Evaluation of colour appearances displaying on smartphones

Gao, Xiaohong W., Khodamoradi, Elham, Guo, L., Yang, X., Tang, S., Guo, W. and Wang, Y. (2015) Evaluation of colour appearances displaying on smartphones. In: AIC 2015, Colour and Image, Midterm meeting of the International Colour Association (AIC), 19-22 May 2015, Tokyo, Japan.

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Abstract

Despite of the limited size and capacity of a mobile phone, the urge to apply it to meet quotidian needs has never been unencumbered due to its appealing appearance, versatility, and readiness, such as viewing/taking pictures and shopping online. While a smartphone can act as a mini-computer, it does not always offer the same functionality as a desktop computer does. For example, the RGB values on a smartphone normally cannot be modified nor can white balance be checked. As a result, performing online shopping using a mobile phone can be tricky, especially when buying colour sensitive items. Therefore, this research takes an initiative to investigate the variations of colours for a number of smartphones while making an effort to predict their colour appearance using CIECAM02, benefiting both phone users and makers. The paper studies models of Apple iPhone5, LG Nexus 4, Samsung, and Huawei, by capitalising on comparisons with a CRT colour monitor that has been calibrated under the illuminant of D65, to be in keeping with the usual way of viewing online colours. As expected, all the phones present more colourful images than a CRT does.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer Science
Item ID: 15379
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Depositing User: Xiaohong Gao
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2015 15:03
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2019 19:36
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/15379

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