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Miniature color display for airborne helmet-mounted displays (HMDs)
Author(s): David L. Post
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Paper Abstract

A new miniature color display technology has been developed for airborne helmet-mounted applications. A stack containing three AMLCDs, operating in a subtractive-color mode, is used to obtain 400 X 300 full-color pixels in a 3.3 X 2.5-cm (1.3 X 1.0-inch) active area, yielding a resolution of 118 pixels/cm (300 pixels/inch). Display luminance and contrast are sufficient to produce a 2:1 contrast ratio under worst-case airborne viewing conditions, using typical helmet-mounted display optics. Considerations that led to the selection of this technology for development, results, and future plans are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 June 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2218, Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays and Symbology Design Requirements, (10 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177349
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David L. Post, Air Force Armstrong Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2218:
Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays and Symbology Design Requirements
Ronald J. Lewandowski; Wendell Stephens; Loran A. Haworth, Editor(s)

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