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Head-mounted display using a holographic optical element
Author(s): Takahisa Ando; Koji Yamasaki; Masaaki Okamoto; Eiji Shimizu
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Paper Abstract

We will discuss the prototype of Head Mounted Display using Holographic Optical Element in this paper. It is obvious that a single HOE can record the multiple optical images by the characteristic in itself, that is angular selectivity and wavelength selectivity. Therefore, it is very easy to understand the HOE has the function which can separate the stereoscopic images onto the left and right eyes, like as the conventional HMD. In this report, we propose the prototype of HMD using a single HOE, and we will extract the problem in application of the real industrial field, especially manufacturing and designing. Consequently, we proved that the HMD using Lippmann hologram has the potentiality of miniaturization, lightening, wide field of vision. This HMD can be suitable in the Virtual Reality field. But it is necessary to adjust the pupil distance and the incident angle of conjugate beam precisely.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 March 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3293, Practical Holography XII, (18 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.303654
Show Author Affiliations
Takahisa Ando, Labs. of Image Information Science and Technology (Japan)
Koji Yamasaki, Labs. of Image Information Science and Technology (Japan)
Masaaki Okamoto, Labs. of Image Information Science and Technology (Japan)
Eiji Shimizu, Osaka City Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3293:
Practical Holography XII
Stephen A. Benton, Editor(s)

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