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  • Vol. 4, Iss. 4 — Dec. 1, 2008
  • pp: 468–472

Head Mounted Displays for Medical Use

Kurtis Keller, Andrei State, and Henry Fuchs

Journal of Display Technology, Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp. 468-472 (2008)

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Head Mounted Displays have been used in various forms to assist surgeons and other medical personnel to support and improve visualization of the work site. Historically, many of these were of inadequate resolution, bulky, cave-like and heavy and they, deservedly, received limited acceptance. Recent availability of high-resolution displays, lighter structures and the various see-though designs that merge both real world and registered synthetic imagery have significantly increased the benefits of these devices for the medical community.

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Kurtis Keller, Andrei State, and Henry Fuchs, "Head Mounted Displays for Medical Use," J. Display Technol. 4, 468-472 (2008)

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