X-Rite and Pantone offer a virtual color science and quality control series for manufacturers and a wide range of other disciplines.
Grand Rapids-based color science and technology company X-Rite Incorporated and its subsidiary Pantone SARL said on Monday, October 4, their popular fundamentals seminar series focused on color science and quality control is now available in an online learning format.
The distance format consists of two courses and includes self-paced modules, downloadable course guides, educational videos, product demonstrations and interactive activities.
Participants will learn about color theory and how to measure, control and communicate color to improve workflows, reduce waste and achieve sustainability goals.
“Last year, we announced our first virtual course in the Fundamentals, Fundamentals of Color and Appearance (FOCA) series of seminars. We are delighted to announce that the second course, Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Quality Control (FIQC), is now also online, ”said Raj Shah, vice president of marketing for X-Rite and Pantone. “Together, these courses offer a blend of color theory and practical information to help participants implement color measurement and quality standards into their workflows and supply chains. “
The Fundamentals Online Seminar Series consists of two courses with over 10 hours of video instruction from X-Rite color experts. To enhance the distance learning experience, attendees have access to a discussion forum and a live question-and-answer session with an X-Rite color expert.
The seminar is for anyone who works with or specifies color, including quality control professionals, lab technicians, part suppliers, product developers, designers, and manufacturers.
The Fundamentals Seminar Series includes:
- FOCA, which focuses on the science of color and appearance. From color physics and lighting, spectrophotometers and color data, this course will teach how to measure, visualize and understand communication and color data.
- FIQC, a hands-on color quality control workshop using X-Rite software and instruments. Topics include creating color standards, developing appropriate color tolerances, and measuring samples against target colors while analyzing the results.