veiling glare


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veiling glare

[′vāl·iŋ ‚glār]
(optics)
The reduction in contrast of an optical image caused by superposition of scattered light.
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Along with enhanced noise suppression and powerful brightness control, MUSICA for dynamic image processing reduces veiling glare, while enabling dose reduction.
Your telescope's optics should be scrupulously clean to eliminate veiling glare caused by any scattered sunlight that enters its tube.
Along with enhanced noise suppression and superb brightness control, Dynamic MUSICA processing reduces veiling glare and plays a significant role in enabling potential dose reduction.
With too much ambient light your computer screen will look "washed out" because of veiling glare.
For computer tasks, the disadvantage could be both by veiling glare and by a high contrast between the luminance of the background and the VDT.
Not only was night driving a situation in which such disturbances occurred but the veiling glare associated with bright light was also a major issue.
The new optical materials and multi-layer optical coatings used in the lens effectively lessen the ghosting, flare and veiling glare that might be stimulated by strong light sources -- sun in the daytime and car headlights at night time.
Our Visual Ergonomics application specifically addresses real issues such as veiling glare, visibility, contrast, blooming, color perception, peripheral vision, and can even take into consideration the age of the driver.
In a typical resistive touch screen, the dielectric separator dots used to isolate the conductive layers intensify veiling glare, the scattering of light transmitted through the touch screen.