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Image Processing Pipeline [IPP2] Overview

September 25, 2016

RED’s new image processing pipeline unlocks the full potential of every pixel. IPP2 offers a completely overhauled workflow experience and encompasses all of the steps in the image capture process, from raw sensor data to final image output. This RED TECH gives an overview of the workflow philosophy for IPP2 and all of the visual enhancement options that come with it.

Download the latest DSMC2® camera firmware and REDCINE-X PRO® software to take advantage of IPP2. https://www.red.com/downloads?category=Firmware&release=beta

IPP2 enhancements include:

  • Better management of challenging colors
  • Improved shadow detail
  • Smoother highlight roll-off
  • More accurate mid-tone hues
  • An improved demosaicing algorithm to achieve higher detail at the same pixel resolution
  • Simpler and more intuitive workflow
  • A workflow designed for HDR from the ground up
  • Industry-standard naming
  • Standardized color space and gamma

  • To request a video on a specific topic, please email REDTECH@red.com.