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Wide-format-image manipulation and compression in a printing environment
Author(s): Cedric Sibade; Stephane Barizien; Mohamed Akil; Laurent Perroton
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Paper Abstract

We investigate the task of wide format still image manipulation and compression, within the framework of a wide format document data path. For such systems, the constraints are put on performance and cost: the use of data compression aims at reducing both storage cost and the transfer times, which are critical for wide format printing systems. Nevertheless, different factors reduce the overall system performance and usability; using inadequate compression algorithms for an inadequate document content -- that can mix text, graphics and photographs --minimizes its global usefulness. Other factors limit its usability, as the non-compatibility of compressed data-stream with basic image transformations or the pixel encoding route mostly in a raster order, that do not allow random image access. In our article, we survey the adequation of some of the existing standards and compressed file formats, with respect to the constraints of the large format document systems

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 December 2002
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4861, Multimedia Systems and Applications V, (10 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.456492
Show Author Affiliations
Cedric Sibade, Oce Print Logic Technologies (France)
ESIEE (France)
Stephane Barizien, Oce Print Logic Technologies (France)
Mohamed Akil, ESIEE (France)
Laurent Perroton, ESIEE (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4861:
Multimedia Systems and Applications V
Andrew G. Tescher; Bhaskaran Vasudev; V. Michael Bove; Ajay Divakaran, Editor(s)

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