Spectralight I and II Users: Come Out of the Dark and Into the Light!

Whether you call it a Spectralight (aka SPL), a Macbeth Light or a Light Box, if you own/use an older version (SPL I and/or SPL II), you probably have heard that X-Rite (who purchased Macbeth/GretagMacbeth) has announced the end of service and support for these light booths. This support includes spare parts (such as lamps) you may have replaced yourself or had done through a 3rd party service agent. If you are an ISO house, you cannot get traceable certification on your SPL I/II units any longer. Learn more >




Can color affect your internal clock? The answer may surprise you!

Everyone knows light affects our circadian rhythms. Now scientists are discovering it’s not just the amount of light but the color and brightness of it that triggers our internal clocks. Scientists at the University of Manchester have been conducting experiments on mice to measure the effects of different colors and shades of light on mammals. Learn more >


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Scientists Document Rare Color Changing Spider for the First Time

Like humans, flowers inherit their appearance from genes. Pigments are born into these plants, producing a range of colors across the spectrum. The same chemical, carotenoid, that produces pigment in tomatoes and carrots, also produces yellow, red, or orange color in certain flowers. Another chemical, anthocyanin, is responsible for producing red, pink, blue, and purple-colored flower petals. While many people see these plants as purely decorative, flowers aren't colorful just to be pretty - they need their color for survival. View now >


New Tinted Glasses Give Color to Those With Color Vision Deficiency

Sometimes some of the most amazing discoveries happen by accident. Individuals with color vision deficiency, particularly red-green color vision deficiency (CVD), experience little less color than those with normal vision. But now through a happy accident, a new kind of glasses lens called, EnChroma Cx-65, most individuals with CVD are now able to see the colors Red and Green. Read more >


Color & Appearance Seminar >
The Color & Appearance Seminar covers the fundamentals of color science and the elements of an effective color process within research and manufacturing environments. Each attendee will leave with a solid understanding of color and the components required for evaluating, communicating, and controlling color to meet standards and organizational goals more efficiently.

July 22, 2015 - Lambertville, NJ





> Spectralight I and II Users: Come Out of the Dark and Into the Light!

> Can color affect your internal clock? The answer may surprise you!

> Scientists Document Rare Color Changing Spider for the First Time

> New Tinted Glasses Give Color to Those With Color Vision Deficiency




Get 10% Off CMB-2540 Light Booth

For a limited time, we are offering 10% off the CMB-2540 Light Booth, just enter CMB2540 in Comment Box when requesting a quote. Learn more >




CR-410 Chroma Meter

The CR-410 Chroma Meter is a handheld, portable measurement instrument designed to evaluate the color of objects, particularly with texture, uneven surface conditions, or a lot of color variation. Through standard or customized evaluation formulas, this high accuracy, reliable colorimeter helps users control the color quality, consistency, and appearance of their samples in a more efficient, streamlined process internally and throughout the supply chain. Learn more >



Konica Minolta's CR-400 & CR-410 Colorimeters Accessories.

In this video, we provide an overview of the accessories that you can get with you CR-400 and CR-410 Chroma Meters. These portable measurement instrument are designed to evaluate the color of objects, particularly with smoother surface conditions or minimal color variation. This high accuracy, reliable colorimeter helps users control the color quality, consistency, and appearance of their samples. Watch video >


IFT 2015
Booth #4545 - July 12 - 14, 2015

At Booth #4545, Konica Minolta Sensing will exhibit high performance color measurement and color control solutions including the NC-1 In-Line System. These solutions enable users to standardize, formulate, evaluate, and control the color of their food products faster and more efficiently. Event information >



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