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A Simple Portable Colour Identification and Matching Instrument Using AVR Microcontroller and a Provotech Sensor
American Journal of Embedded Systems and Applications
Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2017, Pages: 13-20
Received: Oct. 25, 2017; Accepted: Nov. 7, 2017; Published: Dec. 11, 2017
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Sabapathy Ananthi, Department of Network Systems & Information Technology, University of Madras, Chennai, India
Arumugam Deepa, Department of Network Systems & Information Technology, University of Madras, Chennai, India
Krishnaswami Padmanabhan, Department of Network Systems & Information Technology, University of Madras, Chennai, India
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Abstract
The identification of colours of objects is a much felt need in textiles, paint industries, cosmetics and so on. The complexity of identifying colour and its matching among several objects has been a requirement for common consumer outlets also. The paper discusses the principles of identifying and matching coloured objects. It uses a multi photo diode array based white balanced sensor from Provotech (India). We have been able to identify among twenty three different colours based on the Chromaticity co-ordinates precisely. The apparatus described is based on a simple embedded controller and the unit has its LCD display to indicate colour, hue and purity so that exact matching of coloured objects can be easily done.
Keywords
Colour Measurement, Colour Sensor, Hue and Purity, Chromaticity Diagram, AVR Microcontroller, Colour Identification, Colour Matching
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Sabapathy Ananthi, Arumugam Deepa, Krishnaswami Padmanabhan, A Simple Portable Colour Identification and Matching Instrument Using AVR Microcontroller and a Provotech Sensor, American Journal of Embedded Systems and Applications. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 13-20. doi: 10.11648/j.ajesa.20170502.11
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