Issue No. 02 - March/April (2004 vol. 10)
<p><b>Abstract</b>—Large-area displays made up of several projectors show significant variation in color. In this paper, we <it>identify</it> different projector parameters that cause the color variation and <it>study</it> their effects on the luminance and chrominance characteristics of the display. This work leads to the realization that luminance varies significantly within and across projectors, while chrominance variation is relatively small, especially across projectors of same model. To address this situation, we present a method to achieve luminance matching across all pixels of a multiprojector display that results in photometrically uniform displays. We use a camera as a measurement device for this purpose. Our method comprises a one-time calibration step that generates a <it>per channel per projector luminance attenuation map (LAM)</it>, which is then used to correct any image projected on the display at interactive rates on commodity graphics hardware. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first effort to match luminance across all the pixels of a multiprojector display.</p>
Projection-based displays, tiled displays, color calibration.
Rick Stevens, Aditi Majumder, "Color Nonuniformity in Projection-Based Displays: Analysis and Solutions", IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics, vol. 10, no. , pp. 177-188, March/April 2004, doi:10.1109/TVCG.2004.1260769