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Stereoscopic vision and the design of stereoscopic displays
Author(s): Joshua M. Cobb
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Paper Abstract

Since the discovery of stereopsis in the 19th century the display of stereoscopic information has taken on a variety of forms. From the original Wheatstone stereoscope to the current technology of head-mounted displays and parallax barrier displays, the advantages of binocular vision have been exploited to produce a different kind of display experience. Designing optical systems that take advantage of stereopsis creates a different set of constraints and image artifacts. This paper reviews some of the methods of creating a stereo image and highlights some of the unique system design considerations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 July 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6342, International Optical Design Conference 2006, 63420V (18 July 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.692261
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Joshua M. Cobb, Corning Tropel Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6342:
International Optical Design Conference 2006
G. Groot Gregory; Joseph M. Howard; R. John Koshel, Editor(s)

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