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Pixelate! 3.0 Redesigns UI, Adds Color Palettes of Paint Companies

posted May 9, 2013, 12:42 AM by Ankur Jain

Chicago, Illinois, May 9th, 2013 - Sprout! announces the release of Pixelate! 3.0, with redesigned UI and updated functionality focusing on helping its users paint their house. With Pixelate! 3.0, Sprout! has completely removed the guess work of how any color would look on your walls. You can now pick a paint color from paint companies all over the world and visualize any color within seconds. 

With Pixelate! 3.0, you can Create Projects and Save your work so you can get back to it any time. You can create a list of Favorite Colors so you can easily and quickly paint your walls again. You can even share your photos and the color information with the click of a button.

Pixelate! helps you pick the perfect color(s) for your house by helping you visualize how any color would look on your wall, without even lifting a paint brush. With its new functionality, you can not only paint your walls, but also try out different colors on your clothes, furniture, car, or anything else you would like to see in a different color.

It is as simple as taking a photo of the room you want to paint, selecting the area you want to paint, and painting it with the color of your choice. You can pick a color from a photo, included color matrix or purchase paint palettes of paint company of your choice. With its unique ability, Pixelate! 3.0's advanced algorithm will make your walls, painted with colors of you choice, so realistic, you'd wish painting was that quick and easy and within seconds you'll discover how magenta overwhelms the room or that sage is exactly the look you want.

Paint Companies Supported:
Behr, Benjamin Moore, Dulux, ICI Paints, Martha Stewart Living, Olympic Paints, Pittsburgh Paints, Ralph Lauren Paint, Sherwin Williams

Paint Company Countries Supported:
Argentina, Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, South Africa, UAE, UK, USA

Features
  • Create and Save Projects so you can easily go back to the images
  • Pick an image from the PhotoLibrary or take an image with Camera 
  • Pick a paint color from the Color Matrix 
  • Pick a paint color from an existing image in the Photo Library 
  • Pick a paint color using your Camera 
  • Pick a paint color from Color Palettes of popular paint companies in your area
  • Save favorite color so you can get back to them easily
  • Paint over any area by just selecting
  • Paint over a specific color in the image using Selective Painting Technology from Sprout! 
  • Ability to Zoom while painting making it easier to select the difficult areas to paint
  • Ability to Zoom when picking a color making it even easier to pick the perfect color 
  • Erase function to quickly removes any paint spill
  • Ability to Email pics to easily share with others 
  • Ability to automatically adjust to landscape or portrait view for best user experience

Requirements
iOS 5.0+

Download Pixelate! from iTunes App Store for only $1.99

Pixelate! 2.0 Makes it Even Easier to Paint Your Walls

posted Mar 17, 2011, 7:27 AM by Ankur Jain

Chicago, Illinois - Sprout! today is pleased to announce the release of Pixelate! 2.0, which makes it even easier to visualize how a color would look on your wall, without even lifting a paint brush. With its new functionality and upgraded UI, you can not only paint your walls, but also try out different colors on your clothes, furniture, car or anything else you would like to see in a different color.

To get started, you select a photograph from your PhotoLibrary, or take a photo using the camera. Then, you select the paint color from the included color matrix, an image in your PhotoLibrary or by simply pointing the camera to the desired color. Next you select the paint-over color, by selecting the wall you want to paint, and then click the update button. Pixelate! will paint your walls using Selective Color Painting Technology from Sprout!

You can even use your finger to paint your wall to get the painting experience, and Pixelate! will only paint over the selected wall. Pixelate! 2.0 has an enhanced algorithm that makes painting your walls so easy and quick, that you wish you could actually paint your walls this easily. Pixelate! 2.0 adds the ability to zoom, which is useful not only during painting, but also when you are trying to pick a color.

