Global Experts in Image Quality Testing
Discover the Imatest Difference
Imatest is a leader in image quality testing that has been headquartered in Boulder, Colorado since 2004. Imatest team members include a range of engineering disciplines including imaging science, computer science, physics, electrical, and mechanical engineering.
Imatest software, test charts, equipment, and services enable the imaging industry to develop the best products possible. We serve customers across many industries, including automotive, mobile, consumer electronics, security, aerospace, and medical. We provide the tools, resources and knowledge to test all types of imaging systems, from satellites to camera phones, in visible light or infrared.
Software and service sold around the world
Bringing together the world's best imaging companies
Internationally trusted by professionals in multiple fields
Image processing, Machine vision, Semiconductor
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Your team focused on image quality testing
Founder & CTO
Norman founded Imatest in 2004 after a career in magnetic recording technology that provided him with a strong background for developing image quality analysis software. He holds a B.A. in Physics from Brown University and an M.A. in Physics from Wayne State University. Norman has been a photography enthusiast since 1964 and maintains a photography web site, which features a portfolio of his work and a number of technical articles.
CEO & Vice Chairman
Rémi brings over 20 years of experience in general management, strategic deals, and marketing in the camera and software industries, including as SVP of Sentons. He designed DigiLens’ waveguide technologies into automotive HUD and AR smart glasses; was instrumental in the acquisition of InVisage by Apple as VP Sales & Marketing, and designed DxO Labs’ imaging technologies into many smartphone devices. Rémi received his master’s degree in Engineering Management from Stanford University and holds Applied Science and Engineering degrees from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, both in Paris, France.
Chief Product Officer
Henry loves to dissect every challenge that comes along with translating photons into pixels. He is chair of the IEEE p1858 Camera Phone Image Quality (CPIQ) working group which is focused on how the human visual system perceives the pixels. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California San Diego. When he’s not working, Henry loves to explore the natural beauty of Colorado with his two daughters.
Louise Elliott Marks MS
Director of Human Resources
Louise has been with Imatest since its founding in 2004. She manages the delivery of payroll, health, welfare and retirement programs. She establishes and updates company policies and procedures and assists with employee recruitment. Louise has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Boston University and is currently taking financial planning courses through Boston University.
VP of Imaging Science
Jonathan’s impact in the imaging science field spans three decades and includes work with Kodak, NVIDIA, and most recently Google, where he led the image quality division for the Pixel phone. Jonathan has been influential in developing international photography standards since 2007, and he co-authored “Camera Image Quality Benchmarking”. He received the Society for Imaging Science and Technology’s Service Award for serving as the Symposium Chair of Electronic Imaging 2021 and Co-chair 2020. Jonathan is a classical violist, having studied with faculty from the Eastman School of Music, Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, and Wheaton College Conservatory of Music.
Rebecca has been with Imatest since 2014. She brings accounting and sales operations experience to the company after several years in the ski and outdoor industry. Rebecca received a B.S. in Marketing and Economics from Illinois State University, which launched a diverse career that now contributes to Imatest’s success.
Director of Engineering Operations
Christian has been with Imatest since 2016. He oversees the development and production of hardware and charts. He has a B.S. in Imaging Science with a concentration in Remote Sensing and Camera Calibration from Rochester Institute of Technology. Outside of Imatest, he enjoys hiking, graphic design, and DIY Raspberry Pi projects.
Imaging Science Sales Manager
Ian brings a diverse background in traditional photographic techniques, digital imaging, and industries outside of the world of photography. He holds a B.F.A. in Photography from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, and a B.S. in Imaging and Photographic Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He enjoys cooking, movies, mountain activities, and traveling whenever possible.
Imaging Science Engineer
Nick’s talents are in print quality and color accurate reproduction. With a B.S. in Biomedical Photographic Communications and a minor in Applied Imaging Systems from the Rochester Institute of Technology, he works on projects ranging from design and layout to print production and quality control. Outside of work, he can often be found doing photography through the lens of a microscope.
Ty Cumby, Ph.D.
Lead Software Engineer
Ty is the product lead for Imatest’s Image Sensor edition. He earned a B.S. in Physics from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Colorado – Boulder, where he studied a mixture of ultracold atomic gases. His Ph.D. work required photography of an unusual sort: photographing ultracold atomic gas clouds in vacuum in order to measure the clouds’ densities and temperature.
Paul Romancyzk, Ph.D.
