swatchmate cube: a portable color detecting sampler
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nov 11, 2013
swatchmate cube: a portable color detecting sampler

swatchmate cube: a portable color detecting device



melbourne-based start-up swatchmate has developed the ‘the cube’, a portable color detector that enables users to capture chroma samples with the click of a button. enabled via bluetooth, the device captures the saturation information from any surface, transmitting the data to a smartphone with corresponding coordinates. the gadget also seamlessly integrates with photoshop, working on demand as a color picker with an accuracy of less than 1 delta-E.



the swatchmate ‘cube’
video courtesy swatchmate



the portable color detector enables users to capture chroma samples with the click of a button



when paired with a phone, ‘the cube’ will output the color values via bluetooth



the ‘cube’ can be used on almost any surface



the device can sample paper or fabrics



the device captures the color information from any surface, transmitting the data to a smartphone



cube is made of simple parts arranged in a unique way



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