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Archiving 2020 - Online

Scanner & Camera Imaging Performance: 10 Commandments

Course Number: SC01

Date: Friday 8 May, 2020
Time: 10:00 - 12:15 EDT (2 hours)
Track: Standards and Best Practices
Level: Introductory
Instructors: Peter Burns and Don Williams 

Benefits: This course enables the attendee to:

  • Interpret and comply with customer imaging requirements.
  • Establish accountability for imaging performance problems.
  • Compare various levels of FADGI and Metamorfoze guidelines.
  • Critically evaluate manufacturers' claims of resolution, color errors, and noise.

Course Description
This is a no-nonsense course on simple and achievable tools/techniques to build a solid digital imaging foundation for the capture of resilient and versatile digital images. We have updated this course from a previous Top Ten Tips publication. These include realistic color management, predictable behavior of branded capture devices, and new methodologies for rapid capture imaging. Specific and practical examples of the use of ISO standards and institutional guidelines are described. More specifically, we address how to meet FADGI and Metamorfoze guideline requirements. The elements of this course can be applied by digital image service providers, collection custodians, and device manufacturers.

Intended Audience: Managers, engineers, and technicians responsible for evaluating and monitoring scanner and camera performance, and emerging guidelines. This includes manufacturers, service providers, and content custodians. A working knowledge of digital scanner and camera operation and their common technologies will be assumed.

Peter Burns is a consultant working in digital image evaluation, system monitoring, and image processing. He has experience in several areas for digital imaging; digital photography, mobile imaging, cultural heritage. He has taught short courses for many years.

Don Williams is founder of Image Science Associates, a digital imaging consulting and software group. Their work focuses on quantitative performance metrics for digital capture of digital imaging devices, and imaging fidelity issues for the cultural heritage community. He contributes to several imaging standards activities.

4. Short Courses
Standards and Best Practices
5/8/2020 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Eastern Daylight Time