CONCEPT 2 CONSUMER FROM AATCC
In May of 2001, an exploratory meeting was held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Many AATCC members indicated a strong interest in forming a retail-oriented committee. Key points explored at this meeting included the need to improve communications between manufacturers, designers, mass marketers, and retailers; the need to improve the usability and relevancy of test methods for retail users; and the need for technical education for designers and retailers.
then, the Concept 2 Consumer (C2C) committee has been busy working with
other committees and organizations on a number of projects designed
educate, and communicate test methods and best practices to further its
Because of the industry’s different preferences for certain variables, such as illuminants, it may not be possible to “standardize” every aspect of a procedure. However, the handbook can provide guidance for general procedures, and point out the differences in the variables that a user might choose. It may also steer users clear of impractical processes, such as viewing lab-dip submits by a window.
DIGITAL COLOR COMMUNICATION
committee plans to develop a protocol to communicate color and business
information between specifiers (i.e., designers or retailers)
may take the form of something similar to the XML format utilized
in the pattern-making industry to communicate specific points of
C2C members representing
specifiers, suppliers, and communication software systems have been
solicited to participate in this subcommittee. The plan is to involve
as many software
suppliers as possible so that a common format can be agreed upon.
an industry-defined protocol that is accessible to all, companies
with different color communication software should have less trouble
data. It is anticipated that this work will eventually culminate
in an international standard and will be addressed by ISO committee
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