Software packages analyze digital imaging system performance

OCTOBER 7, 2008--Imatest Studio 3.0 and Master 3.0 both include full support for Bayer RAW formats and improved tolerance for distorted images in Colorcheck.

OCTOBER 7, 2008--Imatest Studio 3.0 and Master 3.0 both include full support for Bayer RAW formats and improved tolerance for distorted images in Colorcheck. The new Imatest API 3.0 analytical software package for integrated and automated image analysis includes all new features of Master plus multiple image file selection using wildcard characters. Applied Image is packaging these Imatest applications, as well as the individual API.exe modules, with test targets including the ISO and I3A standard targets, such as ISO12233 Digital Camera Still Resolution Chart and the Applied Image Enhanced Digital Resolution Chart, ISO14524 Digital Camera Contrast Chart, and ISO16067-1 Reflective Scanner Test Chart, in addition to other standards, such as the IEEE STD 208-1995 Video Resolution Chart and the Slant Edge Target. The software measures the sharpness and image quality of digital camera images and digitized film images to determine the performance of cameras or imaging systems.
Applied Image
Rochester, NY, USA
www.appliedimage.com

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APPLIED IMAGE Inc.
1653 East Main Street
Rochester NY 14609
ph. (585) 482-0300
fax (585) 224-0402

APPLIED IMAGE Test Targets Available With The New IMATEST Software Programs

Rochester NY, July 24, 2008 - APPLIED IMAGE Inc., located in Rochester, NY, is proud to announce the next generation of Imatest analytical software programs complemented by a wide variety of APPLIED IMAGE high quality test target arrays.

Expanding on their previous success, Imatest LLC, of Boulder CO, has launched their latest software programs; STUDIO 3.0, MASTER 3.0 and API 3.0.

The Imatest Studio 3.0 has replaced Imatest Light as their consumer-level product, while Imatest Master 3.0 has replaced Imatest Pro as their enterprise-level software. Imatest Studio 3.0 and Master 3.0 both include numerous enhancements over its previous versions, including full support for Bayer RAW formats and improved tolerance for distorted images in Colorcheck. The new Imatest API 3.0 is their premium analytical software for integrated and automated image analysis solutions that includes all the new features of Master plus multiple image file selection using wildcard characters.

APPLIED IMAGE is packaging the Imatest STUDIO 3.0, Imatest MASTER 3.0 and Imatest API 3.0, as well as the individual API.exe modules, with APPLIED test targets, including the ISO and I3A standard targets, such as ISO12233 Digital Camera Still Resolution Chart and the improved Applied Image Enhanced Digital Resolution Chart; ISO14524 Digital Camera Contrast Chart and ISO16067-1 Reflective Scanner Test Chart in addition to other standards, like the IEEE STD 208-1995 Video Resolution Chart and the Slant Edge Target.

The Imatest software measures the sharpness and image quality of digital camera images and digitized film images. It allows users to accurately and conveniently determine the performance of their cameras or imaging systems. The Imatest software runs under Windows 2000, 2003, XP, VISTA and Macintosh systems with Virtual PC 6 or 7.

When purchased together, the APPLIED IMAGE test target and Imatest software, offers the end user a substantial savings over purchasing them separately. These special package pricing can be found on the APPLIED IMAGE website www.appliedimage.com (www.aig-imaging.com/Imatest.html).

Commenting on the latest enhancements, Paul Anderson, Vice-President of APPLIED IMAGE, Inc. said, "In working together with Imatest I believe APPLIED IMAGE is providing the tools needed to analyze the performance of their imaging system, from the individual photo enthusiast to the manufacturing mass-production floor."

In addition, Imatest LLC and Applied Image, Inc. are working together to develop new standard test targets, while expanding their joint custom capabilities, to meet the needs of photographers to the manufacturers throughout the supply chain. - - - - END - - - -

Applied Image Inc., established over a quarter of a century ago by Bruno Glavich, is a world leader in the manufacturing of precision, high quality, test targets, scales, reticles, encoders and bar code standards on a wide variety of substrate materials.

Imatest LLC, founded in 2004 by Norman Koren, designs and develops software that enables photographers and manufacturers to test the performance of their digital cameras, CMOS & CCD sensors and the sharpness of their lenses.

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Applied Image Inc. www.appliedimage.com

Imatest LLC www.imatest.com

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