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50-inch autostereoscopic full-color 3D TV display system
Author(s): Haruo Isono; Minoru Yasuda; Daisuke Takemori; Hideyuki Kanayama; Chihiko Yamada; Kazuaki Chiba
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports on a 50 inch diagonal autostereoscopic full-color 3-D TV display system that requires no special glasses and uses four color TV cameras with a 3-D color viewfinder, a high-resolution liquid crystal (LCD) video projector, and a specially designed lenticular screen. The resulting 3-D image is of high resolution, exceptionally bright and vividly three- dimensional. The key technologies supporting this 3-D TV display system are a 3-D image display method, a newly developed HDTV LCD color video projector with incredibly high resolution (4.5 million pixels), and a new type of lenticular screen with a `hollow structure.' Images from four color TV cameras are recorded by four professional VTRs with a time code signal, and are multiplexed, pixel by pixel, to form a vertical stripe image projected by the single LCD video projector behind the lenticular screen. Using this 3-D image display method, optical alignment between the projected stripe image and lenticular screen is both accurate and easily attained. The new lenticular screen with hollow structure has resulted in a reduced total screen weight and thickness with increased light transmittance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 June 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1669, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications III, (30 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60425
Show Author Affiliations
Haruo Isono, NHK Science and Technical Research Labs. (Japan)
Minoru Yasuda, NHK Science and Technical Research Labs. (Japan)
Daisuke Takemori, Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Hideyuki Kanayama, Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Chihiko Yamada, Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Kazuaki Chiba, Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1669:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications III
John O. Merritt; Scott S. Fisher, Editor(s)

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