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Helmet-mounted display integration using flat panel image sources
Author(s): Gary R. Knowles
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Paper Abstract

The advent of flat panel display technology has created new thermal challenges for the integration of the image sources into helmet mounted displays. Each of the leading display technologies, when driven to high brightness, leads to heat dissipation challenges. For the higher brightness displays it will be shown that active cooling systems are necessary. Further discussions suggest that display peak brightness and resulting heat output may be reduced to mitigate some of the thermal control problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3689, Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays IV, (12 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.352837
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Gary R. Knowles, Honeywell Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3689:
Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays IV
Ronald J. Lewandowski; Loran A. Haworth; Henry J. Girolamo, Editor(s)

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