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Improvements in the dual LCD-based stereo display (Invited Paper)
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Paper Abstract

The benefits of stereo vision are numerous and quickly become apparent when attempting to perform simple tasks without the aid of stereo cues. The proliferation of remotely operated vehicles and indirect viewing applications has resulted in an increased need to see the operational environment in stereo. Several approaches to the display of stereo imagery have been demonstrated. Stereoscopic displays typically require the user to wear special headgear. Autostereoscopic displays require no headgear but typically have tight limitations on the position of the viewer's head. Previous papers have described a new type of stereoscopic display based on dual liquid crystal displays. The new display provides a stereo view without temporal or spatial multiplexing. Several prototype displays have been built and demonstrated to potential users with favorable reviews. With a successful proof-of-principle prototype completed, the effort is focusing on improvements to the image quality, consolidating the electronics, and packaging the display for use in rugged environments. The results of this effort should produce a rugged, compact, multiuse stereo display.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 2005
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 5801, Cockpit and Future Displays for Defense and Security, (25 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.606154
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James Kirsch, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command (United States)
Brian Jones, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command (United States)
John Johnson, U.S. Army Europea and 7th Army (United States)
David Chenault, Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc. (United States)
Larry Pezziniti, Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5801:
Cockpit and Future Displays for Defense and Security
Darrel G. Hopper; Eric W. Forsythe; David C. Morton; Charles E. Bradford; Henry J. Girolamo, Editor(s)

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