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Nix Sensor Ltd selected as a two-time winner in prestigious German Design Awards

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Hamilton, ON, October 20, 2017. Nix Sensor Ltd, Ontario-based technology company, has been named a two-time winner of the internationally recognized 2018 German Design Awards. Their hand-held colorimeters the Nix Pro Color Sensor and Nix Mini Color Sensor were awarded Winners of Excellent Product Design by the German Design Council, Germany’s leading brand and design authority.

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Nix App Update for iOS & Android: What’s new in Version 2.5.9?

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20.04.17

In our previous app update, we expanded our color library and improved the user interface with helpful features. So, what’s new in the recent app update? Our Nix app update for iOS and Android includes new languages, additional color libraries and a new color system! Here’s a list of some of the new additions you can find in the new update:

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Using the Nix Pro for Soil Color Sensor Data

Posted by Marissa Hay in Color Inspiration, Color Science, Company Updates | 0 comments

12.04.17

A group of students and staff members at Clemson University have created a study using accurate, and low-cost sensor technology to collect soil color data. The objective of this study was to develop a mobile application that would enable users to create their own soils database consisting of GPS location and soil color data gathered using the application with the Nix Pro. The content below will discuss background knowledge on this study, and show how the Nix Pro Color Sensor has been used to benefit the research and development of this mobile application. All original data and further details from this study can be read, and found at: Geoderma.

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Nix Sensor Ltd. wins Red Dot Award for high quality product design

Posted by Elaina Principato in Company Updates | 1 comments

Hamilton, ON, April 3, 2017. The jury has reached its decision: After several days of assessing thousands of products from all over the world, Hamilton’s very own Nix Pro Color Sensor received the “Red Dot” distinction. Nix Sensor Ltd. created an outstanding design that the expert committee for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2017 has recognized with the internationally sought-after seal of quality.

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Following the Design and Color Trends at IDS Toronto 2017

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Top Color Trends at the Interior Design Show 2017

The Interior Design Show 2017 (IDS) was definitely a great way to kick-off the new year with so many unique booths, showcasing their latest and greatest products! IDS took place in Toronto, ON Canada between January 19-22 at the Metro Convention Centre. Although we were not an exhibitor this year, we still had a blast walking the show and interacting with multiple designers and suppliers. Take a look at some of the color and design trends at IDS this year!

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Six Simple Steps to Convert LAB to Pantone

Posted by Elaina Principato in Cool Stuff | 0 comments

The world is full of color – and color systems! When it comes to measuring color from objects around you, the Nix Pro Color Sensor has your back. The Nix Pro provides accurate RGB, CMYK, HEX & LAB values of any scanned surface or object. However, if you are looking to see Pantone, we have a simple step-by-step solution for that too!

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Nix Sensor Ltd. Wins first place in 2016 Lion’s Lair competition

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Lion's Lair 2016 finalists

On September 29, 2016, Nix Sensor Ltd. was named the grand prize winner in Lion’s Lair Competition, taking home $65,000 in cash and in-kind prizes. After months of preparation, Lion’s Lair finalist Dan Doherty, impressed the Lions with his colourful knowledge of the Nix Pro Color Sensor. 

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Nix App Update for iOS and Android: PPG, Glidden, SICO and more!

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The Nix team has been hard at work putting together some new color libraries for you to match to, including popular paint brands like PPG and Glidden. Take a look at some of the new brand additions and app features that you’ll see in the Nix app update.

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Color matching in the kitchen with Letterpress Bakery

Posted by Elaina Principato in Color Inspiration, Cool Stuff | 0 comments

18.08.16

Color matching can be tough, especially when trying to gauge the difference between two colors by eye. This happens in a lot of industries including Interior Design, Industrial Manufacturing, Digital Design – you name it! And it’s no different in the kitchen.

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Nix App Update for iOS and Android : 10,000 Colors and Counting

Posted by Elaina Principato in Company Updates | 0 comments

12.05.16

In our most recent Nix app update for iOS and Android, we’ve not only expanded our color library but we’ve also improved the user interface by including some helpful features. Here are some of the new additions you can find in the update:

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