When we see an object illuminated by a light source, we see a color. This color corresponds to a point in color space. Colors are characterized by their hue (red/yellow/green/blue) and by their saturation (from dull to very saturated). The CRI is the standard for color rendition, but suffers from issues such as inaccuracy—due to outdated color science and a lack of information (only one number to characterize color). To address these issues, the IES formed a task group which created TM-30. SORAA’s scientists led the technical work of TM-30. TM-30 uses state-of-the-art color science and produces more information with higher accuracy about color rendition TM-30, together with other color quality metrics, is used to design optimal products.
Specification Sales for SORAA
Adam Lamar has recently joined SORAA as Specification Sales Manager for the Western Region, based in Los Angeles. He was previously with Delray Lighting for over 12 years, and before that was with Nora Lighting. He is very involved with the IES, and has served as a past Section President and current Board Manager and Membership Chairman for the Los Angeles IES Chapter.
SORAA is an LED manufacturer located in Fremont, CA, focused on producing lamps, light engines, and integrated fixtures using proprietary violet pump GaN-on-GaN technology, for superior optical control and full spectrum 95+ CRI/R9 color rendering.