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Wrist display concept demonstration based on 2-in. color AMOLED
Author(s): Frederick M. Meyer; Sam J. Longo; Darrel G. Hopper
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Paper Abstract

The wrist watch needs an upgrade. Recent advances in optoelectronics, microelectronics, and communication theory have established a technology base that now make the multimedia Dick Tracy watch attainable during the next decade. As a first step towards stuffing the functionality of an entire personnel computer (PC) and television receiver under a watch face, we have set a goal of providing wrist video capability to warfighters. Commercial sector work on the wrist form factor already includes all the functionality of a personal digital assistant (PDA) and full PC operating system. Our strategy is to leverage these commercial developments. In this paper we describe our use of a 2.2 in. diagonal color active matrix light emitting diode (AMOLED) device as a wrist-mounted display (WMD) to present either full motion video or computer generated graphical image formats.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 2004
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5443, Defense, Security, and Cockpit Displays, (15 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.564888
Show Author Affiliations
Frederick M. Meyer, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Sam J. Longo, L-3/Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Darrel G. Hopper, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5443:
Defense, Security, and Cockpit Displays
Darrel G. Hopper, Editor(s)

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