head-mounted display

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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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Defense services are a key contributor to global demand, wherein head mounted displays aid in security, imaging and tracking.
The Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, says that existing head mounted displays generated considerable complaints from users.
Additional components of the solution include Microvision Head Mounted Displays, MicroOptical Head Mounted Displays and advanced camera/optics technologies from Oxford Technology.