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The Hologram As An Electronic Display
Author(s): H. J. Caulfield
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Paper Abstract

Displays have only one function: the conveying of information to human beings. To do this well, the display must be well suited to the human viewing-comprehending system. Evolving in a three-dimensional (3D) world, humans have an exquisitely tuned system for seeing in 3D. A display capable of providing information in 3D would have a significant advantages over its more common 2D competitors: television, the printed page, etc. The fact that 3D displays are not in common use can only mean that the existing 3D displays have major drawbacks. Indeed that is the case.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 December 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0402, Three-Dimensional Imaging, (13 December 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935559
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H. J. Caulfield, Aerodyne Research, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0402:
Three-Dimensional Imaging
Jean P. L. Ebbeni; Andre Monfils, Editor(s)

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