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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 8 — Apr. 13, 2009
  • pp: 6389–6396

Image volume analysis of omnidirectional parallax regular-polyhedron three-dimensional displays

Hwi Kim, Joonku Hahn, and Byoungho Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 8, pp. 6389-6396 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.006389


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Abstract

Three-dimensional (3D) displays having regular-polyhedron structures are proposed and their imaging characteristics are analyzed. Four types of conceptual regular-polyhedron 3D displays, i.e., hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, and icosahedrons, are considered. In principle, regular-polyhedron 3D display can present omnidirectional full parallax 3D images. Design conditions of structural factors such as viewing angle of facet panel and observation distance for 3D display with omnidirectional full parallax are studied. As a main issue, image volumes containing virtual 3D objects represented by the four types of regular-polyhedron displays are comparatively analyzed.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.0080) Geometric optics : Geometric optics
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems

History
Original Manuscript: January 30, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 24, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 1, 2009
Published: April 2, 2009

Citation
Hwi Kim, Joonku Hahn, and Byoungho Lee, "Image volume analysis of omnidirectional parallax regular-polyhedron three-dimensional displays," Opt. Express 17, 6389-6396 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-8-6389


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