Do you remember Pantone’s announcement about the “2016 Colors Of The Year”: ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY*?

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Manufacturers were quick to make use of the information for makeup, paints, clothing and even coffee mugs.  With Conklin-Intracom’s cdn|foundation™ middleware for set top boxes you can too!

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Our tools allow you create multiple custom color theme for set top box GUIs.   These themes can be shared with all or just a select group of customers.   And, within homes with multiple boxes, a different color themes can used on each box.

There are other interesting ways to make use and market custom color themes beyond Pantone’s Color of the Year announcement.  Here are a few we thought of;

  • Families – Each set top can have its own unique look and feel (eg. Kids’ rooms vs. living room).
  • Seniors – Create templates with higher contrast colors, no background graphics and the help bar always present.
  • Sports Fans – Create color themes based on regional teams, colleges or championship events.
  • Special Events – Support limited time opportunities for the Valentine’s Day, July 4th, 2016 Olympics, etc.

These options are possible because cdn|foundation color schemes have many modifiable color parameters, including button colors, background images and program guide tones.  Here is complete list of editable color parameters:

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Don’t worry.  You don’t have to be an expert graphic designer.  We simplified implementation so a service provider can copy and modify our existing color themes.

So go ahead experiment a little or a lot.  Have fun customizing your STB color schemes.

*For more information about the 2016 pantone colors visit https://www.pantone.com/color-of-the-year-2016.