October 03, 2013

“It’s like the Photoshop eyedropper in real life”

Nix is an interesting smartphone accessory meant to accurately scan the colors of objects you encounter. The paint-color tie-in is clever, even if some of the examples (banana freshness detection?) are pretty wacky:

Posted by John Nack at 7:58 AM on October 03, 2013


  • michael jahn — 8:33 AM on October 03, 2013

    They lost me at ‘corresponding RGB values’ – that is not how the professionals communicate color between two parties.


  • Alex — 10:36 AM on October 03, 2013

    Ok, I missed something, how do professionals communicate color?

    • Nebula Baxin — 4:50 PM on October 03, 2013

      Why with an app that does not provide corresponding RGB values of course. Like the pros do it.

  • Michael Corn — 9:38 AM on October 04, 2013

    Dude. The world is RGB now. Who prints things?

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