Thursday, April 12, 2012

color consolidation

In a recent press release, Danaher Corporation on 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in Washington, D.C. announced that it purchased X-Rite for approximately $625 million. X-Rite had purchased Pantone and Gretag, and the latter had purchased Macbeth. Danaher already owns well-known brands like Tektronix, Fluke, Leica Microsystems, Beckman Coulter, Videojet, and Esco (a leader in industrial digital printing) among others.

Monday, April 9, 2012

imagination and vision

In last month's post on conscious awareness I mentioned Kathy Mullen's work using an fMRI machine in Australia. Although that machine is one of the finest available, it is still a blunt instrument, but that it is all we can do with humans, where we are limited to non-invasive procedures.