Correction and Color Management Technology Libraries
Color perception is not only in the eyes of the
beholder, it is also at the mercy of the digital camera, scanner, monitor and printing devices. Creating and maintaining accurate
image color is one of today's critical digital imaging challenges.
Pictographics® Digital Color
Technology is a set of color correction
and color management libraries that Make the Color Right. These
libraries are organized into four categories and are available to
software and hardware developers under Pictographics Technology Licensing Program.
Pictographics® Color Suite
A suite of Color Management Libraries for creating and editing ICC profiles for digital cameras,
scanners, monitors, and RGB and CMYK printing devices. Pictographics' inCamera®,
inCamera® Professional, and ColorSynergy® software products incorporate
Through technology license partners and end user products,
Pictographics® Digital Color Technology is used to "Make the Color Right"™ on
digital images that are seen by hundreds of thousands of people every day as they
read their newspapers, page through a catalog, see a billboard or a magazine ad,
watch an animated movie, or share photographs with a friend.
The Pictographics Color Correct Library is the color engine behind
PictoColor's award winning iCorrect®
Portrait "point and click" color correction Photoshop Plug-in.
It features Pictographics proprietary SKIN TONE technology that makes
people "come alive". iCorrect Portrait is a favorite tool of wedding and
portrait photographers saving them countless hours color correcting
Pictographics® Correct Digital Color Technology provides a very powerful means
whereby digital images may be color corrected with very little human interaction.
Pictographics Correct also includes Pictographics' patent pending memory color
algorithms. Pictographics' unique race-independent skin tone memory color has found
special favor in portrait, wedding and school photography markets. This technology is
may be licensed by digital imaging software developers, system companies, hardware manufacturers, and
Internet based imaging services.
Pictographics® Color Edit
The Pictographics Edit Library is the color correction and editing
engine behind PictoColor's
award winning iCorrect® EditLab
Pictographics Color Edit offers a revolutionary, yet simple and straightforward, way of color
correcting and color editing any digital picture. Pictographics Color Edit is so powerful that even novices can obtain spectacular results that would typically require an in-depth understanding of color theory to achieve.
Pictographics Edit also includes Pictographics' patent pending
memory color algorithms. These algorithms allow for very
quick and easy correction of several special colors including sky blue, foliage green, and skin tones.
The Pictographics OneClick Library is the color
correction engine behind PictoColor's
iCorrect OneClick Photoshop Plug-in and
CorrectPhoto Digital Photo Editor.
OneClick color technology
corrects the white balance, exposure, and saturation with
one click. And, with just one click you can create stunning Black and
White or Sepia Tone photos. The OneClick color correction
technology is available for integration into computer operating
systems, photo editors, online photo sites, social network sites, or any
other digital photo software or hardware application.
The incorporation of Digital Color Technology into imaging devices and systems often
requires combining the color technology with image processing and data processing
functions. The Pictographics® Utilities Library was developed to assist in the
development of applications and include utilities for:
Image file format transformations
"De-mosaicing" two dimensional light sensor arrays
Non-linear interpolation functions
Screening and half toning techniques
Image uniformity correction
Noise filtering, etc.
These utilities are generally used in conjunction with digital color algorithms in custom
configurations to solve specific image quality issues. Example applications include
digital cameras, digital printers, and negative film scanners.
Pictographics® Digital Color Technology
Libraries--are available as a library or DLL compiled
for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems and are compatible with the ICC (International
Color Consortium) standards. Our technology is employed by companies throughout the world. Examples are:
The Walt Disney Company—Feature animated movies
DataCard Corporation—Photo ID systems
CCI Europe—Newspaper printing systems
Fargo Electronics—Photo ID Printers
Primera Technology, Inc.—CD label printers and disc publishing systems
Major newspapers, such as USA Today, The Chicago Tribune
Hundreds of commercial photo labs and printers companies
Thousands of professional digital photographers
Thousands of amateur digital photographers
Because of the high quality and comprehensiveness of
Pictographics Digital Color Technology and our
experience integrating color technology into products and systems, Pictographics International
Corporation is a leading licenser of digital color technology. Our clients understand the importance of
color quality and the necessity of partnerships to reduce the "time to market" in a fast, e-commerce
based society. There are many applications where various aspects of our technology can be applied and
we are open to working on specific projects or a more comprehensive technological alliance.
Application Program Interface
Application Program Interfaces (API) describing the Pictographics Technology Libraries are
available to qualified developers. To request a copy please