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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 3 — Feb. 11, 2013
  • pp: 3474–3485

Integral three-dimensional television with video system using pixel-offset method

Jun Arai, Masahiro Kawakita, Takayuki Yamashita, Hisayuki Sasaki, Masato Miura, Hitoshi Hiura, Makoto Okui, and Fumio Okano  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 3474-3485 (2013)

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Integral three-dimensional (3D) television based on integral imaging requires huge amounts of information. Previously, we constructed an Integral 3D television using Super Hi-Vision (SHV) technology, with 7680 pixels horizontally and 4320 pixels vertically. We report on improved image quality through the development of video system with an equivalent of 8000 scan lines for use with Integral 3D television. We conducted experiments to evaluate the resolution of 3D images using an experimental setup and were able to show that by using the pixel-offset method we have eliminated aliasing produced by full-resolution SHV video equipment. We confirmed that the application of the pixel-offset method to integral 3D television is effective in increasing the resolution of reconstructed images.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: November 30, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 23, 2013
Published: February 4, 2013

Jun Arai, Masahiro Kawakita, Takayuki Yamashita, Hisayuki Sasaki, Masato Miura, Hitoshi Hiura, Makoto Okui, and Fumio Okano, "Integral three-dimensional television with video system using pixel-offset method," Opt. Express 21, 3474-3485 (2013)

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