O'Reilly logo

High Dynamic Range Imaging, 2nd Edition by Karol Myszkowski, Greg Ward, Sumanta Pattanaik, Paul Debevec, Wolfgang Heidrich, Erik Reinhard

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Inverse Tone Reproduction

09

The capabilities of some advanced display systems are currently exceeding the dynamic range of conventional 8-bit images by a significant amount. Such high dynamic range (HDR) displays are discussed in Chapter 6. We anticipate that such displays will become more numerous and widespread in the near future. A concern for the general acceptance of such displays is the ability to generate appropriate content to drive such displays.

Of course, there exist both hardware and software techniques to capture HDR images and video directly, as outlined in Chapter 5. However, given that a wealth of images and videos are currently available as 8-bit low dynamic range (LDR) data, it is an interesting proposition to consider the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required