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Visor-projected display using a spherical combiner
Author(s): Pinhas Gilboa
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Paper Abstract

Helmet Mounted Display for daytime missions should have large field of display, as well as undisturbed see-through vision. These requirements naturally lead to the use of the helmet visor as a display combiner. Previous projects were based upon non-spherical, mostly parabolic, tilted combiners. These optical projecting systems suffer from relatively large keystone distortion. This work presents a new optical concept for compensating the distortion, using a spherical surface as an optical combiner coupled to a complementary aberrative relay system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1993
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1988, Display Systems, (1 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.164715
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Pinhas Gilboa, Elbit Computers Ltd. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1988:
Display Systems
Christopher T. Bartlett; Matthew D. Cowan, Editor(s)

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