Color rendering

color rendering

[¦kəl·ər ′ren·dər·iŋ]
(optics)
For a light source, the extent of the agreement between the perceived color of a surface illuminated by the source and that of the same surface illuminated by a reference source under specified viewing conditions, measured and expressed in terms of the chromaticity coordinates of the source and the luminance of the source in agreed spectral bands.

Color rendering

The effect of a light source on the color of a surface, compared to the same color lit by daylight.
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With this upgrade, Hisense ULED2 has improved the contrast of traditional LED TV from 1000 -1 to 8 million-1 and the color range to 100%NTSC, becoming excellent in color rendering.
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