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Stereoscopic display device

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348 - Television

348042000 - STEREOSCOPIC

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348054000 Single display with optical path division 449
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20100157024METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING TWO-DIMENSIONAL OR THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE SEQUENCE WHILE ADJUSTING FRAME RATE - Provided are a method and apparatus for displaying a two-dimensional (2D)/three-dimensional (3D) image, and apparatus to execute the same, the method including determining whether an input image sequence having a first frame rate is a 2D image sequence or a 3D image sequence, wherein, if the input image sequence is a 2D image sequence, generating a 2D output image sequence having a second frame rate, the 2D output image sequence including the input image sequence and a 2D intermediate image generated from the input image sequence, and wherein, if the input image sequence is a 3D image sequence, generating a 3D output image sequence having a third frame rate, where a left-viewpoint intermediate image, a right-viewpoint intermediate image and the input image sequence are repeatedly included in the 3D output image sequence, the left-viewpoint intermediate image is determined from at least one left-viewpoint image in a left-viewpoint image sequence included in the input image sequence, and the right-viewpoint intermediate image is determined from at least one right-viewpoint image in a right-viewpoint image sequence included in the input image sequence.06-24-2010
20130044193DYNAMIC SELECTION OF SURFACES IN REAL WORLD FOR PROJECTION OF INFORMATION THEREON - One or more devices capture a scene of real world, and process one or more image(s) which include distances to points on surfaces in the real world. The distances are used to automatically identify a set of surfaces in the real world. Then, the one or more devices check whether a surface in the set is suitable for display of an element of information to be projected into the scene. On finding that a surface is suitable, a transfer function is automatically identified, followed by automatic application of the transfer function to the element of the information. A transformed element, which results from automatically applying the transfer function, is stored in a frame buffer coupled to a projector, at a specific position in the frame buffer identified during the check for suitability. When no surface is suitable, user input is obtained, followed by projection of information as per user input.02-21-2013
20130044192CONVERTING 3D VIDEO INTO 2D VIDEO BASED ON IDENTIFICATION OF FORMAT TYPE OF 3D VIDEO AND PROVIDING EITHER 2D OR 3D VIDEO BASED ON IDENTIFICATION OF DISPLAY DEVICE TYPE - Aspects of the subject disclosure relate to techniques for extracting a 2D video from a 3D video. A 3D video uploaded by a source is analyzed to identify its 3D format type, for example, a side-by-side, a top and bottom, or frame alternate format. Upon the identification of the 3D format type, 2D video information is extracted from the frames of the 3D video to generate a 2D video. Both the 3D video and 2D video are stored in a database. When a device requests the video, it is determined if the device is associated with a 3D or 2D display device type, and based on that determination either the 2D or the 3D video is provided to the device.02-21-2013
20130083173VIRTUAL SPECTATOR EXPERIENCE WITH A PERSONAL AUDIO/VISUAL APPARATUS - Technology is described for providing a virtual spectator experience for a user of a personal A/V apparatus including a near-eye, augmented reality (AR) display. A position volume of an event object participating in an event in a first 3D coordinate system for a first location is received and mapped to a second position volume in a second 3D coordinate system at a second location remote from where the event is occurring. A display field of view of the near-eye AR display at the second location is determined, and real-time 3D virtual data representing the one or more event objects which are positioned within the display field of view are displayed in the near-eye AR display. A user may select a viewing position from which to view the event. Additionally, virtual data of a second user may be displayed at a position relative to a first user.04-04-2013
20130083174STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE CONTROL APPARATUS, AND METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING OPERATION OF SAME - A natural stereoscopic image is displayed and eye strain is mitigated. A face image is detected in a stereoscopic image composed of a left-eye image and a right-eye image. The left- and right-eye images are shifted in such a manner that visual disparity of the detected face image is removed. Furthermore, a display area containing the face image is calculated. The calculated display area is enlarged so as to be displayed over the entirety of the display screen. Since a double image that appears in front of the face image is excluded, the strain upon the eyes of the observer is mitigated.04-04-2013
20100165083RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - On a recording medium according to the present invention, extents for a base-view and a dependent-view are arranged alternately. The lower limit of the size of the base-view extents is the larger of a first lower limit value and a second lower limit value. The lower limit of the size of the dependent-view extent is a third lower limit value. The first lower limit value is determined so that, in monoscopic video playback, buffer underflow does not occur during jump periods between base-view extents. The second lower limit value is determined so that, in stereoscopic video playback, buffer underflow does not occur during read periods from each base-view extent to a next dependent-view extent. The third lower limit value is determined so that, in stereoscopic video playback, buffer underflow does not occur during read periods from each dependent-view extent to a next base-view extent.07-01-2010
20120162394DISPLAYS FOR EASY VISUALIZING OF 3D DISPARITY DATA - Embodiments of the present invention provide various displays for easy visualization of disparity data. Some embodiments provide a “snapshot” display having a plurality of markers, each marker representing a disparity statistic of a horizontal or vertical segment of a 3D image under test. Other embodiments provide a “trend” display having a plurality of markers, each marker representing a disparity statistic, or a rate of change of a disparity statistic, calculated over a single frame or field of a 3D video under test on a frame-by-frame basis. The disparity statistic may be maximum disparity, minimum disparity, mean disparity, RMS disparity, or the like.06-28-2012
20090195644IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - An image forming apparatus that can form an image composed of pixels on an image forming plane such that, by suppressing density of the pixels in each portion of the image to be formed on the image forming plane from becoming ununiformity, a natural image free from distortion or deflection is observed regardless of a shape of the image forming plane even in the case where the image forming plane is viewed at any position are provided. The image forming apparatus forms includes a light emitting unit that emits the light; a light scanning unit having at least one actuator in which a movable plate having a light reflector that reflects the light emitted from the light emitting unit is rotatably provided around one rotation axis or two rotation axes which are orthogonal to each other, the actuator irradiating and scanning the light reflected on the light reflector onto the image forming plane by rotation of the movable plate; a drive pattern generating unit that generates a drive pattern of the light emitting unit, the drive pattern by which the light emitting unit can emit the light with such timing and emission time that suppress density of the pixels in each portion of the image to be formed on the image forming plane from becoming ununiformity, wherein the ununiformity in the density of the pixels would be generated due to differences between incident angles of the light to be irradiated with respect to portions of the image forming plane corresponding to the respective pixels or differences between distances from the light emitting unit to the respective portions of the image forming plane; and a controlling unit that controls operation of the light emitting unit based on the drive pattern generated by the drive pattern generating unit.08-06-2009
20090195643MEDIAL AXIS DECOMPOSITION OF 2D OBJECTS TO SYNTHESIZE BINOCULAR DEPTH - A computer-based method for generating a stereoscopic image from a two dimensional (2D) image such as a 2D cell animation. An object is selected in the 2D image, such as an animated character, and is stored in memory as the base image. With an erosion engine, the selected object is eroded to generate a set of eroded versions of the base image corresponding to a number of erosion levels. Each erosion level image may be formed by eroding or removing a set of outer or edge pixels from the image on the prior level. The method continues with calculating a parallax shift value for each of the eroded versions of the base image. An alternate eye image is then generated by compositing the set of eroded versions along with the base image. The eroded versions are horizontally offset from the base image by the level-specific parallax shift values.08-06-2009
20100141743RED PHOSPHOR FOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING SAME - A red phosphor is represented by the following Formula 1.06-10-2010
20100141742SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING IMAGES IN AN OVERLAYING RELATIONSHIP - A system and a method for displaying a first image of an object of interest from a first source and a second image of an object of interest from a second source in an overlaying relationship are described. The system (06-10-2010
20110193945Image display device, image display viewing system and image display method - An image display device includes an invalid area detecting portion that detects an invalid area of an image for a left eye and an image for a right eye, a final invalid area calculating portion that calculates a final invalid area of the image for the left eye and the image for the right eye based on the detected invalid area and a depth adjustment amount, a mask amount calculating portion that calculates a mask amount based on the final invalid area, a depth adjustment portion that adjusts a depth of a stereoscopic image based on the depth adjustment amount, a mask adding portion that adds a mask to the image for the left eye and to the image for the right eye after the adjustment, and a display portion that displays the image for the left eye and the image for the right eye to each of which the mask is added.08-11-2011
20130076874METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRESENTING CONTENT TO NON-3D GLASS WEARERS VIA 3D DISPLAY - Embodiments of the invention pertain to a method and apparatus for controlling what non-3D glass wearers see from a 3D display. Such control is accomplished by controlling the images displayed on a 3D display, which allows a 3D-glass wearer to see a 3D image and/or video content while controlling one or more of the following: the content of the right eye image, the left eye image, the timing of displaying the right eye image, the timing of displaying the left eye image, the polarization of the right eye image (for polarization based 3D), the polarization of the left eye image (for polarization based 3D), the shuttering of the right lens (for shutter based 3D), the shuttering of the left lens (for shutter based 3D), and other images displayed not available to the 3D glass wearer, and/or controlling other aspects of the presented images and/or presentation of the presented images.03-28-2013
20130076873STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE CONVERTING APPARATUS, STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE OUTPUT APPARATUS, AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE CONVERTING METHOD - According to one embodiment, a stereoscopic image converting method includes: generating a first depth map comprising depth values of pixels of an input video, wherein the depth values are estimated based on an amount of a characteristic of the input video, and wherein the depth values are represented by pixel shading; generating a second depth map by correcting the depth values of pixels within a distance from each of right and left ends of the depth map to become closer to a depth value corresponding to a screen of a display not protruding forward or recede rearward in stereoscopic viewing as the pixels within the first distance are positioned closer to the each of the right and left ends of the depth map; and generating a multi-parallax image by shifting pixels of the input video by an amount horizontally based on the depth values of the second depth map.03-28-2013
201300768763DIMENSION STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a 3Dimension stereoscopic display device including a screen composition processing unit for generating a right-eye image or video image and a left-eye image or video image for planar display or for three-dimensional stereoscopic display of an image or video image, a video image playback device 03-28-2013
20130076875STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND SYSTEM - A method is provided for a three-dimensional (3D) image processing system including a stereoscopic display device. The method includes providing a stereoscopic image and obtaining a parallax range of the stereoscopic image and a parallax range supported by the stereoscopic display device. The method also includes determining a parallax operation to adjust the parallax range of the stereoscopic image based on the relationship between the parallax range of the stereoscopic image and the parallax range supported by the stereoscopic display device. Further, the method includes determining an offset value and an offset direction of a horizontal coordinate of each pixel of the stereoscopic image, and shifting the horizontal coordinate of each pixel of the stereoscopic image by the offset value and in the offset direction.03-28-2013
20130076872System and Method of Detecting and Correcting an Improper Rendering Condition in Stereoscopic Images - In some embodiments, a method of rendering stereoscopic images includes receiving a plurality of stereoscopic image frames to be rendered on a display screen, detecting the occurrence of an improper rendering condition in the stereoscopic image frames, and performing an action for protecting a viewer's vision when the improper rendering condition is detected. In other embodiments, systems of rendering stereoscopic images are also described.03-28-2013
20100118127Wide depth of field 3D display apparatus and method - A display apparatus and method that may display a high depth three-dimensional (3D) image is provided. The display method may separate an input image into a near-sighted image and a far-sighted image, image and output the near-sighted image using a light field method, and image and output the far-sighted image using a multi-view method.05-13-2010
20100118126Device for directional light field 3D display and method thereof - A three-dimensional (3D) display device and method using a directional light field is provided. The 3D display device may construct a light field using a direction light generated by a high speed projector and at least one rotating optical device to thereby display a more natural 3D image in a wide region.05-13-2010
20100073466METHOD OF AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING IMAGE DATA FOR DISPLAY BY A MULTIPLE-VIEW DISPLAY DEVICE - A method is provided for processing image data for display by a multiple-view display device (03-25-2010
20100073465Apparatus and method for displaying three dimensional image - Disclosed are a 3D image display apparatus and method. The 3D image display apparatus may adjust a number of viewpoints of a 3D image, distance between viewpoints, and other parameters through varying a display pattern of a viewing zone generating unit and a distance between an image display unit and the viewing zone generating unit. Accordingly, the 3D image display apparatus may effectively express the 3D image suitable for various viewing circumstances.03-25-2010
20100073464METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CREATING AND DISPLAYING A THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGE - A method for producing stereoscopic views of an object is provided that includes the steps of: a) providing an imaging device having “n” number of independent lenses, where “n” is an integer equal to or greater than two; b) creating “n” number of electronic perspective images of the object using the imaging device, each of which perspective images are created from a vantage point different from the vantage point of the other images, wherein the electronic perspective images are created at substantially the same time, and each electronic perspective image is created through a different one of the “n” number of independent lenses; and c) combining a first of the perspective images and a second of the perspective images into a single electronic collective image within the imaging device, wherein the first perspective image is disposed substantially contiguous with the second perspective image within the electronic collective image.03-25-2010
20130033585SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COLOR COMPENSATION IN MULTI-VIEW VIDEO - An apparatus and a method for color compensation in multi-view video is provided. Video sequences corresponding to a common scene of interest are captured and processed using the master and slave channels respectively. A compensation gain is calculated based on a set of global color ratio statistics obtained from the master and slave channels. The compensation gain is applied to the slave channel. An initial master color correction matrix is combined with a master color matching matrix to obtain a final master color correction matrix. The initial slave color correction matrix is combined with a slave color matching matrix to obtain a final slave color correction matrix. The master and gain-compensated slave channels are color-compensated by applying the final master and final slave color correction matrices to the master and gain-compensated slave channels, respectively.02-07-2013
20130038702SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR PERFORMING ACTIONS BASED ON RECEIVED INPUT IN A THEATER ENVIRONMENT - A system, method, and computer program product are provided for performing actions based on received input in a theater environment. In operation, content is displayed to a plurality of users in a theater environment. Additionally, input from one or more of the plurality of users is received in response to the displaying. Further, one or more actions are performed based on the received input.02-14-2013
20130038704STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD AND STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A stereoscopic video image display method according to the present invention is such that in a case where switching between a right-eye image and a left-eye image, both of which accommodate a parallax that allows an observer to visually recognize a stereoscopic video image, is done once, for example, every two frames, a gray scale transition emphasis process is carried out in each of the frames, and that in a case where, in a visual recognition period (e.g. frame F02-14-2013
20130038703DATA STRUCTURE, IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - The present invention relates to data structures, image processing apparatuses, image processing methods, and programs for enabling appropriate processing of video data of 3D content.02-14-2013
20100045782CONTENT REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND METHOD - In a content reproducing apparatus for displaying three dimensional image using image data for the right eye and left eye, stored after being downsampled in order to reduce data, a high quality image is obtained even at the scene changes or in still pictures. The content reproducing apparatus includes a similar region detector (02-25-2010
20100045781Device and Method for Tracking a Viewer Window - The invention relates to a method and a playback device for a two- and/or three-dimensional illustration, having at least one light source, at least one light modulation device, a display screen, and a tracking system for tracking a virtual viewer window of a viewer plane, in which at least one viewer is located. This tracking system has a position detection system for determining the eye positions of the at least one viewer in the viewer plane, a tracking device, and a control device for activating and controlling the tracking device, and is disposed between the light modulation device and the display screen. In order to track the viewer window along an optical axis of the playback device, a focal width on the image side of an optical system of the tracking device is constant.02-25-2010
20100045780THREE-DIMENSIONAL VIDEO APPARATUS AND METHOD PROVIDING ON SCREEN DISPLAY APPLIED THERETO - A three-dimensional (3D) video apparatus and a method of providing an OSD object applied thereto are provided. The 3D video apparatus includes an on-screen display (OSD) generation unit which receives an OSD object and generates a reduced OSD object to be displayed on the 3D image on a screen, wherein the reduced OSD object is smaller than the received OSD object. An OSD insertion unit inserts the reduced OSD object into input 3D image data.02-25-2010
20100097447Image Display Device - It is an object to provide an image display device that does not damage a feeling of a three-dimensional shape of an object displayed as a floating image even if a contrast of a display unit is so bad that floating blacks occur. An image display device (04-22-2010
20100026791IMAGE DISPLAY - To provide an image display device in which reflection of an image on one display surface onto another display surface is suppressed. In an image display device where an image is displayed on a screen combining the display surfaces of two or more image display elements, a polarizing plate is arranged on the display surface on conditions that extinction takes place between the display surfaces of the image display elements. The extinction conditions are set such that the light entering from a display surface to which the polarizing plate is fixed is passed through and the light entering from other than the above display surface is absorbed by intersecting the polarization directions of the polarizing plates perpendicularly.02-04-2010
20130033586System, Method and Apparatus for Generation, Transmission and Display of 3D Content - A method of and system and apparatus for, generating visual information from left and right (L/R) view information and depth information, comprising computing left and right projections of L/R view information in three-dimensional space, combining the occluded portions of the computed projections in three-dimensional space, and mapping the combined projections to two-dimensional space according to a desired projection point.02-07-2013
20100066817 METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR CALIBRATING AND/OR VISUALIZING A MULTI IMAGE DISPLAY AND FOR REDUCING GHOSTING ARTIFACTS - A method for identifying a blur profile of a multi image display with a first image separating mask. The method comprises displaying a calibration pattern through a second image separating mask, allowing an evaluator to provide a visual estimation indicating a blur brought about to the calibration pattern by the second image separating mask, and generating a blur profile of at least the first image separating mask according to the visual estimation. The first and second image separating masks having a substantially similar optical profile.03-18-2010
20120182403Stereoscopic imaging - The invention represents a new form of stereoscopically-rendered three-dimensional model and various methods for constructing, manipulating, and displaying these models. The model consists of one or more stereograms applied to a substrate, where the shape of the substrate has been derived from the imagery or from the object itself, and the stereograms are applied to the substrate in a specific way that eliminates parallax for some points and reduces it in others. The methods offered can be (conservatively) 400 times more efficient at representing complex surfaces than conventional modelling techniques, and also provide for independent control of micro and macro parallaxes in a stereoscopically-viewed scene, whether presented in a VR environment or in stereo film or television.07-19-2012
20120182402VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD THEREFOR - The present invention relates to a video display device and an operating method therefore. An operating method for a video display device according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of: determining whether or not a text is contained in an input video; determining whether or not a text display mode is a 2D text display mode when a text is contained in the video; separating a text region in the video when the text display mode is a 2D text display mode; performing 3D signal processing on the video region separated from the text region; performing 2D signal processing on the text region; and displaying the 2D signal-processed text region and the 3D signal-processed video region on a display. Accordingly, text can be displayed clearly when a 3D video is displayed.07-19-2012
20120182401DEVICE, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL VIDEO PROCESSING07-19-2012
20130070064GENERATION AND DISPLAY OF STEREOSCOPIC IMAGES - A method of displaying successive stereoscopic image pairs comprises: capturing, at a predetermined image rate, a sequence of images suitable for a left eye of a viewer and capturing, at the predetermined image rate, a corresponding sequence of images suitable for a right eye of the viewer; and displaying a sequence of stereoscopic image pairs at the predetermined image rate, in which each displayed stereoscopic image pair comprises one left image suitable for the left eye of the viewer and one right image suitable for the right eye of the viewer, the one left and one right images being derived from the captured sequence of images suitable for the left and right eye of the viewer, respectively; in which: the one left image and the one right image of each stereoscopic image pair are displayed for different respective portions of an image period defined by the predetermined image rate; and the effective temporal position of the one left image of a stereoscopic image pair for display is different to the effective temporal position of the one right image of that stereoscopic image pair.03-21-2013
201300700653DIMENSION STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a 3Dimension stereoscopic display device including a video image playback device 03-21-2013
20130070063IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - A method for operating an image display apparatus is disclosed. The method includes receiving a three-dimensional (3D) video signal, displaying an image based on the received 3D video signal on a display, the image being a video or a still image, displaying a guideline on the display, for adjustment of the received 3D video signal, receiving an adjustment input for the 3D video signal, adjusting the 3D video signal based on the adjustment input, and displaying a 3D image based on the adjusted 3D video signal on the display.03-21-2013
20110001804Apparatus for Displaying 3D Images - A 3D visualization apparatus is described based on the method of generating different horizontal light emitting directions from different screen positions. This is achieved by way of an array of scanning light source modules placed behind the screen. The scanning modules can be implemented by using an array of ID or 2D scanning modules where each one is coupled with at least one light source.01-06-2011
20130050444VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD - According to an embodiment, a video processing apparatus includes a display, an aperture control unit, an observation unit, a viewer detector, a presentation unit, a viewer selection unit, a calculator and a controller. The display is configured to display a plurality of parallax images. The observation unit is configured to obtain an observation image including one or more viewers. The viewer detector is configured to detect positions of the one or more viewers. The viewer selection unit is configured to select one or more viewers in the observation image according to a viewer selection signal. The calculator is configured to calculate a control parameter so that a viewing zone, from which the plurality of parallax images can be seen stereoscopically, is set in areas according to positions of the selected one or more viewers. The controller is configured to control the viewing zone according to the control parameter.02-28-2013
20130050443VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD - According to one embodiment, a video processing apparatus includes a viewer detector that acquires position information of a viewer from video photographed by a camera, a viewer selector that selects, when a plurality of the viewers are present, a viewer considered to have the highest viewing desire out of the plural viewers taking into account the current time of day and/or information concerning a program being viewed, a viewing area information calculator that calculates, using position information of the selected viewer, a control parameter for setting a viewing area in which the selected viewer is set, a viewing area controller that controls the viewing area according to the control parameter, a display that displays plural parallax images that the viewer present in the viewing area can observe as a stereoscopic video, and an apertural area controller that outputs the plural parallax images displayed on the display in a predetermined direction.02-28-2013
20130050440VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD - According to one embodiment, a video processing apparatus includes a viewer detector, and a viewing area information calculator. The viewer detector is configured to detect the number and a position of one or a plurality of viewers using an image captured by a camera. The viewing area information calculator is configured to calculate a control parameter so as to set a viewing area, in which a plurality of parallax images displayed on a display are viewed as a stereoscopic image, according to the number and the position of the viewers. The viewing area controller is configured to set the viewing area according to the control parameter.02-28-2013
20090303314Direction-Controlled Illumination Unit for an Autostereoscopic Display - A direction-controlled illumination unit for an autostereoscopic display, which unit deflects light from activated illumination elements through a transmissive image reproduction means in the space in front of the display into visibility areas, from which a stereoscopic and/or monoscopic representation can be seen. The direction-controlled illumination unit contains an illumination means having illumination elements, an imaging means having imaging elements, a prism arrangement, a light-scattering means and an image reproduction means. A respective imaging element is assigned a number of illumination elements in order to deflect light in the form of a beam onto observers' eyes in a sequential manner in terms of time.12-10-2009
20120218392Stereoscopic Video Display Device - Provided is a stereoscopic video display device having increased convenience which simultaneously displays a plurality of stereoscopic video footages on one screen, thereby allowing a viewer to simultaneously view the plurality of stereoscopic video footages. A video control section 08-30-2012
20120218391STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE REGISTRATION AND COLOR BALANCE EVALUATION DISPLAY - A method of generating a stereoscopic image registration and color balance evaluation display enables a user to align two cameras used to produce a stereoscopic video signal or to analyze a received stereoscopic video signal. Left and right images from the cameras are converted into desired video signal components. Corresponding pixels from the left and right images are compared for each of the video signal components, and plotted as x and y inputs to a Cartesian plot to produce respective two-dimensional (2D) histograms. The multiple 2D histograms are presented as a Quad Diamond display so a user may align the two cameras or analyze the received stereoscopic video signal.08-30-2012
20120218390INTERACTIVE STEREO DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CALCULATING THREE-DIMENSIONAL COORDINATE - An interactive stereo display system and a method for calculating a three-dimensional (3D) coordinate are provided. The interactive stereo display system includes a plurality of interactive devices, a stereo display panel, and a processing unit. When the stereo display panel is irradiated by a light radiated from a light source of each interactive device, an image of each light filtered by a color filter is captured by an in-cell type optical sensor array. After receiving the images, the processing unit determines overlapping circle objects in each image and identifies the circle object formed by each light source according to a light intensity value at the center of each circle objects. Accordingly, the 3D coordinate of each interactive device relative to the stereo display panel can be calculated according to the center and a radius of each circle object corresponding to each light source.08-30-2012
20130057661PROJECTION APPARATUS AND PROJECTION CONTROL METHOD - In a projection apparatus, a processor performs a light-source controlling process of simultaneously driving the semiconductor light-emitting elements included in the light source unit and of generating a sync signal for use in projecting a stereoscopic image, and a gradation controlling process of correcting gradations ranging from zero gradation to the gradation according to the luminance level of the sync signal, to a specific gradation, when the projecting unit forms an optical image of a color complimentary to the color of the sync signal generated by the light-source controlling unit.03-07-2013
20130057662DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME - When a user views a three-dimensional video on an external apparatus, the user cannot always simultaneously view the three-dimensional video on another video display apparatus, because of the difference between the display methods used by these apparatuses, for example. In such case, when a three-dimensional video signal is output to the external apparatus, a display unit of the video display apparatus displays a two-dimensional video. In this way, even when the external apparatus is displaying a three-dimensional video, a user can simultaneously view the display unit of the video display apparatus easily.03-07-2013
20130057659THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND VIEWING POSITION CHECK METHOD - According to one embodiment, a three-dimensional image display apparatus displays, when an event of requesting a check of a viewing position occurs, a three-dimensional image for testing, by displaying on the display a three-dimensional display image which is obtained by using a left-eye image and a right-eye image included in the three-dimensional still image data for testing in a storage device. The three-dimensional image for testing includes such a first image that when the three-dimensional image for testing is viewed from a predetermined viewing area, stereoscopic images of a plurality of vertical rods disposed at different depth positions are perceived.03-07-2013
20130057660USER HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM COMPRISING 3D GLASSES AND DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A user health monitoring system having 3D glasses and a display apparatus and a display apparatus and a control method thereof, the user health monitoring system including: 3D glasses which obtain biosignal information of a user and transmit; and a display apparatus which receives the biosignal information transmitted by the 3D glasses, obtains a health index of the user by using the biosignal information and controls a display state according to the health index. With this configuration, a user's health condition may be monitored in real-time with a biosignal of the user viewing a 3D image and a 3D display state may be controlled according to the user's health condition to thereby protect a user's health.03-07-2013
20090091613Asymmetric viewing angles for a dual view display - The present invention is related to an asymmetric aligned display having asymmetric viewing angles. The present invention provides a dual-view or 3D display capable of displaying two images of unrelated or related content along different directions with asymmetric viewing angles. The asymmetric viewing angles of the display device of the present invention can be realized by the introduction of multiple sub-pixel pitches into a single display. To be more specific, the present invention provides an asymmetric aligned display by realizing the asymmetry design in the sub-pixel itself. Consequently, the angular extends of the respective viewing windows or images displayed along different directions can be different or asymmetrical. The asymmetric aligned display of the present invention is, therefore, capable of displaying images along different directions with asymmetric viewing angles and windows without affecting the outer boundaries of the viewing windows.04-09-2009
20090268016IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - An image display apparatus for displaying an image of an object on a screen by using a projector includes a three-dimensional image display unit having a plurality of screens overlaid but spaced apart from one another, each of the screens diffusing and reflecting part of the light incident thereon and transmitting the remainder of the light, and an image projection unit having a plurality of projectors, each of the projectors is assigned to the corresponding one of the screens and projects an image of the object on the screen. The image projection unit displays a three-dimensional image of the object in the three-dimensional image display unit by projecting on the screens the shapes of the object in sectioning positions corresponding to the positions of the screens.10-29-2009
20090268015AUGMENTED STEREOSCOPIC VISUALIZATION FOR A SURGICAL ROBOT - A robotic surgical system positions and holds an endoscope. A visible imaging system is coupled to the endoscope. The visible imaging system captures a visible image of tissue. An alternate imaging system is also coupled to the endoscope. The alternate imaging system captures a fluorescence image of at least a portion of the tissue. A stereoscopic video display system is coupled to the visible imaging system and to the alternate imaging system. The stereoscopic video display system outputs a real-time stereoscopic image comprising a three-dimensional presentation of a blend of a fluorescence image associated with the captured fluorescence image, and the visible image.10-29-2009
20130063575SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR VIEWING ANGLE COMPENSATION FOR POLARIZED THREE DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY - A method and system for reducing crosstalk for a three dimensional display includes a processor in communication with a display configured to display three dimensional video. The processor is configured to determine a viewing angle between a section of the three dimensional display and a viewpoint of the three dimensional display, generate a crosstalk compensation function for the section of the three dimensional display, wherein the crosstalk function compensates for the crosstalk at the viewing angle, and apply the crosstalk compensation function to the section of the three dimensional display to reduce the crosstalk of the three dimensional display from the viewing angle.03-14-2013
20130063576STEREOSCOPIC INTENSITY ADJUSTMENT DEVICE, STEREOSCOPIC INTENSITY ADJUSTMENT METHOD, PROGRAM, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND RECORDING MEDIUM - A parallax map acquisition unit acquires a parallax map indicating a parallax value for each pixel in a set of main-view data and sub-view data constituting stereoscopic video images. A parallax map assessment unit assesses the accuracy of the acquired parallax map. A stereoscopic intensity adjustment method selection unit selects either pixel shifting by a DIBR execution unit using the parallax map or plane shifting by a plane shift execution unit. The DIBR execution unit and the plane shift execution unit adjust stereoscopic intensity in accordance with the selection of the stereoscopic intensity adjustment method by the stereoscopic intensity adjustment method selection unit.03-14-2013
