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Three-Dimensional Viewing Of Tomographic Data - The Tomax System
Author(s): Howard Mark; Fred Hull
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Paper Abstract

TOMAX® is a new type of autostereoscopic display device that has been developed to provide a true 3-D image which does not require special glasses. The system can accept any form of tomographic data that has a sequential format, and provides a series of 2-D pictures in their true spacial relationship. The net effect is a real 3-D image, in that each plane is inherently transparent. By changing the viewers position vis a vis the display, one can observe a parallax containing image. The display system includes a micro-computer, solid state memory, video-digitizer, floppy disk and a varifocal mirror. Various clinical studies have been performed and it appears that autostereoscopic viewing can facilitate image diagnosis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 1977
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0120, Three-Dimensional Imaging, (29 December 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955750
Show Author Affiliations
Howard Mark, Dimensional Imaging Systems (United States)
Fred Hull, Perceptronics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0120:
Three-Dimensional Imaging
Stephen A. Benton, Editor(s)

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