Consumer Electronics Quality Tests and Certifications

test patterns

Test patterns are essential for evaluating the picture quality of televisions and projectors — and for correctly adjusting important image parameters such as brightness, contrast, and sharpness. AVtop uses test patterns from video generators made by Rohde & Schwarz, Quantum Data, and AVfoundry or uses test discs such as Joe Kane’s Blu-ray “DVE HD...

3D systems for private use: frequently asked questions

AVTOP has provided this short FAQ to help customers understand some of the technical issues surrounding passive and active 3D systems for private use. Question: Does active technology (shutter glasses) offer more resolution than passive 3D technology? Answer: Currently, yes. In passive 3D technology, a polarizing filter (a Film‐type patterned retarder) in the...

study on 3D systems for private use

AVTOP carried out a laboratory study on 3D systems for private use, with the aim of identifying potential sources of resolution losses. The study describes factors than can cause a loss of resolution at various points of a 3D device chain. These include factors related to recording and transmission, factors related to reading and displaying the image, and...

consumer electronics seminars

AVTOP holds seminars on current topics in consumer electronics. Many such seminars are given by high-profile guest tutors with their own international certification program, such as the isf (imaging science foundation). More and more, however, the seminars focus on the effective application of measuring devices or the understanding of quality factors in the...