Enhanced Digital Images and Videos

Those who do graphic design or work with images & video regularly will be extremely interested in new software to enhance images. MotionDSP Inc. will release a much cheaper version of the Ikena (about $7,700), called vReveal (about $50). The professional software of Ikena is mainly used by forensic & police departments to sharpen images for law enforcement purposes, such as make blurred license plates readable in blurry photos.

vReveal will not do as much as the full version of Ikena, but it will be able to stabilize shaky, remove graininess & pixelation, improve low resolution, brighten dark images & video, sharpen blurred videos, and reduce noise from home video. According to the New York Times, MotionDSP has technology, now being tested, to clean up live video as it streams to the viewer.

Visit the vReveal website
Read more from the NY Times

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About repplinger

John has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 2002. He is the liaison to the Science Departments, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences. His research interests range over the entire spectrum of libraries and information sciences, but includes: - Google and its influence on information & society - The Internet's influence on information seeking & sharing behaviors - Trends of scholarly communication - Electronic learning environments - Traditional pedagogy - GIS use in academic libraries

Posted on June 25, 2009, in Tech Toys, Videos, Web Design and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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