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Applied Optics


  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 31 — Nov. 1, 2007
  • pp: 7757–7770

Modeling of an eye-imaging system for optimizing illumination schemes in an eye-tracked head-mounted display

Hong Hua, Craig W. Pansing, and Jannick P. Rolland  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 31, pp. 7757-7770 (2007)

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While the augmentation of head-mounted displays (HMDs) with eye-tracking (ET) capabilities adds challenges to designing compact and portable displays, a systematic approach to integration offers opportunities to improve overall performance and robustness. To investigate the design and optimization of illumination schemes in an ET-HMD system, we present a simulated eye illumination and imaging system, which allows us to explore the critical parameters that affect the quality of the eye illumination. We present details on the modeling process and simulation results.

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OCIS Codes
(110.3080) Imaging systems : Infrared imaging
(120.2820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Heads-up displays
(150.2950) Machine vision : Illumination
(330.2210) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - eye movements

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: April 25, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 31, 2007
Published: October 30, 2007

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Hong Hua, Craig W. Pansing, and Jannick P. Rolland, "Modeling of an eye-imaging system for optimizing illumination schemes in an eye-tracked head-mounted display," Appl. Opt. 46, 7757-7770 (2007)

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