20130063574METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING VIDEO ENHANCEMENTS FOR DISPLAY IMAGES - A method and apparatus for processing video utilize individually collected image enhancement statistic information from differing processor cores for a same frame or multi-view that are then either shared between the processor cores or used by a third processor core to combine the statistical information that has been individually collected to generate global image-enhancement control information. The global image enhancement control information is based on a global analysis of both left and right eye views for example using the independently generated statistic information for a pair of frames. Respective image output information is produced by each of the plurality of processor cores based on the global image enhancement control information, for display on one or more displays.03-14-2013
20130063573High Dynamic Range Displays Having Improved Field Sequential Processing - Several embodiments of display systems are disclosed that comprise a backlight source, a first modulator, a second modulator and a controller. The backlight source may further comprise an edge-lit backlighting source that may be controlled to affect a field-sequential illumination for the dual or multiple modulator display system. In another embodiment, the display system may comprise two or more color primary emitters that each comprise a color gamut. When the color gamuts are driven in a field sequential pattern, the resulting overall gamut is substantially wider. Other display systems and methods are disclosed herein that affect a variety of 3D viewing embodiments.03-14-2013
20090237494Apparatus, method, and program for displaying stereoscopic images - A stereoscopic image display apparatus is constituted by: an image obtaining section for obtaining a plurality of images, which are obtained by photography of a subject from different positions; a distance measuring section, for measuring the distance to the subject; a stereoscopic image generating section, for generating a stereoscopic image for three dimensional display from the plurality of images; a display region generating section, for generating display regions that display the images in manners corresponding to the distance, when the display regions are displayed overlapped in the stereoscopic image; and a display section, for displaying the stereoscopic image, on which the display regions are overlapped.09-24-2009
20090009593THREE DIMENSIONAL PROJECTION DISPLAY - A display system includes a screen and a plurality of projectors configured to illuminate the screen with light. The light forms a three dimensional (3D) object for display in a viewing region. The system further includes one or more processors configured to generate image information associated with the 3D object. The image information is calibrated to compensate for a projector bias of the plurality of projectors by transforming a projector perspective of the 3D object to a viewing region perspective.01-08-2009
20120113236Portable Auto-Stereoscopic Media Displaying and Recording Device - The present invention is a portable auto-stereoscopic media displaying and recording device. An auto-stereoscopic display screen allows a user to view stereoscopic electronic media without the need for specialized glasses. The user is able to create stereoscopic electronic media with the present invention through a 3D ASIC camera. The present invention also retrieves stereoscopic electronic media to display from a flash memory card through from a flash memory card slot, a USB enabled device through a USB port, or from the internet through an internet connectivity module. The casing, which creates a portable enclosure for the other components of the present invention, consists of two parts, a front portion and a back portion. A chipset allows the present invention to properly perform all of its functions such as executing the necessary software to display, manage, and create the files of stereoscopic electronic media.05-10-2012
201201132353D GLASSES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR OPTIMIZED VIEWING OF 3D VIDEO CONTENT - 3D glasses, 3D glasses systems, and related methods are disclosed for determining an orientation of the 3D glasses, and at least one of: indicating such to a user or adjusting disparity of the 3D content for optimizing a 3D video content viewing experience. The orientation of 3D glasses is determined by a tilt sensor or an infrared camera. A notification according to the orientation of the 3D glasses is provided to a user in the form of a visual indicator on a display, a vibration of the 3D glasses, or an audible sound. A video content device may be programmed to switch from a 3D presentation mode to a 2D presentation mode according to an orientation of the 3D glasses. Additionally, the system may be adapted to adjust image disparity to compensate for tilt.05-10-2012
20120113234Stereoscopic image display device and driving method thereof, and data driving apparatus and shutter glasses for stereoscopic image display device - A stereoscopic image display device includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels and a data driver supplying first image data for a first view point to the plurality of pixels, second image data for a second view point to the plurality of pixels after supply of the first image data, third image data for the second view point to the plurality of pixels after supply of the second image data, and fourth image data for the first view point to the plurality of pixels after the input of the third image data. The stereoscopic image display device using such a time-division type scheme may decrease driving speed needed to display the stereoscopic image, may decrease reduction of luminance by reducing an amount of black data, and may decrease power consumption.05-10-2012
20120236130VIDEO OUTPUT DEVICE - A video output device that is capable of luminance adjustment while preventing signal degradation includes a display unit which respectively displays a left eye image that is transmitted to the left eye and a right eye image that is transmitted to the right eye and which also outputs, by insertion between the left-eye image and the right-eye image, a black image that lowers luminance and does not contribute to the display, and a control unit that controls and adjusts the luminance by adjusting an insertion time of the black image inserted between the left-eye image and the right-eye image displayed on the display unit.09-20-2012
20130162787METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING MULTI-VIEW - An image processing method and apparatus. The image processing apparatus may generate a standard viewpoint layer and use the standard viewpoint layer to recover holes within at least one output view having different viewpoints. Holes within output views may be collectively recovered, using the standard viewpoint layer. The image processing apparatus may adaptively apply inter-frame inpainting that uses an accumulated background layer to generate the standard viewpoint layer, and intra-frame inpainting that uses an initial standard viewpoint layer including a hole. The accumulated background layer may include information associated with a background of a standard viewpoint layer generated in a previous frame.06-27-2013
20110032340METHOD FOR CROSSTALK CORRECTION FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL (3D) PROJECTION - A method for crosstalk compensation of stereoscopic images for three-dimensional projection is disclosed. The method can be used for producing a stereoscopic presentation containing stereoscopic image pairs that incorporate density or brightness adjustments to at least partially compensate for crosstalk contributions from images exhibiting differential distortion.02-10-2011
20120120206METHOD, TV SET FOR DISPLAYING 3D IMAGE AND GLASSES - A method for displaying 3D image is provided in the present invention. The method includes: 3D image signals, which comprise consecutive one frame of left-eye signal and one frame of right-eye signal, are received; the 3D image signals are processed by frequency multiplication, and n consecutive frames of left-eye signals and n consecutive frames of right-eye signals are obtained, n being the times number of the frequency multiplication and equal to or greater than 2; light-emitting diode (LED) driving signals drive the LED to display the n consecutive frames of left-eye signals and the n consecutive frames of right-eye signals; in the n consecutive frames of left-eye signals, the first frame of left-eye signal corresponds to an LED driving signal which is off, the nth frame of left-eye signal corresponds to an LED driving signal which is on, and in the n consecutive frames of right-eye signals, the first frame of right-eye signal corresponds to an LED driving signal which is off, the nth frame of right-eye signal corresponds to an LED driving signal which is on. The present invention also provides a TV set for displaying 3D image and a pair of glasses for viewing 3D image. By the present invention, the problem of crosstalk between leftimage and rightimage is solved, and backlight sources energy consumption and complete apparatus cost are reduced.05-17-2012
20120200678IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An apparatus for processing image data may include a receiving unit, which may be configured to receive first image data representing at least one first image. The apparatus may also include an edge data generating unit, which may be configured to generate edge data representing unidirectional edge components of the at least one first image. Additionally, the apparatus may include a display control unit, which may be configured to generate second image data representing at least one of a left-eye image or a right-eye image, based on the first image data and the edge data.08-09-2012
20120176482ALIGNMENT OF STEREO IMAGES PAIRS FOR VIEWING - A method for viewing of a three dimensional image of a scene with a monocular device on one eye for viewing a first two-dimensional image of the scene and providing a second display for viewing a second two-dimensional image of the scene in a stereo image pair with the other eye. Using a camera to provide an image of the second display to determine the position of the second display relative to the first display. Adjusting the alignment of the first two-dimensional image in correspondence to the determined position of the second display relative to the first display, whereby the viewer perceives a three dimensional image of the scene and one or more other viewers that are not wearing monocular devices can view the second display with both eyes so that they can perceive a two-dimensional image of the scene.07-12-2012
20130021455VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE AND VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD - A video display device includes a first terminal unit that receives video data that is outputted by a source device and transmits data about a format of video data that can be inputted, to the source device, a video data processing unit that display-processes the video data, a display unit that displays an image based on the video data, a data storage unit that stores data about video data that can be inputted, a second terminal unit that outputs synchronization data for performing three-dimensional display on the display unit, and a control unit that performs control of storing data indicating that video data for three-dimensional display can be inputted, in the data storage unit when an external device is connected to the second terminal unit, and control of storing data indicating that input of video data for three-dimensional display is not permitted when the external device is not connected.01-24-2013
20110261172STEREOSCOPIC VIEWER - An apparatus with a stereoscopic three-dimensional video display. The video presentation is divided into left and right views for the left and right eyes, respectively. A face plate with left and right ocular apertures is disposed on an exterior surface of the vending machine in an optimal position for viewing. A divider plate is centered between the left and right views and the left and right ocular apertures so that a viewer's left eye can only see the left view of the video presentation and vice-versa. In one embodiment, the apparatus is incorporated in a vending machine. When a purchaser buys a product from the vending machine, the purchaser may view a short video presentation through the stereoscopic display, which depicts something of interest to the viewer. In another embodiment, the apparatus in incorporated in a housing associated with media player.10-27-2011
20110261170VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS AND VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD - According to one embodiment, there is provided a video display apparatus, including: a 3D image generating module configured to receive a 3D image input signal; and to generate a 3D image display signal to be displayed on a screen of a video display unit, from the 3D image input signal; and an image mixing module configured to receive a 2D image signal and the 3D image display signal; to mix the 3D image display signal to be displayed on a first area of the screen and the 2D image signal to be displayed on a second area of the screen to generate a mixed image signal, the first area being different from the second area; and to output the mixed image signal to the video display unit.10-27-2011
20100171818LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD AND CIRCUIT FOR DRIVING FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a display section, an image signal drive circuit, a scan signal drive circuit, a common electrode potential control circuit, and a synchronous circuit. The display section has scan electrodes, image signal electrodes, a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in a matrix, a plurality of switching elements for transmitting an image signal to the pixel electrodes, and a common electrode. The common electrode potential control circuit changes an electric potential of the common electrode into a pulse shape, after the scan signal drive circuit has scanned all the scan electrodes and the image signal has been transmitted to the pixel electrodes. Otherwise, the image signal is overdriven. Otherwise, torque for returning to a no-voltage-application state is increased.07-08-2010
20100171817CONVERSION, CORRECTION, AND OTHER OPERATIONS RELATED TO MULTIPLEXED DATA SETS - Conversion of interleaved data and/or correction of color samples or other data are corrected by recognizing an underlying arrangement or format of different data sets within a data stream and a conversion process applied that causes bleeding between the sets The data sets are, for example, separate channel views of a 3D display, and the corruption occurs, for example, upon up-conversion of color samples that take into account both views together rather than individually. The invention is embodied, for example, as part of a playback device, display, or as a stand alone converter box that corrects the corrupted samples by at least one of substitution, filtering, or interpolation with appropriately selected samples (e.g., neighboring samples of a same view). In one embodiment, the invention comprises a conversion from a received format (e.g., checkerboard) to a delivery format (e.g., native format of a 3D ready display).07-08-2010
20110279657ADAPTER PLATE FOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MAKING OF STEREO VISUAL VISUALIZATION IN DETERMINED VISUAL DISTANCE - Adapter plate applicable for use with display devices for making of stereo visual visualization in given visual distance (R) wherein the pixel size (11-17-2011
20080278574Display of generalized anaglyphs without retinal rivalry - General anaglyphs may be rendered using multiple primary colors to display the first and second images of stereoscopic images. Retinal rivalry in the anaglyphs may be avoided by using transformations which balance the brightness contrast in the first and second images. Certain primary colors may be advantageous for rendering anaglyphs in six, five, four, and three primary colors. A white primary color is advantageous for displaying a monochrome second image with a color first image. General anaglyphs may be dynamically created by a display apparatus using certain transformations and communication with external sources. Four-primary-color anaglyphs may be compressed into three channels for transfer to a display apparatus. A user may select the primary colors of the first and second images and the relative brightness of the second image. Several methods to display general anaglyphs are disclosed.11-13-2008
20110298904IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - The frame-parallax-adjustment-amount generating unit outputs, as first parallax data, parallax data of an image portion protruded most among image portions protruded more than a first reference value from a pair of frame images forming a three-dimensional image. The pixel-parallax-adjustment-amount generating unit outputs, as second parallax data, parallax data of an image portion retracted more than a second reference value from the pair of frame images. The adjusted-image generating unit generates a pair of image output data by moving the entire pair of image input data to the inner side based on the first parallax data and moving an image portion retracted more than the second reference value of the pair of image input data based on the second parallax data to adjust a parallax amount and outputs the pair of image output data.12-08-2011
20110001803AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC IMAGE OUTPUT DEVICE - An autostereoscopic image output device comprises an image panel having an array of image pixels (01-06-2011
20100128112IMMERSIVE DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR INTERACTING WITH THREE-DIMENSIONAL CONTENT - A system for displaying three-dimensional (3-D) content and enabling a user to interact with the content in an immersive, realistic environment is described. The system has a display component that is non-planar and provides the user with an extended field-of-view (FOV), one factor in the creating the immersive user environment. The system also has a tracking sensor component for tracking a user face. The tracking sensor may include one or more 3-D and 2-D cameras. In addition to tracking the face or head, it may also track other body parts, such as hands and arms. An image perspective adjustment module processes data from the face tracking and enables the user to perceive the 3-D content with motion parallax. The hand and other body part output data is used by gesture detection modules to detect collisions between the user's hand and 3-D content. When a collision is detected, there may be tactile feedback to the user to indicate that there has been contact with a 3-D object. All these components contribute towards creating an immersive and realistic environment for viewing and interacting with 3-D content.05-27-2010
20120002022IMAGE CODING APPARATUS, IMAGE CODING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - An image coding apparatus records stereoscopic video partially as 2D video so as to enable display to be performed while seamlessly switching between 3D video and 2D video, and includes: a control unit that sets one of a 2D coding mode and a 3D coding mode which are modes of coding the stereoscopic video so that, when displayed in 3D, the stereoscopic video is displayed as 2D video and 3D video respectively; and a coding unit that, in the case where the control unit switches from the 3D coding mode to the 2D coding mode, codes the to stereoscopic video according to a 3D coding standard in the 3D coding mode, and codes the stereoscopic video according to the 3D coding standard using a coding condition in the 2D coding mode, the coding condition being a condition for causing the stereoscopic video to be viewed as the 2D video when displayed.01-05-2012
20120002021STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS, STEREOSCOPIC GLASSES, AND STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO DISPLAY SYSTEM - According to one embodiment, a stereoscopic video display apparatus includes a planar video display module, a stereoscopic video display module, an eyeglass control module, an operation control module, a determining module, and a switching module. The planar video display module outputs two-dimensional video. The stereoscopic video display module outputs video for left and right eyes. The eyeglass control module projects the video for left eye the left-eye portion of stereoscopic glasses and that for right eye on the right-eye portion. The operation control module receives operation information from a remote controller. The determining module determines whether a user wearing the stereoscopic glasses is operating the remote controller. The switching module selects video output from the planar video display module or from the stereoscopic video display module. When the user wearing the stereoscopic glasses is operating the remote controller, the video output from the stereoscopic video display module is displayed.01-05-2012
20120007962IMAGE DATA TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, IMAGE DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, IMAGE DATA RECEPTION APPARATUS, IMAGE DATA RECEPTION METHOD, AND IMAGE DATA TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION SYSTEM - An apparatus may include a control unit to determine whether a display state notification indicating a dimensional display process exists. The control unit may set an output form of display data to be displayed on image data to an output form corresponding to a display state indicated by the display state notification.01-12-2012
20110298903Image Output Apparatus and Image Output Method - According to one embodiment, an image output apparatus is provided. The image output apparatus includes: an image data order-change module configured to input images from a plurality of systems, to change the order of the images, and to output the images continuously; a glasses shutter controller configured to generate a signal synchronized to an output of the images; and a corrected image generation block configured to correct the images such that coloring of successive images approaches each other.12-08-2011
20110298902SHUTTER GLASSES FOR 3D IMAGE DISPLAY, 3D IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - Provided are a shutter glasses for a 3D image display, a 3D image display system including the same, and a manufacturing method thereof. Shutter glasses for a 3D image display system according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention include a left eye shutter and a right eye shutter. At least one of the left eye shutter and the right eye shutter includes a MEMS element controlling an opening and a closing of the at least one of the left eye shutter and the right eye shutter.12-08-2011
20110285828USING 3D TECHNOLOGY TO PROVIDE MULTIPLE PERSPECTIVES IN SHOWS AND MOVIES - A system and method that uses 3D technology to provide multiple character viewpoints in shows and movies. An image source module provides multiple series of images. A processor module connected to the image source module receives the multiple series of images provided by the image source module to create multiple series of images each representing a different character's viewpoint. A single display module connected to the processor module to display the multiple series of images representing different character's viewpoints. A viewer restricted to viewing a single series of images representing one character's viewpoint from the multiple series of images displayed by the single display module.11-24-2011
20110285827IMAGE REPRODUCING APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus capable of connecting to an image reproducing apparatus, including: an authentication switchover unit operable to perform mutual authentication with the image reproducing apparatus to switch an own authentication state between a 2D-authenticated state and a 3D-authenticated state; a display switchover unit operable to switch an own display mode between a 3D display mode and a 2D display mode; and an output unit operable to output image display mode information in accordance with the display mode set in the own apparatus in case where the authentication switchover unit sets the own authentication state to the 3D-authenticated state.11-24-2011
20120013717MOVING PICTURE DECODING METHOD, MOVING PICTURE DECODING PROGRAM, MOVING PICTURE DECODING APPARATUS, MOVING PICTURE ENCODING METHOD, MOVING PICTURE ENCODING PROGRAM, AND MOVING PICTURE ENCODING APPARATUS - A moving picture decoding method of an embodiment according to the present invention is a moving picture decoding method for decoding encoded data of an interlaced scanned picture including Top field and Bottom field, and the method includes a stereo information acquisition step for acquiring stereo information indicating whether Top field and Bottom field are two pictures forming a stereo picture from the encoded data, a decoding step for decoding two fields corresponding to each other from the encoded data and generating two decoded fields, and an output step for outputting the two decoded fields. In the output step, the stereo information is referred to and the two decoded fields are outputted simultaneously.01-19-2012
201102921873D Display Control Device and Method Thereof - A three-dimensional (3D) display control device generates a suitable and fixed output timing signal for a 3D display panel. Regardless of input 3D video format, the 3D display control device maintains a stable 3D display quality. The 3D display control device includes a receiving unit, for receiving 3D video data and a corresponding input timing signal from a 3D video source; and a timing control unit, for generating a group of output timing signals for displaying the 3D video data to the 3D display panel according to the input timing signal. The group of output timing signals corresponds to a group of output timing parameters for the 3D display panel, and the group of output timing parameters is independent from a 3D video format of the 3D video data.12-01-2011
20110292188DISPLAY DEVICE, VIDEO DEVICE, MENU-SCREEN DISPLAY METHOD, AND VIDEO DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display device includes: a display section displaying a stereoscopic video image; and a display control section performing a control to allow the display section to display a plurality of menu screens including a first menu screen and a second menu screen with different stereoscopic effects. The first menu screen is provided for each of one or more video devices connected to the display device, and the second menu screen is provided for the display device.12-01-2011
20110292185PICTURE REPRODUCING METHOD AND PICTURE REPRODUCING APPARATUS - A picture-dimensionality check unit checks whether or not a picture to be reproduced is a three-dimensional picture containing a first parallax image and a second parallax image, which are images of an object from different points of view in a three-dimensional space. A display panel check unit configured acquires, from a display apparatus by which the picture is displayed on a display panel, information including the type of the display panel on the condition that the picture to be reproduced is a three-dimensional picture. A picture adjusting unit retrieves from a database a picture output condition that provides suitable display of the picture on the display panel, on the basis of the information acquired by the display panel check unit, and to adjust the picture in accordance with the retrieved picture output condition.12-01-2011
20110292186IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image processing apparatus includes components explained below. A parallax calculating unit receives input of image input data Da12-01-2011
20110141244ZERO-D DIMMING FOR 3D DISPLAYS - A method of zero-D dimming backlights for 3D or multi-view displays using right and left image data. The method receives right and left pixel luminance values for the right and left image data, and it remaps the right and left pixel luminance values using a factor based upon an average luminance value or based upon a luminance percentile value or a modified factor that further includes the absolute difference between left and right pixel luminance values. The factor or modified factor are selectively used to remap particular right and left pixel luminance values based upon a disparity consideration. The method results in power savings by dimming the backlight without perceptible or substantial loss in brightness of the display.06-16-2011
20110141245DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING IMAGE REGISTRATION THEREOF - Disclosed are a display apparatus and method for producing image registration thereof. The display apparatus comprising: a receiver which receives a broadcasting signal comprising information about a broadcast image and three-dimensional (3D) information of at least one area of the broadcast image; a signal processor which extracts the 3D information of the at least one area from the received broadcasting signal, registers at least one additional image to the at least one area using the extracted 3D information and outputs an output signal including the registered at least one additional image; and a display unit which displays the broadcasting image output by the signal processor.06-16-2011
20130215240RECEIVER APPARATUS AND OUTPUT METHOD - It was impossible for digital broadcast receiver apparatuses to determine whether or not a currently received program or a program to be received in the future is a 3D program. A transmitter apparatus transmits both a program content including video information and ID information including information for determining whether the program content is a 2D program content or a 3D program content. A receiver apparatus comprises: a receiving unit for receiving both the program content including the video information and ID information including information for determining whether the program content is a 2D program content or a 3D program content; and an output unit for outputting the received program content in a 2D format or 3D format. In a case where a 3D program is received and the content thereof is then converted to a 2D format for output, the output unit outputs, in addition to the content of the program in the 2D format, information indicating that the program is a 3D program.08-22-2013
20100103249Stereoscopic image format with depth information - A multi-view distribution format is described for stereoscopic and autostereoscopic 3D displays. In general, it comprises multi-tile image compression with the inclusion of one or more depth maps. More specifically, it provides embodiments that utilize stereoscopic images with one or more depth maps typically in the form of a compressed grey scale image and, in some instances, incorporates depth information from a second view encoded differentially.04-29-2010
20100265319METHOD OF DISPLAYING AN IMAGE IN THREE DIMENSIONS AND PANEL THUS PRODUCED - The invention seeks to make it possible to display an image in three dimensions without additional display means, and to furnish a device that is easy to implement and applicable to drawings and paintings. To that end, a purpose of the invention is a direct display panel of images in three dimensions that comprises a bottom panel (10-21-2010
20110007139Method and system for administering remote area monitoring system - A remote area monitoring system is configured to detect movement in a disallowed direction through a space. The system monitors two volumetric spaces that are established by the system, both of which spaces are defined with respect to depth, width and height. In one embodiment, the system includes one or more stereoscopic sensors for capturing image information of the space, a processor processing the image information to detect movement of humans or objects in a disallowed direction through the space, and an alarm indicator. The system may also include workstation configured to display and store the image information. The workstation may have multiple levels of access, such as basic user, supervisor and technician level access. The workstation may display a log of alarm or related events and permit selection of events and viewing of image information associated with the events.01-13-2011
20100033556Three-Dimensional Image Display Device and Three-Dimensional Image Display Method - It is made possible to provide a three-dimensional image display device by which a viewing zone can be readily adjusted in the parallel-ray one-dimensional IP system, without a decrease in processing speed. A three-dimensional image display device includes: an elemental image display unit that has pixels arranged in a matrix form in a display plane, and displays an elemental image; an optical plate that is placed to face the elemental image display unit, extends straightly in a vertical direction, and controls a light ray from the elemental image display unit, the optical plate having optical apertures arranged at intervals in a horizontal direction; and an image data converting unit that converts image data so as to replace missing image data with a neighboring parallax component in same the elemental image, based on the average width of elemental images in an input image data and the optimum average width of elemental images in a three-dimensional video image to be output.02-11-2010
20090244267Method and apparatus for rendering virtual see-through scenes on single or tiled displays - A system for displaying an image on a display includes a display for displaying an image thereon. A three dimensional representation of an image is obtained. The three dimensional representation is rendered as a two dimensional representation on the display. An imaging device is associated with the display. The location of a viewer is determined with respect to the display. The rendering on the display is based upon the determining the location of the viewer with respect to the display.10-01-2009
20110216171SCREEN AND METHOD FOR REPRESENTING PICTURE INFORMATION - A method for representing picture information on an autostereoscopic screen that is designed as a multiperson screen and that is suitable for the simultaneous display of a plurality of views which are visible in each case from at least one of different observation zones. The screen includes a matrix screen having a plurality of pixels as well as a beam splitter raster that is suitable for guiding light coming from the pixels, in each case into at least one of the observation zones. In the method, the pixels are activated with picture information of at least two different scenes, in a manner such that a first observer of the screen may exclusively see a first of the at least two scenes and a second observer of the screen may exclusively see a second of the at least two scenes.09-08-2011
20110216170THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE VIEWING DEVICE AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A three-dimensional image viewing device includes a control panel in which a plurality of pixels are disposed in a predetermined region; a position identifying unit that identifies a right eye position and a left eye position of a user viewing a display screen on which a left eye image and a right eye image are displayed through the predetermined region of the control panel configured to be interposed between the user and the display screen; and a control circuit that controls the plurality of pixels such that at least part of the pixels arranged in a region corresponding to the right eye position identified by the position identifying unit transmits light only from the right eye image and also such that at least part of the pixels disposed in a region corresponding to the left eye position identified by the position identifying unit transmits light only from the left eye image.09-08-2011
20090244266Enhanced Three Dimensional Television - The performance of autoscopic multiview displays such as glasses free three dimensional television is improved by the application of adaptive crosstalk cancelation information. Adaptive crosstalk cancelation information is created using a display profile for a three dimensional television and is applied to imagery displayed on the three dimensional television thereby reducing the presence of crosstalk and ghosting that otherwise degrades the quality of imagery displayed. Adaptive crosstalk cancellation information is also applied to improve the quality of lenticular hardcopy imagery and illuminated barrier strip three dimensional signage.10-01-2009
20090195642Three-dimensional image display device, three-dimensional image display method, and computer program product for three-dimensional image display - A three-dimensional image display device includes a two-dimensional image display screen having color filters in which each color is disposed on sub-pixels obtained by dividing one pixel in a vertical direction and same color is disposed on each column of sub-pixels; an optical plate having an exit pupil, the exit pupil being provided for making a viewing zone different for each pixel and having a longitudinal axis disposed as to be inclined from a vertical direction of the two-dimensional image display screen at a degree (θ) (θ≠0, −45°<θ<45°), the viewing zone being a region in which parallax information displayed on the two-dimensional image display screen is observed; and a viewing zone adjusting unit that adjusts the viewing zone by shifting the viewing zone in a horizontal direction of the two-dimensional image display screen by shifting the parallax information disposed on each pixel of the two-dimensional image display screen in the vertical direction by pixel.08-06-2009
20120268575ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD - According to one exemplary embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes: a controller which determines whether to display 2D video or 3D video as video corresponding to a video signal according to a size of a display window in which the video corresponding to the video signal is to be displayed; an image processor which generates 2D video data or 3D video data based on the video signal according to a determination result of the controller; and a display module which displays, in the display window, any one of 2D video corresponding to the 2D video data and 3D video corresponding to the 3D video data.10-25-2012
20100007721METHOD FOR DISPLAYING A MULTI-VIEWPOINT IMAGE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME - A method for displaying a multi-viewpoint image is capable of reducing display defects, and a display apparatus to perform the method includes a display part and a driving control part. The driving control part provides the display part with a plurality of multi-viewpoint images signals. The driving control part sequentially provides the display part with a first viewpoint image to a last viewpoint image and provides the display part with a compensation viewpoint image signal that replaces the last viewpoint image signal of a frame.01-14-2010
20090147073Methods and Systems for Stereoscopic Three Dimensional Viewing - A method and system for three dimensional viewing of stereo images of an object or cavity includes using an imaging machine to obtain images representative of either a physical volume or a volumetric set of data. A computing machine can be used to identify image elements within the volumetric set of data by executing a ray tracing function to identify image elements along a path that is directed through the collection of images or sequentially ordered stack of images. The computing machine further applies a weighting function to intensity values related to the identified image elements. The computing machine generates at least one image element value based in part on the identified image elements, and based in part on the results generated from the executing of the ray tracing function and the application of the weighting function. Using the at least one image element value, the computing machine derives a pair of stereo images. Alternatively, the computing machine can select from within a collection of images representative of a physical volume, stereo pairs of images. The stereo pairs of images are displayed on a viewing apparatus.06-11-2009