Pixelate! 2.0 also brings with it, new effects including Sepia, Pixelate!, Color Splash and Blur, while keeping all the original effects, making it even more fun to play around with your images. Also new in version 2.0 is the ability to email your pics from within the app making it even easier share your creations with others.

Full feature list:
* Pick an image from the PhotoLibrary or take an image with Camera
* Pick a paint color from the Color Matrix
* Pick a paint color from an existing image in the Photo Library
* Pick a paint color using your Camera
* Paint over a specific color in the image using Selective Painting Technology from Sprout!
* Effects (Greyscale, Blur, Sepia, Pixelate, Color Splash, Inverse)
* Ability to Zoom while painting making it easier to paint the difficult areas you couldn't paint before
* Ability to Zoom when picking a color making it even easier to pick the perfect color
* Erase function to quickly replace any changes with the original image 
* Ability to email pics to easily share with others
* Ability to automatically adjust to landscape or portrait view for best user experience
* Page specific Tutorials

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch or iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later (iOS 4.0 Tested)
* 0.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Pixelate! 2.0 is available to everyone worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photography category at a promotional price of $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) for a limited time only. For further inquiries regarding Sprout! or Pixelate!, contact them online.

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Pixelate! 1.1 Released - Visualize Before You Paint

posted Aug 17, 2010, 5:25 PM by Ankur Jain

August 17th, 2010 - Chicago, Illinois - Sprout!, a Chicago based company, today is pleased to announce the release of Pixelate! 1.1, for anyone looking to pick the perfect color(s) for their house or just to have fun with their pics on the iPhone.

With its unique ability to paint selectively over a specific color, Pixelate! users can visualize how any color would look on their wall without lifting a paint brush. Just take a picture of the room you want to paint. Then use the included color matrix to pick a color for your wall. Next, select the paint-over color by selecting the wall you want to paint and paint the wall using your finger. No hassle, no paint brush. To pick the perfect color, you can also select the color of your choice from any image on your phone or by pointing your phone's camera to the desired color.

Those looking to have fun with their pics or create their own wallpapers, will enjoy the different effects provided in the app. Combine them with the Magic Eraser and you can get really creative.

Full feature list:
* Pick an image from the PhotoLibrary or take an image with Camera
* Pick a paint color from the color matrix
* Pick a paint color from an existing image in the Photo Library
* Pick a paint color using your Camera
* Paint over a specific color in the image
* Enable Paint mode and use your finger to paint on the image
* Apply Effects on your image
* Use Magic Eraser to restore any part of the image back to the original image
* Color Splash (Greyscale effect + Magic Eraser)
* Tutorials
* Automatically adjusts to landscape/portrait view for best user experience

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 0.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Pixelate! 1.1 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photography category. For further inquiries regarding Sprout! or Pixelate!, contact them online.

Sprout! is a small company with a focus on solving complex everyday problems with simple, innovative solutions with its initial focus on iPhone Applications. Copyright (C) 2010 Sprout!. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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Sprout! Releases Pixelate! iPhone App

posted Jul 25, 2010, 4:17 PM by Ankur Jain   [ updated Jul 27, 2010, 5:18 PM ]

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 25th, 2010) - Sprout!, a Virginia based company, released their first product, Pixelate!, an iPhone application aimed at helping customers paint their houses, on July 9th, 2010.

Pixelate! is an iPhone application aimed at helping customers pick the perfect color(s) for their house. Using Pixelate!, they can take a picture of the room they want to paint, then use the included color matrix to pick a color for their wall. Next, they would select the paint-over color by selecting the wall they want to paint. Then, with the touch of a button, their selected wall will be painted with the color of their choice. To help customers pick the perfect color, they can also pick the color of their choice from any image on their phone or by pointing their phone's Camera to the color.

Pixelate! is available on the Apple App Store at an introductory price of $0.99 till July 31st. Starting August 1st, Pixelate! will cost $1.99.

For further inquiries regarding Sprout! or Pixelate!, you can send an email at support@sprout-inc.com

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