restoration software includes new tools for automated color breathing and
flicker correction, and layered undo.
of its industry-leading digital restoration software DRS™NOVA that will feature
a number of new enhancements to address common restorations issues and improve
automatically corrects for color fading or “breathing.” The problem arises as
film ages and color channels degrade at different rates. One channel may
dominate another over the course of several frames causing them to appear to
“breathe” against each other.
Color breathing issues that formerly required time-consuming
manual correction can now be fixed automatically. Additionally, the same tool
can be used to automatically correct flicker caused by variations in density or
luminance. “Flicker is one of the most frustrating and persistent problems in
restoration,” says MTI Film Product Director Amy Hawthorne. “This new tool
represents a big step forward.”
corrections in a multi-layered fashion, called version-on-version. Applied
corrections such as dust removal can be undone individually without affecting
other corrections that have been completed, such as flicker removal or dewarp and
stabilization. “Our new Undo feature allows artists to try out processes in a
non-destructive way,” Hawthorne explains. “Artists can work with greater
confidence knowing that the processing they are applying is not permanent.”
for more than 20 years. Its original software CORRECT DRS™ established new
worldwide standards for digital restoration, which have been further enhanced
and expanded through the development of DRS™NOVA. DRS™NOVA is currently in use
by restoration specialists, motion picture studios and post production
facilities around the globe.
MTI Film LLC
MTI Film has provided award winning software applications to the
post-production industry with a focus on technology for digital film
restoration and digital dailies. The CORTEX family of products go beyond
comprehensive dailies to provide full post utility including dead pixel
correction, UHD UpRes and IMF deliveries. DRS™ NOVA has been the industry
standard for digital film restoration, thanks to MTI Film’s advanced image
processing research and development.
For more information visit www.mtifilm.com.