Tone-mapping functions and multiple-exposure techniques for high dynamic-range images

S.D. Cvetkovic, J. Klijn, P.H.N. With, de

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For real-time imaging with digital video cameras and high-quality with TV display systems, good tonal rendition of video is important to ensure high visual comfort for the user. Except local contrast improvements, High Dynamic Range (HDR) scenes require adaptive gradation correction (tone-mapping function), which should enable good visualization of details at lower brightness. We discuss how to construct and control improved tone-mapping functions that enhance visibility of image details in the dark regions while not excessively compressing the image in the bright image parts. The result of this method is a 21-dB expansion of the dynamic range thanks to improved SNR by using multiple- exposure techniques. This new algorithm was successfully evaluated in HW and outperforms the existing algorithms with 11 dB. The new scheme can be successfully applied to cameras and TV systems to improve their contrast.
Originele taal-2Engels
Pagina's (van-tot)904-911
Aantal pagina's8
TijdschriftIEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
Nummer van het tijdschrift2
StatusGepubliceerd - 2009

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