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Optical Engineering

Volumetric display based on multiple mini-projectors and a rotating screen
Author(s): Weitao Song; Qiudong Zhu; Tao Huang; Yue Liu; Yongtian Wang
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Paper Abstract

A method has been proposed to realize a transparent volumetric display using multiple mini-projectors and a rotating screen. Correct two-dimensional cross-sectional images are projected on a bidirectional scattering projection screen, which rotates to form a three-dimensional (3-D) image due to human vision persistence. An illumination subsystem is designed to ensure the accurate synchronization between the projectors and the rotating screen. Therefore, low-speed and low-cost miniature display devices can be used in the mini-projectors to realize dynamic volumetric imaging, which can satisfy all criteria of real 3-D vision with full color and high resolution. Experimental results of volumetric imaging realized by this method are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 January 2015
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 54(1) 013103 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.54.1.013103
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 54, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Weitao Song, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Qiudong Zhu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Tao Huang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Yue Liu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Yongtian Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)

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