Colour Quality


Researchers Couple Light and Matter for Brighter, More Colorful Displays

by Emory Kale

A team of researchers from the University of St Andrews, in collaboration with the University of Cologne, has developed a way to enhance the brightness and color of TVs and smart screen displays while …

Tags:Brightness| Colour Quality| OLED| POLED| R&D (Research & Development)

Samsung’s IFA Innovation Room Impresses

by Bob Raikes

Samsung, as it often does at CES and other big trade shows, had what it calls an Innovation room to show journalists the latest technologies away from the crowds on the show floor. This …

Tags:Cloud Gaming| Colour Quality| Direct Backlights| HDR - High Dynamic Range| IFA 2022| Projectors| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

A Testing Scandal or Just ‘Early Days’?

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TV image quality Maven, Vincent Teoh, on his HDTV Test channel has identified an issue with Samsung’s S95B QD-OLED TV. He found that images of HDR video were a little brighter …

Tags:Colour Quality| HDR - High Dynamic Range| QD OLEDs| Samsung| Testing| TVs (TV Sets)

Metamerism and New Display Technologies

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal published an article that looked at the challenges of metamerism in different emerging display technologies and ways of compensating for this. (Does WCG Make More People …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Colour Quality

Baylor 6P & SMPTE Conference Focus on Multi-Primary Colour

by Bob Raikes

What They Say SMPTE held an event on colour with a focus on multi-primary colour. Among the topics covered was a proposal by scientists from Baylor University for a six primary system, adding cyan, …

Tags:Colour Quality| Multi-Primary| SMPTE| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

SMPTE Publishes Study on WCG

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Scientists at Dolby and RiT in New York have conducted a project, published in the SMPTE Motion Imaging Journal, that confirms that viewers had a preference for images that had an …

Tags:Colour Quality| DCI P3| Rec 2020| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Accurate Colour is Important for eCommerce – isn’t It?

by Bob Raikes

Last week, Mike Bailly wrote an interesting article (Who Still Cares About Colour Today?) about the challenges of marketing displays with accurate colour in digital signage and public display applications. In the comments to …

Tags:Colour Certification| Colour Critical Monitors| Colour Quality

MediaMarkt Sweden Developing Value Add Services in Display Colour

by Martin Fishman

In recent years, the display industry’s technology and color science has enabled extensive opportunities for channels to optimize the consumer experience. Major Retailers including MediaMarkt and independent professional color calibrators worldwide are now embracing …

Tags:Colour Quality| Display Calibration| MediaMarkt (Saturn)| Retail| Sweden

Dolby Proposes Delta IcpCt as a Color Accuracy Metric for HDR Displays

by Chris Chinnock

Elizabeth Pieri and Jaclyn Pytlarz from Dolby Laboratories started their presentation by saying that the common color accuracy metric, delta E2000 (based on CIELAB), is actually not that accurate when used on HDR displays, …

Tags:Colour Management & Processing| Colour Quality| Dolby| Large Display Monitor| SMPTE 2017| Vol 24 - Issue 41

Controversy Arises over S8/S8+ Displays

by Bob Raikes

A controversy has developed in the Korean press about the performance of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones as some customers are saying that the displays have a reddish tint. Steve wrote about the …

Tags:Colour Quality| Mobile Display Monitor| OLEDs| Samsung| Smartphones| Vol 24 - Issue 15