Brompton LED Processing to Power Sony’s Crystal LED VERONA

Brompton LED Processing to Power Sony’s Crystal LED VERONA

Brompton Technology’s Tessera LED processing solution will power Sony Electronics’ new Crystal LED VERONA, which was announced yesterday. These LED displays are specially developed for virtual production applications, catering to the market’s demand for background LEDs for In-Camera VFX (ICVFX) for drama, cinema, commercial filming, music video, and other type of creative productions. Tessera empowers LED displays with its video processing capabilities, coupled with an intuitive GUI and operation efficiency.

Brompton LED Processing to Power Sonys Crystal LED VERONAThe new Sony P1.56mm and P2.31mm LED panels feature a number of innovations, including a newly developed Deep Black and Anti-Reflection Surface Technology. Rigorous testing was conducted using Sony’s flagship VENICE cinema cameras, in conjunction with the Virtual Production Tool Set plugin for Unreal Engine, announced in April. This approach guarantees unmatched integration and sets the stage for unparalleled virtual production experiences, according to the companies.

“The decision to select Tessera LED solutions for the Crystal LED panels is because we consider Brompton Technology to be a leader for LED video processors in the virtual production industry,” said Yosuke Nakano, general manager of the LDS Product Planning Dept, Co-creation Strategy & Development Div. at Sony Corporation. “Brompton has been very supportive, and our engineers have been collaborating closely with their technical team on this project.”

He continued: “We are excited to partner with a company whose products are highly regarded in the virtual production segment. Together with our high-quality Crystal LED VERONA we aim to deliver a virtual production system that greatly leverages creators’ vision.”

“The Brompton team has vast expertise in working with LED driver field applications engineering to fine tune the panel performance,” added Elijah Ebo, director of APAC operations at Brompton Technology. “The FAE team at Brompton consistently offers expert guidance for hardware design and component selection, and our engineers always work closely with the panel manufacturer to ensure the most precise results.”

“We are delighted by Sony Corporation’s decision to choose Brompton LED processing solutions for their new line of Crystal LED panels,” concluded Brompton CEO, Richard Mead. “We are excited about the potential of this new collaboration and about the new options it offers for clients in the virtual production space to access an even wider range of high-quality LED displays.”

The new VERONA will make its debut at IBC in Amsterdam on Sony’s stand (13.A10) and is expected to become available in Spring 2024.

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