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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 26 — Dec. 22, 2008
  • pp: 21415–21422

Evaluation of the monocular depth cue in 3D displays

Sung-Kyu Kim, Dong-Wook Kim, Yong Moo Kwon, and Jung-Young Son  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 26, pp. 21415-21422 (2008)

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Binocular disparity and monocular depth information are the principal functions of ideal 3D displays. 3D display systems such as stereoscopic or multi-view, super multi-view (SMV), and multi-focus (MF) displays were considered for the testing of the satisfaction level with the monocular accommodation of three different depths of 3D object points. The numerical simulation and experimental results show that the MF 3D display gives a monocular depth cue. In addition, the experimental results of the monocular MF 3D display show clear monocular focus on four different depths. Therefore, we can apply the MF 3D display to monocular 3D displays.

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OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(220.2740) Optical design and fabrication : Geometric optical design

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: August 26, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 19, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 2, 2008
Published: December 12, 2008

Sung-Kyu Kim, Dong-Wook Kim, Yong Moo Kwon, and Jung-Young Son, "Evaluation of the monocular depth cue in 3D displays," Opt. Express 16, 21415-21422 (2008)

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