Image Resolution: Deconstructing Hollywood’s Zoom and Enhance

Many of us have been awed by the amazing technologies portrayed in the Hollywood productions that allow the good guys to catch the bad guys. Although entertaining, it’s interesting how many people assume these capabilities are real without any hesitation. This SPIE Spotlight on image resolution examines the results of a typical “zoom and enhance” process to explain the true capabilities of a digital camera and image processing.

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