“At the last Apple Event, a seemingly simple thing was announced: a True Tone display on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro,” Craig Hockenberry blogs for The IconFactory. “This device also uses a new LCD panel and sports “a color standard big enough for Hollywood.”
“As with most things released by Apple, there is an amazing amount of underlying technology that makes this new display shine,” Hockenberry writes. “This new product is also a glimpse of how our screen technology will evolve over the coming years, so now is a good time to start understanding how these changes are going to affect our products. As a developer, you’ll quickly realize that the scope of these changes will make your update to Retina graphics look like a walk in the park.”
“The world of color science has notoriously bad acronyms and you’re about to become familiar with a new one: DCI-P3,” Hockenberry writes. “From your point-of-view, the important thing about DCI-P3 is that it can display a wider range of color. Apple’s promotional literature states that the new iPad Pro has ‘up to 25% greater color saturation than previous models.'”
Tons more in the full article – recommended – here.
[Attribution: The Loop. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]