Is Color Quality Scale (CQS) an improvement on CRI?

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Solid state lighting industry at anĀ impasse efforts to replace CRI with CQS (Color Quality Scale) As advances in solid state lighting products, especially LEDs, continue to push into the marketplace displacing incandescent and fluorescent lighting products, it only stands to reason that evaluation methods for these products, such as the measurement of color fidelity, or CRI – now almost 50 … Read More

What is Color Rendering Index (CRI)

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CRI measures on a scale of 0 to 100 how a light source shifts the location of eight specified pastel colors compared to the same colors lit by a reference light source of the same CCT. A CRI of 100, or perfect color rendering, means the light source renders the eight colors exactly how the reference light source renders them.