5 May 2010 On-demand stereoscopic 3D displays for avionic and military applications
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Abstract
High speed AM LCD flat panels are evaluated for use in Field Sequential Stereoscopic (FSS) 3D displays for military and avionic applications. A 120 Hz AM LCD is used in field-sequential mode for constructing eyewear-based as well as autostereoscopic 3D display demonstrators for test and evaluation. The COTS eyewear-based system uses shutter glasses to control left-eye/right-eye images. The autostereoscopic system uses a custom backlight to generate illuminating pupils for left and right eyes. It is driven in synchronization with the images on the LCD. Both displays provide 3D effect in full-color and full-resolution in the AM LCD flat panel. We have realized luminance greater than 200 fL in 3D mode with the autostereoscopic system for sunlight readability. The characterization results and performance attributes of both systems are described.
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Kalluri Sarma, Kanghua Lu, Brent Larson, John Schmidt, Frank Cupero, "On-demand stereoscopic 3D displays for avionic and military applications", Proc. SPIE 7690, Three-Dimensional Imaging, Visualization, and Display 2010 and Display Technologies and Applications for Defense, Security, and Avionics IV, 76901E (5 May 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.852643; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.852643
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3D displays

Eyewear

LCDs

Eye

Scattering

Camera shutters

Light scattering

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