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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 27 — Dec. 17, 2012
  • pp: 28257–28266

Multi-view display module employing MEMS projector array

Yasuhiro Takaki, Hiromitsu Takenaka, Yasuhiro Morimoto, Osamu Konuma, and Kenji Hirabayashi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 27, pp. 28257-28266 (2012)

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A frameless multi-view display module that consists of an array of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) based projectors, a sparse lenticular lens, and a vertical diffuser is proposed to provide a large-screen autostereoscopic display. The projectors are positioned in a horizontal vector form or in a matrix form in front of the transfer screen in order to produce the same number of three-dimensional (3D) pixels in each cylindrical lens constituting the lenticular lens to increase the horizontal resolution of the module. The projectors generate a slanted two-dimensional array of dots on the vertical diffuser to provide a large number of viewpoints. The experimental display system was constructed using four projectors. The system had a 3D resolution of 160 × 120, and it provided 64 views. The screen size was 14.4 in.

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OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(330.1400) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - binocular and stereopsis

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: October 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 23, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 25, 2012
Published: December 5, 2012

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