BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013
Views into the filming of the 24-mile Red Bull Stratos space dive and the full-time 3D coverage of the Olympic Games in London are among highlights scheduled for IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Science and Technology next month in Burlingame, California.
The annual event will convene international researchers in all aspects of electronic imaging, from image sensing to display and hardcopy, for more than 800 technical talks, an interactive poster-paper reception, and a hands-on demonstration session. Eighteen educational courses are also available, on fundamental and current topics such as digital imaging systems, image processing, analysis, displays. Dates are 3-7 February at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel.
This year’s gathering will mark the 25th anniversary for several conferences including Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, chaired by Bernice E. Rogowitz (Visual Perspectives Consulting), Thrasyvoulos Pappas (Northwestern University), and Huib de Ridder, (Technische Universiteit Delft), as well as the 25th anniversary of the short course on Spectroscopic Displays and Applications, co-taught by SD&A conference chair Andrew Woods (Curtin University) and John Merritt (The Merritt Group).
Jay Nemeth, owner and CEO of Flightline Films, will describe how optical imaging scientists worked with the Red Bull Stratos project for more than two years to develop the 35 camera systems and other equipment used to film Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking 24-mile space dive, including becoming the first person to break the sound barrier in free fall.
Nemeth and fellow team members Dennis Fisher and SP
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