Two requests of home theatre enthusiasts

I make two requests of home theatre enthusiasts: 1. Please don’t use the term luminance to refer to the video signal that conveys the achromatic (greyscale, or “black-and-white”) colour component. The definition of luminance has been established by the governing body of colour science (the CIE), and it’s a special word for colour and image scientists. CIE …

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“6-axis” calibration

“6-axis” calibration refers to a video display’s adjustment of the individual colours displayed for red, yellow, green, cyan, blue, and magenta colours in the input signal. The scheme also goes by the generic name “colour management system” (CMS, no relation to desktop graphics colour management systems), and by various vendor-specific trademarked terms. There is no standard …

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