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Pelican Imaging to Present Technical Paper on Mobile Array Camera at Siggraph Asia 2013

September 23, 2013

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Pelican Imaging, the inventor of groundbreaking array camera technology for mobile devices, has announced that Dr. Kartik Venkataraman, co-founder and CTO, along with principals Dr. Dan Lelescu and Dr. Jacques Duparre, will present details of Pelican’s technology at SIGGRAPH Asia 2013. The paper is entitled: “PiCam: An Ultra-Thin High Performance Monolithic Camera Array.”

The 6th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia will take place on November 19 – 22 in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 is sponsored by The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), an educational and scientific society uniting the world’s computing educators, researchers, and professionals. The event has long been considered a breeding ground for significant new areas of research.

According to Dr. Venkataraman, “We are honored to have been selected to present our technical paper at SIGGRAPH Asia not only because it introduces significant new innovations across multiple disciplines of computer graphics and imaging, but also because what is presented is always of extremely high quality. Computational photography represents the next generation of imaging, and our unique approach integrates lenses, pixels, sensors, and software algorithms to achieve full depth information capture in a mobile form factor, while achieving outstanding image quality. We’re looking forward to explaining the Pelican solution in detail at the event.”

Details of the paper can be found at http://www.pelicanimaging.com/technology.

About Pelican Imaging
Headquartered in Mountain View, California, and founded in 2008, Pelican Imaging has developed computational camera technology to provide depth mapping at every pixel, enabling “the perfect picture” every time and allowing users to perform an unprecedented range of selective focus and edits, including 3D image and video capture. Pelican’s array camera is about 50% thinner than existing mobile cameras. Investors include Qualcomm, Nokia Growth Partners, Panasonic, Globespan Capital Partners, Granite Ventures, InterWest Partners and IQT. For more information, visit www.pelicanimaging.com.

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