20090147074Methods and Systems for Marking Stereo Pairs of Images - Systems and methods for marking stereo pairs of images include an imaging device for retrieving a collection of images that are representative of a volume, where the images can be representative of a physical volume or a volumetric set of data. A computing machine identifies image elements within the retrieved collection of images representative of a volumetric set of data, and further generates image element values that are based in part on the identified image elements. The computing machine further generates a stereoscopic pair of projection images having two members, where each member of the pair is based in part on at least one image element value generated by the computing machine. A viewing apparatus displays either the calculated stereoscopic pair of projection images or a pair of stereo images selected from images representative of a physical volume, such that when the pair of images are viewed through a portion of the viewing apparatus, the resultant display is a perceived three dimensional image. An input device or computer application is further used to position a marker within the stereoscopic pair of projection images to identify a location within the stereo pair of images.06-11-2009
20100013910STEREO VIEWER - Various embodiments of opto-electronic display modules for viewing real time, stored or computer generated images and video information in 3D or 2D are presented. The various 2D or 3D viewer embodiments of the present disclosure allow independent use of the imaging information in a way that is convenient to the user without affecting the other tasks that the user needs to perform. Multiple viewers of the present embodiment can be used concurrently by multiple users, where each viewer is fully maneuverable and controllable for and by each specific user. Additionally, the viewer of the present disclosure may communicate to various input devices as well as send user commands to such devices in an electrical, optical, or wireless transmission format.01-21-2010
20110157322CONTROLLING A PIXEL ARRAY TO SUPPORT AN ADAPTABLE LIGHT MANIPULATOR - A display system is provided that enables three-dimensional images to be displayed. The display system includes an adaptable light manipulator positioned proximate to an image generator to provide an image to a viewer based on light that is received from the image generator. The image generator includes a pixel array. A display controller controls the pixel array to compensate for modification of a configuration of the adaptable light manipulator. The pixel array includes a plurality of display pixels. A plurality of image pixels is rendered to a plurality of respective subsets of the display pixels. The display controller is capable of changing a number of display pixels that represents each image pixel and/or which display pixels or groups thereof correspond to the respective image pixels.06-30-2011
20100123772TERMINAL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - A terminal apparatus includes: a display unit configured to display a projection image of a three-dimensional object on a two-dimensional display screen; an imaging unit configured to capture an image of an operator who is in a state of viewing the display screen; a changing unit configured to change a viewpoint position relative to the three-dimensional object in response to a position of an image of the operator's face relative to the captured image; and a projection image generator configured to obtain a projection image generated by projecting each portion of the three-dimensional object viewed from the viewpoint position onto a predetermined projection plane.05-20-2010
20110149050STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A stereoscopic image display device according to the present invention includes: an image generating section 06-23-2011
201101490483D Image Contents Viewing System - 3D television set or its external speaker box has container for a plurality of 3D spectacles. Container can locate individual 3D spectacles therein. Each of 3D spectacles has unique modulation reflector of infrared synchronizing signal. 3D television set displays 3D image on 3D program upon use of 3D spectacles detected directly by the modulation reflection or indirectly by 3D spectacles not remaining in container. 3D television set displays 2D image on 3D program if nonuse of 3D spectacles is detected directly by the no modulation reflection or indirectly by 3D spectacles remaining in container. Upon detection of nonuse, recommendation display is made to ware 3D spectacles. During 2D commercial message, synchronizing signal is halted. Recommendation to put unnecessary 3D spectacles in container is made upon end of every program, or end of 3D program followed by 2D program, or right before power off of 3D television set.06-23-2011
201101490473D IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A three-dimensional (3D) image display device includes a liquid crystal display panel alternately displaying a left eye image and a right eye image every unit frame period, a data driving circuit, a gate driving circuit, a timing controller that divides the unit frame period into first and second sub-frame periods, repeatedly supply the same frame data to the data driving circuit during the first and second sub-frame periods, and control operations of the data and gate driving circuits using a frame frequency higher than an input frame frequency, backlight light sources generating light to be provided to the liquid crystal display panel, and a light source driving circuit that sequentially turns on the backlight light sources when liquid crystals of the liquid crystal display panel are kept in a saturation state.06-23-2011
20120033056Stereoscopic Video Display Apparatus and Display Method - In one embodiment, a stereoscopic video display apparatus includes: a plane display unit including a display screen in which first to third subpixels having respectively different color components are arranged in a matrix form; and an optical plate disposed to be opposed to the plane display unit and having a plurality of optical aperture parts. The plane display unit includes a configuration obtained by arranging the first subpixels on a first subpixel row, arranging the third subpixels on a second subpixel row adjacent to the first subpixel row, arranging the second subpixels on a third subpixel row adjacent to the second subpixel row, arranging the third subpixels on a fourth subpixel row adjacent to the third subpixel row, and arranging a set of the first to fourth subpixel rows in the column direction of subpixels on the display screen repeatedly.02-09-2012
20120033053STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A stereoscopic image display device comprises a display panel; a panel driving unit configured to address left eye image data in all pixels of the display panel during a data addressing period set in an N-th (where N is a natural number) frame period and adjust voltages of all the pixels of the display panel to a black grayscale voltage during a black grayscale inserting period set in the N-th frame period, address right eye image data in all the pixels of the display panel during a data addressing period set in a (N+1)-th frame period and adjust voltages of all the pixel of the display panel to the black grayscale voltage during a black grayscale inserting period set in the (N+1)-th frame period; and a controller configured to supply the left eye image data, and the right eye image data to the panel driving unit and control operation timings of the panel driving unit.02-09-2012
20120033052ESTABLISHING Z-AXIS LOCATION OF GRAPHICS PLANE IN 3D VIDEO DISPLAY - A television for presenting video content in 3D has a video display controlled by a processor to present video content in a video plane and a user interface (UI) in a graphics plane. The processor receives input indicating a viewer desire to virtually move the UI up or back along a z-axis that is perpendicular to the video plane and responsive to the input change the location of the UI on the z-axis. This may done by altering image disparity produced to create a 3D effect.02-09-2012
20120293636Automatic 3-Dimensional Z-Axis Settings - Methods and structures related to generation of and display of on screen graphics, such as content, closed captioning, channel number, and volume bar, with 3D video content are described. A computing device may determine a z-axis depth to utilize for display of on screen graphics 3D video content. A video image of the 3D video content and the on screen graphics at the z-axis depth may be generated, and the generated video image may be outputted to a display device. In another example, frames of 3D video content and a z-axis setting profile may be received at a central facility for further processing. The z-axis setting profile may include a z-axis depth value for display of on screen graphics. The z-axis setting profile may be embedded with the frames of 3D video content into a video stream, and the video stream may be transmitted to a customer premises.11-22-2012
20090207238METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING VIEW OF STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE FOR STEREO SYNCHRONIZATION - Provided is a method and apparatus for determining stereo views of a stereoscopic image. The method includes: selecting a pair of first and second images from a pair of frames of the stereoscopic image, the pair of frames including a base view image and an additional view image. The method further includes determining which of the first image and the second image is the base view image and which of the first image and the second image is the additional view image based on a parallax between the pair of first and second images.08-20-2009
20090207237Method and Device for Autosterioscopic Display With Adaptation of the Optimal Viewing Distance - A method for autostereoscopic viewing including encoding a matrix image on a display, the matrix image integrating a set of P view points of the same scene. The matrix image consists of image pixels, and P image pixels forming a 3D image including P view points. The display includes a matrix of screen pixels, the screen pixels including P view points forming a 3D screen pixel. The method further includes receiving and optically processing a matrix image, emitted by the display, with a converting display, remotely generating a three-dimensional image. The device and method further include adapting the number of screen pixels to encode a 3D image pixel, based on a desired optimal viewing distance (D08-20-2009
20090244268METHOD, APPARATUS, AND PROGRAM FOR PROCESSING STEREOSCOPIC VIDEOS - A stereoscopic video processing apparatus is constituted by: a video input section, for receiving input of stereoscopic videos constituted by a plurality of frames, which are viewable stereoscopically; a scene detecting section, for detecting positions within the stereoscopic videos at which scene changes occur; and a perceived depth adjusting section, for administering perceived depth adjusting processes that adjust the perceived depths of the stereoscopic videos such that the perceived depth changes gradually at the positions at which scene changes occur.10-01-2009
20110169927Content Presentation in a Three Dimensional Environment - Systems, devices, and methods for displaying method content are described. In some embodiments, media content for display in a virtual three dimensional environment may be described. The virtual three dimensional environment including a representation of the identified media content may be generated. The generated virtual three dimensional environment may be displayed on a display device in communication with the first computing device. The virtual three dimensional environment may be displayed from a vantage point at a first location within the virtual three dimensional environment. Input modifying the virtual three dimensional environment may be detected. The virtual three dimensional environment may be updated in accordance with the detected input. The updated virtual three dimensional environment may be displayed on the display device.07-14-2011
20110169926DATA STRUCTURE, RECORDING APPARATUS AND METHOD, PLAYBACK APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A recording apparatus includes a recording controller configured to record picture data of a 3D picture and viewing environment information indicating an environment intended as a viewing environment for the 3D picture on a recording medium.07-14-2011
20100283839STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD AND STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY WALL - A stereoscopic display apparatus includes a display, a raster, a positioning unit, an information processing unit and a drive unit. The display displays a 2-dimensional image. The raster, situated in front of the display and having size-adjustable openings, opens and closes the openings and generates a left-eye view and a right-eye view from the 2-dimensional image. The positioning unit obtains and sends location information of a viewer. The information processing unit calculates, based on the location information of the viewer, sizes of the openings located in different areas of the raster and sizes of corresponding display areas on the display and sends a calculation result. The drive unit adjusts the sizes of the openings located in different areas of the raster and the sizes of corresponding display areas on the display according to the calculation result.11-11-2010
20100201788METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MATING AN INFRARED STEREOSCOPIC DEVICE WITH A VIEWING DEVICE - The present invention sets forth a method and system for mating a signal transmitting device and a viewing device. In one embodiment, the method includes determining presence of the signal transmitting device and the viewing device, selecting a unique code from a pre-determined group of codes assigned to the signal transmitting device, and sending the unique code to the viewing device for the viewing device to decipher data packets from the signal transmitting device.08-12-2010
20100201789THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DIGITAL ZOOM CORRECTION METHOD - A digital zoom rate of two-dimensional images zoomed by a digital zoom unit is obtained. When the obtained digital zoom rate is larger than 100%, at least one of the digitally zoomed two-dimensional images is modified based on an enlarged amount of parallax to provide an amount of parallax between the digitally zoomed two-dimensional images equal to the enlarged amount of parallax. The enlarged amount of parallax is obtained by enlarging, at a moderated digital zoom rate, an amount of parallax between the two-dimensional images before being digitally zoomed, and the moderated digital zoom rate is obtained by moderating the digital zoom rate at a moderation rate, where the moderation rate increases as the zoom rate increases. Then, a display unit is caused to carry out three-dimensional display based on the modified two-dimensional images.08-12-2010
20090278916IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A device for arranging images three-dimensionally in perspective as partially overlapping pages is disclosed so that a user can visually and intuitively manage the displayed images. The display image operating has means for manipulating a plurality of pre-stored images through buttons or a pointing device to select and display images. Image displaying means are provided for displaying on the same display screen in three-dimensional perspective a central first image group having a plurality of images arranged as pages overlapping sequentially from top to bottom, and second and third image groups disposed one on either side of the first image group at a prescribed distance therefrom and having a plurality of images arranged as fanned out pages overlapping sequentially from top to bottom with a portion of the images displayed on the display screen.11-12-2009
20110169925SYNCHRONIZATION OF THE ORIENTATION OF A 3D MEASUREMENT DEVICE AND THE ORIENTATION OF AN INTELLIGENT GUIDANCE DEVICE - There is described a method to synchronize the orientation of an IGD 3D Coordinate System and the orientation of a 3DM 3D Coordinate System, in which the IGD's gravity direction measurement device and electronic compass are used explicitly. There is also described how an IGD, once its orientation has been synchronized to the orientation of a 3DM, can be used to display 3D graphics that guide the measurement process.07-14-2011
20110169924Systems and methods for optically projecting three-dimensional text, images and/or symbols onto three-dimensional objects - The present invention provides a method whereby the spatial relationship and orientations of one or more three-dimensional objects being illuminated by an optical projector, and the optical projector itself, can be very accurately defined both quickly and easily. The present invention also provides a novel computerized optical projection system whereby three dimensional data when viewed by the human eye projected onto three dimensional objects is not deformed as a result of the non-planar projection surface. The present invention could have many applications in many industries that include entertainment, apparel, marketing, and many others. In one embodiment, the invention provides computerized optical assembly or manufacturing guidance systems, and related methods, that provide step-by-step assembly or manufacturing instructions for instructing technicians how to assemble or manufacture three-dimensional objects or systems, or parts thereof, which may be extremely complex, such as an aircraft, or a part thereof (a vertical stabilizer, or the like), in a very efficient, rapid and accurate manner. The assembly instructions are in the form of calibrated three-dimensional text, images and/or symbols, and are projected by one or a plurality of optical projectors that are in operable communication with one or a plurality of computers onto the three-dimensional objects or systems, or component parts or skins thereof.07-14-2011
20090027487IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - An image display apparatus according to an aspect of the present invention includes an image obtaining device which obtains image data taken from multiple viewpoints, an image processing device which selects one of the image data and applies a process of emphasizing a stereoscopic effect with respect to the selected image data, to generate list display image data, a file generation device which generates a recorded image file which stores the list display image data and the image data taken from the multiple viewpoints, and a display device which, when the recorded image file is displayed in a list, uses the list display image data to perform the list display.01-29-2009
20100277574VIDEO OUTPUT APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - There is provided a method for controlling a video output apparatus that displays on a display device three-dimensional video that a viewer facing a display surface of the display device can perceive as video protruding from the display surface to a viewer side, the method comprising steps of: acquiring a maximum protruding amount that is a value corresponding to a maximum protruding degree that the viewer perceives if the three-dimensional video is displayed on the display device; generating, using the acquired maximum protruding amount, a notification three-dimensional image for letting the viewer perceive the maximum protruding amount from the display surface; and displaying the generated notification three-dimensional image on the display device.11-04-2010
20100277573Orthostereoscopic Motion Picture Theater - A system for presenting stereoscopic motion pictures comprising a predominantly hemispherical screen (11-04-2010
20100103248CONFIGURABLE THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGE PROJECTION SYSTEM - The present invention provides a three dimensional image projection systems comprised of the projection of two different portions of the image in light beams of differing spectral properties by automated luminairs which can be remotely positioned and can reverse roles during repositioning.04-29-2010
20100060721THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY, FABRICATING METHOD AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - A three-dimensional display for the viewer to watch through glasses is provided, wherein the glasses have two lenses and the polarized directions thereof are perpendicular to each other. The three-dimensional display includes a display panel and a liquid crystal phase modulator. The display panel, suitable for displaying an image, has a plurality of pixels arranged in array and a polarizer having a transmission axis, wherein the polarizer disposed between the pixels and the glasses. The liquid crystal phase modulator suitable for providing phase retardation includes a liquid crystal layer and an alignment layer adjacent to the display panel. An included angle between an alignment direction of the alignment layer and the transmission axis is substantially equal to n×45 degrees, wherein an absolute value of n is an integer. The liquid crystal phase modulator adjusts a phase of the image and then outputs an image with three-dimensional information.03-11-2010
20110267437METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR VIEWING THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGES - Systems and methods for viewing stereoscopic television are described. The methods generate stereoscopic views from 3D content; synchronize with external view ware (e.g., shuttered glasses) to include shutter information and viewing geometry; sequence 3D content for multiple viewers at multiple perspective views; and output to a display component for viewing.11-03-2011
20090167845Method and System for Three-Dimensional Displays - In one embodiment, a method of rendering stereoscopic images includes providing eyewear having a pair of lenses. Each lens is transitioned between an optically-shuttered state and an optically-transmissive state. The transitioning is in response to a voltage waveform applied substantially simultaneously to at least a portion of each lens. Each lens transitions between states in opposition to the other lens.07-02-2009
20080239066METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DISPLAYING THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGES - Methods and systems are provided for displaying 3D images using a display system having multiple physical layers. The physical layers of the display system are controlled (or manufactured) such that the display system produces a desired 4D light field corresponding to a real or synthetic 3D object or scene to be viewed by an observer. This may be accomplished, for example, by determining the transmittance values of one or more points in each physical layer that are required such that the desired 4D light field is produced by the display system. Various alternative embodiments are also disclosed.10-02-2008
20120287251DISPLAY MATRIX CONTROLLER AND A METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A DISPLAY MATRIX - One object of the invention is a display matrix controller configured to drive a display matrix (11-15-2012
20120293637Bufferless 3D On Screen Display - A system, method and computer program product provide 3D on screen display content derived from 2D image content utilizing the on screen display image buffer, as opposed to an on screen display 3D buffer, of a content receiver. The on screen display image buffer separates image data for one image formatted as a 2D image into data for a first image and data for a second image. Utilizing the data for the first and second image, the on screen display image buffer formats the first and second image data for an offset display on a content display device so that a user perceives the first and the second image as a 3D image forming a portion of the on screen display. The first and second image for each of the original images may have differing offsets relative to one another thereby providing the perception of differing levels of depth for each of the 3D images.11-22-2012
20080309756Rendering Views for a Multi-View Display Device - A method of rendering views for a multi-view display device (12-18-2008
20080309755Image outputting apparatus and program - An operation unit switches the operating mode between a 3D display output mode in which the images of the 3D image file are displayed as a stereoscopic images and a 2D display output mode in which one of the images of the 3D image file is displayed as an ordinary planar image. The 3D image file is composed of stereoscopic image data which represents a plurality of monocular images constituting a multi-ocular stereoscopic image and information which is added to the stereoscopic image data and which indicates that the data is stereoscopic data. In the 2D display output mode, a control unit makes an output unit display an image of the 3D image file read from a medium by a media reader and also display a mark on the same screen, indicating that the image displayed in the 2D display output mode is based on the 3D image file.12-18-2008
20080225114Stereoscopic Display Apparatus - A method of computing a display value to be provided to a stereoscopic display apparatus (09-18-2008
20080266387Autostereoscopic Display Device - A switchable autostereoscopic display device comprises a display panel having an array of display pixels for producing a display, the display pixels being arranged in rows and columns; and an imaging arrangement for directing the output from different pixels to different spatial positions to enable a stereoscopic image to be viewed. The imaging arrangement is electrically switchable between at least three modes comprising a 2D mode and two 3D modes. The imaging arrangement comprises an electrically configurable graded index lens array. The display can be switched between a number of modes to enable the display to be adapted or to adapt itself to the image content to be displayed and/or the display device orientation.10-30-2008
20120293638APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING 3D CONTENT - An apparatus and method for providing three-dimensional (3D) contents are provided. The 3D content providing method executed by a 3D content providing apparatus includes: acquiring first 3D contents and second 3D contents generated by two-dimensional (2D) to 3D conversion; transmitting product information of the first 3D contents and the second 3D contents to a user terminal; receiving a content offer request from the user terminal; and sending the user terminal 3D contents selected between the first 3D contents and the second 3D contents in response to the content offer request, the first 3D contents and the second 3D contents being generated by different combination proportions of a manual process and an automatic process for the 2D to 3D conversion.11-22-2012
20080284843Three-dimensional image display method and apparatus - A three-dimensional image display method, includes: displaying a three-dimensional image including a left eye image signal and a right eye image signal displayed at a display focus angle; determining whether to change a viewing focus angle with respect to the display focus angle; calculating a pixel distance between the left eye image signal and the right eye image signal if it is determined to change the viewing focus angle; and displaying indicator marks at positions spaced as much as a half of the pixel distance from a center of a screen in leftward and rightward directions.11-20-2008
20080278573Method and Arrangement for Monoscopically Representing at Least One Area of an Image on an Autostereoscopic Display Apparatus and Information Reproduction Unit Having Such an Arrangement - In a method for monoscopically representing at least one image area of an image on an autostereoscopic display apparatus with a resolution of M×N arranged like a matrix with M columns and N rows and a plurality of active or passive beam splitters or parallax barriers that separate the monitor pixels in P fields, an image area that is to be represented monoscopically is selected. A representation of the selected area is generated with a resolution of M/S×N/K image pixels wherein 111-13-2008
201001417413-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE SAME - Provided are a 3-dimensional image display apparatus and a control method thereof, the apparatus including: a video signal receiving unit which receives a video signal containing plane image data or stereoscopic image data from an external signal source; a liquid crystal module which includes a liquid crystal display panel to selectively display the plane image data and the stereoscopic image data, and a backlight unit provided in a rear portion of the liquid crystal display panel; a power supply which supplies power to the liquid crystal module; and a controller which determines whether the received video signal contains the plane image data or the stereoscopic image data, and if the video signal receiving unit contains the stereoscopic image data, the controller controls the power supply such that the backlight unit operates in a power saving mode while the stereoscopic image data is scanned to the liquid crystal display panel.06-10-2010
20080259156Stereoscopic Display Device with Liquid Crystal Shutter Light Filter for Naked Eye Viewing and a Display Method Thereof - A stereoscopic display device with liquid crystal shutter light filter for naked eye viewing which comprises a personal computer and an image screen, wherein a dual display card is disposed inside the personal computer, and a light filtering screen is disposed in front of the image screen, and both the image screen and the light filtering screen connect with the dual display card respectively. Input the three-dimensional model data of a stereo image to the dual display card of the personal computer; and set the light filtering data and control the light filtering screen to open light filtering apertures correspondingly to obtain a light filtering image, and then use region projection method to record the stereo image as divided into partitions and obtain a continuous parallax image data, and then perform image processing on the continuous parallax image data to obtain a continuous parallax image, and the light filtering image and the continuous parallax image form a recording unit of the stereo image. Display the continuous parallax image on the image screen and the light filtering image on the light filtering screen simultaneously by the dual display card to see stereo image. The present invention has extensive applications. It is not required to wear any special glasses or helmets to view stereo images. It is also possible to move freely and view the stereo images from different perspective without causing any visual strain.10-23-2008
20100271465RECEIVING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROCESSING DATA - A receiving system and a method of processing data are disclosed herein. The receiving system includes a receiving unit, a system information processor, a decoding unit, and a display unit. The receiving unit receives a broadcast signal including a 3D content and system information associated with the 3D content. The system information processor extracts identification information from the system information. Herein, the identification information may identify that the broadcast signal being received by the receiving unit includes the 3D content. The decoding unit decodes the received 3D content based upon transmission format information of the 3D content. Herein, the transmission format information may be included in the extracted identification information. And, the display unit displays the 3D content decoded by the decoding unit as a 3D image based upon a display method of a display device.10-28-2010
20100271464APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING IMAGE - Provided are an apparatus, a method, and a program for processing an image which reduces crosstalk and achieves high image quality. The method includes obtaining a differential signal by subtracting one input image signal of an object to be processed from another input image signal; applying a predetermined correction coefficient to the differential signal; determining, for each pixel, whether the differential signal is a negative value; selectively outputting, for each pixel, the differential signal, to which the predetermined correction coefficient is applied, as a correction signal based on a result of the determining; and correcting, for each pixel, the one input image signal based on the one input image signal and the correction signal that is selectively output if the differential signal is the negative value.10-28-2010
20130120544METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PROVIDING SUPPLEMENTARY CONTENT IN 3D COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - It is provided a method for providing a main 3D content and a supplementary content used in a 3D multimedia device. The method comprises the steps of displaying the main 3D content; and triggering the supplementary content by a 3D related event of the main 3D content, wherein, depth value of the supplementary content is updated along with depth value change of the main 3D content.05-16-2013
20090128622IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE - In 3D information creation means 05-21-2009
20110205341PROJECTORS AND DEPTH CAMERAS FOR DEVICELESS AUGMENTED REALITY AND INTERACTION. - Architecture that combines multiple depth cameras and multiple projectors to cover a specified space (e.g., a room). The cameras and projectors are calibrated, allowing the development of a multi-dimensional (e.g., 3D) model of the objects in the space, as well as the ability to project graphics in a controlled fashion on the same objects. The architecture incorporates the depth data from all depth cameras, as well as color information, into a unified multi-dimensional model in combination with calibrated projectors. In order to provide visual continuity when transferring objects between different locations in the space, the user's body can provide a canvas on which to project this interaction. As the user moves body parts in the space, without any other object, the body parts can serve as temporary “screens” for “in-transit” data.08-25-2011
20120140048LOCATION BASED MEDIA DISPLAY - A method includes receiving media content of a particular program at a media device. The media content of the particular program is received via a plurality of video streams, where each of the plurality of video streams is associated with a different viewing perspective. The method includes determining locations of one or more viewers of a display device relative to a plurality of viewing zones of the display device. The method also includes selecting a video stream of the particular program to display to each viewer of the one or more viewers based on the location of each viewer. One video stream is selected for each viewer, and different video streams are selected for viewers in different viewing zones. The method further includes sending the selected video streams to the display device from the media device06-07-2012
20120069159STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a stereoscopic image display device that improves visibility of a stereoscopic pointer image when the pointer position moves between objects in the stereoscopic image that have greatly different display depths. The display device changes the display depth of the stereoscopic pointer image in accordance with the display depth of an object in the stereoscopic image. When the pointer position moves between objects that have greatly different display depths from time t03-22-2012
20120069158IMAGE DATA TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, IMAGE DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, AND IMAGE DATA RECEIVING APPARATUS - [Object] To prevent image quality deterioration due to unnecessary format conversion.03-22-2012
20120069156CELL SUBSTRATE INSPECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD - According to one embodiment, the system for inspecting a cell substrate is provided. The inspection system includes: a signal generator transmitting to a cell substrate a display signal causing the cell substrate to display a test image; an imaging apparatus capturing the test image displayed on the cell substrate; a parallax image generator arranging the set of parallax image information of the captured test image for each parallax image to generate a parallax image prediction of parallax image which is obtained when the cell substrate is bonded to the lenticular lens; and an interface apparatus displaying the parallax image predictions.03-22-2012
20120069155DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING IMAGE THEREOF - A display apparatus and method for processing an image in a display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes a display unit, a receiving unit which receives a frame image including a first image and a second image and sync information of the frame image, a determination unit which determines whether the frame image is consistent with a reference pattern using the sync information, and an image processing unit which, if the frame image is inconsistent with the reference pattern, adjusts the frame image based on a level of inconsistency, and a controlling unit which controls the display unit to display the adjusted frame image.03-22-2012
20120069154TRANSFERRING OF 3D IMAGE DATA - A system of transferring of three dimensional (3D) image data is described. A 3D source device (03-22-2012
20080316302Autostereoscopic Display Device - The present invention relates to an autostereoscopic display device, comprising an imaging layer (12-25-2008
20110221874METHOD FOR ADJUSTING 3D IMAGE QUALITY, 3D DISPLAY APPARATUS, 3D GLASSES, AND SYSTEM FOR PROVIDING 3D IMAGE - A method for adjusting an image quality of a 3-dimension (3D) image, a 3D display apparatus, 3D glasses, and a system for providing a 3D image are provided. Attribute information of the 3D glasses is acquired from the 3D glasses to adjust an image quality of a displayed 3D image according to the attribute information of the 3D glasses. Therefore, if a viewer views a 3D image through a glasses type 3D display apparatus, brightness of the 3D image is prevented from being darker by 3D glasses or a color hue of the 3D image is prevented from being degraded by the 3D glasses. Accordingly, the viewer views the 3D image with an optimal image quality.09-15-2011
20110221873Extended Command Stream for Closed Caption Disparity - A method of transporting data within a DTV bit stream involves in a stream of digital video closed caption data packets, receiving closed caption text and a two bit extended packet control field; where the two bit extended packet control field has a value that designates that the information in cc_data_1 and cc_data_2 fields of the digital video closed caption data packets contain an extended packets within the digital video closed caption data packets; receiving the extended packets within the digital video closed caption data packets in the cc_data_1 and cc_data_2 fields that carry extended channel packets. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.09-15-2011
20090079818STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - It is made possible to provide a stereoscopic image display apparatus capable of preventing a luminance difference from being caused between left and right eyes irrespective of the observation position even if the viewing zone is wide and the number of parallaxes is large. A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes: a display unit including pixels arranged in a matrix form in a longitudinal direction and a lateral direction; an optical plate installed so as to be opposed to the display unit and having linear optical openings prolonged in a longitudinal direction and arranged in a lateral direction; and a luminance compensation processing unit which, for each of elemental images associated with the optical openings, sets a brightness of an image displayed on a pixel located in a center of the elemental image smaller than a brightness of an image displayed on a pixel located in each of boundaries of the elemental image.03-26-2009
20110228057Image Processing Apparatus, Image Conversion Method, and Program - Disclosed is an image processing apparatus including: a determining unit that determines, based on parallax of a 3D main image including a left-eye main image and a right-eye main image, parallax of a sub-image overlapped with the 3D main image and determines a zoom-in/out ratio of the sub-image based on parallax of the corresponding sub-image; a magnification/reduction processing unit that magnifies or reduces the sub-image depending on the zoom-in/out ratio; a creating unit that creates a left-eye sub-image and a right-eye sub-image by shifting the sub-image in left and right directions based on the parallax of the sub-image; and a synthesizing unit that synthesizes, for each eye, the left-eye main image and the right-eye main image with the left-eye sub-image and the right-eye sub-image created by magnifying/reducing and shifting the sub-image in left and right directions.09-22-2011
