Standards

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Digital Cameras

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CIPA DC-008-2012 Exchangeable image file format for digital still cameras : Exif Version 2.3

Standard Title CIPA DC-008-2012  
Exchangeable image file format for digital still cameras : Exif Version 2.3
Publication 2012-12-20
Deliberated by Standard Development Working Group,
Exif/DCF Working Group
Note Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) and Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) jointly established this standard.

This Standard corrects only errata of a previous version/CIPA DC-008-2010.
The previous version is here.

CIPA DC-011-2012 Measurement and Description Method for Image Stabilization Performance of Digital Cameras (Optical System)

Standard Title CIPA DC-011-2012  
Measurement and Description Method for Image Stabilization Performance of Digital Cameras (Optical System)
Publication 2012-09-05
Deliberated by Technical Working Group,
Anti-blur Sub-Working Group
Note [Application Policy]
Stating that image stabilization performance based on this standard “complies with the CIPA standard” shall be allowed from January 1, 2013, and full implementation shall occur from July 1, 2013, after a six month grace period.

CIPA DC-010-2012 Exif 2.3 metadata for XMP

Standard Title CIPA DC-010-2012  
Exif 2.3 metadata for XMP
Publication 2012-01-30
Deliberated by Standard Development Working Group,
Exif Metadata Sub- Working Group
Note  

CIPA DC-009-2010 Design rule for Camera File system : DCF Version 2.0 (Edition 2010)

Standard Title CIPA DC-009-2010  
Design rule for Camera File system : DCF Version 2.0 (Edition 2010)
Publication 2010-04-26
Deliberated by Standard Development Working Group,
Exif/DCF Working Group
Note Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) and Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA) jointly established this standard.

This Standard is the revised edition of CIPA DC-009-2009.
The previous version is here.

CIPA DC-007-2009 Multi-Picture Format

Standard Title CIPA DC-007-2009 White paper
Multi-Picture Format
Publication 2009-02-04
Deliberated by Standard Development Working Group, Multi-Picture Format Sub-Working Group
Note  

CIPA DC-006-2008 Stereo Still Image Format for Digital Cameras

Standard Title CIPA DC-006-2008 White paper
Stereo Still Image Format for Digital Cameras
Publication 2008-08-08
Deliberated by Standard Development Working Group, Stereo Image Format Sub-Working Group
Note  

CIPA DC-005-2005 “Picture Transfer Protocol” over TCP/IP networks (PTP-IP)

Standard Title CIPA DC-005-2005 White paper
“Picture Transfer Protocol” over TCP/IP networks (PTP-IP)
Publication 2005-11-08
Deliberated by Standard Development Working Group, PTPIP Sub-Working Group
Note This was proposed to be a CIPA standard on 2005-04-06 by the following FotoNation Inc.

CIPA DC-004-Translation-2004 Sensitivity of digital cameras

Standard Title CIPA DC-004-Translation-2004 White paper
Sensitivity of digital cameras
Publication 2004-7-27
Deliberated by Technical Working Group, Sensitivity Sub-Working Group
Note [Application Policy]
This standard has been established to help to avoid consumer confusion by standardizing the method of presenting the sensitivity of each type of digital camera in future catalogs, operation manuals, etc.
CIPA will recommend its own members as well as worldwide manufacturers and sellers of digital cameras to employ this standard.
This standard is not enforceable but observation of the following rules when presenting the camera sensitivity in catalogs is advised.
(1) For new products released onto the market after the publication date of this standard, it is practicable that the relevant articles of this standard be presented in catalogs and operation manuals, etc.
(2) For all new products released onto the market after March 1, 2007, the aim is to have the relevant articles of this standard presented in catalogs and operation manuals, etc.
Provided, however, that this standard does not apply any restrictions to the products currently being manufactured or sold in the market.

CIPA DC-003-Translation-2003 Resolution Measurement Methods for Digital Cameras

Standard Title CIPA DC-003-Translation-2003 White paper
CIPA DC-003-Translation-C-2003 Chinese
Resolution Measurement Methods for Digital Cameras
Publication 2003-12-17
Deliberated by Technical Working Group, Resolution Sub-Working Group
Note [Application Policy]
This standard has been established to help to avoid consumer confusion by standardizing the method of presenting the resolution of each type of digital camera in future catalogs, operation manuals, etc.
CIPA will recommend its own members as well as worldwide manufacturers and sellers of digital cameras to employ this standard.
This standard is not enforceable but observation of the following rules when presenting the camera resolution in catalogs is advised.
(1) For new products released onto the market after the publication date of this standard, it is practicable that the relevant articles of this standard be presented in catalogs and operation manuals, etc.
(2) For all new products released onto the market six months after the publication date of this standard, the aim is to have the relevant articles of this standard presented in catalogs and operation manuals, etc.
Provided, however, that this standard does not apply any restrictions to the products currently being manufactured or sold in the market.

[Miscellaneous]
The software for Measurement of Resolution : Click here to download

CIPA DC-002-Translation-C-2003 Standard Procedure for Measuring Digital Still Camera Battery Consumption

Standard Title CIPA DC-002-Translation-2003 White paper
CIPA DC-002-Translation-C-2003 Chinese
Standard Procedure for Measuring Digital Still Camera Battery Consumption
Publication 2003-12-17
Deliberated by Technical Working Group, Battery-Life Sub-Working Group
Note [Application Policy]
This standard has been established to help to avoid consumer confusion by standardizing the method of presenting the battery consumption of each type of digital camera, which is now being inconsistently described in catalogs, operation manuals, etc.
CIPA will recommend its own members as well as worldwide manufacturers and sellers of digital cameras to employ this standard.
This standard is not enforceable but observation of the following rules is advised.
(1) For new products released onto the market after the publication date of this standard, it is practicable that the relevant articles of this standard be presented in catalogs and operation manuals, etc.
(2) For all new products released onto the market six months after the publication date of this standard, the aim is to have the relevant articles of this standard presented in catalogs and operation manuals, etc.
Provided, however, that this standard does not apply any restrictions to the products currently being manufactured or sold in the market.

CIPA DC-001-2003 Digital Photo Solutions for Imaging Devices

Standard Title CIPA DC-001-2003 White paper
Digital Photo Solutions for Imaging Devices
Publication 2003-02-03
Deliberated by Standard Development Working Group, DPS Sub-Working Group
Note This was proposed to be a CIPA standard on 2002-12-04 by the following six companies; Canon, Fuji, HP, Olympus, Seiko Epson and Sony.