Light Illusion beta testing new color management system
April 29, 2020

Light Illusion beta testing new color management system

LONDON — Light Illusion ( has launched a new color management product called ColourSpace CMS. It is currently available for pre-order, enabling customers to participate in the open beta program, where they can provide feedback and input for the final release.

ColourSpace CMS is a software program that connects to a wide variety of display calibration probes in order to accurately assess the color rendition of any display. It then creates color management data, which can be used to perfect color accuracy by uploading it into a display that has color management features. Alternatively, it can be applied as a correction to the signal feeding the display using associated hardware.

Some of the applications that ColourSpace CMS is well suited for include display calibration, color management, and color workflows within the professional film, post production, and broadcast industries. It can also be used by display manufacturers and home cinema enthusiasts. ColourSpace CMS data is compatible with most color related post production platforms, including Resolve, Flame and Baselight.
“The most visually impressive aspect of ColourSpace CMS is the unique way it communicates color accuracy to the user,” explains Steve Shaw, CEO of Light Illusion. “Full volumetric accuracy of any given display can be quickly and easily assessed, using the new three-dimensional, fully interactive, re-sizeable, and color coded graphs. Complex color data can be clearly analyzed, with 3D CIE and normalized RGB color space graphs, including error tangent lines and color coded measure points.”
Shaw adds that color coding within the display graphs helps to quickly identify the accuracy of any given measured point. Display manufacturer Flanders Scientific has been actively involved in testing and feedback during the development of ColourSpace CMS. 

"It's always impressive to see something that was already good to begin with evolve into something that provides totally new and unique capabilities,” notes Bram Desmet, general manager at Flanders Scientific. “Light Illusion really has changed the way we can assess and understand display calibration, and ColourSpace CMS is a testament to Light Illusion's commitment to the continued development of color management and calibration tools."