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Real-Time SDR to HDR Up Conversion with Automatic Dynamic Mid-Level Tone

Display technology has advanced over the past decade, providing consumers with smart TVs of higher resolution, frame rate, brightness and significantly more vibrant colors (HDR). However, movies are still captured, encoded and rendered in a format that doesn't take advantage of colors available (SDR). The student team worked to solve the problem of SDR to HDR conversion using a mix of color theory and AI rather than brute force machine learning only.

Faculty Adviser

Payman Arabshahi, Associate Professor, UW ECE, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Karthik Mohan, Affiliate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering


Christine Wang
Justin Schwiesow
Mansi Maheshiwari
Wenxuan Hu
Winston Chen