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NIST Facility for Color Rendering Simulation

Published

Author(s)

Wendy L. Davis, J L. Gardner, Yoshihiro Ohno

Abstract

The color rendering index (CRI) does not adequately assess the color rendering properties of solid-state light sources. An improved metric will be critical to the development of such new light sources for general lighting applications. A facility for color rendering simulation of real objects has been developed at NIST, which measures the spectral reflectance of object surfaces, calculates the spectrum of each pixel when illuminated by a given light source, and displays the resultant color image on a computer monitor. Based on these simulations, a number of modifications of the CRI have been developed for an improved color rendering metric.
Proceedings Title
10th | AIC Colour 05 | Proceedings | Book
Conference Dates
May 8-13, 2005
Conference Location
Granada, SP
Conference Title
Congress of the International Color Association

Keywords

color rendering, color rendering index, LED, solid-state lighting

Citation

Davis, W. , Gardner, J. and Ohno, Y. (2005), NIST Facility for Color Rendering Simulation, 10th | AIC Colour 05 | Proceedings | Book, Granada, SP (Accessed June 24, 2024)

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Created May 13, 2005, Updated June 14, 2017