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HMG Paints Develops Innovative Coating that Indicates a Person’s Mood Using Biometrics

Published on 2015-04-08. Author : SpecialChem

HMG Paints introduces Mood Paint, the unique coating which uses 8 colors to indicate a person's mood. The base coating is White & comes packed in to 2.5 liter tins ready to be applied to doors.

The innovative high quality coating, has been developed by the companies R & D team and has great viscosity and opacity, and simple application properties. The new coating works by utilizing advancements in electrostatic binders combined with new, lead-free pigments which allow for chromatic adaptation .The coating utilizes biometrics to detect a person's mood, the coating will then show if you are boiling with anger, giving a warning to people entering the room.

The main focus of the research and development was the actual choosing of the colors to reflect certain moods. After extensive research 8 colors and moods were chosen. Color Lab Technician Philip Carey stated "Thanks to the new development of electrostatic paint application, we have created this amazing breakthrough coating: Biometric reactive color changing paint!"

The 8 different moods/colors include – Angry – red, Happy – yellow, Stressed – Orange, Tired – black, Hungry - green ,Sad which is a blue hue along with some more unique emotions like Drunk – Pink & Hung over – purple. There are ongoing tests in to further colors and moods for the future. One of the places the product was tested was in the factories print room which sees very high foot flow. Shannon Williams, Print room administrator commented "It was interesting to see what moods people were in through the day, it was a great insight to people and their moods. I found my mood being influenced by the color of the door."

HMG's Marketing Manager, Paddy Dyson expressed the advantages of this revolutionary paint. "This is a great warning indicator for at the office so you know what you're dealing with for the day when entering the office of your colleagues or even at home".

The tins come equipped with a color guide showing which colors indicate which mood.

About HMG Paints
HMG supplies paints and powder coatings to a huge array of commercial transport, automotive, general industrial and marine businesses, as well as other paint manufacturers, all over the world and has done so since 1930. These materials range from standard to highly specialized, superior performance products, but all have one thing in common, they are backed by the enthusiasm and passion that HMG has for producing the highest quality finishes with the best possible service and technical know-how.

Source: HMG Paints

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