Toward occlusion-capable optical see-through head-mounted displays

Hong Hua, Austin Wilson

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Abstract

Among the many challenges in developing optical see-through head-mounted displays (HMD) for consumer applications, achieving high-contrast image in bright environment is one of the key obstacles. Most of the state-of-the-art optical see-though head-mounted displays (OST-HMD) lack the ability to occlude the real scene and fail to render the virtual scene in high contrast with bright surroundings. In this paper, we will review the technical challenges, present the development of an occlusion-capable OST-HMD prototype, and demonstrate its mutual occlusion capability and performance in bright environments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F66-FiO 2017
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017 - Washington, United States
Duration: Sep 18 2017Sep 21 2017

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
CountryUnited States
CityWashington
Period9/18/179/21/17

Keywords

  • Augmented reality
  • Head-mounted displays (HMD)
  • Occlusion
  • See-through

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Hua, H., & Wilson, A. (2017). Toward occlusion-capable optical see-through head-mounted displays. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2017 (Vol. Part F66-FiO 2017). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2017.FW5C.2