ISF Training Stewart Filmscreen Dec.

The ISF-C two-day course - being held December 11 - 12 at Stewart Filmscreen in Southern California - will teach the science of light and color and how the human eye reacts to the images it sees. It is an exciting, comprehensive, hands-on course for those who strive for perfection in producing visual images.

An examination is provided at the end of the course for those wanting to become ISF Commercial Certified and attain membership in the elit community of display experts recognized around the world as working to the highest standards.

The ISF Commercial Training and Certification Course Outline is as follows:

- The science of light, color and the human eye.

- Specifications and what they mean: Light output, Contrast and dynamic range, Resolution, Color.

- Signals and Standards: NTSC, DTV, HDTV, Composite, S-video, Component, SDI and HD-SDI, DVI, HDMI and HDCP, Scaling and Video Compression.

- Display Technologies from analog to digital: Film, CRT, LCD, DLP, LCoS, Plasma, OLED, LED.

- Light Sources and the effect on screen: Metal Halide, Xenon, LED, Laser.

- Screen Basics: Front Screen, Rear Screen.

- The environment and how it affects what we see: Distance, Seating, Lighting.

- Human factors and the relationship of the head and eyes to images on screen.

- Calibration: Defining and understanding colorspace, Calibration tools, Calibration 101, Advanced calibration.

- ISF Commercial Test and Certification.

- Hands on lab.

Registration for the class, to be held at 1161 W. Sepulveda Blvd., Torrance, CA 90502, is open now, and is $950 including all materials and lunch on both days.

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