20110228058REPRODUCING DEVICE, REPRODUCTION CONTROL METHOD AND PROGRAM - A reproducing device includes a reproducing section that reproduces a two-dimensional video and a three-dimensional video recorded on a predetermined video recording medium, and a reproduction controller that controls to reproduce a three-dimensional test video for confirmation of stereovision by a viewer before reproducing the three-dimensional video, when the video reproduced by the reproducing section is switched from the two-dimensional video to the three-dimensional video.09-22-2011
20110228056ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, VIDEO OUTPUT SYSTEM, AND VIDEO OUTPUT METHOD - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a video output module, a receiving module, and an image quality adjusting module. The video output module is configured to output 2D video and 3D video selectively. The receiving module is configured to receive a wearing state signal indicating whether or not a user wears shutter glasses. The image quality adjusting module is configured to determine a first image quality adjustment amount when the video output module outputs the 2D video and the wearing state signal indicates that the user wears the shutter glasses, and to determine a second image quality adjustment amount when the video output module outputs the 2D video and the wearing state signal indicates that the user does not wear the shutter glasses. The second image quality adjustment amount is different from the first image quality adjustment amount.09-22-2011
20110228054Methods To Eliminate/Reduce The Crosstalk Artifacts Of The Retro-Reflective Auto-Stereoscopic 3D Display - Crosstalk artifacts in a retro-reflective auto-stereoscopic 3D display system are compensated by providing various methods of directing surface reflections of a screen away from a viewing region, i.e. a region from which the screen is viewed. This is achieved by splitting the screen in two, and tilting the left-side and right-side of the screen either towards, or away, from a projection baseline so as to direct mirror reflections away from the viewing region. Alternatively, the screen is not split, but virtical v-shaped grooves are made along the surface of the screen facing the projection line. The angle of the v-shaped groove direct surface reflections away from the viewing region, but the groove are substantially small that the screen appears flat to an observer.09-22-2011
20110221872Image display device and method of displaying image - An image display device includes: an image display section; a display controller alternately displaying left and right eye images, which have parallax therebetween, on the image display section; a synchronizing signal generating section generating a synchronizing signal indicating a display timing of each of the left and right eye images on the image display section, as an internal synchronizing signal; a synchronizing signal receiver receiving a synchronizing signal indicating the display timing of each of the left and right eye images output from another image display device, as an external synchronizing signal; and a synchronizing signal selecting section selecting either the external synchronizing signal or the internal synchronizing signal output from the synchronizing signal generating section, as a reference synchronizing signal, when the synchronizing signal receiver receives the external synchronizing signal.09-15-2011
20090141121CALIBRATION OF A 3-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY06-04-2009
20120105605Stereoscopic display device and driving method thereof - A stereoscopic display device includes a scan driver, a data driver, a light emission driver, a display unit including a first region and a second region with pixel lines, and a controller. The light emission driver is configured to transmit a plurality of first light emission control signals to pixels to emit light in the first region and a plurality of second light emission control signals to pixels to emit light in the second region after corresponding scan signals are transmitted to respective pixels in the first and second regions, the first light emission control signals being separated from corresponding scan signals by respective first periods, and the second light emission control signals overlapping in time with corresponding scan signals.05-03-2012
20120105604OPTICAL MEASURING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical measuring apparatus and method for a stereoscopic display device are capable of measuring optical characteristics of the stereoscopic display device. The optical measuring apparatus includes a test image supplier for generating a 3D test signal, a 3D display for displaying left-eye image and/or right-eye image based on the 3D test signal supplied from the test image supplier, an image selection member for selectively transmitting the left-eye image and right-eye image to be displayed on the 3D display, and a light measuring device that measures luminance of the image transmitted via the image selection member and calculates 3D image crosstalk of the left eye image and the right eye image based on the measured luminance.05-03-2012
20120105603DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH DYNAMIC 3D SOUND REPRODUCTION AND RELATED METHOD - A display system includes a video processor, an audio processor, a screen and a sound reproducing apparatus is provided. The video processor is configured to convert a 2D video signal into a 3D video signal and acquire a 3D computation power loading indicator which is associated with 3D video contents of the 3D video signal. The audio processor is configured to convert a 2D audio signal into a 3D audio signal according to a 3D positioning algorithm and the 3D computation power loading indicator. Images are displayed on the screen according to the 3D video signal. The sound reproducing apparatus is configured to generate dynamic 3D sound according to the 3D audio signal.05-03-2012
20100149319SYSTEM FOR PROJECTING THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGES ONTO A TWO-DIMENSIONAL SCREEN AND CORRESPONDING METHOD - A method and system for projecting three-dimensional images on a two-dimensional screen that includes a static correction module for each image capable of deforming the image before the projection thereof depending on the screen configuration and relative to a fixed reference point. The system further includes a sensor capable of detecting in real time the position of a selected observer watching the screen, and a dynamic correction module coupled upstream from the static correction module and capable of automatically correcting in real time distortion generated on each image by movement of the observer relative to the reference point based on the observer's position, on the reference point position, and on the screen configuration.06-17-2010
20090244269METHOD, APPARATUS, AND PROGRAM FOR DISPLAYING STEREOSCOPIC IMAGES - A stereoscopic image display apparatus displays stereoscopic images generated from a plurality of images obtained by photography of subjects from different viewpoints. The stereoscopic image display apparatus is constituted by: an interpolative image generating section, for generating at least one pair of interpolative images, which have smaller degrees of parallax than the degree of parallax among the plurality of images; a stereoscopic image generating section, for generating at least one interpolative stereoscopic image from the at least one pair of interpolative images; and a display control section, for sequentially displaying the at least one interpolative stereoscopic image at at least one of a timing prior to and following display of the stereoscopic images.10-01-2009
20120194655DISPLAY, IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image processing apparatus positioned in a display includes a receiving unit, a color separation unit and an image processing unit. The receiving unit is utilized for receiving 3D image data, where the 3D image data includes left-eye image data and right-eye image data. The color separation unit is coupled to the receiving unit, and is utilized for performing a color separation operation upon at least a portion of the left-eye image data to generate color-separated left-eye image data, and performing the color separation operation upon at least a portion of the right-eye image data to generate color-separated right-eye image data. The image processing unit is coupled to the color separation unit, and is utilized for generating adjusted 3D image data according to the color-separated left-eye image data and the color-separated right-eye image data.08-02-2012
201001570253D caption display method and 3D display apparatus for implementing the same - A 3D caption display method for harmoniously merging and displaying closed caption with 3D image in a 3D display apparatus, and a 3D display apparatus suitable for implementing the method. The 3D display apparatus receives a broadcast signal containing caption data, and obtains caption control commands including a 3D parameter setting command from the caption data. Afterwards, the 3D display apparatus displays a plurality of 3D caption images according to the caption control commands.06-24-2010
20100157023System And Method For Configuring An Information Handling System To Present Stereoscopic Images - Three dimensional images are presented at an information handling system display using a communication protocol that the information handling system negotiates with a content source. Negotiation of a stereoscopic protocol supported by the information handling system from stereoscopic protocols available from the content source allows selection of one or more stereoscopic protocols that best fit content at the information handling system, such as based upon the resolution used to present images at the information handling system display.06-24-2010
20100171816DISPLAY DEVICE FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL (3D) IMAGES - The present invention provides a display device for three-dimensional (3D) images. The display device presents a first and a second frame respectively to left and right eyes of a user, whereby the user perceives a 3D image according to the first and second frames. The display device includes a digital signal processor and an image output module. The digital signal processor generates the first and second frames according to 3D image signals, and the image output module outputs the first and second frames sequentially. The first frame has a first color wavelength distribution, and the second frame has a second color wavelength distribution. The first color wavelength distribution is different from the second color wavelength distribution. At least one of the first color wavelength distribution and the second color wavelength distribution corresponds to at least two colors selected from a color group consisting of red, green, and blue.07-08-2010
20100149320Power Conservation System for 3D Glasses - A viewing system for viewing video displays having the appearance of a three dimensional image.06-17-2010
20100149317Method of improved three dimensional display technique - A method of displaying an image. The method includes aligning a first display relative to a second display. The first and second displays having a differing encoding patterns. The method also includes determining a location in relation between the displays and activating pixels on the displays based on the determined location.06-17-2010
20100149321IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An image processing apparatus includes an input unit, a computing unit, a determining unit, and a 3D image processor. The input unit receives filter width information indicating the vertical size of each line constituting a polarizing filter, as well as position correction information indicating positional misalignment of the polarizing filter. The computing unit computes determination regions for each pixel on the basis of the information. The determination regions are used to determine whether individual pixels constituting a 3D image to be output are contained in a right-eye or a left-eye image region. On the basis of the determination regions, the determining unit determines whether each pixel is contained in a right-eye image region or a left-eye image region. The 3D image processor creates a 3D image from a right-eye image and a left-eye image according to pixel positions determined on the basis of determination results.06-17-2010
20100177169THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODEL CONSTRUCTION USING UNSTRUCTURED PATTERN - Systems and methods using an unstructured pattern for three-dimensional model construction, such as may be used for processing images of documents are disclosed. The method generally includes projecting an unstructured infrared pattern onto a target object, capturing a pair of stereoscopic images of the pattern projected onto the target object, such as with infrared cameras, performing signal processing on the pair of stereoscopic images to cross-correlate portions of the stereoscopic images in order to identify corresponding portions in the stereoscopic images, and constructing a three-dimensional model of the target object. The three-dimensional model can be utilized to rectify, e.g., de-warp, an image of the target object, e.g., a page or both facing pages of a bound document.07-15-2010
20100157026Directional Illumination Unit for Autostereoscopic Displays - A directionally controlled illumination unit is disclosed that deflects light from activated illumination elements into visibility regions by a transmissive image reproduction means. The visibility regions are tracked by the eyes of different viewers to other positions in front of the display via a tracking unit and image control. To avoid a strong correlation of one pixel of the image reproduction means to a deflection element (electro-wetting cell) of a deflection means, the directionally controlled illumination unit comprises a two-dimensional illumination means in front of the image reproduction means arranged in a serial manner in the optical path and a deflection means containing at least one field having an arrangement of electro-wetting cells that can be discretely addressed in groups and adjusted with regard to their refractive behavior by the tracking unit and image control.06-24-2010
20110228055SPACE SKIPPING FOR MULTI-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE RENDERING - Space skipping for multi-dimensional image rendering is described. In an embodiment a ray-casting engine is used to form a two dimensional image from an at least three dimensional image volume by computing rays extending from a camera location, through the two dimensional image and into the volume. For example, a space skipping logic is used to clip the rays such that computationally expensive aspects of ray-casting only need to be performed along the clipped rays. For example a volume pyramid is formed by repeatedly reducing the resolution of the volume data. In an example, each ray is intersected with the lowest resolution volume of the pyramid and clipped using data from that volume. In examples, the clipping is then repeated at higher resolutions in order to clip the ray closely to non-transparent voxels in the volume and optimize the task of rendering the image.09-22-2011
20100182409Signal processing device, image display device, signal processing method, and computer program - There is provided a signal processing device including an image analysis portion that analyzes content of an input image, a distance information acquisition portion that acquires distance information between a viewer who views a screen on which the input image is displayed and the screen, and a stereoscopic image generation portion that generates a stereoscopic image from the original input image, using an analysis result of the input image analyzed by the image analysis portion, the distance information acquired by the distance information acquisition portion, and information about a specification of the screen in a horizontal direction.07-22-2010
20120033055Stereoscopic Video Display Apparatus and Display Method - In one embodiment, a stereoscopic video display apparatus is configured to assign one subpixel column to each of a plurality of parallax images, and select three subpixels, which are the first to third subpixels, arranged consecutively in the column direction of subpixels with the third subpixel located in the center, as a pixel displaying each parallax image; cause pixels adjacent in the column direction of subpixels in each parallax image to share the first subpixel or the second subpixel; divide each of frames displaying a stereoscopic video into two subframes; assign one pixel from among the plurality of parallax images to each row in each subframe; display odd-numbered rows when displaying one of the first and second subframes; and display even-numbered rows when displaying the other of the first and second subframes.02-09-2012
20100177170IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS THAT ALLOWS VIEWING OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE FROM DIRECTIONS - An image display apparatus includes an image display device having pixels to display right- and left-eye images for a three-dimensional image, a first and second optical shutter devices located on rear and front sides of the image display device. The pixels include pixel pairs that have pixels arranged across first light-shielding portions and that are arrayed across second light-shielding portions. The first shutter device includes first light-transmitting portions that cause image light beams passing through the pixels to strike the right and left eyes of a viewer located in a first direction, and first shutter portions to control transmission/shielding of light. The second shutter device includes second light-transmitting portions that cause image light beams passing through the pixels to strike right eyes and left eyes of viewers located in second and third directions, and second shutter portions to control transmission/shielding of light.07-15-2010
20090046140Mobile Virtual Reality Projector - A spatially aware apparatus includes a projector. Projected display contents can change based on the position, motion, or orientation of the apparatus. The apparatus may include gyroscope(s), accelerometer(s), global positioning system (GPS) receiver(s), radio receiver(s), or any other devices or interfaces that detect, or provide information relating to, motion, orientation, or position of the apparatus.02-19-2009
20130215241VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE - A video display device is provided to achieve local control for a high-quality 3D image while reducing extraneous radiation. A video display device that receives video signals from two video signal lines with an identical frame period and is capable of displaying a stereoscopic image based on left-eye and right-eye images, the video display device including: a liquid crystal drive unit; a liquid crystal panel; an LED backlight that has a plurality of light emission areas; a combination unit that generates a composite video signal by combining the video signals with the identical frame period; a local control unit that detects a video feature quantity such as the intensity value of the composite video signal and determines the light-emission intensity value of the light emission area; and an LED driver.08-22-2013
20100182408STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - A stereoscopic display device has a plurality of sub-pixel units respectively arranged along a first axis and a second axis. Each sub-pixel unit and the adjacent sub-pixel unit along the first axis have a predetermined dislocation in the second axis. Each of the sub-pixel unit includes a first sub-pixel row having a first sub-pixel and two second sub-pixels arranged along the first axis, a second sub-pixel row under the first sub-pixel row having a first sub-pixel and two second sub-pixels arranged along the first axis, and a three sub-pixel row under the second sub-pixel row having three third sub-pixels arranged along the first axis. The stereoscopic display device also has a parallax panel having a plurality of transparent regions and shielding regions alternately parallel to each other.07-22-2010
20100214394VOLUME SCANNING THREE-DIMENSIONAL FLOATING IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A volume scanning three-dimensional floating image display is constructed from a real mirror image forming optical system capable of forming the real mirror image of an object to be projected in a planar symmetric position with respect to a symmetry surface, and a display located under the symmetry surface showing images that serve as the object to be projected, and an actuator means capable of moving the display in a direction with a component perpendicular to the display surface, so by changing the displayed image synchronously with the motion of the display, the real mirror image of that image will be formed in the space on the other side of the symmetry surface as a three-dimensional floating image.08-26-2010
20100238274METHOD OF DISPLAYING THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DATA AND AN APPARATUS OF PROCESSING THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DATA - A method is provided that includes receiving a three-dimensional (3D) image signal, generating image data from the 3D image signal, wherein said image data includes a plurality of left image data and a plurality of right image data, configuring the generated 3D image data to a 3D format, wherein the configured 3D image data includes black data and displaying the configured 3D image data at an output frequency, wherein the output frequency is synchronized with a shutter glasses.09-23-2010
20100253766Stereoscopic Device - Systems and methods are disclosed for generating stereoscopic images for a user based on one or more images captured by one or more scene-facing cameras or detectors and the position of the user's eyes or other parts relative to a component of the system as determined from one or more images captured by one or more user-facing detectors. The image captured by the scene-facing detector is modified based on the user's eye or other position. The resulting image represents the scene as seen from the perspective of the eye of the user. The resulting image may be further modified by augmenting the image with additional images, graphics, or other data. Stereoscopic mechanisms may also be adjusted or configured based on the location or the user's eyes or other parts.10-07-2010
20120194654EMBEDDED LIGHT FIELD DISPLAY ARCHITECTURE TO PROCESS AND DISPLAY THREE-DIMENSIONAL LIGHT FIELD DATA - An embedded light field display architecture to process and display three-dimensional light field data in a light field display is provided. The light field display architecture includes a plurality of hierarchical modules to decode compressed light field data associated with a light field and a plurality of tile modules embedded directly in the light field display to process light field data for display. A plurality of networking modules is also provided to transmit light field data among the hierarchical modules and the tile modules.08-02-2012
20110109730STEREOSCOPIC OVERLAY OFFSET CREATION AND EDITING - Adjusting overlay positioning in stereoscopic video, including: receiving overlay data including a plurality of overlays, each overlay having a lateral axis value, a vertical axis value, and a depth value; receiving and displaying the stereoscopic video to a user as at least one of a video preview display and a stereoscopic display, each display including an overlay from the overlay data, wherein a position of the overlay in each display is based on the lateral axis value, the vertical axis value, and the depth value of the overlay, and wherein the video preview display includes interfaces for adjusting the position of the overlay in each display; receiving input from the user related to the depth value of the overlay; and adjusting the position of the overlay in the video preview display based on the input from the user.05-12-2011
20100253768APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR GENERATING AND DISPLAYING A STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE ON A MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE - An apparatus and method for generating and displaying a stereoscopic image on a mobile computing device. The apparatus includes an autostereoscopic overlay which is secured over at least a portion of the screen of the mobile computing device, such as by using a case. Computer-readable instructions are executed on the mobile computing device to align two captured images, if necessary, and interlace them into an interlaced image for subsequent display to the screen of the mobile computing device. When the displayed image is viewed by the user of the mobile computing device through the autostereoscopic overlay, the image appears as a stereoscopic (or three-dimensional) image.10-07-2010
20120127282VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS AND OPERATING METHOD THEREFOR - The present invention relates to a video display apparatus and an operating method therefor. The operating method for a video display apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: receiving video information on an incoming video from outside or on a broadcast video; detecting conversion information between a 2D video and a 3D video within 3D video information, when the received video information is 3D video information; performing a 2D signal processing or a 3D signal processing on either the incoming video from outside or the broadcast video, according to the conversion information. In this way, it becomes easier to find out whether an incoming video from an external device is a 2D video or a 3D video.05-24-2012
201002257472D/3D Image Displaying Apparatus - A 2D/3D image displaying apparatus includes a sub-pixel, a first and second data lines and a gamma circuit. The sub-pixel includes a first portion and a second portion. The first and second data lines are coupled to the first and second portion of the sub-pixel, respectively. The gamma circuit transmits correlated gamma signals to a driving circuit for driving the first and second part of the sub-pixel via the first and second data lines when 2D image is to be displayed, and transmits a single gamma signal to the driving circuit for driving the first and second portion of the sub-pixel via the first and second data lines when 3D image is to be displayed.09-09-2010
20100149318SINGLE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING STEREOSCOPIC CONTENT - A single display system and method are provided for displaying stereoscopic content. In particular, a single display mechanism capable of displaying stereoscopic content for viewing with passive glasses is provided.06-17-2010
20100208040Preventing interference between primary and secondary content in a stereoscopic display - A method of positioning primary and secondary images on a stereoscopic display device involves ascertaining a perceived depth of the primary image and the secondary image; transforming the perceived depth of at least one of the primary and secondary image data by compressing the perceived depth of the at least one of the primary and secondary image data; and transforming at least one of the primary and secondary image data so as to position the perceived secondary image at a position that will be perceived by a viewer to be situated at a depth when viewed on the stereoscopic display such that the secondary image appears to be situated fully between the primary image and the viewer when viewed stereoscopically. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.08-19-2010
20100253767INTEGRATED ELECTROCHROMIC 2D/3D DISPLAY DEVICE - An integrated electrochromic 2D/3D display device including a first substrate; a parallax barrier unit disposed under the first substrate; a color filter unit disposed under the parallax barrier unit; a common electrode disposed under the color filter unit; a liquid crystal unit disposed under the common electrode; a plurality of thin film transistors disposed under the liquid crystal unit; a second substrate disposed under the plurality of thin film transistors; and a light emitting unit disposed under the second substrate is provided. Another integrated electrochromic 2D/3D display device including a substrate; a parallax barrier unit disposed under the substrate; and a display unit disposed under the parallax barrier unit is also provided. An adjustment of a planar image and a stereo image is performed to reduce a thickness and an assembling cost of conventional display devices.10-07-2010
20100259601Liquid crystal shutter and image display observation system - A liquid crystal shutter includes a plurality of liquid crystal layers arranged in a light-incident direction; and a plurality of polarizers attached to each of the plurality of liquid crystal layers, polarization axes of 2 adjacent polarizers that have a liquid crystal layer therebetween being crossed at an angle of 90°, the accumulated value of degrees of polarization of polarizers that have polarization axes in a first direction being identical to that of degrees of polarizations of polarizers that have polarization axes in a second direction that crosses the first direction at an angle of 90°.10-14-2010
20100271466IMAGE PROCESSOR FOR OVERLAYING A GRAPHICS OBJECT - An image processor processes an assembly of data (DDS) that defines an elementary image and a graphics object. The assembly of data (DDS) comprises composition data (CS) that defines a given appearance of the graphics object in an output image, wherein the graphics object overlays a portion of the elementary image. The image processor comprises an occlusion analyzer (OCA) for establishing an occlusion indication (OCS) on the basis of the composition data (CS). The occlusion indication (OCS) specifies an area in the elementary image that the graphics object will occlude in the output image, but which may be de-occluded in a stereoscopic rendering of the output image. An occlusion data generator (ODG) composes an occlusion image on the basis of the occlusion indication (OCS) and the elementary image. The occlusion image represents a portion of the elementary image that corresponds with the area specified by the occlusion indication (OCS).10-28-2010
20120242809VIDEO SURVEILLANCE APPARATUS USING DUAL CAMERA AND METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to a video surveillance apparatus and method using a dual camera, which is capable of applying any camera videos with a result of video analysis made based on one selected from videos provided from a special purpose camera, such as a thermal image camera, and a visible light camera. Since the video surveillance apparatus and method is capable of arranging a visible light camera and a special-purpose camera in the same surveillance area, securing FOV differences between these cameras as pixel matching parameters between images by the medium of the same space corresponding to an image of each camera, performing selective video analysis for one of these parameters, and checking a result of the analysis in any camera images through the matching information in the same way, it is possible to guarantee autonomy of video switching, continuity of object tracking in video switching, and high reliability.09-27-2012
20120242808IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - An image display apparatus and a method for operating the same are disclosed. The method for operating an image display apparatus includes receiving an image, separating the image into at least one of a two-dimensional (2D) image area or a three-dimensional (3D) image area, and displaying the at least one of the 2D or 3D image areas along with an area control object for changing a position or size of the 2D or 3D image area, on a display.09-27-2012
20110032342IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - An image display method can make the total time of light emission longer per display line. This method is an image display method used in an image display apparatus that repeats displaying images for a left eye and for a right eye alternately that form a stereoscopic image, on a screen including a plurality of display lines, and includes: a shield switching starting step (t02-10-2011
20110032341METHOD AND SYSTEM TO TRANSFORM STEREO CONTENT - Methods and systems to process stereo images and video information, and, in particular, to methods and devices to transfer and/or transform stereo content to decrease eye fatigue of a user during viewing of 3D video. The methods and systems can compute an initial map of disparity/depth for stereo images from 3D video, smooth a depth map, change depth perception parameters according to the estimation of eye fatigue, and generate new stereo image according to the depth perception parameters.02-10-2011
20110032339THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD AND APPARATUS - It is made possible to mitigate appearance of the strap-shaped disturbance image and shift to the side lobe naturally. The sense of incongruity for an image viewed in a transitional zone is reduced by performing interpolation processing between parallax information pieces displayed on pixels associated with adjacent exit pupils.02-10-2011
20110043614Content transmission method and display device - There is provided a video content transmission method that includes the steps of: transmitting normal video content to at least one stream respectively transmitted on at least one broadcast channel; transmitting stereoscopic video content that corresponds to the normal video content to at least one stream respectively transmitted on at least one broadcast channel; transmitting, along with the broadcast channel, system information relating to a transmission system of the stereoscopic video content; and transmitting, along with the broadcast channel, source location information relating to a source location of the stereoscopic video content.02-24-2011
20080273083Stereoscopic Two-Dimensional Display Device - To facilitate seeing of the image on a peripheral region which may become difficult to see as the screen size increases.11-06-2008
20100295928METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC REPRESENTATION OF IMAGE INFORMATION - A method for the autostereoscopic representation of image information on a matrix screen on which image points are formed through a subpixel group, each with a plurality of subpixels, wherein two stereoscopic fields are imaged on one of two subgroups of the image points, and wherein light emanating from the two subgroups of image points is guided through a barrier raster into two adjacent viewing zones, and wherein a change of the viewer's head position is further detected, and activation of the subpixels is adapted to the change of the head position by shifting intensity centroids, in particular, within the image points in that, upon a change in the viewing distance between the head position and the matrix screen by adapting of weightings of intensities within the image points such that a lateral distance between the centroid of the intensity distributions in a left viewing zone and the centroid of the intensity distributions in a right viewing zone in a viewing plane remains constant. A respective device for the autostereoscopic representation of image information is described.11-25-2010
20100302349THREE DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY - A three dimensional display includes a display panel and a view-scanning layer. The display panel is used to display many display images quickly. The view-scanning layer is disposed on the display panel and receives the display images. The view-scanning layer has many light refracting modulation regions. Each of the light refracting modulation regions includes a view-scanning unit. The view-scanning unit changes an ongoing direction of a light according to an applied electric field so as to project a part of each of the display images at different view directions. Here, each of the view directions corresponds to the ongoing direction of the light.12-02-2010
20100309293PROJECTION-TYPE STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY - A projection type stereoscopic display system (and corresponding methodology) is provided. The system comprises a light source, two or more projection chambers, and a switch. The switch receives a plurality of light beams and diverts the beams in a predetermined sequential order to each projection chamber. The projection chamber projects a first image on a first receiving surface and the second image on a second receiving surface parallel with the first receiving surface so that a viewer observes the first and second images simultaneously thereby establishing stereoscopic effects.12-09-2010
20100315491Projector systems and methods for producing digitally augmented, interactive cakes and other Food Products - A method for digitally augmenting or enhancing a food product such as the surface or top of a cake or other edible object. The method includes generating an augmentation media file based on a projection surface of the food product such as a digital movie or image that is mapped to the 3D topography of projection surface and that is projected on the food product using a properly aligned projector. Interactivity is provided by having the method include determining a modification or change of the 3D topography of the projection surface and, based upon the modification, generating a modified augmentation media file and operating the projector to use the modified augmentation media file to project a modified projected image on the food product. The method further provides interactivity by detecting a user interaction with the projection surface and generating a modified augmentation media file based on this tracked interaction.12-16-2010
20110001802IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD, AS WELL AS PROGRAM - A stereoscopic image for allowing stereoscopic viewing, which is generated from two or more images obtained from different viewpoints, is obtained. Depth information, which indicates a distance in the depth direction of the stereoscopic image of at least one subject contained in the stereoscopic image, is obtained. A depth image is generated by positioning a subject image with relating the distance in the depth direction of the subject to a distance in the depth direction from a reference position to a position of the subject image. Display of the subject image positioned in the depth image is controlled in a manner that the subject image is rotatable about an axis perpendicular to the depth direction, and the depth image with display of the subject image contained therein being controlled to be rotatable is displayed.01-06-2011
20110109728IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND OPERATION METHOD THEREFOR - A method for operating an image display apparatus that receives a three-dimensional (3D) image signal and displays the 3D image signal as a 3D image, includes according to an embodiment displaying an image, detecting a connected external device, receiving data from the detected external device, generating at least one 3D object corresponding to the received data, and displaying the at least one 3D object corresponding to the received data. The at least one 3D object corresponding to the received data is processed to have a different depth from the image.05-12-2011
20110109731METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADJUSTING PARALLAX IN THREE-DIMENSIONAL VIDEO - A method and apparatus for adjusting parallax of a three-dimensional (3D) video are provided. The method including receiving an input of a 3D video sequence; determining whether a scene transition occurs between a previous frame and a current frame of the 3D video sequence; if it is determined that the scene transition occurs between the previous frame and the current frame, determining and comparing first depth information of a previous scene which includes the previous frame and second depth information of a current scene which includes the current frame; and, based on a result of the comparing, selectively adjusting depth information of at least one of the frames of the previous scene and the frames of the current scene in consideration of a difference between the first depth information and the second depth information.05-12-2011
20110109729IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND OPERATION METHOD THERFOR - A method for operating an image display apparatus that receives a 3D image signal and displays the 3D image signal as a 3D image, which includes displaying an image, detecting a connected external device, generating a 3D object indicating the connected external device, and displaying the 3D object. The 3D object is processed to have a different depth from the displayed image.05-12-2011
