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MicroDisplay subsystem of a wireless handheld computer
Author(s): Michael Bolotski; Mary Lou Jepsen
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Paper Abstract

A wireless handheld computer in a telephone handset form factor is being developed. The Communicator device contains a StrongArm SA-1110 microprocessor, and a high-resolution color microdisplay and a virtual image display system. The current optical system is based on a viewfinder style eyepiece. The system under development will have a flip out mirror, reducing the overall package size. The existing display is an analog 4-input 800 by 600 pixel device. The next generation display is an integrated digital display based on a sampled-ramp architecture. The processor interface uses a shadow frame buffer for efficient graphics memory access.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 June 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4021, Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays V, (23 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389151
Show Author Affiliations
Michael Bolotski, MicroDisplay Corp. (United States)
Mary Lou Jepsen, MicroDisplay Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4021:
Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays V
Ronald J. Lewandowski; Loran A. Haworth; Henry J. Girolamo, Editor(s)

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