04813000 is referenced by 76 patents and cites 27 patents.

Method and apparatus for matching a selected color with predetermined available paint colors wherein a portable color meter is used to analyze a selected color and store chromaticity data representing the hue, chroma and brightness of the selected color. That stored chromaticity data is coupled to a computer which compares it with stored chromaticity data in the computer representing available color formulas and then selects one of the stored paint formulas most closely matching the chromaticity data representing the selected color.

Title
Computerized color matching
Application Number
6/883593
Publication Number
4813000
Application Date
July 9, 1986
Publication Date
March 14, 1989
Inventor
Joseph D Webb
Garland
TX, US
Larry D Wyman
Irving
TX, US
Agent
Sigalos Levine & Montgomery
Assignee
Jones Blair Company
TX, US
IPC
G06F 15/20
G01N 21/25
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