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EIZO Becomes First Manufacturer to Obtain TUV Color Accuracy Certification


Hakusan, Japan, October 15, 2015 – EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced that it is the first company to obtain TUV Rheinland’s Color Accuracy certification with four products in its ColorEdge series of graphics monitors.

TÜV Rheinland’s Color Accuracy is the first quality and performance criterion to measure the color accuracy of display devices for multiple graphics fields such as photography, post production, design, and printing. This new criterion will help professional creatives in discerning which monitors meet an established set of requirements for image display.

EIZOColorEdge_TUV_awarding_ceremony.jpg Certificate Ceremony Held at EIZO
Frank Piller, general manager, products, Asia Pacific of TUV Rheinland Japan Ltd., left, presents the first Color Accuracy certificate to Kazuhide Shimura, managing director and general manager of product & business development of EIZO Corporation


The main requirements of TUV Rheinland’s Color Accuracy are the following.

  • Accurate color display including verification of the sRGB and Adobe RGB preset modes
  • Color stability when the monitor is in use
  • Brightness and color uniformity
  • Minimal color shift when the screen is viewed from an angle

In addition, if a monitor meets the requirements for stable color shortly after being powered on then it is also designated with the grade “Quick Stability.”

The four EIZO monitors that received TUV Rheinland’s Color Accuracy certification are the ColorEdge CG318-4K, CG248-4K, CG277, and CG247. All four models carry the Quick Stability grade.

“TÜV Rheinland’s Color Accuracy represents a significant leap forward by establishing a clear criterion for color accuracy across the graphics market when evaluating a monitor, said Kazuhide Shimura, managing officer and general manager of product & business development at EIZO. “As the first company to obtain certification, we are pleased to offer graphics professionals a choice of monitors they can rely on for their color-critical work.”

Mr. Holger Kunz, President & CEO Executive Vice President of TUV Rheinland Asia-Pacific: “We are pleased to issue our first certification of Color Accuracy to the industry leading company, EIZO Corporation. Monitors that have obtained Color Accuracy certification fulfill comprehensive requirements expected in the high-end graphics market: therefore we are confident this certification will deliver additional value to professionals. We would like to express our special gratitude to EIZO team for supporting us by providing monitors and information for comparative testing in order to set the Color Accuracy criterion.”

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About EIZO

EIZO, which means image in Japanese, is a visual technology company that develops and manufactures high-end display solutions. EIZO integrates hardware and software technologies with consulting, web hosting, and other services to help customers in business, graphics, gaming, medicine, maritime, air traffic control, and other fields work more comfortably, efficiently, and creatively. Headquartered in Hakusan, Japan, EIZO has R&D and manufacturing facilities in Japan, China, Germany, and the US, and representation in more than 80 countries.

For more information, please contact:  

EIZO Corporation
153 Shimokashiwano
Hakusan, Ishikawa 924-8566
Phone: +81 76 277-6792

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EIZO and ColorEdge, and are registered trademarks of EIZO Corporation.

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