Nix Pro App Update: Version 2.4

A number of logos from different paint companies are shown

December 7, 2015 – V2.4 Expanded paint libraries, vinyl signage color libraries, new color systems for computer graphics! With the Nix Pro in use by designers and experts in over 30 countries so far, we’ve …

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How do you Measure Color Accuracy?

An illustration depicting the CIELAB colour model.

The vast majority of the human population is extremely sensitive to differences and inconsistencies in color. Intuitively, we are able to sense when a color is ‘off’. However, when it comes to scientific equipment and …

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What is RGB Color?

The RGB model shows overlapping red, green, and blue. When all three colours overlap, they form white.

Introduction to RGB Color The RGB color system is one of the most well-known color systems in the world, and perhaps the most ubiquitous. As an additive color system, it combines red, green, and blue light to create …

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What is Delta E or ΔE

Two orange swatches are shown side by side. They different slightly in colour.

Delta E, ΔE or dE, is a way of measuring the visible difference, or error between two colors mathematically. It is very useful for sorting “closeness” of paints to a scanned sample and has obvious applications …

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What is HEX?

HEX is just an alternative method of communicating RGB colors. Instead of each of the red, green and blue channels being represented by numbers from 0 to 255, they are represented in the hexadecimal number system, 00 to …

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