About the Author: Garie Xu

Garie Xu

Garie Xu

Garie Xu is the Sales Engineer of Konica Minolta Sensing Singapore Pte Ltd. Graduated from a manufacturing engineering background, he is mainly involved in sales, seminar, training and coaching in the field of light and color management. With his prior 3 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and 2 years in Konica Minolta, he is providing solutions to the many industrial applications. He has also conducted seminars and workshops to educate the industry on instrumentation technologies and color science.

Color Readers vs Spectrophotometers

Colors play wide range of role in our daily lives, it influences our purchases and also our taste in foods. Unlike dimension or weight where we can measure with a ruler or scale, color can be perceived differently by different … Continue reading

Why is Paper White?

Consumer demand for whiter and brighter papers as it gives a cleaner feeling and colors printed on the paper appear more vibrant. Paper is naturally yellowish as it is made from pulps by compressing the fibres of the pulps. Recognizing … Continue reading

What is Calibration and When Is It Needed?

Calibration is a process of checking and adjusting the accuracy of measuring instruments by comparing against a reference standard. The reason for calibration is to ensure measurements are accurate and readings taken from one instrument or factory to another is … Continue reading

What is Optical Brightening Agent?

Have you ever wonder why your white clothes glow bluish under ultraviolet (UV) lighting or blue color bits can be seen in washing powders? The phenomenal is a fluorescent effect and the blue bits are optical brightening agents, a chemical … Continue reading

Automotive Coatings

Qualifying a car is a tedious process as parts are usually supplied through a pool of vendors and each of them has their own color formulation and suppliers. When the parts arrive, they go through incoming inspection. During the inspection, … Continue reading

Quantitative Evaluation of Mura in Display

Today’s consumers have access to a wide variety of flat-panel display technology, including the most common Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and the emerging Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED). While LCD technology undisputedly dominates the TV scene, OLED starts to make its … Continue reading