Ultra High Resolution Dynamic Foveal Vision Display

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: M67854-09-C-6538
Agency Tracking Number: N091-003-0674
Amount: $69,998.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: N091-003
Solicitation Number: 2009.1
Small Business Information
315 Mt. Read Blvd., Rochester, NY, 14611
DUNS: 602575490
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jesse Eichenlaub
 CTO
 (585) 436-3530
 jbe@dti3d.com
Business Contact
 Jesse Eichenlaub
Title: CTO
Phone: (585) 436-3530
Email: jbe@dti3d.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This Navy Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will be used to fabricate, measure, and test a novel optical design for use in a new type of ultra high-definition (UHD) head mounted virtual reality display (HMD) that can incorporate a UHD AOI feature without moving parts or extra displays. DTI has demonstrated a large screen (UHD) projection technology that uses a rapidly scanned microdisplay to produce images possessing much more resolution than the microdisplay itself. It accomplishes this by illuminating different sub regions of each pixel during each scan, producing an image made up of the sub regions instead of the pixels. During this project DTI will investigate and bench test a novel illumination and optical system will that can produce arrays of sub-pixel sized illumination spots on off the shelf microdisplays in a very compact space. This system will then be operated in conjunction with an eye tracker to demonstrate a movable high resolution foveal insert in a lower resolution field on an off the shelf microdisplay. DTI will also investigate adaptation of the system to an exiting head mounted system.

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