Light Sources and Illuminants
Light Sources and Illuminants
Light Sources and Illuminants

The previous blog note discussed the three elements required to see color; a white light source, an object, and a human observer. In order for HunterLab instruments to measure color we need to be able to quantify, or assign numbers, to these three elements. Continue reading

How do you quantify color?
Visual Observing Situation Model
Visual Observing Situation Model

HunterLab instruments measure the color as it relates to the quality of the product. To be able to begin to measure and quantify color we have to know more about why colors appear as they do. As humans we all see and perceive color differently; this is because the human perception of color is a psychophysical response. The visual observing situation model shown above illustrates the three components necessary for the perception of color. Continue reading