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Often-Overlooked Advantages Of 3-D Displays
Author(s): John O Merritt
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Paper Abstract

Although new display technologies have reduced the cost and improved the quality of stereoscopic 3-D video displays, the question remains: when is the extra cost of a 3-D system justified by improved task performance? This paper will discuss: generic characteristics of tasks that are likely to benefit from 3-D techniques, common misconceptions about 3-D display limitations, problems of properly evaluating cost/benefit tradeoffs, and often-overlooked side-benefits of stereoscopic systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 June 1988
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0902, Three-Dimensional Imaging and Remote Sensing Imaging, (8 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944736
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John O Merritt, Interactive Technologies (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0902:
Three-Dimensional Imaging and Remote Sensing Imaging
Woodrow E. Robbins, Editor(s)

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