20110242292Display control unit, display control method and program - A display control unit includes: a determining section which determines a type of content to be reproduced when 2D content and 3D content are to be reproduced in a mixed order, the 2D content containing video data of 2D images and the 3D content containing video data of images for the left eye and images for the right eye; a setting section which, for the 2D content, displays 2D images and, for the 3D content, sets a 2D display mode to cause either the images for the left eye or the images for the right eye are displayed; a reproducing section which reproduces the content in the 2D display mode; and a display control section which, when 3D content is to be reproduced, displays type information while the content is displayed in the 2D display mode on the basis of data obtained through reproduction.10-06-2011
20090066785SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING AND REPRODUCING 3D STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE FILE INCLUDING 2D IMAGE - A method for controlling moving picture encoding using channel information of wireless networks is provided. By the method, it is possible to use a pre-verified standard technology in the prescription of a stereoscopic image file format, thereby simplifying a verification procedure for a new standard. Also, it is possible to use a new a stereoscopic image file format, thereby selecting, generating, and reproducing either of a 2D image file or a 3D stereoscopic image file. In particular, according to a system and a method for using a file format used to generate a 3D stereoscopic image, it is possible to reproduce and display a caption in the form of a 2D image during reproduction of the 3D stereoscopic image, thereby reducing eyestrain of a user, and additionally providing an image such as news, or an advertisement, to a user.03-12-2009
20110018977STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD, RECORDING MEDIUM AND IMAGE PICKUP APPARATUS - If a loaded image is a 3D image, the image is first displayed in 2D. If a user enters instructions to end displaying the image in 2D, switching from 2D display to 3D display is immediately performed. Although switching from 2D display to 3D display is also performed if a predetermined period of time has elapsed during 2D display, switching from 2D display to 3D display is immediately performed if instructions to end 2D display are entered before the predetermined period of time elapses. Because firstly an image is displayed in 2D display mode and then the mode is switched from 2D display to 3D display if a user instructed to do so, it becomes possible to simultaneously achieve a reduction in the fatigue in an observer's eyes and an increase in the speed of switching to 3D display.01-27-2011
20110018979DISPLAY CONTROLLER, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, PROGRAM, OUTPUT DEVICE, AND TRANSMITTER - A display controller includes: an extraction means for extracting a characteristic of at least one of image data and sound data of content; a detection means for detecting a predetermined section of the content for which an evaluation value calculated on the basis of the characteristic extracted by the extraction means is equal to or larger than a threshold value; and a display control means for controlling display of a representative image of each scene of the content, the display control means displaying a representative image of a scene of the predetermined section so as to be recognized as a three-dimensional image and displaying a representative image of a scene outside the predetermined section so as to be recognized as a two-dimensional image.01-27-2011
201100189783D IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND 3D IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - Visibility at a time of stereoscopic viewing is improved by enabling parallax adjustment during shooting or reproduction of a moving image. A 3D image display apparatus includes a parallax adjustment control unit which performs parallax adjustment for the 3D image for stereoscopic viewing when receiving an instruction to perform the parallax adjustment via an interface such as a key pressing. The parallax adjustment control unit temporarily stops the 3D image for stereoscopic viewing that has being reproduced as a moving image on a display device and performs parallax adjustment. And then, the 3D image display apparatus resumes reproduction of the moving image in a manner which reflects a value obtained by the parallax adjustment.01-27-2011
20110018976IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - An image display apparatus and a method for operating the same are disclosed. The method for operating an image display apparatus includes receiving an image including at least one three-dimensional (3D) object, calculating a depth value of the at least one 3D object, changing at least one of sharpness and brightness of pixels corresponding to the at least one 3D object according to the depth value and generating an output image including the changed at least one 3D object, and displaying the output image.01-27-2011
20110025832Ghost-compensation for improved stereoscopic projection - A method and system for reducing ghost images in plano-stereoscopic image transmissions is provided. The method comprises establishing a plurality of expected ghosting profiles associated with a plurality of predetermined regions on a screen, and compensating for leakage in each predetermined region of a projected left and right eye images by removing an amount of ghost images leaking from the projected left eye image into the projected right eye image and vice versa. The system comprises a processor configured to receive the quantity of ghost artifacts and compute ghost compensation quantities for left eye images and right eye images. The processor is further configured to remove an amount of actual image ghost artifacts leaking from a projected left eye image into a projected right eye image and vice versa. The processor is also configured to compute ghost compensation quantities for each of a plurality of zones, each zone corresponding to a region on a screen having an expected ghosting profile associated therewith.02-03-2011
20110032338ENCAPSULATING THREE-DIMENSIONAL VIDEO DATA IN ACCORDANCE WITH TRANSPORT PROTOCOLS - In general, techniques are described for encapsulating three dimensional video data in accordance with a transport protocol. As one example, an apparatus comprising a multimedia processing module, a transport protocol module and a wireless module implement the techniques. The multimedia processing module generates a video data segment, an audio data segment and a depth data segment of 3D video content. The transport protocol module encapsulates each of the video data, audio data and depth data segments in different ones of a plurality of packets according to a transport protocol and adds metadata to at least one of the plurality of packets for enhancing playback of the 3D video content. The wireless module transmits the packets to a 3D display device external from the apparatus.02-10-2011
20120033057ELECTRO-OPTIC DEVICE AND STEREOSCOPIC VISION DISPLAY APPARATUS - An electro-optic device includes: an electro-optic panel displaying a display image with illumination light emitted from an illumination device; a display control circuit controlling the electro-optic panel to display a right-eye image during a right display period and display a left-eye image during a left display period; a glasses control circuit controlling a right-eye shutter of stereoscopic vision glasses so as to maintain an open state during the right display period, controlling a left-eye shutter of stereoscopic vision glasses so as to maintain an open state during the left display period, and controlling both the right-eye shutter and the left-eye shutter so as to maintain a close state during a blocking period; and an illumination control circuit controlling the illumination device to vary an intensity of the illumination light in a pulsed shape during the blocking period.02-09-2012
20110115888BROADCAST RECEIVING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - A broadcast receiving apparatus is provided with an image identifying unit that identifies the type of a received broadcast image and a simulcast identifying unit that identifies a simulcast of a received broadcast. A glasses control and communication unit communicates with the viewing glasses, and identifies whether a user is wearing glasses based on the detection signal of a state-of-wear detecting unit 05-19-2011
200900337412D-3D CONVERTIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD HAVING A BACKGROUND OF FULL-PARALLAX INTEGRAL IMAGES - A two dimensional to three dimensional (2D-3D) convertible display device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display device includes i) a first display unit configured to selectively output one of a composite image and backlight, wherein the composite image comprises a background image and a mask image, for an object, wherein the background image comprises element images for a background excluding the object and wherein the mask image is a white image which has the same shape as that of the object, ii) a lens unit configured to convert the composite image into a stereoscopic image or pass through the backlight and iii) a second display unit configured to output i) a two-dimensional (2D) image of the object by the use of the backlight at a 2D mode and ii) the combination of the 2D image and the composite image at a three dimensional (3D) mode.02-05-2009
20110211050AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY OF AN IMAGE - In a method of creating an autostereoscopic display of an image, a plurality of images are received at a spatial-resolution-to-angular-resolution-converter. The plurality of images each have differing incident angles with respect to the spatial-resolution-to-angular-resolution-converter. An autostereoscopically displayed image is created from the plurality of images using the spatial-resolution-to-angular-resolution-converter.09-01-2011
20110242291INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, REPRODUCTION APPARATUS, REPRODUCTION METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An information processing apparatus that includes an interface that receives a multi-view video coded stream including a base view video stream and a dependent view video stream, and control information corresponding to at least one of a plurality of predetermined formats of the multi-view coded video stream. The information processing apparatus further includes a display control unit that controls reproduction of the base video stream and the dependent video stream based on the control information.10-06-2011
20100225748LIGHTING APPARATUS - Irradiation light LA and irradiation light LB, which are to be projected toward an irradiation target object from a plurality of irradiation light projection units, respectively, are corrected so as to be ached with outlines of the irradiation target object, which are viewed individually from the irradiation light projection units. In such a way, a surface of the irradiation target object is coated with irradiation light LA′ and irradiation light LB′, which are narrower in range than the irradiation light LA and the irradiation light LA. In such a way, the irradiation target object having an arbitrary shape is coated with the plural pieces of irradiation light with high accuracy.09-09-2010
20090219385Method for the Multimodal Representation of Image Contents on a Display Unit for Video Holograms, and Multimodal Display Unit - The invention relates to a method for the multimodal representation of image contents on a display unit for video holograms. Said unit comprises at least one or several light sources (LS), an optical system (L), and a spatial light modulator SLM (S) with hologram contents. According to the inventive method, the unit directs the wavefront that an object would emit to the associated eye positions (EP) such that the viewer sees the reconstruction of the scene and different views are presented to the eyes by means of temporal or spatial multiplexing in order to generate the stereo effect. The inventive method is characterized in that the light of the zero order of diffraction is directed to the eye positions (EP) for a holographic representation in a first mode, whereby the viewer sees the reconstructed scene (3D-S), while the non-diffracted light is directed to the eye positions for a direct representation in a second mode, whereby the viewer sees an autostereoscopic and/or a 2D representation (3D-2D) on the SLM. The invention also relates to display units for implementing said method.09-03-2009
201101759883D VIDEO GRAPHICS OVERLAY - Preparing a three dimensional (3D) video graphical overlay based on a two dimensional (2D) graphical image in a decoded stereoscopic video signal. This includes receiving the 2D graphical image and receiving 3D information associated with the 3D video graphical overlay. This also includes reproducing, using a processor, the 2D graphical image to form a first view graphical image and a second view graphical image in a graphics window. This also includes mapping the first and second view graphical images, using the 3D information, to frames in the 3D video to form a 3D video graphical overlay of a 3D video stream. This also includes blending the 3D video graphical overlay and the 3D video stream.07-21-2011
20100039503DISPLAY AND DISPLAY METHOD THEREOF - A display and a display method thereof are provided. The display is used for displaying 2D and/or 3D video image. The display method includes displaying 2D video image according to a first gamma curve and displaying 3D video image according to a second gamma curve, wherein the gamma value of the first gamma curve is greater than the gamma value of the second gamma curve.02-18-2010
20110211049Methods and Systems for Presenting Three-Dimensional Video Content - An exemplary method includes receiving, by a three-dimensional (“3D”) adapter subsystem separate from and communicatively coupled to a display device, a 3D video content stream comprising data representative of 3D video content, directing, by the 3D adapter subsystem, the display device to generate and display the 3D video content in accordance with the 3D video content stream, and calibrating, by the 3D adapter subsystem, the display of the 3D video content in accordance with one or more attributes of the display device. Corresponding methods and systems are also described.09-01-2011
20100066816STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH FLEXIBLE RENDERING FOR MULTIPLE SIMULTANEOUS OBSERVERS - A method for display of stereoscopic images defines at least first and second unequal subsets of viewers and provides at least the first subset of viewers with a first decoding device for viewing displayed stereoscopic images. From a single display apparatus, separate images are displayed for each eye of at least the first and second subsets of viewers in a repeated sequence of displaying the image for the first eye of all viewers during a first time interval; displaying the image for the second eye of the first subset of viewers during a second time interval; and displaying the image for the second eye of the second subset of viewers during a third time interval. The first, second, and third time intervals are non-overlapping.03-18-2010
20100053310TRANSFORMING 3D VIDEO CONTENT TO MATCH VIEWER POSITION - Systems and methods for transforming 3D video content to match a viewer's position to provide a means to make constrained-viewpoint 3D video broadcasts more independent of viewer position. The 3D video display on a television is enhanced by taking 3D video that is coded assuming one particular viewer viewpoint, sensing the viewer's actual position with respect to the display screen, and transforming the video images as appropriate for the actual position. The process provided herein is preferably implemented using information embedded in an MPEG2 3D video stream or similar scheme to shortcut the computationally intense portions of identifying object depth that is necessary for the transformation to be performed.03-04-2010
20100060722DISPLAY WITH BUILT IN 3D SENSING - Information from execution of a vision processing module may be used to control a 3D vision system.03-11-2010
20100128113Computer Device Capable of Providing Stereoscopic Image - A computer device capable of providing a stereoscopic image is provided. The compute device includes a host, a display, and a stereoscopic display film. The host reads an image data having 3D information. The display is connected with the host. The display displays an image converted from the image data. The display has a fixing element. The stereoscopic display film is detachably fixed at front side of the display via the fixing element, and the image is converted to a stereoscopic image with a stereoscopic effect.05-27-2010
20110069157THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - Embodiments of the invention provide an image display device comprising a rotating section having a plurality of light emitting elements. The rotating section rotates about a center and presents an image. A sensor detects an object, and a display controller controls presentation of the image based at least in part on detection of an object by the sensor.03-24-2011
20120120207IMAGE PLAYBACK DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An image playback device includes a playback portion which plays back content data to make a video stereoscopically viewed by means of video data including first and second images for first and second view points, respectively; a setting portion which sets a playback speed for playing back the content data; and an adjuster which adjusts parallax information about parallax between the first and second images in response to the playback speed set by the setting portion.05-17-2012
20120120203THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY METHOD, TRACKING THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY UNIT AND IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE - A three-dimensional display method is provided in the present disclosure. The three-dimensional display method includes obtaining position information of an observer; and adjusting displaying content of a stereoscopic image according to the position information. A tracking three-dimensional display unit and an image processing device are also provided in the present disclosure. In the present disclosure, three-dimensional displaying contents may be adjusted according to the position information of the observer to introduce movement parallax, so as to achieve mutual effect between the observer and displaying contents, and enhance the sense of reality of three-dimensional displaying.05-17-2012
20110074936DISPLAY DEVICE FOR DISPLAYING CROSS-SECTIONAL REPRESENTATIONS OF AN OBJECT - There is described a display device for displaying cross-sectional representations of an object, the display device comprising: a frame; and a plurality of display units mounted on the frame, each one of the plurality of display units adapted to display a cross-sectional image of the object, the cross-sectional image comprising at least one internal feature of the object and being dependent on a spatial position in a three-dimensional environment of a corresponding one of the plurality of display units on which the cross-sectional image is to be displayed, the plurality of display units being connectable to a processor adapted to generate the cross-sectional image for each one of the plurality of display units as function of the spatial position.03-31-2011
20120147154Stereoscopic Video Display Apparatus and Method Therefor - According to one embodiment, a stereoscopic video display apparatus of a glasses-less type displays video that is perceived as original stereoscopic video when observed from the predetermined range of the viewing position and as defective stereoscopic video when observed from a position different from the predetermined range of the viewing position. A 3D related controller may insert an information signal that displays a figure, character, mark, or symbol indicating that the viewing position is different from the predetermined range of the viewing position into a signal of the defective stereoscopic video.06-14-2012
20110058024DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - In a display apparatus, a display panel displays an image, and a frame rate converter separates an image signal to a first image frame for a left-eye and a second image frame for a right-eye and generates first and second intermediate image frames respectively following the first and second image frames. A timing controller converts the first and second image frames to first and second compensation frames, respectively, and sequentially provides the first compensation frame, the first intermediate image frame, the second compensation frame, and the second intermediate image frame to a data driver. The data driver converts the first and second compensation frames to a left-eye data voltage and a right-eye data voltage, respectively, and converts the first and second intermediate image frames to a predetermined black data voltage.03-10-2011
20100097445RESTAURANT TABLES AND ELECTRONIC MENU APPARATUS - A restaurant table for which seats are arranged includes, a top plate on which a dishes is set, and a display panel provided in the top plate, and configured to display a three-dimensional image of the dish to be stereoscopically viewable.04-22-2010
20100097446DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus which displays a plurality of items includes a display panel provided with a function of displaying a three-dimensional image to be stereoscopically viewable, an item overview creation section which creates information on an item overview screen on which two-dimensional images of the respective items are arranged, an overview display control section which displays the item overview screen on the display panel, and a specific item display control section which switches an image of a specific item selected from among the items two-dimensional images of which are displayed on the item overview screen from the two-dimensional image to a three-dimensional image.04-22-2010
20100097448Rotational Display System - The present invention provides a system which integrates unique lighting technologies, switching systems, mounting systems, information delivery systems and power supply systems within a support such as vehicular wheel to provide an advanced, high quality visual display apparatus in various surfaces of rotation. A displayed image may be three dimensional. These technologies, and their many unique applications, provide for a novel and useful series of video display devices that are small, lightweight, efficient and can have the capability of producing a clear, bright, high definition image that is equivalent to that of a modern day TV or high quality computer monitor.04-22-2010
20110157324METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR VIEWING 3D VIDEO USING A STEREOSCOPIC VIEWING DEVICE - Methods and systems are described for enabling the operation of a stereoscopic viewing device such that the viewing device provides a movable viewing window that enables the 3D rendering of 3D image data displayed by a backlit LCD device. In a particular implementation, the systems and methods disclosed herein are operable to control the operation of a pair of LCD shutter glasses.06-30-2011
20080246837AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes an autosteroscopic liquid crystal display panel having a frame response time of less than 10 milliseconds, and a backlight positioned to provide light to the autosteroscopic liquid crystal display. The backlight includes a right eye solid state light source and a left eye solid state light source capable of being modulated between the right eye solid state light source and a left eye solid state light source at a rate of at least 90 Hertz.10-09-2008
20120200677THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD - A three-dimensional display apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a display unit including pixels arranged in a matrix form; and an optical plate opposed to the display unit, the optical plate functioning as a plurality of optical apertures which are extended nearly in a straight line manner in a second direction and arranged in a first direction. Each of the pixels is divided into M sub-pixels respectively comprising M color components arranged in the first direction where M is an integer of at least 1, and Q/B is an integer N, M×P/A is a non-integer, and (Q/B)/(P/A) is a non-integer, where P is a period of the optical apertures in the first direction, Q is a period of the optical apertures in the second direction, A is a period of the pixels in the first direction, and B is a period of the pixels in the second direction.08-09-2012
20120200676Three-Dimensional Display with Motion Parallax - The subject disclosure is directed towards a hybrid stereo image/motion parallax system that uses stereo 3D vision technology for presenting different images to each eye of a viewer, in combination with motion parallax technology to adjust each image for the positions of a viewer's eyes. In this way, the viewer receives both stereo cues and parallax cues as the viewer moves while viewing a 3D scene, which tends to result in greater visual comfort/less fatigue to the viewer. Also described is the use of goggles for tracking viewer position, including training a computer vision algorithm to recognize goggles instead of only heads/eyes.08-09-2012
20080291268Rendering of Image Data for Multi-View Display - The invention pertains to rendering of image data for a multi-view display, such as image data for a lenticular auto-stereoscopic display. The method comprising the steps of providing view-dependent image data for an image, determining a view-dependent intensity function, or luminance function, for the image, applying a spatial filtering to a view-dependent coordinate of the intensity function, the spatial filtering being such as a low-pass filter, a high-pass filter or a combination of a low-pass and a high-pass filter, and sampling the view-dependent intensity function to a plurality of sub-images, each sub-image being associated with a view-direction of the image.11-27-2008
20110254929ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING STEREO-VIEW OR MULTIVIEW SEQUENCE IMAGE - An electronic device and a 3D image display method are disclosed. A receiver receives 3D video data including left-view video data and right-view video data. A formatter generates a first video frame and a second video frame, wherein the first video frame includes first pixel data of one of the left-view video frame and the right-view video frame in odd lines and includes second pixel data of the other of the left-view video frame and the right-view video frame in even lines, and wherein the second video frame includes third pixel data of one of the left-view video frame and the right-view video frame in odd lines and includes fourth pixel data of the other of the left-view video frame and the right-view video frame in even lines. A display scans the first video frame and the second video frame.10-20-2011
20100321478Microdroplet-based 3-D volumetric displays utilizing emitted and moving droplet projection screens - Volumetric three-dimensional (3-D) graphical or computer displays are disclosed herein that are capable of presenting objects, data, scenes or other visual information in a realistic or solid-like manner, allowing for an unaided observer to observe such static or moving objects from multiple perspectives with natural depth-cues and superior image quality. We utilize in this refined approach moving-screens formed from particulate-arrays and we preferably optically project multiple image sub-slices on each such flying-screen as it passes through the image-volume thereby minimizing particulate mass-flow since only once screen per image-volume is needed to present the several or many necessary slices of each volumetric frame.12-23-2010
20120200679VIDEO PROCESSING DEVICE, VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAM, AND DISTRIBUTION METHOD - The present invention aims to provide a video processing device allowing notifications to be made to viewers of a program without annoyances being posed thereby. A video processing device comprises a receiver receiving video information including a subject program and flag information indicating whether the video information includes type-1 guide information for making a notification when the subject program is in 3D; a determiner determining, according to received flag information, whether the user is to be notified of the type-1 guide information; and an output controller outputting a program from the received video information, outputting type-2 guide information for making the notification when the subject program is in 3D and the determiner determines that the user is not to be notified of the type-1 guide information, and preventing output of the type-2 guide information when the determiner determines that the user is to be notified of the type-1 guide information.08-09-2012
20080204547Process and system used to discover and exploit the illusory depth properties inherent in an autostereoscopic image - A method, system and devices for optimizing and/or maximizing the perceived autostereoscopic effect for any chosen combination of photographic or electronic recording materials, recording methods and parameters, and imaging methods and parameters. The method first determines the parameters characterizing the optimum autostereoscopic effect of the combination materials etc. (the front pixel spread and the back pixel spread), then specifies how to apply these parameters to the arrangement of image acquisition devices, or the production of images by computational means, to produce a final image with optimal autostereoscopic properties. Features of the present invention provide for image acquisition either occurring in the real world (via digital or analog means) or within a computer graphic environment (or a blend of both), by way of specific methods necessary for successfully traveling through a variety of different mathematical spaces to arrive at a common space.08-28-2008
20080204550Stereoscopic Display Apparatus - In a stereoscopic display apparatus having optical directory elements such as lenticular elements (08-28-2008
20080204546Stereoscopic Imaging Device and Means for Construction Thereof - A stereoscopic display device comprises a display device for displaying a pixellated display image; and a stereoscopic conversion screen. The conversion screen comprises an array of light guiding members, each light guiding member being associated with an underlying pixel or sub-array of pixels, and wherein alternate rows of light guiding members are arranged to direct light from the associated pixel or sub-array of pixels to different viewing positions. The invention provides spatial multiplexing of images into successive horizontal rows, rather than in vertical columns, as in common practice. This can resolve a looming problem so that a stereoscopic effect is perceived across the full width of the 2D image. This spatial multiplexing screen may be combined with a dynamic temporal multiplexing arrangement to increase the number of views. The invention also relates to such a dynamic temporal multiplexing system. The display device may be switchable between 2D and 3D modes of operation by using electro chromic materials, or by removing the conversion screen.08-28-2008
20080204548SWITCHABLE OPTICAL IMAGING SYSTEM AND RELATED 3D/2D IMAGE SWITCHABLE APPARATUS - The present invention is directed a switchable optical imaging system and a 3D/2D image switchable apparatus having high functional flexibility in a number of aspects and adaptability to various applications. The present invention is based on generating directional optical beams, transforming these optical beams and projecting transformed optical beams in a field of view to thereby divide the field of view into one or more adjustable viewing zones and to form 2-dimensional (2D) images or perspective views of a 3-dimensional (3D) image of an object or scene therein. The present invention is embodied in the switchable optical imaging system and the 3D/2D image switchable apparatus using the same system.08-28-2008
20110164121PLAYBACK DEVICE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, RECORDING MEDIUM - A playback device for playing back a graphics stream in accordance with a stream selection table recorded on the recording medium. A procedure means determines a playback type of a graphics corresponding to the current stream number, based on the playback capability indicated by the capability register.07-07-2011
20110164118DISPLAY APPARATUSES SYNCHRONIZED BY ONE SYNCHRONIZATION SIGNAL - A display system is provided. The display system includes a plurality of display apparatuses synchronized by a synchronization signal to display an input image. Accordingly, the plurality of display apparatuses may synchronize a 3D image to be displayed, and thus a user may watch the 3D image displayed on the plurality of display apparatuses using 3D glasses.07-07-2011
20110164119APPARATUS OF ACQUIRING 3D INFORMATION, METHOD FOR DRIVING LIGHT SOURCE THEREOF, AND SYSTEM FOR ACQUIRING 3D INFORMATION - An apparatus for acquiring 3-dimensional (3D) information, a method for driving a light source thereof, and a system for acquiring 3D information are provided. The apparatus includes: a projector, a photographing unit, and a controller which causes a driving signal to be applied to the projector. The driving signal has a first peak current in a display mode and a second peak current, higher than the first peak current, in a 3D mode.07-07-2011
20100283838IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device capable of detecting an object in a space where a 3D visualized image is formed without feeling the existence of a mechanism for position detection. The image display device includes: display unit (11-11-2010
201101342263D IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING 3D IMAGE THEREOF - A three dimensional (3D) display apparatus and a method for determining a 3D image are provided. The 3D display apparatus detects definition information of a received image data, and determines whether the received image data is 3D image data based on the detected definition information. Therefore, the 3D display apparatus may determine whether or not that a received image is a 3D image.06-09-2011
20110261171VIDEO PROCESSING APPARATUS - A video processing apparatus comprises an input unit, to which video information is inputted; a decoder unit, which is configured to decode the video information inputted to the input unit; and an output unit, which is configured to output the video information decoded within the decoder unit, wherein a message indicting that there is a schedule for outputting 3D video information from the output unit, in case where the video information to be inputted to the input unit after elapsing a predetermined time is the 3D video information, or the video information outputted from the output unit is 3D video information, and a message for prompting a user to be in a condition of being able to view the 3D video from the output unit, if the user is not in the condition of being able to view the 3D video, or the video information outputted from the output unit is 3D video information, and an output of the 3D video information from the output unit is stopped, temporally, when the user is not in the condition of being able to view the 3D video. Or, it further comprises a recording unit, which is configured to record the video information inputted to the input unit onto a recording medium, wherein the recording unit starts recording of the 3D video information, when the 3D video information is inputted to the input unit in case where a user is not in a condition of being able to view the 3D video.10-27-2011
20110261169COLOR MANAGEMENT OF AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC 3D DISPLAYS - Color correction of an autostereoscopic color display capable of displaying multiple views of one scene. Multiple viewing regions of the autostereoscopic color display are identified. The multiple viewing regions together comprise the whole of an operating viewing zone for the autostereoscopic color display. A respective plurality of color correction LUTs are constructed. At least one color correction LUT is constructed for each different viewing region. Color correction LUTs corresponding to current viewing regions are selected based on information regarding viewer location. The selected color correction LUTs are applied to the autostereoscopic color display.10-27-2011
20100182410COMPUTING A DEPTH MAP - A system for computing a depth map comprising depth values representing distances to a viewer for respective pixels of an image. The system comprises an optimization unit (07-22-2010
20110254930IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD - An image processing apparatus includes: a unit that detects a motion vector from a first video image and a second video image; a unit that detects a disparity vector between a frame of the first video image and a frame of the second video image; a unit that, when there exists a non-detection position at which no motion vector is detected in a frame of one video image, performs correction by detecting a corresponding position included in a frame of the other video image that corresponds to the non-detection position using the disparity vector, and setting a motion vector of the frame of the other video image at the corresponding position, to the non-detection position; and a unit that generates respective interpolation frames of the first video image and the second video image using the motion vector after correction.10-20-2011
20110164120STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - The present invention relates to a stereoscopic image display device and to a stereoscopic image display system. More particularly, the present invention relates to a stereoscopic image display device in which a polarizing film and a panel contained in a display are not separated from each other so that the color and the view angle are prevented from degrading, and relates to a stereoscopic image display system which enables a user to observe both stereoscopic images and planar images at the same time with both eyes even when the user is wearing polarizing eyeglasses.07-07-2011
20120147156DISPLAY CONTROL APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An image processing apparatus according to the present invention that displays a stereoscopic image to a viewer, includes an input unit that inputs image data related to the stereoscopic image, a detection unit that detects a change of a projection amount of the stereoscopic image from the image data input by the input unit, a generation unit that generates the image obtained by suppressing high-frequency components from the stereoscopic image when the change of the projection amount is detected by the detection unit, and a display control unit that displays a video image generated by the generation unit in a display apparatus.06-14-2012
20120147153DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR REAL-TIME RADIATION PATTERN VISUALIZATION - A display apparatus for real-time radiation pattern visualization comprises a positioning module, a radiation pattern measuring module and an image processing module. The positioning module is used to measure a distance of an object from the positioning module and locate the orientation of the object. The radiation pattern measuring module is used to receive radiation of the object. The image processing module is coupled with the positioning module and the radiation pattern measuring module, and processes the radiation to generate a stereoscopic radiation pattern signal. According to the distance and orientation of the object, the stereoscopic radiation pattern signal is displayed in the display interface for engineers in the workplace to estimate the calibration of the real-time radiation pattern.06-14-2012
20120147155APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE - According to one embodiment, an apparatus for displaying a stereoscopic image includes an illuminator, a display unit, and an image control element. The illuminator includes a plurality of illumination units. Each illumination unit is configured to emit a plurality of luminous fluxes. Each luminous flux is emitted along one direction differently. The display unit is oppositely located to the illuminator, on which a plurality of sub pixels is arranged. Each sub pixel is configured to display a parallax image corresponding to the luminous flux in one direction. The image control element is oppositely located to the illuminator via the display unit, on which a plurality of apertures is arranged. Each aperture is configured to control a direction of the parallax image.06-14-2012
