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Cube – the ‘must-have’ device for creative professionals

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We are pleased to announced the UK launch of Cube, by Palette. The ideal tool for creative professionals, Cube is an incredibly accurate colour capture device that makes it easy to record raw colour data with a simple tap.

Cube removes the guesswork from colour matching, seamlessly pairing with smartphones and desktops to save, store, and work with surrounding, real-world colour. Using an internal spherical light source, Cube picks up the desired hue in a controlled sequence and records the raw colour values for future reference.

With industry first functionality, Cube Link allows users to seamlessly import real-world colour directly into Photoshop.

“Cube was built to make colour digital. By taking the complexity out of colour capture and matching, Cube allows creative professionals to focus on what they’re best at – creating,” says Palette Co-Founder Paul Peng.

From colourful graffiti on the side of a building, to a beautiful flower that catches your eye, Cube can turn a brief moment of colour inspiration into the beginning of a new creative project.

Key features:

  • Highly accurate – Cube uses a controlled light sequence through an aperture to identify and capture colour accurately
  • Seamless pairing – Bluetooth connects automatically. No settings menus or confusing pairing rituals. Just open the Cube Companion App and turn Cube on
  • Instant matching – On either PC or Mac, use the Cube Link App to import colours directly to Photoshop and match to multiple colour libraries, including Pantone.
  • Colour, Your Way – Cube can output colours in RGB, CMYK, HEX, Lab, and LRV colour spaces, with support for multiple colour profiles.

The Cube team will be at 100% Design in London on 23 – 26 September 2015 to demonstrate the creative tools innovative features. You can visit the team at Stand L114 to get expert tips and advice on how best to get the most out of your Cube.

Cube is priced at £149.95 incl. VAT. For further information and to purchase your Cube, visit: www.colorconfidence.com.

Enter our free prize draw for your chance to win a brand new ‘mystery’ monitor on launch day!

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To celebrate the launch of an exciting new ‘mystery monitor’, Color Confidence, Europe’s leading colour management specialist and distributor into the digital imaging markets, is inviting photography professionals to register their interest for the chance to win the mystery monitor on launch day along with an X-Rite i1Display Pro.

Color Confidence has not yet revealed the make and model of the monitor but say the 27” display features an impressively wide-gamut IPS (in-plane switching) and reproduces 99% of the Adobe RGB colour space, for complete colour accuracy. The monitor also comes with a hood.

“A new product launch is always exciting and we are delighted to be able to offer our customers a chance to not only win a new monitor, but be one of the first people to own it!” says Geoffrey Clements, Managing Director at Color Confidence.

Geoffrey continues: “We are confident that the new mystery monitor will be very popular due to its high specifications and market-leading price. We look forward to revealing this monitor next month.”

The winner of the mystery monitor competition will also receive an X-Rite i1Display Pro. The i1Display Pro is the first choice for professional photographers, filmmakers, designers and imaging professionals looking for the highest level of on-screen colour accuracy for displays, laptops, mobile devices and projectors.

It has two user modes (Basic and Advanced) that provide photographers with the perfect combination of colour precision, speed, options and controls, to fit any workflow.

The winner of the mystery monitor competition will be announced on 1st September 2015, when the monitor officially launches. For more information, click here.