Bitdepth independent image processing in AXIOM-recorder
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The AXIOM recorder software is envisioned to record moving images from AXIOM cameras via either USB3 or Ethernet. That software package uses a node-based approach to Image Processing. Often Images are aquired in 12bit form and then explicitly converted to 8bits / channel for preview. This results in a loss of visual fidelity and unnecessary consumption of memory-bandwidth which is to be avoided. All nodes take input image data with an explicitly specified bit-depth and output image-data with an explicit output-bit-depth. Images can be converted in bit-depth with an explicit bit-depth-converter-node.


Make the image processing in the AXIOM-recorder bit-depth and format (integer, or floating point) agnostic where possible.
Both nodes using the CPU and nodes using the GPU for processing should be considered.
Abstractions should be build to make this bit-depth-agnostic processing easier.


  • Vulkan / GPU Know-How

Language Skills:

  • Rust

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Difficulty: Medium
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anuejn created this task.Feb 21 2022, 5:26 PM
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