23 June 2000 Liquid crystal digital scanner-based HMD
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Proceedings Volume 4021, Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays V; (2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389136
Event: AeroSense 2000, 2000, Orlando, FL, United States
Abstract
Head- and helmet-mounted displays can benefit greatly from new image generating technologies. This paper describes a liquid crystal digital scanner-based head-mounted display (DS-HMD) that has been developed at Physical Optics Corporation (POC). The HMD consists of low power light emitting diodes (LEDs), a liquid crystal digital scanner, and image projection optics produced by POC's proprietary holography technology. Modulating the individual LEDs while synchronously scanning perpendicularly generates a 2D image. The paper describes design, fabrication, and performance measurements for an actually implemented experimental liquid crystal digital scanner system, and design and fabrication of the holographic components.
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Norbert Fruehauf, Tin M. Aye, Kevin Yu, Yunlu Zou, Gajendra D. Savant, "Liquid crystal digital scanner-based HMD", Proc. SPIE 4021, Helmet- and Head-Mounted Displays V, (23 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389136; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.389136
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Liquid crystals

Light emitting diodes

Head-mounted displays

Holography

Scanners

Digital holography

Polarization

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