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Asher Simonds
Works at Cyanogen, Inc.
Attended Rochester Institute of Technology
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Tonight I measured a Galaxy S6 unit in all its screen modes:
- Adaptive display
- AMOLED cinema
- AMOLED photo
- Basic

To anticipate some marketing or analysts claims, here are graphs and data representing the display of one unit, at 100% brightness.

Note: Those are based on preliminary results from a colorimeter only and I will apply some corrections based on the readings of a spectrophotometer.

If you look only at the 2D CIE 1932 gamut and saturations graph, the gamut and saturations seems to match rather closely to the sRGB or Rec.709 standards.

However it would be a mistake to claim that this display is color accurate to any existing standard, the reason being that the grayscale luminance and gamma response are wrong. It will affect the CIE diagram slightly but not the curves.
In fact, the average gamma ends up at 2.49 here which is really high: it makes things darker and more contrasty than they should (an approximate average gamma is 2.2)

So while the screen might look satisfyingly accurate if you look only at one particular graph, the Galaxy S6 display in Basic mode can't be trusted for color-critical work like video or photo editing.

Also, because of the correction required to reduce the saturation that's mechanically increased by a higher gamma, the overall appearance in Basic mode is inconsistent, and looking "off" to a trained eye.

There's more to say about the other modes but that'll be for later :)
The real #MWC15  starts in less than 8 hours!

Don't hesitate to point authors of a claim like "very accurate display", "most accurate ever" to the graphs attached.
They're making a mistake in their analysis: you can't look at only a fraction of the data, represented in a specific way and claim that it validates all the rest. But apparently it's a very common mistake.
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Happy birthday +Shen Ye 
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Have fun after your trip too.
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uber-trip-script - Script that gets your uber Trip Data and exports it as geoJSON
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The first screensaver I think I've ever paid money for.

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Saver Screensson creates unique patterns on your display by randomly stacking vector stencils to create a virtually infinite, but aesthetically consistent set of possible outcomes. Screensson contains 340 individual images and 19 predefined color palettes, generating countless multilayered compositions. But describing this is not as much fun, you should really see it.
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No drugs needed - just look at it right when you wake up.
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As you watch this, consider how carefully each element is placed. The level of attention given to constructing chaos is astounding.

For those interested in the title's breakdown and process, jump here:
http://motionographer.com/2015/02/10/superteam-proves-power-of-collaboration-in-title-sequence-for-fitc-tokyo/

#animation   #typography   #fitc   #graphicdesign   #motion  
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The new CM11S update for the +OnePlus One is now shipping with MaxxAudio by +Waves Audio!   The first thing you'll notice is the "impossible" amount of bass that the tiny onboard speakers are cranking out, and your tiny earbuds will sound huge. It sounds great with your expensive headphones and USB DACs too :)  You won't notice a hit on battery life either, since it takes full advantage of the Hexagon DSP. We put together a new version of AudioFX (+Roman Birg made some epic knobs!) that lets you create and save multiple custom presets using the 10-band graphic equalizer, so you can get the perfect sound from whatever you've got plugged into your phone.

What would you like to see in the next version? :)

http://www.maxx.com/technologies/maxxaudio/
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Prototypes abound!

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The framer.js viewer is now available on Android. http://goo.gl/FR1JYp
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+Ray Walters Lemme jump a few states to give you a huge birthday hug. I hope your obviously-bbq-themed cake is entirely devoid of any and all sauces.

+Aaron Kasten OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHHH
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Asher is the best giver of hugs ever!
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Marketing and Design
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  • Cyanogen, Inc.
    2013 - present
  • Winklogic
    Design & Marketing, 2013 - present
  • Big Android BBQ
    Branding & Design, 2012 - present
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Seattle, WA
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Sedgwick, Maine - Rochester, NY
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I like to draw little green robots. RIT Alum
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“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” - Mitchell Kapor
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Owning a vinyl record that only has Sisqo's Thong Song on it.
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  • Rochester Institute of Technology
    New Media Marketing, 2007 - 2011
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