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Image Data Type Conversion

Convert and scale input image to specified output data type

  • Library:
  • Computer Vision Toolbox / Conversions

  • Image Data Type Conversion block

Description

The Image Data Type Conversion block converts the data type of the input image to the specified data type and scales the pixel values to the dynamic range of the output data. To convert between data types without scaling, use the Data Type Conversion (Simulink) block.

The behavior of the block changes depending on the input and output data types of the image.

  • When converting between floating-point data types, the block casts the input values into the output data type and clips values below or above the range of the output data type to 0 or 1, respectively.

  • When converting to the Boolean data type, the block maps 0 values to 0 (false) and all other values to 1 (true).

  • Between all other data types, the block casts and scales the input data type values into the dynamic range of the output data type. For double- and single-precision floating-point data types, the dynamic range is between 0 and 1. For fixed-point data types, the dynamic range is between the minimum and maximum pixel values of that data type.

Ports

Input

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Input image, specified as an M-by-N matrix or an M-by-N-by-C array, where C is the number of color channels in the input image.

Data Types: single | double | int8 | int16 | uint8 | uint16 | Boolean | fixed point

Output

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Output image, returned as an M-by-N matrix or an M-by-N-by-C array, where C is the number of color channels in the output image.

Data Types: single | double | int8 | int16 | uint8 | uint16 | Boolean | fixed point

Parameters

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Specifies the data type of your output signal.

Specifies the fixed-point data type of your output signal as signed.

Dependencies

To enable this parameter, set the Output data type parameter to Fixed-point.

Specifies the word length of your fixed-point output.

Dependencies

To enable this parameter, set the Output data type parameter to Fixed-point.

Specifies the fraction length of your fixed-point output.

Dependencies

To enable this parameter, set the Output data type parameter to Fixed-point.

Block Characteristics

Data Types

Boolean | double | fixed pointa | integera | single

Multidimensional Signals

yes

Variable-Size Signals

yes

a Supports word lengths less than or equal to 16 bits.

Extended Capabilities

C/C++ Code Generation
Generate C and C++ code using Simulink® Coder™.

Version History

Introduced before R2006a