Portrait Displays Unveils the G1 Pattern Generator: A New Era in Value-Driven Display Calibration

[Pleasanton, CA] – Portrait Displays, a global leader in advanced color calibration software, is excited to announce the introduction of the G1 test pattern generator. The G1 represents a paradigm shift in display calibration, offering an unparalleled combination of affordability, efficiency, and precision. It is designed to seamlessly complement Calman, the world’s preeminent color calibration software.

Revolutionizing Calibration Accessibility

The Portrait Displays G1 emerges as a groundbreaking solution in the realm of display calibration. Its compact design, versatile connectivity options, and competitive pricing set a new industry standard for value. The G1 eliminates the need for complex setups and extensive user involvement, unlike other solutions that require assembling multiple components. This turn-key approach redefines the calibration process, making it more accessible and user-friendly.

Optimized for Professional and Enthusiast Use

The G1 ensures the highest fidelity in color accuracy. Whether it’s for enjoying Ultra-HD Blu-ray movies, streaming content, or gaming, the G1 guarantees that users experience visuals as intended by the creators.

Key Features:

  • Calman Integration: The G1 seamlessly integrates with all versions of Calman from onwards, ensuring consistent support and compatibility.
  • Versatility in Calibration: Supports major formats including SDR, HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG, offering flexibility for optimal calibration across different media.
  • Field Upgradable: Continuously evolves with the industry, adapting to new standards and protocols through updates via Calman.
  • Compact and Dependable: The G1’s pocket-sized design ensures unparalleled portability, effortlessly enabling calibration across a wide range of environments.
  • Network Connectivity: Offers both Wi-Fi and wired options, enabling remote calibration in conjunction with Calman software.
  • Comprehensive Test Patterns: Includes 21 rendered patterns, with features like a warm-up counter and screensaver pattern to prevent static burn-in.
  • Precise RGB Output: The G1 ensures bit-perfect accuracy, synchronized with Calman.  This precision effectively eliminates rounding and conversion errors, guaranteeing superior fidelity in color calibration and pattern reproduction.

A Complete Calibration Solution

For an integrated calibration experience, the G1 can be bundled with all versions of Calman and a C6 HDR2000 colorimeter at a special price. This package provides users with everything required for precise color calibration of their displays.

“Portrait Displays is dedicated to pioneering advancements in the field of display calibration. The launch of the G1 pattern generator marks a significant milestone in our journey,” states Eric Brumm, President & CEO of Portrait Displays. “Our vision with the G1 is to transform the landscape of calibration technology, making it universally accessible while upholding the highest standards of quality.”

Availability and Contact

The G1 is currently available for purchase directly from the Portrait Displays online store, both stand-alone and in bundle configurations. For further information, please contact marketing@portrait.com.


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About Portrait Displays

Portrait Displays is a leading provider of color display solutions that seamlessly blend the latest advancements in color science with cutting-edge display control technology. With an unwavering commitment to preserving color integrity, Portrait Displays ensures that every screen, regardless of its size, delivers captivating and accurate colors. From the initial creation of the first frame to its final appearance on any device, Portrait Displays remains dedicated to upholding the highest standards of color quality throughout the entire visual experience.


Renowned for its industry-leading Calman color calibration software, Portrait Displays has gained widespread recognition and is the preferred choice of the most esteemed color professionals in Hollywood. Calman’s robust calibration solutions meet the stringent requirements necessary to deliver an unparalleled viewing experience that is perfectly calibrated.


Headquartered in Pleasanton, CA, with additional offices in Lynnwood, WA, and Taipei, Taiwan, Portrait Displays has established a global presence across Europe, China, Japan, and Korea. With decades of expertise in color science and display technology, Portrait Displays is at the forefront of revolutionizing the digital landscape by introducing a more vibrant and immersive future.