Laboratories

The Norwegian Colour and Visual Computing Laboratory disposes of spacious (>200 m2) laboratory areas for research and teaching activities. It is equipped to a high standard with Mac and PC-based computer workstations, imaging peripheral devices, color measurement instruments, software applications for image/video processing and color management, etc. A partial inventory list is given below.

Color measurement devices
  • Minolta CS-1000 spectroradiometer
  • GretagMacbeth Spectrolino spectrophotometer with SpectroScan scanning table
  • GretagMacbeth SpectroEye spectrophotometer
  • GretagMacbeth EyeOne spectrophotometer with iO scanning table
  • Datacolor Spyder2PRO Studio spectrophotometer/colorimeter profiling bundle
  • CCDot (digital DotMeter)
  • Densitometers Viptronic Vipdens 400P and Vipdens 1000P
  • Barbieri Spectro LFP RT measurement instrument with Barbieri Profie Xpert Print+ profiling software
  • BCRA series II reference tiles which contains 12 chromatic gloss ceramic tiles and 2 achromatic gloss ceramic tiles
  • Konica Minolta Chroma Meter CL - 200
  • Konica-Minolta MultiGloss 268 glossmeter
  • Barbieri SpectroPad: Portable, professional spectrophotometer to measure most variety of different media used in professional digital printing (including large and wide format)
Digital cameras and scanners
  • Hasselblad H3D-31
  • FujiFilm FinePixS1 Pro
  • FujiFilm FinePix S7000
  • Nikon D200
  • Nikon D610 with a Sigma 24-105 F4 DG lens
  • Nikon D3200
  • Sony DCR-TRV950E
  • Miscellaneous flatbed scanners
  • Multispectral image acquisition system based on an Alta U32 high-end cooled CCD camera, and a Varispec liquid crystal tunable filter or a rotating filter wheel
Color printers
  • HP Photosmart B9180 inkjet printer, A3+, 8 colorants
  • Oce ColorWave 600
  • Xerox Phaser 6250DP, laser printer
  • HP DesignJet 5000PS, large format inkjet plotter
  • HP DeskJet 1220C
  • HP DesignJet 10PS
  • HP Z3200 large format inkjet printer
  • EPSON SP3880 inkjet proofer
Displays
  • LED backlighted wide gamut monitor, NEC SpectraView Reference 21
  • Eizo LCD display ColorEdge CG241W
  • LCD Projector Panasonic PT-AE500E
  • DLP Projector ActionOne from Projectiondesign
  • LCD Projector Panasonic PT-AX100
  • Several Apple CinemaDisplays and LaCie displays
Miscellaneous
  • GretagMacbeth viewing booths SpectraLight III and Judge II
  • Just Normlicht Color Communicator 2
  • Verivide DTP Viewer viewing booth
  • SMI eye tracking equipment (co-owned with Lillehammer University College)
  • Bentham camera spectral response system based on a Bentham TMc300V-U triple grating monochromator
  • Altona Test Suite
  • Test targets
  • Studio lights
  • SDC Gray scale for change in color
  • UDACT Display Analyisis and Certification Tool
  • Caldera Rip software v9.2 - to control ink channels of the HPz3200 printer
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