20110074935Image Display Viewing System and Image Display Device - Systems, methods, and display apparatuses consistent with the invention may generate control signals to control n light-passing devices such that the n light-passing devices each are sequentially operated between ON and OFF states, and such that each of the n light-passing devices are in the ON state no less than 1/n of the viewing period. This may allow different images to be viewed through different light-passing devices. The embodiments may be used, for example, to present a three-dimensional image to a viewer or to present different videos to different viewers.03-31-2011
20110074933Reduction of viewer discomfort for stereoscopic images - A method for modifying images for display on a three dimensional display includes receiving a first image and a corresponding second image which together represent a three dimensional image when displayed on the three dimensional display. Based upon the first and second image, the method determines whether their content is expected to cause substantial discomfort to a viewer when displayed on the three dimensional display. At least one of the first and second images are modified based at least in part on a physical value related to the pixel pitch of the display, in such a manner to reduce the expected discomfort to the viewer.03-31-2011
20110096151METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR NOISE REDUCTION FOR 3D VIDEO CONTENT - A video processing system receives left and right 3D video and/or graphics frames and generates noise reduced left 3D video, right 3D video and/or graphics frames based on parallax compensated left and right frames. Displacement of imagery and/or pixel structures is determined relative to opposite side left and/or right frames. Parallax vectors are determined for parallax compensated left 3D video, right 3D video and/or graphics frames. A search area for displacement may be bounded by parallax limitations. Left 3D frames may be blended with the parallax compensated right 3D frames. Right 3D frames may be blended with the parallax compensated left 3D frames. The left 3D video, right 3D video and/or graphics frames comprise images that are captured, representative of and/or are displayed at a same time instant or at different time instants. Motion estimation, motion adaptation and/or motion compensation techniques may be utilized with parallax techniques.04-28-2011
20110080472AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC STATUS DISPLAY - A system and method for autostereoscopically displaying status of a computer-based device are disclosed herein. A computer includes a display configured to provide autostereoscopic viewing of computer status. The computer generates and provides to the display data configured for three-dimensional display.04-07-2011
20110096153INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - The present invention relates to an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program, whereby a graphics mode to play a graphics image, or the like can be changed without changing resolution. A device plane to store a graphics, video, or background image is a storage region where an L region to store an image for L, and a R region to store an image for R are collaterally arranged, and the configuration of the device plane is defined as to the whole of the device plane that is of storage regions for two images. The graphics mode or the like is included in the configuration of the device plane, and a configuration mode setting API sets the graphics mode. The present invention may be applied to a BD player configured to play a BD, or the like.04-28-2011
20110096152STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY - A stereoscopic image display including an image displaying unit and a directional light modulator is provided. The image displaying unit has a black matrix. The directional light modulator is disposed corresponding to the image displaying unit, wherein the directional light modulator comprises a plurality of constitutional groups repeating arranged in a first direction. Each of constitutional groups comprises a plurality of periodically changed structures, and each periodically changed structure in same constitutional group changes its size along the first direction.04-28-2011
20110187836STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, INTEGRATED CIRCUIT, AND STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - A parallax information detection unit detects parallax information based on a motion vector obtained resulting from motion compensation on a 3D video performed by a decoder, and converts the detected parallax information into a stereoscopic effect level. Then, a control unit compares the stereoscopic effect level with a lock level recorded in a lock level register, and performs stereoscopic display effect control based on a result of the comparison.08-04-2011
20110187835APPARATUS FOR COMPENSATING 3D IMAGE IN PROJECTOR AND METHOD THEREOF - An apparatus for compensating a 3D image in a projector and method thereof are disclosed, by which an image quality of a 3D image can be compensated. The present invention includes a test pattern generating unit generating at least one of a left eye image test pattern and a right eye image test pattern, a display unit displaying the generated test pattern, a sensing unit sensing the displayed test pattern, an analyzing unit extracting an information value of the test pattern by analyzing the sensed test pattern, and an image compensating unit compensating an information value of the left eye image test pattern and an information value of the right eye image test pattern to correspond to the extracted information value, the image compensating unit controlling the display unit to display the 3D image according to the compensated information values.08-04-2011
20110149051STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE REPRODUCTION METHOD IN QUICK SEARCH MODE AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE REPRODUCTION APPARATUS USING SAME - A method, which forms a stereoscopic image by alternately displaying a left image and a right image, for reproducing a stereoscopic image in a trip mode, includes: reproducing a stereoscopic image; receiving a selection of a trip mode from a user while the stereoscopic image is being reproduced; and when the trip mode is entered, changing the stereoscopic image into a two-dimensional (2D) image by selectively displaying one of a left image and a right image.06-23-2011
20100026790TRANSMISSION DEVICE, IMAGE DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, RECEPTION DEVICE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD OF RECEPTION DEVICE - A game machine 02-04-2010
20100020162STEREO IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD - A stereo image display device includes an image display unit for displaying a parallactic image having a right-eye image and a left-eye image on a display plane, a parallactic image selecting unit for making only the right-eye image of the parallactic image reach the right eye of a viewer and making only the left-eye image of the parallactic image reach the left eye of the viewer to thereby make the viewer view a stereo image, an eye fatigue degree detecting unit for detecting the eye fatigue degree of the viewer, and an eye fatigue relaxation processing unit for carrying out eye fatigue relaxation processing for relaxing the eye fatigue of the viewer.01-28-2010
201100130003D IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND 3D IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - A 3D image display apparatus, comprising: 01-20-2011
20080316303Display Device - An enhanced liquid crystal display design is provided having relatively fast response time particularly useful in high speed or highly intense applications, such as stereoscopic or autostereoscopic image display. The liquid crystal display device is configured to display stereoscopic images, and comprises an LCD panel and control electronics configured to drive the LCD panel to a desired stereoscopic display state. The control electronics are configured to employ transient phase switching and overdrive the LCD panel to a desired state to enable relatively rapid display of stereoscopic images.12-25-2008
20110102557STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - The present disclosure relates to a stereoscopic display device which enhances accessibility from a stereoscopic display device to other multimedia device, the stereoscopic display device includes a flat panel that displays an image, the flat panel generating a porch signal on each frame of the image being display and having a predetermined period of blank time after generation of the porch signal, a stereo controller that senses the porch signal to generate a wireless goggle control signal, and a goggle that receives the goggle control signal according to wireless protocol at the time of watching the flat panel, to perceive a stereo 3D image by opening/closing a left eye lens and a right eye lens, selectively.05-05-2011
201200627103D DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHODS WITH VIDEO PROCESSING AND FRAME PACKING BASED ON DISPLAY FORMAT INFORMATION - A 3D display engine includes a timing generator circuit configured to receive format information from a 3D display and to responsively generate display timing information, a video image data processor circuit configured to receive and process left and right video image data, a 3D format generator circuit configured to frame-pack the processed left and right video image data and a controller circuit configured to control the video image data processor circuit and the 3D format generator circuit responsive to the display timing information.03-15-2012
20110115887IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF - An image display apparatus and an operating method thereof are provided. The image display apparatus may determine the location of a user, and may display a 3D object in consideration of the location of the user. If the user moves his or her eyes or hands, the location of the 3D object may change accordingly.05-19-2011
20120307022INFORMATION PROCESSOR AND CALIBRATION METHOD - According to one embodiment, an information processor includes: a display module; a detector; a first operation receiver; a second operation receiver; a display controller; and an adjuster. The display module displays a video. The detector detects a position of a hand of an operator. The first operation receiver receives an operation from the operator with a first operation reception mode. The second operation receiver receives an operation from the operator based on a detection result of the detector with a second operation reception mode. The display controller controls the display module to display a confirmation screen to confirm that, if the first operation reception mode is to be changed to the second operation reception mode, the change of the mode. The adjuster adjusts a parameter relating to detection of position of the hand based on the detection result of the detector while the confirmation screen is displayed.12-06-2012
20120307023DISPARITY DISTRIBUTION ESTIMATION FOR 3D TV - A method and apparatus for estimating a disparity distribution between a left image and a right image of a stereoscopic 3D picture, each image having an array of pixels, including: providing a maximum range of disparity; correlating, by an estimation device, a left image area with a right image area, with one of both image areas being shifted by a disparity shift value, wherein the result of the correlation is an indication of a pixel match between both images; repeating the correlating for a set of disparity shift values within the maximum range of disparity; and deriving the disparity distribution from the results of the correlation.12-06-2012
20110149049RECORDING MEDIUM, REPRODUCTION DEVICE, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - A main-view stream and a sub-view stream are recorded on a recording medium. The main-view stream is used for monoscopic video playback. The sub-view stream is used for stereoscopic video playback in combination with the main-view stream are recorded. The main-view stream includes a plurality of main-view pictures, and the sub-view stream includes a plurality of sub-view pictures. The main-view pictures and the sub-view pictures are in one-to-one correspondence. A B picture is not used as a reference picture for compression of any of the sub-view pictures whose corresponding main-view picture is one of an I picture and a P picture.06-23-2011
20110304712STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY SYSTEM, STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE AND GLASSES FOR STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO IMAGE OBSERVATION - Provided are a stereoscopic display device and stereoscopic display system, and a stereoscopic display device and glasses for stereoscopic video image observation, which are capable of reducing flicker attributable to the influence of a fluorescent lamp while preventing increase in crosstalk. Specifically, provided is a stereoscopic display system provided with: a stereoscopic display device which displays left-eye video images and right-eye video images alternatively in terms of time, the left-eye video images and right-eye video images being based on inputted left-eye video signals and right-eye video signals; and glasses for stereoscopic observation which comprise left-eye shutter and right-eye shutter configured to adjust quantities of light passing through the glasses toward the respective left and right eyes, and with which the left-eye video images and right-eye video images are observed. The stereoscopic display system is further provided with: an ambient light detecting unit which detects ambient light surrounding the system; and a shutter controlling unit which, so that changes in quantities of ambient light entering the respective left and right shutters can be reduced, controls quantities of light passing through the respective left and right shutters.12-15-2011
20110304710STORAGE MEDIUM HAVING STORED THEREIN STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY PROGRAM, STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - A game device 12-15-2011
20110304709VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS AND VIDEO VIEWING SYSTEM - A liquid crystal drive unit performs overdrive processing such that when driving a liquid crystal panel so as to increase a brightness toward a target brightness determined by a left-eye video signal or a right-eye video signal, the liquid crystal drive unit drives the liquid crystal panel in accordance with a drive amount corresponding to a brightness of not less than the target brightness and, when driving the liquid crystal panel so as to reduce the brightness toward the target brightness, the liquid crystal drive unit drives the liquid crystal panel in accordance with a drive amount corresponding to a brightness of not more than the target brightness. In the overdrive processing, the drive amount corresponding to the same target brightness differs depending on a scanning position on a display screen of the liquid crystal panel.12-15-2011
20110304708SYSTEM AND METHOD OF GENERATING STEREO-VIEW AND MULTI-VIEW IMAGES FOR RENDERING PERCEPTION OF DEPTH OF STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE - Methods and apparatuses for stereo-view visualization for control of perception of depth of a stereoscopic image generated by display device are provided. The method of stereo-view visualization for control of perception of depth of a stereoscopic image generated by display device, includes: estimating a disparity map for a source stereo-view image; adjusting depth perception parameters adjustment of depth perception of observed 3D content in TV-set; generating a modified stereo-view image based on the source stereo-view image, the adjusted depth perception parameters and the estimated disparity map; and post-processing the modified stereo-view image by spatial filtering of disocclusions of the modified stereo-view image.12-15-2011
20110304707STORAGE MEDIUM STORING DISPLAY CONTROLLING PROGRAM, DISPLAY CONTROLLING APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROLLING METHOD AND DISPLAY CONTROLLING SYSTEM - A game apparatus displays a virtual space on a stereoscopic LCD (hereinafter referred to as 3D display) allowing for an autostereoscopic display, and images a stereoscopic image for displaying an object in a three-dimensional manner and a planar image for displaying the object in a two-dimensional manner (hereinafter referred to as 2D display) in the virtual space with virtual cameras. A computer performs a 3D display on the stereoscopic LCD by utilizing the imaged stereoscopic image and a 2D display on the stereoscopic LCD by utilizing the imaged planar image. Furthermore, the computer accepts an input from a button, a microphone, etc. to control the object. Then, in a case that a non-input state continues past a predetermined time period during the 3D display, the 3D display is switched to the 2D display.12-15-2011
20110304711STORAGE MEDIUM HAVING STORED THEREIN STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY PROGRAM, STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - A game device 12-15-2011
20110050864SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR TRANSFORMING TWO-DIMENSIONAL IMAGES INTO THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGES - A system and process is provided for the conversion of a stream of two-dimensional images into a pair of streams of images for providing the perception of a stream of three-dimensional images. Each complimentary image in the image stream undergoes the application of a selection and remapping process to independently alter portions of the image, so that the remappings shift the image elements in a manner which produces a stereo depth effect when the images are viewed through the appropriate viewing device.03-03-2011
20110050863DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - Provided is a display apparatus and a control method thereof which includes receiving a three-dimensional image signal comprising left eye image data and right eye image data between successive first and second vertical blank sections; generating a third vertical blank section which divides the left eye image data and the right eye image data between the first and second vertical blank sections of the received image signal if the received image signal is determined as a three-dimensional image signal; and displaying an image based on the image signal having the generated third vertical blank section.03-03-2011
20110050862Frame Rate Conversion Apparatus for 3D display and Associated Method - A frame rate conversion apparatus for 3D display is provided. The frame rate conversion apparatus for 3D display is capable of preserving alternate display of left and right frames while also preventing an issue of frame tearing. The frame rate conversion apparatus includes a storage unit, an input controller and an output controller. The input controller inputs an input frame sequence to the storage unit according to an input frame rate. The input frame sequence includes a plurality of frame pairs each having a left frame and a corresponding right frame. The output controller alternately outputs one of the left frames and one of the right frames from the storage unit according to an output frame rate and left/right frame information associated with the frame pairs in the storage unit to form an output frame sequence.03-03-2011
20110050861STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - According to one embodiment, a stereoscopic image display device obtains a substantially greater value of a maximum value of luminous when displaying a first stereoscopic image and a maximum value of luminous when displaying a second stereoscopic image in each of plural areas divided from a display panel surface corresponding to plural light sources which illuminate the display panel thereby to control the emitted light amount of the light source corresponding to the area.03-03-2011
20110050860METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENCODING AND TRANSMITTING HIGH DEFINITION 3-D MULTIMEDIA CONTENT - One particular implementation of the present invention may take the form of a method and system for encoding and/or transmitting high definition 3-D multimedia content. In one embodiment, the frames for each eye of a viewer may be transmitted in a frame sequential manner to a display device, with an occasional null frame included in the frame stream. The null frame may be ignored by the display device and not presented to the viewer. In another embodiment, a synchronization signal may be presented to the display device to instruct the display device on how to display the frame-sequenced frames such that the 3-D effect of the content may be achieved. The synchronization signal may be presented to the display device embedded within the frames of the content or embedded within the null frames. The synchronization signal may also be provided out of band, such as on a high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) cable.03-03-2011
20100020161APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING A POSITION OF A FIRST OBJECT WITHIN A SECOND OBJECT - The present invention relates to an apparatus for determining a position of a first object (01-28-2010
20120038754METHOD FOR PROCESSING IMAGES IN DISPLAY DEVICE OUTPUTTING 3-DIMENSIONAL CONTENTS AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A method for processing images in a display device outputting 3-dimensional (3D) contents and a display device using the same are disclosed herein. The method includes the steps of adjusting output positions of one of a first video image and a second video image, adjusting an angle of one of the first video image and the second video image, and outputting the first video image and the second video image in a 3D format.02-16-2012
20120038753STEREOSCOPIC IMAGING APPARATUS - A cut-out process of image corresponding to an amount of optical axis deviation of left and right imaging optical systems is applied to left and right images acquired by the left and right imaging units to correct an optical axis deviation. In this case, the amount of optical axis deviation corresponding to a current focus position is acquired from the amounts of optical axis deviation detected in accordance with focus positions stored in advance in a storage unit (step S02-16-2012
20120038751SYSTEM FOR ADAPTIVE DISPLAYS - A display includes an integrated imaging sensor and a plurality of pixels. The imaging sensor integrated within the display includes a plurality of individual sensors each of which provides an output. The content of the display is modified based upon the sensed content.02-16-2012
20120127283Apparatus and Method for Measuring Picture Quality of Stereoscopic Display Device, and Picture Quality Analyzing Method Using the Same - Disclosed are an apparatus and method for measuring picture quality of a stereoscopic display device, and a picture quality analyzing method using the same, which quantify a motion artifact of a 3D moving picture in consideration of even an undesired moving picture artifact caused by a motion and gray-to-gray crosstalk, and moreover measure a motion blur. The picture quality measuring apparatus includes a pattern generator, a 3D display device, a polarization member, a following camera, and an analyzer. The pattern generator generates a right-eye and a left-eye moving picture pattern which move at a predetermined scroll speed. The 3D display device displays the right-eye and left-eye moving picture pattern inputted from the pattern generator. The following camera follows respective boundary portions of the right-eye and left-eye moving picture pattern, which pass through the polarization member and are incident on the following camera, to measure luminance.05-24-2012
20120098943Modifying Images for a 3-Dimensional Display Mode - Modifying images for a 3-dimensional display mode includes receiving a third image encoded for a 3-dimensional display mode, receiving a first image not encoded for the 3-dimensional display mode, modifying the first image to generate a second image encoded for the 3-dimensional display mode, and displaying the third image and the second image in the 3-dimensional display mode.04-26-2012
20120098942Frame Rate Conversion For Stereoscopic Video - At least a method and a system are described for providing frame rate conversion using parallax information. In a representative embodiment, the method comprises receiving a frame of stereoscopic video. The stereoscopic video comprises frames for displaying to a left eye and to a right eye. The method comprises computing displacements for a plurality of groups of pixels, wherein each of the groups corresponds to an object of a plurality of objects. The method further comprises using the plurality of displacements to position the plurality of groups within an interpolated frame.04-26-2012
20120098941VOLUMETRIC PROJECTION DEVICE - A three-dimensional (3D) display device creating 3D illusions or effects within a contained space or volume. The device includes a front sidewall providing a viewing window to an interior of the display device. The device includes a transparent rear projection screen with a front surface facing the viewing window that is spaced apart a distance from the front sidewall. A media source projects a two dimensional (2D) image onto a back surface of the projection screen in a direction that is oblique to the front sidewall. The projection screen is positioned such that the front surface is angled away from the front sidewall, whereby the front surface is oblique to the viewing window. A leading edge of the projection screen is proximate to the front sidewall and a trailing edge of the projection screen is distal to the front sidewall with the front surface angled away from the front sidewall.04-26-2012
20130010088Control method and apparatus for displaying moving pictures - A control method and apparatus for displaying moving pictures are disclosed, which make it possible to significantly reduce a side effect occurring when watching a 3D moving picture, in particular, a side effect such headache, nausea or dizziness generally occurring when a watcher watches a 3D moving picture while a watcher watches an excellent 3D moving picture. The method for displaying moving pictures comprises a step for receiving a data source containing a moving picture, a variable filtering information of the moving picture which is in time-sync with the moving picture and controls the fatigue that a user feels in the course of watching moving pictures, and a filter mask image code; a step for filtering the moving pictures with respect to the section in which the filtering is set depending on the variable filtering information and the filter mask image; and a step for outputting the filtered moving pictures.01-10-2013
20110316987STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD OF STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a display device including a viewer position information acquisition unit configured to determine positions of a plurality of viewers and a display configured to display an image indicating whether one or more of the plurality of viewers is within a viewing zone. A display method includes determining positions of a plurality of viewers and displaying an image indicating whether one or more of the plurality of viewers is within a viewing zone.12-29-2011
20110316986VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS AND VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD - According to one embodiment, a video display apparatus is provided. The video display apparatus includes: a margin generating module which adds a peripheral margin to an input first 3D image signal for generating a 3D image in a case where the first 3D image signal has no peripheral margin; and a 3D image generating module which compensates for a second 3D image signal in the margin, generates the 3D image based on the first and second 3D image signals, and outputs the 3D image to a video display unit.12-29-2011
20110316985Display device and control method of display device - There is provided a display device including a display unit which periodically arranges and displays a plurality of images and a parallax barrier which is disposed in front of a pixel plane of the display unit and separates light from the display unit. The display device includes a disparity extraction unit which extracts information on a distribution of disparities between the view images, a parameter calculation unit which calculates a shift amount based on the disparity distribution information, a shift processing unit which performs shift processing on at least one of the view images based on the calculated shift amount, and a mapping processing unit which rearranges the at least one shift-processed view image on the display unit.12-29-2011
20110316984ADAPTIVE ADJUSTMENT OF DEPTH CUES IN A STEREO TELEPRESENCE SYSTEM - Described is a stereoscopic display (telepresence) system that includes a depth cue adjustment mechanism for changing screen disparity to move a fixation distance of a viewer (subject) closer to a focus distance, thereby providing more desirable viewing conditions. In one aspect, the depth cue adjustment mechanism adjusts a depth cue by moving the fixation distance forward, and/or by moving the focus distance backward. Also described is detecting encroachment, where the object is perceived as being too close to the subject viewer for comfort, and adjusting one or more depth cues (e.g., object scale) to counteract the sensation of the encroachment.12-29-2011
20110316989STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a liquid crystal display device 12-29-2011
20110316988THREE DIMENSIONAL TELEVISION AND SYSTEM USING RF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION AND METHOD FOR SYNCHRONIZING OF THREE DIMENSIONAL TELEVISION SYSTEM USING THE SAME - Disclosed herein are a 3D TV and a system using RF wireless communication and a method for synchronizing a 3D TV system using the same. In the 3D TV system using the RF wireless communication according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, two or more 3D TVs transmit and receive synchronous signals through the RF wireless communication, thereby locking the screen synchronization and synchronous signals of the 3D TVs. Thereafter, when the 3D TVs transmits the synchronous signals to the 3D spectacles, the synchronous signals including the time offset are transmitted, having different time difference. As a result, the 3D spectacles can be synchronized with images displayed on the 3D TVs by using time offset information.12-29-2011
20110316990VIDEO TRANSMISSION DEVICE, VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE, VIDEO DISPLAY SYSTEM, VIDEO TRANSMISSION METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - Provided is a video transmission device that includes: a transmission signal output portion that outputs a video signal that causes two-dimensional video or three-dimensional video to be displayed, an audio signal that causes audio to be output, and a control signal including information relating to the video signal and the audio signal; and a control portion that controls content of the control signal output from the transmission signal output portion. When the video signal switches from three-dimensional video to two-dimensional video, the control portion does not stop output of the video signal from the transmission signal output portion, and controls the transmission signal output portion such that information indicating that the video signal output from the transmission signal output portion has switched to two-dimensional video is included in information indicating that the video signal is three-dimensional video that is output from the transmission signal output portion.12-29-2011
20110157328THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD AS WELL AS PROGRAM - When an end portion of a three-dimensional image appears to pop forward from a display surface, a predetermined end area is set at a periphery of images forming the three-dimensional image to modify at least one of the images to modify the stereoscopic effect so that at least a part of the end portion appears to be level with the display surface. A disparity between corresponding pixels in the end area of the images is modified so that the disparity is gradually decreased toward the end of the images, and image parts at left and right areas of the end area of a reference image among the images are deformed based on the disparity. At least one of the images is modified by modifying the image other than the reference image with the deformed image parts of the end area. Then, three-dimensional processing is applied to the modified images.06-30-2011
201101573273D AUDIO DELIVERY ACCOMPANYING 3D DISPLAY SUPPORTED BY VIEWER/LISTENER POSITION AND ORIENTATION TRACKING - Techniques are described herein for supporting 3D audio delivery accompanying 3D display supported by viewer/listener position and orientation tracking. For example, audio content is configured to have a spatial orientation that accords with an orientation of a viewer. A spatial orientation of audio content is a configuration of the audio content in which characteristics of respective portions of the audio content, which correspond to respective speakers, indicate an orientation of ears of a viewer/listener with respect to sound source(s) that correspond to (e.g., are depicted in) a three-dimensional view. Such a characteristic may include an amplitude of sound that corresponds to a sound source and/or a delay associated with the sound that corresponds to the sound source.06-30-2011
20110157325VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a video display apparatus includes a display device, a camera, a detection module, a determination module, and a message display module. The camera is configured to capture an image in front of the display device. The detection module is configured to detect a position of glasses in the image. The determination module is configured to determine a relative relationship between the position detected by the detection module and a predetermined reference position. The message display module is configured to display a message corresponding to the relative relationship on the display device.06-30-2011
200802912693D IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD AND SYSTEM THEREOF - A three-dimensional image display method is disclosed. The three-dimensional image display method in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: displaying an object image; displaying a background image by using a three-dimensional image display method; and disposing the object image at a close distance and the background image at a far distance such that the object image and the background image overlap inside a same viewing angle. By using images having a different sense of depth, a high-resolution image can be displayed while providing a sense of reality.11-27-2008
20120002020BILLBOARD DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD - A billboard display method includes: capturing images of a scene near the screen by a number of time-of-flight (TOF) cameras, building three dimension (3D) models of the scene according to the images and the data about distances between points in the scene and the TOF cameras; checking the 3D models to determine whether there is a person nearby the screen; checking the 3D models to determine a relative position of the person to the screen upon the condition that there is a person nearby the screen; and controlling a media to be shown at a corresponding position of the screen according to the relative position of the person to the screen.01-05-2012
20110080473DISPLAY PANEL FOR 3-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND 3-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING THE SAME - A display panel for a 3-dimensional display device is provided. The display panel includes a plurality of unit pixels arranged in a matrix form having a row and column with each unit pixel including a plurality of sub-pixels. Further, the plurality of unit pixels form each of a plurality of pixels alternately arranged with each other for a viewer's left eye and pixels for the viewer's right eye. In addition, at least one unit pixel has a different arrangement of sub-pixels than another unit pixel.04-07-2011
20120007963ILLUMINATION CONTROLLER, ILLUMINATOR AND ILLUMINATION SYSTEM USING ILLUMINATION CONTROLLER, AND DISPLAY DEVICE AND EYEGLASS DEVICE FOR USE WITH ILLUMINATION CONTROLLER - An illumination controller including: an acquisition portion for acquiring timing information on a timing of a non-display period during which a display device switches a frame image of a stereoscopic video without displaying the frame image; and a control portion for brightening a light source configured to illuminate a space where the display device is situated in synchronism with the non-display period and for darkening the light source in synchronism with a display period during which the frame image is displayed, based on the timing information.01-12-2012
20120007960Video processing method for 3D display based on multi-cue process - A video processing method for a three-dimensional (3D) display is based on a multi-cue process. The method may include acquiring a cut boundary of a shot by performing a shot boundary detection with respect to each frame of an input video, computing a texture saliency with respect to each pixel of the input video, computing a motion saliency with respect to each pixel of the input video, computing an object saliency with respect to each pixel of the input video based on the acquired cut boundary of the shot, acquiring a universal saliency with respect to each pixel of the input video by combining the texture saliency, the motion saliency, and the object saliency, and smoothening the universal saliency of each pixel using a space-time technology.01-12-2012
20120007959STEREOSCOPIC GLASSES AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - Stereoscopic glasses and a display apparatus including the same, which can reduce a user's eyestrain, are provided. The display apparatus includes: a signal processor which processes a three-dimensional (3D) video signal to have a predetermined depth effect; a display unit which displays a 3D image based on the video signal processed by the signal processor; and a controller which controls the signal processor to process a first area determined viewed by a user and a second area that is not determined to be viewed by the user, of the 3D image displayed by the display unit, such that the first area is different in level of a depth effect than the second area. Accordingly, a user's eyestrain is remarkably reduced to thereby increase convenience.01-12-2012
20120057002Viewpoint Navigation - Viewer interaction herein triggers switching from a first view point to a second view point and thereby controls presentation of video sequences. Each video sequence comprises a sequence of images of one and the same subject and is associated with a respective view point. Images are obtained from a first video sequence associated with a first view point and are provided for presentation. Viewer input information is received that indicates a desire to present a second view point. In response, a start position within a second video sequence associated with the second view point is determined, and the obtaining of images from the first video sequence is discontinued as of the determined start position. Images are then obtained from the second video sequence associated with the second view point, starting from the determined start position, and are then provided for presentation.03-08-2012
20120013716Personal 3D Video Device - The primary objective of the present invention is to provide a personal 3D video device, composed of a mount with two lens windows in the front side, a display board having a dual screen to simultaneously display visions which can be seen respectively from each lens, two lens holders contained convex lens and each attached to a lens window; and the distance between convex lens and display screen is the focal distance of the lens. This invention provides the user a spatial vision through the parallax between two focus visions from the lenses towards to the screen. Other advantages and novel features of the invention are easy-to-make, low cost for material and manufacture, and less bulky.01-19-2012
