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Autostereoscopic Displays - Past And Future
Author(s): G. B. Kirby Meacham
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Paper Abstract

Soft copy autostereoscopic displays -- systems which present directly viewable three dimensional images from projected film or video sources -- involve formidable optical and information handling problems. Past attempts to develop such displays have resulted in systems which had serious limitations or were in fact theoretically nonfunctional. Recent developments in display optics, video technology and data transmission, however, make autostereoscopic displays a practical objective. Applications include aerial photo interpretation, medical imaging, molecular modeling and ultimately entertainment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 May 1986
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0624, Advances in Display Technology VI, (5 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.961230
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G. B. Kirby Meacham, Strategic Technology Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0624:
Advances in Display Technology VI
Elliott Schlam, Editor(s)

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