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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 26 — Sep. 10, 2010
  • pp: 4915–4920

Omnidirectional-view three-dimensional display system based on cylindrical selective-diffusing screen

Xinxing Xia, Zhenrong Zheng, Xu Liu, Haifeng Li, and Caijie Yan  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 26, pp. 4915-4920 (2010)

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We utilized a high-frame-rate projector, a rotating mirror, and a cylindrical selective-diffusing screen to present a novel three-dimensional (3D) omnidirectional-view display system without the need for any special viewing aids. The display principle and image size are analyzed, and the common display zone is proposed. The viewing zone for one observation place is also studied. The experimental results verify this method, and a vivid color 3D scene with occlusion and smooth parallax is also demonstrated with the system.

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OCIS Codes
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: May 21, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 23, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 26, 2010
Published: September 8, 2010

Xinxing Xia, Zhenrong Zheng, Xu Liu, Haifeng Li, and Caijie Yan, "Omnidirectional-view three-dimensional display system based on cylindrical selective-diffusing screen," Appl. Opt. 49, 4915-4920 (2010)

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