20090135248Stereoscopic display apparatus - The present invention discloses a stereoscopic display apparatus comprising a first and a second image displayer, an aspherical reflection mirror, a beamsplitter and a housing. The first and the second image displayer are used for projecting a first and a second image light respectively. The aspherical reflection mirror is used for refracting the image light and for changing a polarity of the image light. The beamsplitter, disposed between the image generator and the aspherical reflection mirror, is used for deflecting a proceeding route of the image light based on the polarity of the optical signal. The housing has at least one opening for an operator to inspect a first image and a second image through.05-28-2009
20120206579THREE-DIMENTIONAL VIDEO PROCESSING DEVICE FOR GENERATING BACKLIGHT CONTROL SIGNAL TO REDUCE CROSSTALK, AND RELATED THREE-DIMENTIONAL VIDEO SYSTEM USING BACKLIGHT CONTROL AND CONTROL CIRCUIT - A three-dimensional (3D) video processing device capable of avoiding crosstalk between adjacent frames includes a video processing circuit and a control circuit. The video processing circuit is configured to generate a 3D video signal having a first frame timing. The 3D video signal is used to control a panel to update, to thereby display 3D video frames in accordance with a second frame timing which is a delayed version of the first frame timing. The control circuit is utilized for generating a backlight control signal. A switching timing of the backlight control signal is determined according to the second frame timing.08-16-2012
20120154553Simultaneous Viewing of Multiple Viewer-Specific Programming on a Single Display - In certain implementations, a method consistent with certain embodiments involves associating a first headset with a first viewer profile; associating the first headset with a first audio channel within an audio channel multiplex and with a first set of display refresh time slots; selecting a first advertisement based on criteria contained in the first viewer profile; displaying a video portion of the first advertisement on a video display during the first set of refresh time slots associated with the first headset; transmitting a synchronization signal that is synchronized to a video frame refresh clock to establish the video time slots; and transmitting an audio portion of the first advertisement on the first audio channel associated with the headset. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.06-21-2012
20120062709SYSTEM FOR CROSSTALK REDUCTION - A display includes receiving a first image and a second image to be displayed on the display in order to provide a stereoscopic scene to a viewer. The first image is modified in such a manner so as to reduce the appearance of crosstalk.03-15-2012
20120026301APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ALTERING IMAGES FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY - Provided are a display device and method for altering images, the apparatus including: an input unit operable to receive a left image and a right image; and an image altering unit which is operable to alter the received left image and the received right image and to output an output image signal including the altered left image and the altered right image, wherein the left image is altered by changing a first portion, which is near a boundary area in the left image, and wherein the right image is altered by changing a second portion, which is near a boundary area in the right image.02-02-2012
20120105606IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - A controller for a display device includes a formatter and a processor. The formatter generates a predetermined arrangement of left and right image data included in a three-dimensional (3D) video signal. The processor controls operation of one or more backlight lamps of a display device based on the predetermined arrangement of left and right image data and a detected temperature.05-03-2012
20120062711RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, SYSTEM LSI, PLAYBACK METHOD, GLASSES, AND DISPLAY DEVICE FOR 3D IMAGES - A recording medium in which a left-view video stream and a right-view video stream are recorded in an interleaved transport stream file. The interleaved transport stream file is identified by a combination of (i) an equivalent identification number being equivalent with the file reference information and (ii) a file extension indicating that video streams are stored in the interleaved manner, the equivalent identification number. Among Extents that constitute the interleaved transport stream file, Extents constituting the left-view or right-view video stream are identified as a normal-format transport stream file by a combination of (i) the equivalent identification number being equivalent with the file reference information and (ii) a file extension indicating that video streams are stored in a normal manner.03-15-2012
20110043615Stereoscopic display device and display method - It is made possible to satisfy such a condition that moire or color moire is suppressed and a fast image processing is made easy and such a condition that sufficient image quality can be obtained both at a flat image display time and at a stereoscopic image display time simultaneously. A vertical period of pixel rows having the pixels arranged in one row in a lateral direction is three times a lateral period of the pixels, the pixels developing red, green and blue are alternately arranged in a lateral direction in the same row, the pixels in one row of two rows adjacent in a vertical direction are arranged such that lateral positions thereof are shifted to the pixels in the other row by 1/2 of the lateral period of the pixels, the pixels in rows adjacent in the same column through one row interposed therebetween are the pixels developing different colors of red, green and blue, and a pitch of the elemental images is equal to a width of 18n (n=1, 2, 3 . . . ) pieces of the pixels, and a lateral pitch of the beam control element is smaller than the width of the 18n pieces of the pixels.02-24-2011
20120154554VIDEO SIGNAL PROCESSING APPARATUS, PROCESSING METHOD, AND VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS - A video signal processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a sharpening processing circuit configured to perform processing of sharpening a multiple parallax video concerning an input video signal; a viewing zone boundary improvement processing circuit configured to perform processing of improving a viewing zone boundary of the multiple parallax video subjected to the sharpening processing; and a viewing zone expansion processing circuit configured to perform processing of expanding a viewing zone on the multiple parallax video subjected to the viewing zone boundary improvement processing.06-21-2012
20120154556Stereoscopic Image Display and Method for Driving the Same - A stereoscopic image display includes a display panel, which displays first to nth view images produced by separating cameras from one another by a general distance between both eyes and photographing images of an object, where n is a natural number, a liquid crystal (LC) lens cell, which moves LC molecules existing in an LC layer between a lower substrate and an upper substrate of the display panel based on a voltage difference between a common electrode and each of electrodes to form an LC lens, an LC lens cell controller controlling a voltage supplied to each of the common electrode and the electrodes, and an LC lens cell driver supplying the voltage to each of the common electrode and the electrodes.06-21-2012
20120154555STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - A correction unit corrects gradation of pixels of a processing-target image signal for the right eye or the left eye. A writing unit writes the corrected image signal into display pixels of an image displaying unit. A reached level calculation unit calculates a reached gradation which is a gradation to be reached by each display pixel after one sub-frame period after the corrected image signal is written into the display pixel, on the basis of response characteristics of the display pixel, respectively. A timing controlling unit controls opening/closing timing of the glasses according to writing timing of the writing unit. The correction unit corrects the gradation of the pixels of the processing-target image signal, respectively, on the basis of a difference between the writing timing of the writing unit and the opening/closing timing of the glasses, and the reached gradation of the pixels in an immediately previous sub-frame.06-21-2012
20110085028METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR OBJECT SEGMENTATION IN DIGITAL IMAGES - Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to object segmentation of digital video streams and digital images. In one aspect, a method for segmenting an object in a digitally-encoded image includes designing a non-linear local function that generates function values associated with identifying the object of interest and a combination function that combines the function values, the object of interest encoded in digital image data. The method includes forming orthogonal projections of the digital image data based on the function values and the combination function. In addition, the orthogonal projections can be used to determining boundaries segmenting the object in the digital image data. The method also includes extracting an image of the object that lies within the boundaries.04-14-2011
20100134601METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING THE POSE OF VIDEO CAPTURE MEANS IN THE DIGITIZATION FRAME OF REFERENCE OF AT LEAST ONE THREE-DIMENSIONAL VIRTUAL OBJECT MODELLING AT LEAST ONE REAL OBJECT - The invention relates to a method for determining the arrangement of a video capturing means in the capture mark of at least one virtual object in three dimensions, said at least one virtual object being a modelling corresponding to at least one real object present in images of the video image flows. The inventive method is characterised in that it comprises the following steps: a video image flow is received from the video capturing means; the video image flow received and at least one virtual object flow are displayed; points of said at least one virtual object are paired up, in real-time, with corresponding points in the at least one real object present in images of the video image flows; and the arrangement of said video capturing means is determined according to the points of the at least one virtual object and the paired point thereof in the at least one real object present in the images of the video image flows.06-03-2010
20110074934DISPLAY APPARATUS AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL VIDEO SIGNAL DISPLAYING METHOD THEREOF - An apparatus and method which display a three dimensional (3D) video signal, the apparatus comprising: a receiver which receives a video signal; a video signal processor which processes the received video signal; a display unit which displays thereon the processed video signal; and a controller which, in response to the received video signal being a 3D video signal, controls the video signal processor to convert the received 3D video signal into a two dimensional (2D) video signal, and displays the 2D video signal on the display unit.03-31-2011
20120249757Stereoscopic Video Display Device - An object is to provide a stereoscopic video display device having improved convenience which simultaneously displays a plurality of stereoscopic video footages on one screen, thereby allowing a viewer to simultaneously view the plurality of stereoscopic video footages. The stereoscopic video display device includes: a display panel 10-04-2012
20120249755PICTURE PRESENTATION SYSTEM - A picture presentation system includes a first shutter device, a second shutter device, and a picture presentation device. The picture presentation device includes a picture presentation unit configured to present a first picture and a second picture in sequence, a first control signal transmitting unit configured to transmit the first control signal to bring the first shutter and the second shutter into a closed state when the second picture is presented, and a second control signal transmitting unit configured to transmit the second control signal to bring at least one of the third shutter and the fourth shutter into an opened state when the second picture is presented.10-04-2012
20110090321Display device, display method and computer program - A display system and display method in which a gradation difference between a first frame and a second frame of a video signal is detected, a determination is made as to whether the gradation difference is of a first state or a second state, and a target value of an output of a display is changed based on the result of the determination.04-21-2011
20110090320VIDEO DISPLAY SYSTEM, VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A video display apparatus includes pixels arranged in lines, a scanning signal transferor that supplies scanning signals to the pixels, and a data signal transferor that supplies a video signal to the pixels. A first controller supplies the video signal to the data signal transferor and causes the scanning signal transferor to supply a first scanning signal that corresponds to a first picture to the lines in the display from a head line to a final line and a second scanning signal that corresponds to a second picture subsequent to the first picture to the lines in the display from the final line to the head line.04-21-2011
20110090319Display Apparatus and Method of Driving the Same - In a display apparatus and a driving method thereof, a detector determines whether a timing controller is operated in a three-dimensional (3D) mode or a two-dimensional (2D) mode to output a first or second mode signal according to a result of the determination. A compensator compensates for a gamma value of a 3D image to be increased in response to a first mode signal when the 2D mode is converted to the 3D mode and decreases an increased gamma value to a gamma value for a 2D image in response to a second mode signal when the 3D mode is converted to the 2D mode.04-21-2011
20110102556METHOD FOR DISPLAYING 3D IMAGE BY USING THE BINOCULAR DISPARITY IN MOBILE TERMINAL AND MOBILE TERMINAL USING THE SAME - A method of controlling a mobile terminal, and which includes receiving a selection signal from an input unit setting a 3D attribute to at least one item among a plurality of items to be displayed on a display of the mobile terminal; and turning on a switching panel unit positioned in front of the display, via a controller controlling the switching panel unit, when the at least one item is displayed on the display of the mobile terminal. Further, the switching panel unit displays left and right eye images of the at least one item such that the at least one item is viewed as a 3D image based on binocular disparity.05-05-2011
20110102555Stereoscopic Image Reproduction Apparatus, Stereoscopic Image Reproduction Method and Stereoscopic Image Reproduction System - According to one embodiment, a stereoscopic image reproduction apparatus is configured to output a video signal on which signal processing corresponding to stereoscopic image display has been performed, when stereoscopic viewing glasses are being worn, and configured to perform one of outputting a video signal on which signal processing corresponding to two-dimensional image display has been performed, instead of the signal on which the signal processing corresponding to stereoscopic image display has been performed, and stopping outputting of the video signal on which the signal processing corresponding to stereoscopic image display has been performed, when stereoscopic viewing glasses are not being worn.05-05-2011
20110102554Transmission device, receiving device, program, and communication system - There is provided a demultiplexer that receives video data for one of a three-dimensional display and a two-dimensional display. There is also provided an HDMI transmission portion that transmits the video data and display information that pertains to one of the three-dimensional display and the two-dimensional display of the video data to a television receiver through TMDS channels #0, #1, and #2 of an HDMI cable. There is also provided a transmission/receiving portion that transmits the display information to the television receiver through a CEC line of the HDMI cable.05-05-2011
20120120204RECEIVER - A receiver to receive 2D and 3D content from a content distributor, including a content list obtaining unit obtaining a list screen of content receivable from the content distributor, a content obtaining unit obtaining 2D or 3D content from the content distributor, a display unit displaying the list screen and reproduced screen of the content on an external or built-in monitor, and a function determining unit determining a function for viewing/listening to 3D and 2D content, wherein the content list obtaining unit determines if 3D content is visible/listenable and obtains a content list of only 2D content or both 2D and 3D content, in accordance with a result of determination, from the content distributor, and the display unit displays the content list obtained through the content list obtaining unit, thereby enabling the receiver of content to receive, memorize and/or output outside the content, being distributed from various networks.05-17-2012
20120120205ACCELERATED BLACK FRAME INSERTION FOR DISPLAYING 3D CONTENT - An accelerated black frame is inserted into an output vertical blanking period, keeping the output VBI at the same length or shorter than the input VBI. The output VBI is not extended. Input video data is received at a frame memory at a first transmission rate during an input active frame period. The video data is transmitted from the frame memory to a display at a second transmission rate during an output active frame period. The second transmission rate is faster than the first rate, which would normally lead to an extended output VBI. The transmitting (pouring in of data into the frame buffer) ends at the same time as all the data has been received at the monitor (drained). A black data frame which consists of meaningless data is inserted into the output VBI such that the output VBI is not longer than the input VBI.05-17-2012
20100289882STORAGE MEDIUM STORING DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY CAPABLE OF PROVIDING THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY AND INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE HAVING DISPLAY CAPABLE OF PROVIDING THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY - A display control program and an information processing device capable of appropriately adjusting a parallax between images involved with three-dimensional display while further mitigating processing load are provided. A display displacement search range covering a prescribed range can be defined by using a matching position. While moving a vertex of an input image from a left end to a right end of this display displacement search range, similarity between images within a focused area at each relative position is calculated. A display displacement amount is determined in correspondence with a relative position achieving the highest similarity among calculated similarities. The display displacement search range is set to be narrower than a reference search range described above.11-18-2010
20100245547Image signal processing device, three-dimensional image display device, three-dimensional image transmission/display system, and image signal processing method - An image signal processing device improving quality of three-dimensional image is provided. The device includes a determination section; deinterlace sections and a synchronous control section. The determination section determines whether first and/or second input image signals, having horizontal parallax there between, are interlaced signals derived from video signal or from pull down-converted film signal. The deinterlace sections perform deinterlace on each of the first and second input image signals, through interpolation for a video signal or pull down reverse conversion for a film signal, and generate first and second output image signals as progressive signals, having horizontal parallax there between. The synchronous control section synchronously controls the deinterlace, based on result of the determination section, such that deinterlace process onto the first and second input image signals, synchronized with each other for each of fields, are of same type.09-30-2010
20100245548RECORDING MEDIUM, PLAYBACK DEVICE, AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - Provided is a recording medium that enables seamless connection between preceding playitems which are stream data arranged prior to a position where a long jump occurs, such as a layer boundary, and succeeding playitems which are stream data arranged subsequent to the position where the long jump occurs. A block exclusively for 2D playback Ln09-30-2010
20120300043STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention discloses a stereoscopic image display device includes a first image processing chip, a second image processing chip and a format reception unit. The first image processing chip carries out image processing on a 3D image including a frame image in which an image for left eye and an image for right eye are combined. The second image processing chip reproduces the image for left eye and the image for right eye from the 3D image. The first image processing chip has an OSD section that superimposes an OSD image to the frame image. The second image processing chip reproduces the image for left eye by using an image acquired from a combined area of the image for left eye that is defined in the output format received by a format reception unit and reproduces the image for right eye by using an image acquired from a combined area of the image for right eye that is defined in the output format received by the format reception unit. The OSD section superimposes the OSD image to a position according to the output format received by the format reception unit.11-29-2012
20120127281EXTENSIBLE AUTHORING AND PLAYBACK PLATFORM FOR COMPLEX VIRTUAL REALITY INTERACTIONS AND IMMERSIBLE APPLICATIONS - An immersive video system includes a display, a sensor that provides information about a user's location relative to the display, a projector capable of projecting images onto the user, and a processor in communication with the display, the sensor, and the projector. The processor manipulates the images projected onto the user based on user location data from the sensor.05-24-2012
20120162396Systems and Methods for Converting a 2D Image to a 3D Image - Systems and methods are provided for converting a two dimensional (2D) image for three dimensional (3D) display. In one embodiment, a minimum depth for the 3D image is set to pixels in a bottom portion of the received 2D image. If the 2D image includes an object limiting the maximum image depth, then the maximum depth of the 3D image is set based on a location of the object in the 2D image. If the 2D image does not include an object limiting the maximum image depth, then the maximum depth of the 3D image is set to pixels in a top portion of the 2D image. A continuous depth function is generated from the minimum depth to the maximum depth and is used to generate a stereoscopic image from the 2D image.06-28-2012
20120162397IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND DISPLAY CONTROLLING METHOD - According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a receiver and an output module. The receiver configured to receive a video data and audio data corresponding to the video data, the video data comprising a character image. The output module configured to output a first and a second image to a display, where a parallax of the first and the second images depends on the volume level of the audio data, the first image and the second image being based on the character image.06-28-2012
20120162395METHOD FOR FILLING HOLE-REGION AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL VIDEO SYSTEM USING THE SAME - Method for filling a hole-region and a three-dimensional (3D) video system using the same. In order to synthesize an image, a plurality of images each having a different viewpoint may be obtained. By using depth maps of the obtained plurality of images, an intermediate virtual viewpoint image may be synthesized. After synthesizing, a hole-region in the intermediate virtual viewpoint image may be filled using a color image of the intermediate virtual viewpoint image, a mask image indicating the hole-region in the intermediate virtual viewpoint image, and a depth image of the intermediate virtual viewpoint image.06-28-2012
20100214395Camera System with Eye Finder Modules - The detection of the position of observer eyes in large object planes by a camera system with eye finder modules is disclosed, each of which comprises a camera with an objective lens and a camera chip. An embodiment is based on a camera system with two eye finder modules, where each eye finder module comprises an objective lens and a camera chip for detecting and determining the position of observer eyes in at least one object plane, and where the camera system is connected with a control unit.08-26-2010
20100208041STEREOSCOPIC 3D DISPLAY DEVICE - 3D stereoscopic viewing enabled by the use of a fast switching speed LCD panel, dynamic backlight, and low cost glasses. The system utilizes an LCD panel with an LED backlight and wavelength selective glasses to isolate each channel by color. The system is based on alternating left and right image frames on an LCD panel. The left and right frames are illuminated by two slightly different red-green-blue light sources that are synchronized sequentially. The light sources are designed to emit light of different spectral composition. The viewer wears glasses where the left lens or filter passes only the spectrum of light used for the left channel of data, and the right lens or filter passes only the spectrum of light used for the right channel of data.08-19-2010
20110181706AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS - An autostereoscopic display apparatus includes a spatial light modulator in which alignment features such as bump features provide radially symmetric alignment of the molecules of the liquid crystal. A parallax element is arranged over the spatial light modulator to direct light from the pixels into different viewing windows. The apertures of the pixels are shaped such that, for each individual row of pixels, a notional line parallel to the geometric axes of the parallax elements has a total length of intersection with the pixels of the row, weighted for the intensity of light modulated by the alignment features, which is the same for all positions of the notional line. This improves angular intensity uniformity. The pixels may each include plural apertures, wherein the alignment features of the apertures of each individual pixel are offset from one another in a direction perpendicular to said geometric axes. This improves angular contrast uniformity.07-28-2011
20110181705Signal processing device, signal processing method, and program - A signal processing device configured to produce a first output video signal and a second output video signal as video signals for right and left eyes in a stereoscopic video, the first and second output video signals each having a predetermined number of output gradation steps, from a first input video signal and a second input video signal, the first and second input video signals each having a predetermined number of input gradation steps. A predetermined gradation value difference is produced between the gradation values of the first output video signal and the gradation values of the second output video signal to express a higher number of gradation steps than the number of output gradation steps in the stereoscopic video.07-28-2011
20120133748SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREFOR USING SCREEN SIZE OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A signal processing method is provided. The signal processing method includes extracting three-dimensional effect adjustment information from a memory in a video image reproducing apparatus, and adjusting a three-dimensional effect of a video image according to the three-dimensional effect adjustment information, and outputting the video image.05-31-2012
20120133747IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, DISPLAY APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND IMAGE PROCESSING PROGRAM - Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including: a depth-information extraction section; a luminance extraction section; a contrast extraction section; a gain generation section; a correlation estimation section; and a movement analyzing section.05-31-2012
20090058994STEREO PROJECTION OPTICAL SYSTEM - A stereo projection optical system, includes a first polarizing beam splitter configured for separating a light input into a first polarized light component and a second polarized light component; a first transmission-type spatial light modulator configured for receiving the first polarized light component; a second transmission-type spatial light modulator configured for receiving the second polarized light component; a second polarizing beam splitter positioned to receive the light outputs of the first, second spatial light modulators. The first and second transmission-type spatial light modulators respectively generate two images formed by the first polarized light component and the second polarized light component with spatial information. When a viewer wears glasses that have two polarizing lenses whose polarization directions are perpendicular to each other, the viewer can perceive projected images as being three-dimensional.03-05-2009
20120212589PLAYBACK METHODS AND PLAYBACK APPARATUSES FOR PROCESSING MULTI-VIEW CONTENT - A playback method for processing a multi-view content includes: detecting a location of each viewer and accordingly generating a detecting result; and driving a display device according to the multi-view content and the detecting result. A playback apparatus for processing a multi-view content includes a detecting circuit and a driving circuit. The detecting circuit is arranged to detect a location of each viewer and accordingly generate a detecting result. The driving circuit is coupled to the detecting circuit, and implemented for driving a display device according to the multi-view content and the detecting result.08-23-2012
20120212590IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes a system block producing source data from a video signal received from the outside, a display block displaying 2D data or 3D data included in the source data, and a multifunctional block including a single multifunctional chip for integrating a first function, a second function, and a third function and a memory. The first function reflects a depth information on the 2D data based on motion evaluation for extracting an object and converts the 2D data into the 3D data. The second function renders the 3D data in conformity with a driving environment of the display block. The third function up-converts a frame rate of the 2D data based on the motion evaluation. The memory individually stores the 2D data of a predetermined amount for the motion evaluation.08-23-2012
20120075437SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR INCREASING AN LCD DISPLAY VERTICAL BLANKING INTERVAL - A system, method, and computer program product are provided for enhancing a viewing experience when display content is viewed utilizing stereo glasses. In use, display content is received for being outputted utilizing a display. Further, a duration of a vertical blanking interval associated with the display content is increased for enhancing a viewing experience when the display content is viewed utilizing the stereo glasses.03-29-2012
20120075435Method and System for 3D Display Calibration with Feedback Determined by A Camera Device - Several embodiments of 3D display system and systems and methods for their calibration are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method and system for calibrating a 3D display using feedback indicative of measurements of light, emitted from the 3D display (typically during display of a test pattern), by a camera device. In one embodiment, the camera device is a handheld camera device including an inexpensive, uncalibrated camera. In another class of embodiments, a system including a 3D display (to be recalibrated), a video preprocessor coupled to the display, and a feedback subsystem including a camera device operable to measure light emitted by the display are also disclosed.03-29-2012
20120075434Three dimensional image display - A liquid crystal lens unit is provided for use in an autostereoscopic 3D image display. Light passing through the liquid crstyal lens unit is refracted by a liquid crystal layer arranged by an electric field. The voltage levels applied to the to the liquid crystal layer are periodically changed thereby periodically oscillating the position of the focus profile of the liquid crystal lens unit. As a result, moiré patterns are removed and display quality is improved.03-29-2012
20120249754ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD FOR VIDEO DATA, AND PROGRAM - One embodiment provides an electronic apparatus, including: a display controller configured to perform a display control of video data, the video data including a main video and a sub video which are assigned in different time zones; and a detector configured to detect whether the main video or the sub video is currently to be displayed, wherein the display controller performs the display control so as to perform a 3D display of the video data when the detector detects that the main video is currently to be displayed, and perform a 2D display of the video data when the detector detects that the sub video is currently to be displayed.10-04-2012
20120257025MOBILE TERMINAL AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL (3D) MULTI-ANGLE VIEW CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF - Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a method for controlling a 3D multi-angle view thereof. Multi-angle views of a 3D image captured by a plurality of cameras are displayed, switched (converted) and selected according to a touch input. And, a selected angle view of the 3D image undergoes a capturing or a recording. While appreciating different-angle views of a 3D image (broadcast image) captured by a plurality of cameras, a desired angle view of the 3D image may be played, recorded and stored with using a user interface. This may enhance a user's convenience.10-11-2012
20120262555METHOD FOR ADJUSTING PLAYBACK OF MULTIMEDIA CONTENT ACCORDING TO DETECTION RESULT OF USER STATUS AND RELATED APPARATUS THEREOF - A playback method of a multimedia content includes: receiving the multimedia content; performing playback upon the multimedia content; detecting a user status and accordingly generating a detection result; and adjusting the playback of the multimedia content when the detection result indicates a change of the user status. A playback apparatus of a multimedia content includes a receiving block, a playback block, and a detecting block. The receiving block is used for receiving the multimedia content. The playback block is coupled to the receiving block, and used for performing playback upon the multimedia content. The detecting block is coupled to the playback block, and used for detecting a user status and accordingly generating a detection result. The playback block adjusts the playback of the multimedia content when the detection result indicates a change of the user status.10-18-2012
20120081521Apparatus and Method for Displaying Images - An apparatus and a method for displaying images are provided. In the method, first and second set of image pre-compensation parameters are read from a memory. An image is loaded, the image including at least one of sub-image pair, each pair including a sub-image intended to the left eye and a sub-image intended to the right eye. The first set of parameters is applied to the at least one sub-image of each pair intended to the left eye and the second set of parameters is applied to the at least one sub-image of each pair intended for right eye. The image is displayed on a stereoscopic display.04-05-2012
20120081525Display Apparatus, Recording Method and Computer-Readable Recoding Medium - A display apparatus configured to display three-dimensional video viewable by a viewer wearing stereoscopic-viewing glasses. The display apparatus includes: an input module; a display device; an image input module; a detection module; and a recording module. The input module receives video data. The display device displays the three-dimensional video based on the received video data. The image input module receives a captured image from an image-capturing device that captures an image of an area around the display apparatus and on a side facing the display device. The detection module detects an image of the stereoscopic-viewing glasses from the received captured image. The recording module records the received video data when the image of the stereoscopic-viewing glasses is not detected by the detection module.04-05-2012
20120081524TWO DIMENSIONAL MEDIA COMBINER FOR CREATING THREE DIMENSIONAL DISPLAYS - A three-dimensional (3D) display device combining two-dimensional (2D) images from two image sources to create a 3D image. The 3D display device utilizes a beam combining film that includes a prismatic front surface and a planar back surface. The film transmits light striking its back surface at particular incidence angles. A first 2D image source provides a foreground image and a second 2D image source to provide a background image. First and second liquid crystal displays may be arranged with display surfaces proximate to top and bottom edges of the beam combining film and at angular offsets to emit light corresponding with a 2D image stream onto the back surface of the beam combining film at one of the film's incidence angles. The 2D image streams striking the back surface of the film are combined by the film and transmitted from the front surface as a single autostereoscopic video image.04-05-2012
201200815232D/3D COMPATIBLE DISPLAY SYSTEM WHICH AUTOMATICALLY SWITCHES OPERATIONAL MODES - A 2D/3D compatible display system includes an image source and a 3D viewing device. When a viewer is wearing the 3D viewing device 04-05-2012
20120081522APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PRESENTING THREE-DIMENSIONAL MEDIA CONTENT - A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a media processor including a controller to obtain three-dimensional media content, obtain position information associated with at least one viewer of a display device that is operably coupled to the media processor, adjust convergence of the three-dimensional media content based on the position information, and provide the three-dimensional media content with the adjusted convergence to the display device for presentation. Other embodiments are disclosed.04-05-2012
20120229612VIDEO TRANSMISSION DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND VIDEO RECEPTION DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An image transmission device which includes, a plurality of transmission terminals each of which has an encoder which performs encoding processing with respect to an input video signal, and transmits a video signal which is encoded; a time synchronization unit which synchronizes the plurality of transmission terminals; and a managing unit which receives connection information of reception terminals to be connected from a reception side, instructs connections by transmitting the connection information to the plurality of transmission terminals, informs the plurality of transmission terminals of an encoding start time, and informs the reception side of a decoding start time.09-13-2012
20100321479RECEIVING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROVIDING 3D IMAGE - A three-dimensional (3D) image may be provided in a receiving system by receiving a request for a 3D image viewing while displaying content from a first input source, switching from the first input source to a second input source that correspond to a specific source device, receiving the 3D image transmitted from the specific source device, and displaying the received 3D image at the receiving system.12-23-2010
20110122235IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - An image display device for displaying a 3-Dimensional (3D) image and a method for operating the same are disclosed. The image display device includes a user input unit configured to receive an item selection signal for some of one or more items included in a User Interface (UI) image, a control unit configured to generate a detailed image of a selection item selected by the item selection signal as a 3D image, and a display unit configured to display the detailed image. A user can select and receives an UI image or items included therein as a 3D image, and select a 2D/3D mode of the displayed UI image so as to control a sense of depth thereof. If a plurality of UI images is displayed, the image display device can display UI images on multiple layers with senses of depth.05-26-2011
