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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 11237–11247

A 360-degree floating 3D display based on light field regeneration

Xinxing Xia, Xu Liu, Haifeng Li, Zhenrong Zheng, Han Wang, Yifan Peng, and Weidong Shen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 11237-11247 (2013)

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Using light field reconstruction technique, we can display a floating 3D scene in the air, which is 360-degree surrounding viewable with correct occlusion effect. A high-frame-rate color projector and flat light field scanning screen are used in the system to create the light field of real 3D scene in the air above the spinning screen. The principle and display performance of this approach are investigated in this paper. The image synthesis method for all the surrounding viewpoints is analyzed, and the 3D spatial resolution and angular resolution of the common display zone are employed to evaluate display performance. The prototype is achieved and the real 3D color animation image has been presented vividly. The experimental results verified the representability of this method.

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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:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: February 25, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 16, 2013
Published: May 1, 2013

Xinxing Xia, Xu Liu, Haifeng Li, Zhenrong Zheng, Han Wang, Yifan Peng, and Weidong Shen, "A 360-degree floating 3D display based on light field regeneration," Opt. Express 21, 11237-11247 (2013)

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