Lawrenceville, NJ – March 31, 2011 – Datacolor® (, a global leader in color management solutions, today announced Select QC, a portable colorimeter and software package. Select QC provides a low-cost entry into precision color management, offering true color data to organizations that previously conducted visual confirmations only.

The technology in Select QC, for use in a variety of industrial applications, including plastic processing, enables more accurate and repeatable control standards. Users are able to trace internal color quality and information, and determine a number of factors about the product’s color over time, thus improving operational efficiency and overall quality.

“For the cost of a light booth, Select QC provides users with an objective measurement device paired with evaluation software,” said Brian Levey, Vice President, Industrial Business Unit, Datacolor. “No other colorimeter in the field delivers the accuracy of Select QC. Datacolor created user-friendly software, that when matched with the portable colorimeter, delivers instant and reliable data that can be used for immediate quality control purposes, or to track color quality throughout a life cycle.”

Select QC features:

  • Highest colorimeter accuracy in its class—comparable to lab-grade equipment.
  • Intuitive software enables users to analyze, report and communicate color QC results.
  • The 45°/0°geometry of the Select QC colorimeter reads color in exactly the same way as the human eye, providing accurate results even with different textures and surfaces present.
  • 4mm aperture diameter is able to capture data even on small surface points.
  • SELECT QC is available in English, Chinese (trad. and simpl.), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Turkish

Availability and Pricing Select QC is available immediately through Datacolor’s worldwide direct sales and agents distributions network. Please visit to locate your appropriate sales contact.

About Datacolor
Datacolor is a global leader in color management solutions and color communication technology. The world’s leading brands, manufacturers, creative professionals and consumers have been choosing Datacolor’s innovative technology and solutions to consistently achieve the right color for nearly 40 years. A Swiss held company, Datacolor’s global presence encompasses a sales, service and support network serving customers in more than 65 countries throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia, along with 13 worldwide operation and production facilities. Industries served include apparel and textile, paint and coatings, automotive, plastics, photography, home theater and others. For more information about Datacolor and its products or services, visit

Julie Sellew
Matter Communications on behalf of Datacolor
(401) 654-4976