Senior Imaging Scientist
Paul is part of the development team focused on developing Imatest testing methodologies and expanding software capabilities. He brings diverse professional and academic knowledge in systems engineering to the team. Paul obtained a B.S. and Ph.D. in Imaging Science from Rochester Institute of Technology completing his dissertation on simulating laser interactions (LIDAR) with a forest canopy. Out of the office, Paul enjoys astronomy, astrophotography, attending concerts, hiking, and skiing.
Imaging Science Engineer
Amelia is an integral part of our chart production process designing custom charts, providing chart recommendations, and ensuring our customer’s charts meet our quality standards. She has a B.F.A in Photography with a minor in English from Virginia Intermont College as well as a B.S. in Photographic and Imaging Science with a minor in Imaging Systems from Rochester Institute of Technology. When she is not designing or producing charts, she spends her time reading or hiking, biking, and skiing in the Rocky Mountains.
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Alex wears many hats at Imatest; he leads hardware projects, designs new test lab solutions, and uses his passion for graphic design to create videos, web content, and marketing collateral. He is a graduate of the Engineering Plus program at the University of Colorado Boulder, earning a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a certificate in Engineering Management, and a minor in Technology Arts & Media. In his free time, he enjoys staying active in the Rocky Mountains and playing with his band at local music venues.
Jackson is a member of Imatest’s development team, recently focused on advancing geometric calibration capabilities. He brings hands-on experience with camera testing development and systems engineering for aircraft remote sensing. Jackson graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Imaging Science. Outside work, Jackson’s interests include music composition and staying active with his dog.
Software Product Manager
As Project Manager for the Imatest software development team, Laurie combines her background in software engineering and Agile project management. She enjoys working with the Imatest development team to create innovative features that best fit Imatest customers’ needs. Laurie has an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and over 20 years software development experience. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, skiing and travel.
Principle Software Engineer
Vitaly is part of the development team and brings background in phone camera image processing and computer vision. His focus is in performance optimization of Imatest products. Vitaly got his B.S. and M.S. degree in computer science from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine. In free time he enjoys flying paragliding competitions and mountain hiking.
Software Testing Engineer
Sebin is part of Imatest’s Testing team, focused on automating user scenarios and GUI functional testing. He brings Quality assurance and software testing experience after working with Finance and banking domain several years. He graduated from Mahatma Gandhi University, India with B.Tech in Electronics & Communication and completed a certified automation testing course. Outside work, likes to travel and enjoy time with family and friends.
Senior Software Engineer
Andy is part of Imatest’s software development team. He received a B.S. in Computer Science from Indiana University, and has worked with several technologies over the past 15 years with a passion for code quality and maintainability. Most of his free time is spent with his dogs and family, and solving and constructing crosswords when he can find the time.
Full Stack Web Developer
Aung is part of Imatest’s Software Development team, bringing in web development experience to enhance the quality of Imatest’s software with modern cross platform technology. He received his BA in Computer Science from Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Outside of work, he loves to play golf, travel and enjoy the beauty of Boulder.
Imaging Science Support Engineer
Lexi contributes to the Support and Software Development teams at Imatest. She received her B.S. in Applied Physics from SUNY Geneseo and her Imaging Science M.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology. During her schooling, Lexi found that her passions lie at the cross-section where science and technology meet and focused her research on Astronomy and Scientific Imaging Systems. Outside of work, you are most likely to find Lexi near a mountain stream, reading in a hammock, or spending time with her pets.
Imaging Science Sales Engineer
Thad brings a diverse engineering background with a passion for helping others to Imatest’s sales team. He graduated with a bachelor’s in physics and economics from American University in DC in 2014, and since then his curiosity has led him to develop cold atom instruments, solid state lasers, spacecraft vacuum tests, and sounding rockets for solar physics. Thad excels in communicating complex topics, and loves talking to new people. He is often outside or planning a trip to explore the mountains, hopefully on skis.
Be a part of the Imatest team
Imatest is seeking a full-time employee whose primary responsibility will be the development of cross-platform commercial software with a focus on image processing applications. As part of this position you will be in charge of developing hardware interface software for a variety of cameras and other equipment. Your skills:· Software Development – consultation, requirements, design, […]
We are seeking a full-time Imaging Science Support Engineer who can provide technical support solutions to our customers and assist in triaging and escalating the issues they encounter. In the process of assisting our customers, you will learn a lot about cameras, imaging and software development. This position requires the Imaging Science Support Engineer to […]