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Adobe RGB (1998)

Reference Name: Adobe RGB (1998)

Definition: Adobe® RGB (1998) Color Image Encoding

Responsible Organization: Adobe Systems Inc.


DOCUMENTATION

Documentation source see Adobe® RGB (1998) Color Image Encoding

Electronic data source: Equations defining characterisation in Adobe® RGB (1998) Color Image Encoding (available from www.adobe.com/digitalimag/adobergb.html


ENCODING CHARACTERISTICS

Color space

Type: Colorimetric RGB color space

Color gamut: extended

RGB primaries: See Adobe® RGB (1998) Color Image Encoding

Color component transfer function: 2.19921875 gamma

White point luminance: 160 cd/m2

White point chromaticity: x = 0.3127, y = 0.3290 (D65)

Encoding Range: linear RGB: 0.0 to 1.0

Bit depth: 8 or 16 (integer), 32 (floating point)

Image state: Output-referred

Reference viewing environment

Image background (proximal field): 32 cd/m2

Viewing surround: 2 cd/m2

Ambient illuminance: 32 lux

Adapted white point luminance: 160 cd/m2

Adapted white point chromaticity: x = 0.3127, y = 0.3290 (D65)

Reference medium

White point luminance: 160 cd/m2

White point chromaticity: x = 0.3127, y = 0.3290 (D65)

Black point luminance: 0.5557 cd/m2

Black point chromaticity: x = 0.3127, y = 0.3290 (D65)


PROFILE

A profile for Adobe RGB (1998) is available from www.adobe.com