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Stereoscopic surround displays using interference filters
Author(s): Silvio Peikert; Jérémie Gerhardt
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Paper Abstract

To achieve stereoscopy on surround displays interference filters have some advantages over other techniques. However these filters introduce strong color differences between the projectors, which may reveal that the display is compound by multiple projectors. This article presents methods for a computationally efficient correction of the colorimetric properties of multi-projector surround displays. This correction is based on automated measurements by multiple cameras and a spectrometer. The described methods were validated by applying them to a stereoscopic dome display made up of 16 high definition projectors equipped with Infitec filters. On that display we achieved a significant improvement of the colorimetric properties compared to regular soft-edge blending. Our reference setup shows that the multi-projector approach combined with interference filters allows to build highly immersive stereoscopic surround displays fulfilling today's requirements on spatial resolution, frame rates and interaction latencies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2012
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8288, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIII, 82881V (21 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.908218
Show Author Affiliations
Silvio Peikert, Fraunhofer FIRST (Germany)
Jérémie Gerhardt, Fraunhofer FIRST (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8288:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIII
Andrew J. Woods; Nicolas S. Holliman; Gregg E. Favalora, Editor(s)

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