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head-mounted display

[¦hed ‚mau̇nt·əd di′splā]
(computer science)
A tracking device incorporating liquid-crystal displays or miniature cathode-ray tubes worn on a user's head to simulate a virtual environment (a three-dimensional sensation of depth) and to provide information on head movements for updating visual images.
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Apple's in-house patent portfolio for head-mounted displays goes as far back as (http://patft.
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At the same time, these pioneer creators of computer-mediated virtual worlds face a host of obstacles, ranging from the primitive state of the technology needed for generating stereoscopic images in head-mounted displays to the serious gaps in knowledge about human perception.
One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of head-mounted displays in the Consumer Electronics industry.
SA Photonics' expertise includes optical communications, head-mounted displays and night vision, ruggedized photonics hardware, opto-mechanical design, and complex analog and digital engineering for space, marine, avionic and ground applications.
today announced that it will focus on delivering the unsurpassed image quality and manufacturability of its microdisplays to a range of new products including small projectors, mobile communications devices, data storage, head-mounted displays (HMDs), and more.
These products include remote viewing devices for thermal imagers, wearable computer displays, military certified micro display electronics, and rugged military head-mounted displays.
Industry-leading OLED microdisplays from eMagin Corporation (AMEX:EMA) provide power-efficient information displays for Liteye Systems' new LE-700 and LE-750 head-mounted displays (HMDs).
Based on patented technology developed over nearly a decade of research, Sensics VR systems deliver panoramic head-mounted displays that are unmatched in field of view, resolution and interactivity, thus enabling a new generation of virtual prototyping, training, visualization and remote presence applications.
Since introducing its award-winning microdisplay technology in 1999, Kopin has shipped more than 20 million CyberDisplays for digital cameras, personal video eyewear, camcorders, thermal weapon sights and head-mounted displays.
MicroOptical's video viewers, which represent an ergonomic breakthrough over conventional head-mounted displays, have received widespread industry recognition from e-inSITE, Newsweek, Popular Science, Society of Information Display, Test and Measurement World and Frost and Sullivan.
Since introducing its award-winning microdisplay technology in 1999, Kopin has shipped more than 15 million CyberDisplays for digital cameras, personal video eyewear, camcorders, thermal weapon sights and head-mounted displays.