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Virtual Reality Conference, IEEE (2004)
Chicago, Illinois
Mar. 27, 2004 to Mar. 31, 2004
ISSN: 1087-8270
ISBN: 0-7803-8415-6
pp: 59
Kenji Tanaka , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Junya Hayashi , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Masahiko Inami , The University of Tokyo, Japan
Susumu Tachi , The University of Tokyo, Japan
This paper describes in detail the design, development, and evaluation of the TWISTER III (Telexistence Wide-angle Immersive STEReoscope) and demonstrates how this system can display immersive three-dimensional full-color and live motion pictures without the need for special eye-wear. The device works as a cylindrical display by rotating 30 display units around an observer and presenting time-varying patterns, while immersive autostereoscopic vision is achieved by employing a "rotating parallax barrier" method. After explaining the principle, we discuss the designs and implementations for maximum performance in various aspects of the display. We also evaluate the display.

K. Tanaka, M. Inami, J. Hayashi and S. Tachi, "TWISTER: An Immersive Autostereoscopic Display," Virtual Reality Conference, IEEE(VR), Chicago, Illinois, 2004, pp. 59.
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