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Augmented reality using holographic display

Hung-Chun Lin
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Published Online: 2017-09-06 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/odps-2017-0014


Augmented reality (AR) provided extra information to the user by applying virtual image onto the real environment. There are many methods achieving AR. Holographic display is one of the potential ways due to its perfect 3D demonstration. Holographic display can provide the virtual 3D object with depth information. It can be realized an AR device with real 3D scene by combing holographic display. However, it is difficult to realize a compact holographic display with wide viewing angle and enough resolution. It limits holographic display to apply to AR. In this paper, we will discuss the requirements of holographic display based on the development of LCD, including resolution (ppi), viewing angle, image quality and backlight. We wish this article can provide preliminary direction for the LCD industry to develop AR technology using holographic display.


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About the article

Received: 2017-05-19

Revised: 2017-06-27

Accepted: 2017-06-30

Published Online: 2017-09-06

Published in Print: 2017-08-28

Citation Information: Optical Data Processing and Storage, Volume 3, Issue 1, Pages 101–106, ISSN (Online) 2084-8862, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/odps-2017-0014.

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