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Interactive Three-Dimensional Computer Space
Author(s): Christopher Schmandt
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Paper Abstract

Work is described which merges 3-D input and display technologies to implement a real time interactive computer graphics environment, generating a stereoscopic image that one creates by reaching directly into it. The display is an ordinary video monitor, reflected off a half-slivered mirror, and viewed through PLZT opto-electrical shutter glasses. For input, an electromagnetic six degree-of-freedom digitizer is mounted in a small wooden "magic wand", with a pushbutton mounted in the handle.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 April 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0367, Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data, (8 April 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934314
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Christopher Schmandt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0367:
Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data
James J. Pearson, Editor(s)

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