21 May 2015 Enhancing head and helmet-mounted displays using a virtual pixel technology
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Head and helmet-mounted displays utilize pixels to display a digitized approximation of the real world. These displays must have a higher pixel density (as compared to a monitor or projected image) to create the same level of perceived resolution. This paper proposes a virtual pixel technology which incorporates a virtual pixel creation function. Each physical pixel’s configuration is based on the virtual pixels that it contributes to, allowing lower pixel density display hardware to produce the approximation of a higher pixel density. The paper provides an overview of the proposed technology and how it is applicable to head/helmet-mounted displays and considerations related thereto.
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Benjamin Kading, Jeremy Straub, "Enhancing head and helmet-mounted displays using a virtual pixel technology", Proc. SPIE 9470, Display Technologies and Applications for Defense, Security, and Avionics IX; and Head- and Helmet-Mounted Displays XX, 947011 (21 May 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2177079; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2177079
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