High Dynamic Range Imaging

Application domain(s)

  • Domotics (Smart Home)

Area(s) of expertise

  • Computer Vision
  • Imagers & Radiation Sensors


Technique aimed at enhancing the Dynamic Range (DR) of a CMOS imager.
It is suitable to be implemented in a CMOS image sensor.
The proposed method is programmable thus tunable over a wide range of applications.









Fig. 1 – standard 8 bit image; (*)                  Fig.2 – image with enhanced DR (120dB).(*)

(*) Acknowledgment: Mark Fairchild’s HDR Photographic Survey

Advantages & Applications

  • Surveillance
  • Internet of Things
  • Monitoring


  • DR extension up to 120dB


  • Simulation results
  • TRL 3 – Proof-of-Concept Demonstrated, Analytically and/or Experimentally
  • Patent pending


  • Reference person: Massimo Gottardi
    Tel. 0461314535
    e-mail: [email protected]
    Research Unit IRIS: iris.fbk.eu
    Research Center CMM: cmm.fbk.eu