Computational Photography

Computational photography is a powerful methodology which integrates computation, or signal processing, into the image capture process. In computational photography systems, components such as lenses, sensors, or sources, are designed with custom properties which produce raw images that are optimized for the application, but not necessarily the most visually pleasing images.

The FiveFocal Imager software can simulate images produced by a computational photography system. With Imager’s flexible command line API, model your computational photography concept, identify the key tradeoffs, and improve your design before investing in custom hardware.