Imatest Announces Modular Test Stand

Boulder, Colorado, August 30, 2019—Imatest, a global provider of image quality testing solutions, now offers a Modular Test Stand (MTS) that enables you to produce superior cameras while significantly reducing time spent in the lab.

“The Modular Test Stand is an easy-to-use platform that facilitates precise setup and repeatable camera positioning for consistent imaging tests,” says Henry Koren, director of engineering at Imatest. “And it is configurable so it accommodates your camera system.” (more…)

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Best practices for using transmissive test charts

Light Source

 

The most uniform light source available would be an integrating sphere, but these come with considerable size and expense. After considering how the light source uniformity impacts their results, most lab & manufacturing tests use LED or fluorescent lightboxes with flat-panel diffusers. Some customers choose a larger lightbox because that leads to greater uniformity within the central image plane area. Compare models of several different uniform light sources.

To perform tests with a transmissive chart setup, devices with built-in light sources will need to have that light source disabled. (more…)

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