A Simultaneous 2D / 3D Autostereo Workstation

The Dynallax display system - D. Chau, EVL / UIC

Authors: Chau, D., McGinnis, B., Talandis, J., Leigh, J., Peterka, T., Knoll, A., Sumer, A., Papka, M., Jellinek, J.

Publication: Proceedings of SPIE 2012, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXIII, vol 8288, San Jose, CA

We present a novel immersive workstation environment that scientists can use for 3D data exploration and as their everyday 2D computer monitor. Our implementation is based on an autostereoscopic dynamic parallax barrier 2D / 3D display, interactive input devices, and a software infrastructure that allows client / server software modules to couple the workstation to scientists’ visualization applications. This paper describes the hardware construction and calibration, software components, and a demonstration of our system in nanoscale materials science exploration.

Keywords: Information interfaces and presentation; Multimedia information systems; Artificial, augmented, and virtual realities.

Date: February 28, 2012

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