Samsung is making it easier for color-blind people to watch TV

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Samsung is making it easier for color-blind people to watch TV

Samsung isn’t going to want Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) â€? commonly referred to as color-blindness â€? to inhibit anyone’s television-watching encounter. The company is making its revolutionary app, SeeColors, compatible with several of the TVs.

On Monday, Samsung announced that the app will now use all Samsung QLED (Quantum Us dot LED) TVs. According to CNET, individuals devices are unique because they possess microscopic molecules that emit lighting when illuminated by an DIRECTED backlight.

SeeColors works to assist identify the type of CVD a person has plus determine how it impacts their eyesight when looking at a screen. It then changes the color display to make it more accurate.

“Samsung is committed to making people’s everyday lives smarter and more hassle-free through technology and innovation, inch Hyeongnam Kim, Vice President from the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics, said in a press release.  

Samsung reports that while nearly 300 million people in the world have CVD, many are unaware they’re even getting impacted. The app was introduced back in January but only individuals smartphones and Tizen-based TVs.

“The launch of SeeColors to get QLED TV embodies this objective by providing users with a way to tackle one of the world’s biggest optical issues through the latest technologies and visible displays, ” Kim said.

A look at how Samsung’s SeeColors app works.

To guarantee displays are properly recalibrated for every set of eyes, Samsung partnered along with Department of Mechatronics, Optics, plus Mechanical Engineering Informatics’s Professor Klara Wenzel.  

Wenzel, who functions at the Budapest University of Technologies and Economics, developed the Colorlite Test, aka the C-Test, to find out levels of CVD.  

People may download SeeColors on Google Play and the Smart TV App store, and take those test for themselves using a cellular device or television.

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