Palette is a very well made product that has the potential to increase your productivity and simplify your workflow. It consists of a variety of programmable knobs, buttons and sliders, all of which can be customized in a variety of profiles that work with most types of programs. The software is easy to use and full of options that will help you maximize Palette’s usefulness.
Overall, I have to say that Palette is an amazing product. It does exactly what it’s supposed to, and it does it well. It might not be a perfect fit for everyone, but even if you have very established habits and your workflow is dialed in, you might be surprised by how useful it can be.
The Palette Gear modules are simple, affordable and super helpful. We liked using them and see their usefulness growing over time. If you want to save time and speed up your program functions, we recommend trying out Palette Gear.
Editing without Palette is like shooting photos with a single button, while editing with the system is like shooting with enough buttons and dials that you don’t have to take your eye from the viewfinder to make adjustments. Palette allows you to edit without taking your eyes off the image to find a keyboard shortcut and, in many cases, can make a pretty significant dent in the time spent on each photo. While there were a few minor hang ups and a few settings that I wished I could assign to a control, Palette is a very well thought out system and is certainly worth a look for anyone who spends a significant amount of time editing photo
To find Silicon Valley's latest hunting ground for engineering talent, start at Stanford University-then drive northeast for about 40 hours. The University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario, has become a magnet for recruiters at Google parent Alphabet Inc., Electronic Arts Inc. and Amazon.com Inc., who seek the school's entrepreneurially minded engineering graduates.
While most of society hates FB and Google for "learning" about you and advertising to you, I don't mind it. Sometimes it leads me to something I would have never known about. This is one of those cases; I saw an ad for Palette.
In just a few decades, the humble computer mouse has gone from cutting-edge technology to a rather ubiquitous device - and, in fact, one that seems a little outdated in an era of holograms and hoverboards. Trackpads and touch screens have already cast doubt on whether mice are the proper input method for modern computing, but neither has managed to kill it entirely.
A new modular controller called Palette has started to ship. Made up of fader, knob, and button modules that snap together via magnet, Palette hooks up to your laptop via USB through its core module, which is the heart of the entire system. You then build your controller around it, adding up to 18 modules in total. It comes with an app that you run on your PC/Mac, which acts as the conduit between Palette and your software.
Palette Gear is a Canadian start-up on a mission to take photo editing to a new level. Company founder Calvin Chu took inspiration from specialised audio software.
Early in September, Palette participated in IFA Berlin, an electronics show based in Europe that attracts 245,000 international visitors and 1,600 vendors, as nominees for the International Design Centre Berlin's UX Design Awards. While demoing its Palette kits and talking to customers, the Kitchener-Waterloo company also managed to snag a Gold award under the category of disruptive interface.
At first glance, Palette looks like a piece of an audio mixing board or maybe a fancy controller for a video game. In reality, however, it’s a customizable input device designed to add tactile controls for photo editing programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.
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