Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Panasonic Wins Emmy Award for In-Camera Chromatic Aberration Compensation

Business Wire: Panasonic will be presented with a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for 2013 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in recognition of the company’s development of In-Camera Electronic Compensation for Lateral Chromatic Aberrations in External Lenses. The trend to smaller imager formats and less-expensive optics had meant compromises in image performance without an alternative solution to this problem. The concept of modeling the aberrations of a lens and applying real-time electronic correction provides a very significant increase in image quality and permits lower cost-cameras and optics to create better images.

"Panasonic is honored to receive the coveted technical Emmy for its pioneering efforts in the development of Chromatic Aberration Compensation," said Michael Bergeron, Business Development Manager, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA). "This technology has helped us maintain high-quality imaging while making improvements in size, weight and affordability, and now combined with master-quality AVC-ULTRA recording and native 1920 x 1080 imagers, CAC has contributed to new benchmarks for HD acquisition, getting around inherent limitations of optics."

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