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BenQ Professional Displays Achieve World’s First Pantone SkinTone Validated Certification

BenQ AQCOLOR Technology Incorporates Pantone System for Accurate Rendition of the World’s Skin Tones


THE NETHERLANDS, EINDHOVEN,  January 17, 2022 – BenQ, internationally renowned brand of digital lifestyle devices and innovator of professional display technology, today announced that has become the world’s first stand-alone displays to achieve Pantone SkinTone Validated for DesignVue PD3205U and PD2705U models, with select PhotoVue SW models anticipated to follow - please visit for details.


“Having forged AQCOLOR Technology to deliver accurate colors for the global community of color professionals, we look forward to incorporating Pantone SkinTone Validated for technology products that are more inclusive than ever,” said Conway Lee, President of BenQ Corporation. “Pantone SkinTone Validated gives designers and photographers confidence in displaying authentic real-world colors and accurately representing the world’s palette of skin tones.”


Leveraging the Pantone SkinTone guide, the first science-based system for matching and reproducing human skin tones, the program comprises 110 discrete skin tones based on thousands of human skin measurements from a diverse range of ethnicities and age groups. As an extension to the Pantone Validated program, Pantone SkinTone Validated assures color professionals that certified devices comply with the Pantone Matching System (PMS) and accurately reproduce lifelike skin tones to represent equality and inclusivity for all consumers.


“The Pantone SkinTone Validated program exemplifies inclusivity in technology and we are thrilled to be working with BenQ to help realize skin tone color accuracy in their products and services for a better and more accurate experience. We look forward to further collaborating with the BenQ team on this for years to come,” said Iain Pike, Pantone Director of Licensing and Business Development.


As the world’s first professional monitors to become Pantone SkinTone Validated, BenQ DesignVue and PhotoVue professional displays are exhibited at CES 2022 in Las Vegas, United States. To learn more about BenQ displays, please visit:



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About BenQ Corporation

Founded on the corporate vision of "Bringing Enjoyment 'N' Quality to Life", BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers’ lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today - lifestyle, business, healthcare and education - with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, audio products, cloud consumer products, mobile communications and lifestyle lighting. Because it matters.




About BenQ Group

The BenQ Group is a $22+ billion powerhouse comprised of nearly 20 independent companies operating in over 30 countries across numerous industries with a combined workforce of over 100,000 employees. Each Group member is a recognized leader in its own field, contributing to the BenQ Group's vast resources, broad R&D, and distinct strategic strengths. By leveraging each company's vertical specialization to create true scale across horizontal markets, the BenQ Group controls a highly efficient value chain with the unrivalled ability to deliver critical components and world-class solutions in the following industries: TFT-LCD, green energy, fine chemicals and advanced materials, lighting, IC design, precision components, system integration, branded business, and service. The Group is committed to profitable and sustainable businesses that share its long-standing vision of Bringing Enjoyment 'N' Quality to Life. The BenQ Group companies are: BenQ Corporation, AU Optronics Corporation (world's top manufacturer of large-size TFT-LCD panels), Qisda Corporation, Darfon Electronics Corporation, BenQ ESCO Corp., BenQ Materials Corp., BenQ Guru Corp., BenQ Medical Center, BenQ Medical Technology Corp., BenQ AB DentCare Corp., Daxin Materials Corp., Dazzo Technology Corp., Darwin Precisions Corp., Lextar Electronics Corp., LILY Medical Corp. and Raydium Semiconductor Corp.