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Elimination of flipped image and enhancement of viewing angle for lenticular 3D display
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Paper Abstract

The advantage of a lenticular type three-dimensional (3D) display is its simple structure consisting of a flat-panel display and a lenticular sheet. The disadvantages are the limited viewing angle and the existence of flipped 3D images. In this study, we propose a technique which uses a curved screen display and a curved lenticular sheet in order to enlarge the horizontal viewing angle. A mask plate is placed in front of the curved screen in order to eliminate flipped images. A lenticular sheet with the lens pitch of 30 lpi was curved with the radius of 300 mm. The image behind the lenticular sheet was printed on a paper with 2,400 dpi using a DDCP printer instead of using a curved screen display. The viewing angle was enlarged to 106°. Rays were emitted into 80 different horizontal directions with the angle pitch of 0.65°. The mask plate completely eliminated flipped 3D images.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 September 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6778, Three-Dimensional TV, Video, and Display VI, 67780D (26 September 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.735203
Show Author Affiliations
Sho Sakamoto, Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology (Japan)
Yasuhiro Takaki, Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6778:
Three-Dimensional TV, Video, and Display VI
Bahram Javidi; Fumio Okano; Jung-Young Son, Editor(s)

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