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Digital Image Processing for Leopard

DataMind Srl announces Jade 1.2

DataMind Srl has announced Jade 1.2, their highly acclaimed digital image processing application for Mac OS X Leopard. Implementing the best state-of-the-art algorithms to enhance color, contrast and dynamic range, Jade is an easy-to-use image enhancement and batch processing tool that will automatically improve digital images.


It has never been so easy to significantly improve digital images. Just load them in Jade, click a button and save the result. Jade will use its proprietary algorithms to enhance color, contrast and dynamics, while preserving the overall quality of the images. In addition, Jade also provides manual controls to fine-tune intensity values, the contrast of the image and the colour correction for unbalanced images.


As DataMind's main product of a series of image processing and computer vision tools, Version 1.2 is a staff pick on Apple's download website, and an excellent complement to their iLife suite.

Feature highlights include:
* One-Button Automatic Image Enhancement
* Batch Process large volumes of images at once
* Fine-tune Intensity Values, Contrast and Colour Correction for unbalanced images
* Upload to Flickr of enhanced images

Minimum Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.5 (Leopard) or higher
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
* 10.4 MB Hard Drive space

Pricing and Availability:
Jade 1.2 is offered in both Home and Pro versions, and are available as a full-featured 30 day demo. Jade Home is 19.99 EUR, and Jade Pro is 49.99 EUR. An Apple Aperture Plugin that makes use of the same identical algorithms and parameters as Jade is also available. Owners of the Jade Aperture plug-in may take advantage of a big discount on both Home and Pro license.

Jade Overview
Direct Download Link: Jade.dmg
Jade screenshots

Based in Udine, Italy, DataMind Srl is an ICT start-up founded in 2006 by 4 research scientists, whose core business is the outsourcing of scientific software to research centers/institutes. With a focus on developing software for researchers in Neuroscience, Astrophysics, Earth Sciences, Computer Vision, Image Processing, etc., DataMind's R&D department provides state-of-the-art, industrial based solutions to visualize and analyse scientific and experimental data. A staff pick and featured download on Apple's download website, Jade is the main application that makes direct use of the algorithms developed by DataMind. Copyright 2006-2008 DataMind Srl All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Aperture, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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