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3D display design concept for cockpit and mission crewstations
Author(s): Jarod R. Thayn; Joseph Ghrayeb; Darrel G. Hopper
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Paper Abstract

Simple visual cues increase human awareness and perception and decrease reaction times. Humans are visual beings requiring visual cues to warn them of impending danger especially on combat aviation. The simplest cues are those that allow the individual to immerse themselves in the situations to which they must respond. Two-dimensional (2-D) display technology has real limits on what types of information and how much information it can present to the viewer without becoming disorienting or confusing. True situational awareness requires a transition from 2-D to three-dimensional (3-D) display technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3690, Cockpit Displays VI: Displays for Defense Applications, (16 August 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.357592
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Jarod R. Thayn, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Joseph Ghrayeb, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Darrel G. Hopper, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3690:
Cockpit Displays VI: Displays for Defense Applications
Darrel G. Hopper, Editor(s)

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