Dr. Albert Edgar
Dr. Edgar was previously Chief Scientist for Image Trends, the Kodak Austin Development Center, and at Applied Science Fiction. He was Senior Engineer/Scientist at IBM where he received the Master Inventor Award for 44 patents. Dr. Edgar currently has over 95 issued US patents in diverse fields including image processing, optics, computer algorithms, circuit design, and cosmetology. He was founder of a successful travel agency working with Las Vegas, has worked in microprocessor design, sold fine art photography in galleries around the country, and has been a professional photographer at about 100 weddings. At Astral Images, Dr. Edgar strives to develop automated solutions for human intensive image correction tasks by inventing "new eyes" to capture previously invisible data from film, and new algorithms based on the way the human eye sees and the human mind visualizes.