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A telescope with augmented reality functions
Author(s): Qichao Hou; Dewen Cheng; Qiwei Wang; Yongtian Wang
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Paper Abstract

This study introduces a telescope with virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) functions. In this telescope, information on the micro-display screen is integrated to the reticule of telescope through a beam splitter and is then received by the observer. The design and analysis of telescope optical system with AR and VR ability is accomplished and the opto-mechanical structure is designed. Finally, a proof-of-concept prototype is fabricated and demonstrated. The telescope has an exit pupil diameter of 6 mm at an eye relief of 19 mm, 6° field of view, 5 to 8 times visual magnification , and a 30° field of view of the virtual image.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 2016
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10154, Advanced Optical Design and Manufacturing Technology and Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 101540O (19 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2246483
Show Author Affiliations
Qichao Hou, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Dewen Cheng, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Qiwei Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Yongtian Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10154:
Advanced Optical Design and Manufacturing Technology and Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation
Min Xu; Ji Yang, Editor(s)

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