The ICM system provides a total solution for the textile and apparel industry meeting rigorous standards of color measurement, color management, color communication and quality control. The system can measure fabric samples of multi-coloured, different sizes with regular or irregular shapes, different textures ranging from yarn-dyed sample, laces, lingerie, accessories, to printing fabric.
The system consists of an illumination and imaging system, providing a non-contact color measurement based on multispectral imaging technology. It can perform a high definition, consistent and reliable color measurement to satisfy the increasingly diverse applications of the textiles and apparel industry as well as other industries with colour application.
The ICM system is mainly used for color measurement and quality control of multi-colored and irregular fabric products in the textile and apparel industry. However, with improvement and upgrading of the existing system, its usage of colour quality control can also be extended to industries of plastic, home textile, food, cosmetics and electronic products.
By means of the special optic design, the visible spectrum of the ICM system can be split into more than three narrow bands and a fabric sample captured by a set of monochrome images under a controlled and uniform illumination system. Compared with the conventional trichromatic imaging technology, this system can output a series of high definition image data and give a better performance. The ICM system effectively overcomes the problem of the metamerism and offers a more rigorous and accurate colour measurement and quality control.
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|Silver Award in the 1st Asia Exhibition of Inventions Hong Kong (2018)|
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|Research Start Date||2014-03-17|