Imaging Science Seminar: Digital Camera Myths, Misstatements, and Misunderstandings

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Imaging Science Seminar
Digital Camera Myths, Misstatements, and Misunderstandings

Wayne Prentice

Prentice Imaging Consulting Service

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: The digital camera system is deceptively complex. Understanding camera operation/design requires some knowledge of the parts: photometry, radiometry, optics, sensor physics, sensor design, signal processing, image processing, color science, statistics, human perception, and image/video encoding. With all these parts, it is easy to miss something. This talk was inspired by interactions with co-workers and clients. It has been my experience that some subtle, yet important points are often missed and can lead to suboptimal product and design decisions that could be avoided. The goal of this talk is to fill in some of those gaps.

Speaker Bio: Wayne has been working in the imaging industry for over 35 years. He has a BSEE from Clarkson University and a Masters in Imaging Science from RIT. Wayne has worked on imaging equipment ranging from x-ray, CAT scanners, MRI, extra-terrestrial imaging, and digital cameras. Much of Wayne's digital camera experience came from 17 years working at Kodak R&D, product development for digital cameras. He holds 16 US patents in digital imaging. At Kodak Wayne became the lead image scientist and manager for Digital Camera R&D group. He was responsible for competitive testing, image quality testing, new feature development, and image science aspects of product commercialization. Wayne has worked as an independent contractor over the past 5 years providing solutions to a wide range of imaging challenges, mostly in the areas of developing custom camera applications, computer vision and HDR imaging.

Intended Audience: All are welcome.

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When and Where
February 07, 2024
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room/Location: 1125

Open to the Public

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