Log In | Become a Member | Contact Us


Connect on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Featured:     European Coverage     Production Inkjet Analysis

CMYK Distributors Announces U.S. Unveiling of SpectroPocket™ for Android™

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

Weymouth, MA – CMYK Distributors, Inc. today announces the U.S. premiere of Digital Information’s all new SpectroPocket for Android, the world’s first system for measuring discrete color patches on different substrates using commercially available spectrocolorimetry and displaying the recorded color values on any mobile Android device, at Graph Expo 2014, McCormick Place, Chicago, September 28 – October 1, 2014, Booths 973 & 974.

Prior to the release of the all new SpectroPocket, PC hardware and operating systems such as MS Windows or Mac OS restricted flexibility and mobility when measuring color. The introduction of Digital Information’s SpectroPocket for Android represents a great stride in the portability and functionality of color measurement technology.  For the first time, it is possible for smartphones or tablet computers to connect directly to scanning spectrophotometers via an external USB interface.   Users can now measure color virtually anywhere with lightweight equipment—on-site at a customer facility, in the office, at the laboratory, on press— or, wherever your business takes you.

SpectroPocket for Android is a compact, portable, box-shaped device with integrated software and rechargeable USB battery which connects directly to the spectral measuring device via USB.  Communication between the SpectroPocket and the mobile Android device is transferred via Bluetooth technology.  Spectral values are then interpreted and displayed on the Android smartphone or tablet computer using an Android App. 

All display modes necessary can be viewed on the Android device: spectral remission values as figures and curves, as well as LAB, density, XYZ and RGB values. Color differences between two measurements are shown as Delta E. Perfect color densities derived from spectral measurements are calculated by the BestMatch function. For further use on the web or in the Cloud, the entire series of measurements can be easily exported or imported as standard CxF™ (Color Exchange Format) format files, or transmitted to another Android device.  Currently, SpectroPocket for Android supports the i1Pro™, i1Pro 2, and ColorMunki™ Design scanning spectrophotometers from X-Rite. 

The cost-effectiveness of purchasing the complete SpectroPocket for Android solution bundle including the SpectroPocket hardware and software, supported scanning spectrophotometer, Android-enabled device, and SpectroPocket App represents a significant savings over the purchase of far more costly portable measuring instruments currently available on the market. 

Looking ahead, Digital Information will be launching SpectroPocket Report, an Internet-based database. Evolving from Digital Information’s world-class InkZone Report, SpectroPocket Report is a color database developed to enable customers to view and manage the color data from their SpectroPocket on the web.

Please visit CMYK Distributors and Digital Information at Graph Expo 2014 in Chicago, IL from September 28 – October 1, 2014 to be one of the first in the United States to witness a demonstration of the all new SpectroPocket for Android™. 

 

Post a Comment

To post a comment Log In or Become a Member, doing so is simple and free

 

SHARE

Email Icon Email

Print Icon Print

drupa Video

Video preview: Frank on Company Slogans and Taglines
Frank on Company Slogans and Taglines

 

Video preview: The Trade Association Connection: Better and Stronger Together
The Trade Association Connection: Better and Stronger Together

 

Video preview: drupa Provides a Snapshot of the Future for The World Bank
drupa Provides a Snapshot of the Future for The World Bank

 

Video preview: First-time drupa attendees describe the show as
First-time drupa attendees describe the show as "mindblowing"

 

Video preview: C.J. Graphics CEO Saw Phenomenal Innovation at drupa 2016
C.J. Graphics CEO Saw Phenomenal Innovation at drupa 2016

 

Video preview:
"Bucket List" Trip Turns into Cornucopia of Info

 

Video preview: Xerox Technology President Jeff Jacobson Touts Xerox Diversification
Xerox Technology President Jeff Jacobson Touts Xerox Diversification

 

Video preview: drupa 2016: Good for the Industry. Good for EFI.
drupa 2016: Good for the Industry. Good for EFI.

 

Video preview: Frank Visits Scodix at drupa 2016
Frank Visits Scodix at drupa 2016

 

Video preview: HP Inc.'s Enrique Lores Discusses Deals Closed at drupa 2016
HP Inc.'s Enrique Lores Discusses Deals Closed at drupa 2016

 

Video preview: From Container to Showcase: Mike Ferrari on the Evolution of Branded Packaging
From Container to Showcase: Mike Ferrari on the Evolution of Branded Packaging

 

Video preview: Xeikon Trillium One: A Bright Future — Interview with Xeikon CEO Wim Maes
Xeikon Trillium One: A Bright Future — Interview with Xeikon CEO Wim Maes

 

Video preview: Frank Gives an Overview of Landa at drupa 2016
Frank Gives an Overview of Landa at drupa 2016

 

Video preview: For KBA, the Key Product is Progress
For KBA, the Key Product is Progress

 

Video preview: In Inkjet,
In Inkjet, "Ink is the thing that makes it all work"

 

Become a Member

Join the thousands of printing executives who are already part of the WhatTheyThink Community.

Copyright © 2016 WhatTheyThink. All Rights Reserved