What color is this dress? TinEye’s color algorithm tells you

It’s always a great day in the TinEye HQ when we can settle team arguments using our own technology. You have probably heard about a photograph called “the dress”, that has polarized the web.

Well, our TinEye team is divided into 2 fiercely opposed camps: the blue and black versus the gold and white camp. So instead of arguing over colors (!) we settled this like grown ups: we asked our color extraction algorithm to tell us what it sees:

The dress, Color extraction

The folks over at Wired provide a great explanation and some insightful information as to why we’re all so divided on this image.