Open Technology for Professional Film Production

The goal of the award winning apertus° project is to create free and open technology for todays professional cinema and film production landscape and make all the generated knowledge freely available. It all started with creating an open modular camera system consisting of several hardware and software parts using Elphel hardware. Now with the efforts to build the very first open digital cinema camera AXIOM from scratch the apertus° project has evolved to the next level: into a platform for film-makers, creative industry professionals, artists and enthusiasts. apertus° is more than just a software/hardware collection, it's a knowledge library, an ecosystem of people supporting each other and advocating freedom.

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  • linux
  • c/c++
  • vhdl


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Apertus Association 2018 Projects

  • Rahul Vyas
    FPGA-realtime focus peaking
    The proposal describes detail description for the design of real time focus peaking kernel in VHDL for FPGA. It covers all aspects of the image...
  • Iti Shree
    Google Summer of Code 2018: Live histogram, waveform, vectorscope
    The AXIOM Beta features a small program called cmv_hist3 that calculates raw histogram value from current image in real time processing pipeline. The...
  • Cláudio Gomes
    OpenCine: Raw Image Debayering Methods
    I am applying for the task T722, listed on Phabricator ( I have to implement several debayering algorithms (by myself...
  • Supragya Raj
    Raw video container format
    The project is a result of the lab task T951 which aims at comparing and finding the right containerization system suitable for AXIOM Beta camera...