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Hyperacuity on high-resolution and very high resolution displays
Author(s): James O. Larimer; Jennifer Gille; Maureen K. Powers; Hsien-Chang Liu
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Paper Abstract

A vernier acuity task was used to compare three electronic displays, a high-resolution CRT, a high-resolution AMLCD, and a very-high-resolution AMLCD. The offset threshold value, approximately 6 seconds arc, was found to be independent of display resolution. The very-high-resolution display had one octave more positional accuracy than the high-resolution displays. This performance difference was readily apparent. To match the image quality of print or photographic reconstruction, a very-high-resolution screen is required.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 June 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5292, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging IX, (7 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.532527
Show Author Affiliations
James O. Larimer, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)
Jennifer Gille, Raytheon ITSS (United States)
Maureen K. Powers, Gemstone Foundation (United States)
Hsien-Chang Liu, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5292:
Human Vision and Electronic Imaging IX
Bernice E. Rogowitz; Thrasyvoulos N. Pappas, Editor(s)

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