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NIST Reference Spectroradiometer for Color Display Calibrations



Steven W. Brown, Yoshihiro Ohno


A program has recently been established at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop calibration services for color-measuring instruments to address commercial and industrial needs for higher-accuracy measurements of displays. In particular, a reference spectroradiometer has been built with the goal of enabling measurements of displays at the lowest possible uncertainty. The instrument has been assessed using detailed simulations incorporating the measured performance characteristics of the instrument. In the simulations, the uncertainty in color measurements of sixteen CRT and LCD display colors was calculated. The results of the simulations imply that the instrument is capbale of measuring colors of displayss with an uncertainty of {difference} .001 in x,y.
Proceedings Title
The Sixth Color Imaging Conference
Conference Dates
November 16-20, 1998
Conference Title
IS&T/SID Color Imaging Conference


calibration, chromaticity, color, colorimetry, display, spectroradiometer


Brown, S. and Ohno, Y. (1998), NIST Reference Spectroradiometer for Color Display Calibrations, The Sixth Color Imaging Conference (Accessed May 30, 2024)


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Created November 20, 1998, Updated June 13, 2017