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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 11 — Jun. 2, 2014
  • pp: 13155–13163

Visual space assessment of two all-reflective, freeform, optical see-through head-worn displays

Aaron Bauer and Jannick P. Rolland  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 13155-13163 (2014)

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Head-worn displays have begun to infiltrate the commercial electronics scene as mobile computing power has decreased in price and increased in availability. A prototypical head-worn display is both lightweight and compact, while achieving high quality optical performance. In off-axis geometries, freeform optical surfaces allow an optical designer additional degrees of freedom necessary to create a device that meets these conditions. In this paper, we show two optical see-through head-worn display designs, both comprising two freeform elements with an emphasis on visual space assessment and parameters.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(330.7321) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision coupled optical systems

ToC Category:
Geometric Optics

Original Manuscript: April 9, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 12, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 14, 2014
Published: May 22, 2014

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Aaron Bauer and Jannick P. Rolland, "Visual space assessment of two all-reflective, freeform, optical see-through head-worn displays," Opt. Express 22, 13155-13163 (2014)

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