'Father of digital imaging' Bryce Bayer dies aged eighty three

'Father of digital imaging' Bryce Bayer dies aged 83

Bryce Bayer, former Eastman Kodak scientist, and inventor of the Bayer Filter — discovered with most trendy digital picture sensors — has sadly lately handed. Bayer’s work with Kodak left an indelible mark on virtually each digital picture you see at the moment, each figuratively, and actually. His eponymous colour filter, developed in 1976, used a mosaic format of pink inexperienced and blue filters that permits mild sensors to create full colour pictures. The design imitates the best way the human eye perceives shade, with twice as a lot inexperienced as pink or blue, and the ensuing output is then interpreted with “demosaicing” algorithms to supply an correct, RGB picture. Bayer’s work additionally included vital contributions to different areas of digital images, together with storage, enhancement and printing. Bayer died on November thirteenth in Tub, Maine aged eighty three. So, subsequent time you are having fun with your digital reminiscences, spare a thought for the person who helped make all of them attainable

Featured Tales

Sponsored Content material

Examine Your Devices

'Father of digital imaging' Bryce Bayer dies aged 83

Immediately examine merchandise aspect by aspect and see which one is greatest for you!

Attempt it now →