Thread Subject: Re: 2.1-B -LuminanceContrastfor Legends
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Date: Tue, Oct 16 2007 11:50 AM
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L is a measured value of the light reflected from the keyboard from a
light source. L = luminance which is in candelas/meter squared. In
many environments it's still refered to as NITS (which is a lot easier
to say than cd/m2).
So to measure luminance contrast a light source is projected onto the
surface. A photometer is set up and you measure the luminance coming
from the legend and the luminance coming from the background. Those
values are then plugged into the equation provided.
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L is measured in cd/m2. But what is the value of it?
L1 is the higher luminance
L2 is the lesser
But what is L? what value would I plug in for an evaluation.
Gregg C Vanderheiden Ph.D.
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