Visual Studio Compiler Settings for Imatest IT

The settings for a Visual Studio project file require that you have proper path includes that point to the appropriate […]

32-Bit Operating System Warning – 64-Bit OS Required

32 bit supports ends as of Imatest version 4.5 There are many advantages to running an operating system and software that […]

svDoubleSclarRemW could not be located

Error message X   The procedure entry point svDoubleSclarRemW could not be located in the dynamic link library libmwservices.dll Issue: Path […]

Reflective Chart Quality Comparison: Inkjet vs. Photographic

In our last chart quality investigation we looked at the fine detail of transmissive (backlit) test charts. Now we will […]

No Perfect Lens, No Perfect Lens Test

Roger Cicala of has completed the second part of his two part series investigating lens testing.

Imatest October 2013 Newsletter

Imatest 3.10 Released The latest version of Imatest has been optimized for speed and includes many improvements and new features. […]

Imatest 3.10 Released

The release of version 3.10 of Imatest brings a host of improvements to make image quality testing faster and more […]

Transmissive Chart Quality Comparison

Imatest currently sells several transmissive (backlit) test charts, which have a range of substrates, each with specific properties and qualities […]

Visit us at Electronic Imaging 2014 Feb 2-8

The week before the conference, we invite you to join us for our two day Imatest Training Class taught by […]

Silicon Valley Presentation & Demo October 23

This event is passed.  Thanks for your interest.   We’ll be back in Silicon Valley early next year for Electronic […]

INI file corruption issue – How to reset Imatest INI file

Imatest does not support international characters in file name paths.  Using files with international characters will corrupt the Imatest INI […]

Imatest IT in multi-threaded and multi-process environments

Imatest IT uses the Matlab runtime library which is a single-threaded routine that is not thread-safe. If your tester application […]

Imatest Asia Trip – February-March 2013

This event is past, thank you if you participated.  If you missed us, please try to catch us in Shanghai […]

Imatest 3.9 Released

Imatest 3.9 was released on December 14th 2012.   Please contact for purchase or renewal information. Here is a […]

December 2012 Newsletter

Imatest 3.9 Released New features include: Support for high-speed manufacturing testing in the Imatest IT version Flat screen display testing […]

Selecting SFR edge regions based on field distance

Some customers need to select regions based on a specified center-to-corner distance. This can be done using an Edge ID […]

SFRplus – Selecting regions based on Center-to-corner distance

Some customers need to select regions based on specified center-to-corner distance. The objective of this is to match up the […]

SFRplus Quadrants

The chart corner quadrants are defined as follows: Quadrants of the SFRplus chart In the table below, the center square is […]

Slanted-Edge SFR Saturation

The following (Rescharts) SFRplus results shows the edge (unnormalized) and MTF results for one region near the center of the […]

Measuring the Effects of Tilt

Summary: The physical lens-to-sensor tilt angle is difficult to measure from images, but the effects of tilt on image quality are […]