Camara Parameters - Part 5

Published on July 18, 2008 by TIS Marketing.

Please Note: This blog post is part of a series of five posts altogether. The posts include: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5.

Use this parameter to vary the degree of red and blue in the image to achieve a lifelike color representation. The values can be controlled manually or automatically. The automatic white balance feature offers two operation modes:

Auto: the balancing algorithms affects the video stream continuously.

One push triggers only one pass of the adaptation procedure.

Simple multimedia cameras only provide one white balance parameter. Thus, increasing the degree of red leads to a decrease of blue and vice versa. High quality cameras offer two parameters and thus allow to adjust independently the degree of red and blue: