer, which is a highly accurate and intuitive point-and-click keying system; an '4th ball' system for grading HDR projects, complete with updates to the keying systems to allow for HDR keying levels; and Mistika’s 'Unicolor' technology that allows the user to seamlessly transfer between source, grading and delivery color spaces.