20110122234STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CURSOR DISPLAY METHOD - A stereoscopic image display apparatus capable of generating a cursor that moves according to user operation to allow stereoscopic view with a stereoscopic image including a set of images with parallax and capable of combining and displaying the cursor on the stereoscopic image acquires a parallax amount of the stereoscopic image at a location where the cursor is combined and displayed on the stereoscopic image and calculates a moving speed of the cursor. The stereoscopic image display apparatus determines whether the cursor is moving based on the calculated moving speed and generates the cursor including a certain predetermined value as the parallax amount of the cursor if it is determined that the cursor is moving. The stereoscopic image display apparatus generates the cursor by setting the parallax amount of the cursor to the parallax amount of the acquired stereoscopic image if it is determined that the cursor is not moving.05-26-2011
20100328438STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAYING DEVICE, OBJECT PROXIMITY DETECTING DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A stereoscopic image displaying device includes an outer surface that a detection target object approaches; a stereoscopic image generating unit that generates a three-dimensional stereoscopic image based on an input video signal, and a proximity sensor unit that is disposed on a side of the outer surface that is opposite to a side that the detection target object approaches and detects proximity of the detection target object to the outer surface based on a height that is a distance from the outer surface and is set based on parallax information included in the video signal.12-30-2010
20080297591Supplementary Visual Display System - There is provided a supplementary visual display system (12-04-2008
20080297593Rendering for an Interactive 360 Degree Light Field Display - An interactive, autostereoscopic system for displaying an object in 3D includes a mirror configured to spin around a vertical axis when actuated by a motor, a high speed video projector, and a processing system including a graphics card interfaced to the video projector. An anisotropic reflector is bonded onto an inclined surface of the mirror. The video projector projects video signals of the object from the projector onto the inclined surface of the mirror while the mirror is spinning, so that light rays representing the video signals are redirected toward a field of view of a 360 degree range. The processing system renders the redirected light rays so as to interactively generate a horizontal-parallax 3D display of the object. Vertical parallax can be included in the display by adjusting vertically the displayed views of the object, in response to tracking of viewer motion by a tracking system.12-04-2008
20080297592STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY AND PHASE DIFFERENT PLATE - A stereoscopic display is provided. The stereoscopic display includes: an image displaying section that generates a right eye image and a left eye image and emits the same; and a phase differential plate disposed on an exit side of the image displaying section that orthogonalizes to each other or rotates reversely the polarizing directions of the right eye image and the left eye image which are incident from the image displaying section and emits the same. The phase differential plate is disposed on the image displaying section side and has an image light-antireflective film that prevents the right eye image light and the left eye image light from reflecting from the image displaying section.12-04-2008
20120262556DETECTING CROSSTALK ON A DISPLAY SURFACE COMPARTMENTALIZED INTO DISPLAY REGIONS BY IMAGE PATTERNS CONTAINED IN AN INPUT IMAGE SIGNAL TO A DISPLAY DEVICE - The instant application describes a method for detecting crosstalk on a display surface compartmentalized into display regions by image patterns that are contained in an input image signal to a display device. The method includes steps of: displaying a first image and a second image on a display surface, the first image including first pattern images having main regions depicted with different brightness from each other and the second image including second pattern images having the main regions and sub regions depicted with different brightness from the main regions; taking an image of the display surface to obtain image data; and comparing at least one of the first and second images with the image data to detect the crosstalk. The first and second pattern images are displayed in a center region at a center of the display surface and adjacent regions adjacent to the center region.10-18-2012
20120320168METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION IN THE PROVISION OF A PLURALITY OF TRANSPORT INTERACTIVE 3DTV BROADCASTING SERVICES - The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for providing a plurality of transport interactive 3DTV broadcasting services in the provision of higher definition 3D video service and 3D data service, while maintaining the compatibility with the existing digital TV broadcasts or 3DTV services. To this end, an input 3D video is encoded to generate a 3D additional video base stream and a 3D additional video enhanced stream. Engineer information for defining engineers, which includes 3D broadcasting service configuration information, is generated, and then an encoded 2D base video stream, an encoded audio stream, the encoded 3D additional video base stream and the engineer information are multiplexed and transmitted via a base layer. The 3D additional video enhanced stream is multiplexed and transmitted via an enhanced layer.12-20-2012
20120320166IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - An image processing apparatus that outputs, if three-dimensional stereoscopically viewable left-eye and right-eye images are not alternately supplied at accurate timings, only one of the three-dimensional stereoscopically viewable left-eye or right-eye image when the three-dimensional stereoscopically viewable left-eye and right-eye images are supplied.12-20-2012
20120320167IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD - An image processing system according to an embodiment includes a display unit capable of displaying stereoscopic images by displaying a group of parallax images and a display control unit. The display control unit displays an operation screen for receiving operations on medical image data on the display unit, displays selection information for selecting medical image data on the operation screen, and controls whether the selection information will be displayed as a stereoscopic image or a planar image depending on the content of medical image data selected by the selection information.12-20-2012
20110037835VIDEO SIGNAL PROCESSING DEVICE - The video signal processing device has a parallax detection unit for detecting the parallax between a right-eye video signal and a left-eye video signal and outputting the detected parallax as a parallax detection signal. The video signal processing device has an encoding noise detection unit for detecting an encoding noise generated by encoding processing, outputting an encoding noise detection signal corrected by using a detection result of the detected encoding noise based on the parallax detection signal. The video signal processing device has an encoding noise removing unit for performing at least one of reducing the encoding noise by filtering processing using the encoding noise detection signal, and reducing, based on the parallax detection signal, the encoding noise by replacing the data of a noise generating pixel in the right-eye video signal and the left-eye video signal.02-17-2011
20110216169DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes a display panel and an optical member. The display panel includes a plurality of a pixel and displays a 2D image. The optical member includes a plurality of a lens, each having a plurality of a focal point and configured such that at least two pixels of the display panel correspond to one 3D pixel. The optical member divides the 2D image into left and right-eye images by using the lenses of the optical member.09-08-2011
20110221871DISPLAY DEVICE AND AUDIOVISUAL DEVICE - The display device is configured to comprise an input part into which video image information is input and a display part displaying the video image information input into the input part and, if the displayed video images are switched from 3D video images to 2D video images, is devised to modify the brightness of the displayed video images over a prescribed period of time.09-15-2011
20100194864APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRAWING A STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE - Coordinate values of an object located in a coordinate space are stored in a memory. The coordinate space is represented by a first direction, a second direction and a third direction each different. The coordinate values include first coordinate values along the first direction, second coordinate values along the second direction and third coordinate values along the third direction. A stereoscopic image of the object having a parallax along one of the first direction and the second direction is displayed. A direction of the parallax is detected. When the direction of the parallax is the first direction, the first coordinate values are subjected to a parallel projection. When the direction of the parallax is the second direction, the second coordinate values are subjected to the parallel projection.08-05-2010
20100231695Noise Immune Optical Encoder for High Ambient Light Projection Imaging Systems - A 3D stereographic projection apparatus comprises an input for receiving stereographic image data that includes sync signals corresponding to image streams in the image data. A digital light projector projects the stereographic image data. A motor driven rotating filter has a marker disposed thereon positioned in the path of the projected stereographic image data. The motor driven rotating filter separately polarizes the image streams in the stereographic image data. A motor drive circuit, coupled to the input, receives the sync signals and synchronizes a rotation of the filter with the sync signals. A tach sensor, comprising a light transmitter and detector coupled to the rotating filter, detects the marker and outputs marker signals indicating that the marker is detected.09-16-2010
20100231694LIGHTING APPARATUS - A lighting control device includes: an irradiation light generation unit that receives an irradiation light signal; coating correcting means for correcting the irradiation light signal so that an irradiation target object can be coated with irradiation light; and an irradiation light projection unit that projects the irradiation light by using the corrected irradiation light signal. The irradiation light includes coating light that coats the irradiation target object, and background light that becomes a background of the irradiation target object. The lighting control device includes: a first coating correction unit that corrects the irradiation light signal so as to cut an outline of the coating light in conformity with a shape of the irradiation target object; and a second coating correction unit that corrects the outline of the coating light in response to a positional relationship between an origin position of the irradiation target object and the irradiation light projection unit.09-16-2010
20100231693Stereoscopic Exit Pupil Expander Display - The specification and drawings present a new apparatus and method for providing a stereoscopic display in electronic devices with a diffractive exit pupil expander using sequentially switching between right and left images of one display (e.g., microdisplay). An optical delivery system can provide a sequential left and right image of the display and the illumination is then switched for left and right accordingly using exit pupil expander (EPE) with asymmetric, e.g., highly slanted, in-coupling gratings, sending light practically to only one direction (e.g., one area of the EPE substrate).09-16-2010
20120327199AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY WITH MODULATING SCREEN HAVING MULTIPLE SECTIONAL IMAGES - An autostereoscopic displaying unit is for displaying an image, which includes a plurality of viewing-zone images corresponding to a plurality of viewing zones. The autostereoscopic displaying unit includes a viewing zone adjusting module for adjusting a content of each pixel of the image corresponding to a determined one of the viewing zones according to a viewing-zone shifting information. The viewing-zone shifting information includes a viewing-zone correction for distortion of a projection lens, and the image is then modified as an adjusted image. A projection module with the projection lens projects the adjusted image. A viewing zone modulating screen receives and displays the adjusted image.12-27-2012
20120327198IMAGE PROCESSING SYSTEM, APPARATUS, AND METHOD - An image processing system according to an embodiment includes a stereoscopic display device, a transform unit, an image generating unit, and a display control unit. The transform unit reduces or enlarges volume data which is three-dimensional (3D) image data such that among scales of a stereoscopic image assumed to be displayed on the stereoscopic display device using a parallax image group obtained from the volume data, a scale in a depth direction on a display surface of the stereoscopic display device is substantially the same as a scale in another direction which is a direction other than the depth direction. The image generating unit generates a parallax image group by performing a rendering process on transformed volume data. The display control unit causes the parallax image group to be displayed on the stereoscopic display device.12-27-2012
201200924673D IMAGE PROVIDING DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD THEREOF - A 3D-image providing device comprises: an index selection unit for selecting at least one index frame set from 3D-image data including plural frame sets; and a thumbnail generation unit for obtaining left and right images for the selected index frame set and generating a thumbnail frame set based on the obtained left and right images, wherein the frames included in the thumbnail frame set satisfy conditions that the sizes and resolution thereof are respectively small and low compared to the frames included in the index frame set. Accordingly, the 3D-image providing device generates 3D-thumbnails from the left and right images of the 3D-image data to provide 3D images considered when moving to a user-desirable reproduction time point. Also, the 3D-image supply device merges the 3D-thumbnails with 3D-broadcasting images or 3D-contents and displays the merged image. Consequently, the image providing device minimizes viewer confusion when perceiving 3D-images and increases user satisfaction.04-19-2012
20120092466VIEWING RANGE NOTIFICATION METHOD AND TV RECEIVER FOR IMPLEMENTING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a viewing range notification method for guiding a viewer to watch TV within an optimal viewing range by providing a guide message for advising the viewer to change his/her position if the viewer is out of the optimal viewing range and a TV receiver appropriate for implementing the guiding method. According to the present invention, the viewing range guiding method can be implemented by a three-dimensional TV receiver. The three-dimensional TV receiver determines whether the viewing range of the user is farther than a predetermined distance, and whether the viewing angle is within the predetermined angular range. Then, if the viewing range is nearer than the predetermined distance or the viewing angle is not within the predetermined angular range, the three-dimensional TV receiver provides a guide message for changing the viewing position.04-19-2012
20120092465METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NON-REAL TIME STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO SERVICE - A non-real time stereoscopic video service method and apparatus are provided. The non-real time stereoscopic video service method performed by a reception apparatus, including: extracting a program association table (PAT) from a received transport stream (TS) and analyzing the same; extracting a program map table (PMT) corresponding to a program selected by a user from the PAT and analyzing the same; extracting a stereoscopic video service descriptor from the PMT and analyzing the same; generating frame and/or time information of an image to be reproduced according to the analysis of the stereoscopic video service descriptor; and reproducing an image by synchronizing a reference image and a supplementary image based on the generated frame and/or time information.04-19-2012
20120092464REMOTE CONTROLLER, DISPLAY APPARATUS, 3D GLASSES AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A remote controller, a display apparatus, 3D glasses and a control method thereof are provided. The remote controller includes a first communication unit which communicates with a three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus, a user input unit which allows a user to input a selection for controlling the 3D display apparatus, a signal processor which selects one of a two-dimensional (2D) mode and a 3D mode and processes a video signal to be displayed in the selected mode, a display unit which displays the processed video signal in the selected mode, and a controller which controls the first communication unit to send the 3D display apparatus a control signal corresponding to a user's selection input through the user input unit, and the signal processor to select one of the 2D mode and the 3D mode based on the display mode of the 3D display apparatus.04-19-2012
20120287250CROSSTALK CANCELLATION IN 3D DISPLAYS - Image processing is performed to facilitate subtractive crosstalk cancellation in 3D images. In a global embodiment, pixel values are compressed to provide sufficient foot room for subtractive crosstalk cancellation. For video images the degree of compression may vary from frame to frame. Temporal filtering may be applied to reduce flicker. In a local embodiment luminance is added to and/or compression is performed in local areas to facilitate more complete subtractive crosstalk cancellation. The amount or added luminance or compression may be matched to the requirements of the local areas. Added luminance and/or compression may be made to vary smoothly in time and smoothly in space. Displays and other apparatus may be constructed to perform methods for partial or complete crosstalk cancellation.11-15-2012
20130016193METHOD, DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSOR AND VIDEO DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR DIGITALLY PROCESSING A VIDEO SIGNAL - There is provided a method, a digital image processor and a video display system for digitally processing a video signal. A video signal is digitally processed according to a user profile. The video signal is also digitally processed according to a parameter related to a video display system. A resulting processed video signal is Digitally process a video signal according displayed on the video display system. In an embodiment, the video display system comprises a headset. In the same or other embodiments, the video signal comprises left and right components for stereoscopic according to a device parameter of a display and digital processing is made separately for the left and right components.01-17-2013
20130016194IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND SHUTTER SPECTACLESAANM Shiozaki; YuyaAACI OsakaAACO JPAAGP Shiozaki; Yuya Osaka JP - The shutter glasses normally control a right-eye shutter and left-eye shutter even if a control signal to be received is temporarily missed. The image display section displays an image by alternately repeating a right-eye field and a left-eye field, and transmits first control signals synchronously with the right-eye field and left-eye field. The shutter glasses receive the first control signals, and have a right-eye shutter and left-eye shutter for transmitting and blocking visible light. The shutter glasses include a shutter control circuit that stores first timing information for a plurality of fields based on the received first control signals for the plurality of fields and generates second control signals based on the stored first timing information for the plurality of fields. The shutter glasses control the transmission and blocking of visible light at the right-eye shutter and left-eye shutter using the second control signals.01-17-2013
20130016192IMAGE PROCESSING DEVICE AND IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEMAANM SHIBATA; MotohiroAACI TokyoAACO JPAAGP SHIBATA; Motohiro Tokyo JP - An image processing device forms an omnifocal image and/or a three-dimensional image based on a group of images captured while moving along a fixed axis. The image processing device includes a detecting unit that detects a shift in a plane vertical to the axis of images in the group of the image; a correcting unit that corrects the shift according to a result detected at the detecting unit; and an image forming unit that forms an omnifocal image and/or a three-dimensional image based on the group of the images including images captured while moving along the fixed axis and/or an image corrected at the correcting unit.01-17-2013
20080291267Lenticular Autostereoscopic Display Device and Method, and Associated Autostereoscopic Image Synthesising Method - An autostereoscopic display device includes a matrix display screen and a lenticular array arranged in front of the display screen. The lenticular array is adapted to receive and optically process a raster image transmitted by the display screen, with the raster image being encoded in order to integrate a plurality P of viewpoints of a same scene. The display screen includes a matrix of screen pixels, each of which includes three color cells organized in rows and columns laid out so as to form columns of a same color within the screen. The image transmitted by the display screen comprises a set of three-dimensional pixels, each integrating the plurality P of viewpoints of an image pixel of the scene, and each three-dimensional pixel occupying 3×P color cells in two adjacent rows within the screen.11-27-2008
20110157326MULTI-PATH AND MULTI-SOURCE 3D CONTENT STORAGE, RETRIEVAL, AND DELIVERY - Techniques are described herein for supporting presentation of multi-path and multi-source viewing content. For example, portions of three-dimensional viewing content may be received via respective pathways from respective sources. A visual presentation of the three-dimensional viewing content may be caused based on the portions. In another example, instances of viewing content may be received via respective pathways from respective sources. Configurations of respective regions of a screen may be directed to support display of the respective instances.06-30-2011
20110157323Miniaturized Imaging Module, 3D Display System Using the Same and Image Arrangement Method Thereof - A miniaturized imaging module, a 3D display system using the same and an image arrangement method are disclosed. The 3D display system includes a plurality of multi-viewing zone miniaturized imaging modules and an image output module. The image output module is for editing, adjusting and distributing a multi-viewing zone image to the multi-viewing zone miniaturized imaging modules for display. Each multi-viewing zone miniaturized imaging module includes a housing, a projection unit and a viewing zone modulating screen. The projection unit and the viewing zone modulating screen are respectively disposed on two opposite sides inside the housing. In each multi-viewing zone miniaturized imaging module, the projection unit projects an image onto respective viewing zone modulating screen, and forms a plurality of viewing zones in front of the viewing zone modulating screen, wherein the image is a segmented image of an image composed of a plurality of images having different view-angles.06-30-2011
20130021456DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING CONVERGENCE PERFORMANCE - Provided is a convergence performance determination device including an eye information acquisition unit configured to acquire eye information which is information on eye movements of a user when viewing a stereoscopic video; a convergence movement calculation unit configured to calculate amounts of convergence movement each indicating a degree of a convergence eye movement of the user, based on the eye information acquired by the eye information acquisition unit; and a determination unit configured to determine convergence eye movement performance of the user by comparing between distribution data indicating a distribution of the amounts of convergence movement calculated by the convergence movement calculation unit in an evaluation interval which is a predetermined playback time interval of the stereoscopic video being viewed by the user and distribution data indicating a distribution of the amounts of convergence movement determined in accordance with depth information on the stereoscopic video in the evaluation interval.01-24-2013
20130021453Autostereoscopic rear-view display system for vehicles - A vehicle monitoring system uses at least one image capture device located on a vehicle and provides two or more associated images for combined display on an autostereoscopic display provided adjacent an operator. Preferably the images are processed for display and provide the operator with visual information that otherwise may not be available. The invention is directed to both apparatus and method for providing of this information.01-24-2013
201300214543D DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTENT DISPLAYING METHOD THEREOF - A content processing method and a three dimensional (3D) image processing apparatus are provided. The content processing method includes: processing a video signal to be displayed on a screen; processing an audio signal corresponding to the video signal to be output in synchronization with the video signal on the screen; and individually controlling a 3D effect of a subtitle to be displayed on the screen according a loudness level of the audio signal.01-24-2013
20120242810Three-Dimensional (3D) Imaging Based on MotionParallax - Techniques and technologies are described herein for motion parallax three-dimensional (3D) imaging. Such techniques and technologies do not require special glasses, virtual reality helmets, or other user-attachable devices. More particularly, some of the described motion parallax 3D imaging techniques and technologies generate sequential images, including motion parallax depictions of various scenes derived from clues in views obtained of or created for the displayed scene.09-27-2012
20080231690Display Apparatus - A display apparatus comprises a spatial light modulator and optical elements in series therewith. The optical elements provide a first parallax element being a parallax barrier capable of directing light output from the display apparatus into a first plurality of viewing windows, and a second parallax element capable of directing light output from the display apparatus into a second plurality of viewing windows. In a first mode, the first and second parallax elements have substantially no directional effect on the light output from the display apparatus. In a second mode, the first parallax element directs light output from the display apparatus into the first plurality of viewing windows and the second optical element has substantially no directional effect. In a third mode, the second optical element directs light output from the display apparatus into the second plurality of viewing windows and the first parallax element has substantially no directional effect.09-25-2008
20080231689BEAMSPLITTER DISPLAY - A three dimensional viewing assembly includes a first display, a second display, and a beamsplitter. The first display is for displaying a first image. The second display is for displaying a second image. The beamsplitter is disposed at least partially between the first display and the second display, and is configured to receive, and to optically overlay, the first and second images. The beamsplitter comprises a first surface, a second surface, and a mirror. The first surface at least partially faces the first display, and the second surface at least partially faces the second display. The mirror is disposed between the first surface and the second surface.09-25-2008
20080225113THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR DISPLAYING THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE, AND STRUCTURE OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DATA - A three-dimensional image display device includes a display section having pixels arranged in a matrix and each includes three color component sub-pixels arranged in vertical stripes, and a light beam control element installed opposite the display section and having optical apertures arranged in a substantially horizontal direction and extending linearly in a direction inclined at an angle atan (1/n) (n=4 or 5) to a direction of pixel columns. The average value of the horizontal pitch of element images displayed in the display section is specified to be equal to or greater than natural number m times as large as a pixel horizontal pitch (m09-18-2008
20130141550METHOD, APPARATUS AND COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR SELECTING A STEREOSCOPIC IMAGING VIEWPOINT PAIR06-06-2013
20080218589Autostereoscopic Display - An autostereoscopic display 09-11-2008
20120249756Enhanced ZScreen modulator techniques - A method and system for use in conjunction with a push-pull liquid crystal modulator system for creating circularly polarized light of alternating handedness is provided. The method and system comprise a pair of surface mode liquid crystal cells and a driver electrically coupled to the cells. The driver is configured to move an electrical charge using a quenching pulse comprising a relatively brief voltage spike at a beginning of a waveform period. Multiple additional improvements are provided, including reducing the thickness of the LC gap (the distance between cell electrode plates), creating a charge connection or wiring connection to the cell electrodes, employing anti-reflection coating technology, thinner ITO and ITO index matched to the LC material, bonding all possible air to material surfaces, using superior glass, employing more efficient polarizers, and reducing projector blanking time.10-04-2012
20130176404IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS, IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD, AND MEDICAL IMAGE DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS - An image processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a reception unit and a storing unit. The reception unit receives a capturing instruction to capture a stereoscopic image being displayed stereoscopically. If the reception unit receives the capturing instruction, the storing unit stores a plurality of parallax images used for displaying the stereoscopic image being displayed stereoscopically in a manner associated with one another as captured images in a predetermined storage device.07-11-2013
20130176406MULTI-LAYER OPTICAL ELEMENTS OF A THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY FOR REDUCING PSEUDO-STEREOSCOPIC EFFECT - A device may include sensors for obtaining tracking information associated with a user, a display including pixels for displaying images, and an optical guide including two layers of optical elements, each of the optical elements blocking or directing light rays from one or more of the pixels. In addition, the device may include one or more processors to determine a relative location of the user based on the tracking information obtained by the sensors, control optical characteristics of each of the two layers of optical elements based on the relative location of the user, and display a stereoscopic image via the display.07-11-2013
20130093861DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device that displays an image, includes: a light source; an aperture stop array including a plurality of aperture stops; a lens array including a plurality of lenses which are disposed corresponding to the plurality of aperture stops respectively, and focus the light transmitted through the plurality of aperture stops respectively; a deflecting unit deflecting a travelling direction of the focused light respectively; a spatial light modulator that is illuminated by the deflected light, and modulates the illumination light; a detector that detects an observer; and a controller that calculates a position of a pupil of the observer based on a detection result by the detector, calculates a relative position of the display device and the pupil of the observer based on the calculation result, and controls an aperture amount of the plurality of aperture stops and a deflecting amount of the deflecting unit based on this calculation result.04-18-2013
20130113900VIEWING SYSTEM AND VIEWING METHOD - A viewing system is disclosed, comprising: a detector of electromagnetic radiation (EMR); and a control system connected to receive signals from the detector, and configured to identify an image locator, disposed within a field of view of the detector in use, and select for detection by the detector the image locator or an image located by the image locator. A viewing method is disclosed comprising: detecting electromagnetic radiation from an image locator disposed within a field of view of a detector; identifying the image locator with a control system; and displaying the image locator or an image located by the image locator on one or more displays.05-09-2013
20130113899VIDEO PROCESSING DEVICE AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD - A video processing device has a viewer detector to recognize a face of a viewer using a video shot by a camera in order to acquire position information of the viewer, a subscreen display controller to superimpose a live video shot by the camera on a part of a display screen of a display device as a subscreen, a viewing area frame display controller to display, in the live video in the subscreen, a viewing area frame representing a viewing position where the viewer is viewable a stereoscopic video, and a face frame display controller to display a first face frame showing that the stereoscopic video is viewable when the viewer is located within the frame, and to display a second face frame showing that the stereoscopic video is not viewable when the viewer is located outside the frame.05-09-2013
20130093862AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - A switchable autostereoscopic display device comprises a first LED display panel, an array of non-switchable lens elements and a second LED display panel. This arrangement avoids the need for a switchable lens array to implement a switchable 2D/3D display. The first LED display panel can simply be turned off so that the lens array does not play a role in generating a 3D output. The second LED display panel then produces the desired 2D image.04-18-2013
201300938603DIMENSION STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a 3Dimension stereoscopic display device including a stereoscopic display monitor 04-18-2013
20130100258STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY - A stereoscopic image display includes a display panel including subpixels, a polarizing plate attached to a display surface of the display panel, a patterned retarder film attached to one surface of the polarizing plate, and a pattern groove including an air layer which is formed on one surface of an upper substrate of the display panel contacting the polarizing plate at a location corresponding to a boundary between the subpixels. The pattern groove includes a plurality of peaks and a plurality of valleys and forms a triangular cross section along with a portion of the upper substrate contacting the polarizing plate, thereby providing the air layer.04-25-2013
201102674383D LCD USING SPECTRUM METHOD AND 3D IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - The present invention provides a 3D LCD using a spectrum method. The 3D LCD which forms and displays a 3D image using light sources comprises: a 1st light source that forms an image for a left eye; a 2nd light source that forms an image for a right eye; and a control unit that is connected to the 1st and 2nd light sources and drives the light sources in turn, wherein the RGB spectrum bands of each light source overlap to a degree that does not cause interference between the RGB spectrum bands. Preferably, the 1st and 2nd light sources include an LED. More preferably, the 1st and 2nd light sources are installed on a light source unit for a back light unit. Selectively, the 1st and 2nd light sources comprise at least one light source body respectively. Therefore, the invention can: produce a 3D image of which brightness and definition are more improved than a 3D LCD using a polarization method; display the 3D image at a cheaper cost than a 3D LCD using a time-sequential method; and improve user satisfaction by increasing user convenience. In addition, the invention is able to simplify the fabrication processes of the 3D LCD and reduce fabrication costs as the 3D image can be produced through the spectrum method by using little-changed conventional LCD production processes.11-03-2011
20130128011HEAD TRACKING EYEWEAR SYSTEM - In some embodiments, a system for tracking with reference to a three-dimensional display system may include a display device, an image processor, a surface including at least three emitters, at least two sensors, a processor. The display device may image, during use, a first stereo three-dimensional image. The surface may be positionable, during use, with reference to the display device. At least two of the sensors may detect, during use, light received from at least three of the emitters as light blobs. The processor may correlate, during use, the assessed referenced position of the detected light blobs such that a first position/orientation of the surface is assessed. The image processor may generate, during use, the first stereo three-dimensional image using the assessed first position/orientation of the surface with reference to the display. The image processor may generate, during use, a second stereo three-dimensional image using an assessed second position/orientation of the surface with reference to the display.05-23-2013
20130169764LED STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY, DISPLAY METHOD THEREOF AND SIGNAL RECEIVER - The disclosure discloses an LED stereoscopic display, a display method thereof and a signal receiver. Wherein, the LED stereoscopic display method comprises: a video signal controller, which is configured for receiving image data, and controlling the signal receiver to a single-frame mode or a double-frame mode according to the image data; a signal receiver, which is configured for receiving the image data from the video signal controller, and when in the double-frame mode, dividing the image data into left-eye image frames and right-eye image frames with a time difference there-between, and storing the left-eye image frames and the right-eye image frames; and an LED display panel, which is configured for displaying the left-eye image frames and the right-eye image frames. The disclosure can improve the resolution of the LED stereoscopic display.07-04-2013
20130169763DISPLAY APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND INPUT APPARATUS USED IN THE SAME - A display apparatus and a method of controlling the same are provided. The display apparatus includes a plurality of reception units configured to receive a plurality of different contents, a signal processing unit configured to process each of the plurality of contents, an output unit configured to output contents processed in the signal processing unit, a remote controller signal reception unit configured to receive a selection signal from a remote controller, and, if the selection signal is received, a control unit configured to perform different control operations according to a current operation state of the display apparatus.07-04-2013
20130169762RECEIVING APPARATUS, RECEIVING METHOD AND TRANSMITTING APPARATUS - Transmitting apparatus transmits a 3D video content, including video data, caption data, and information of depth display position or parallax information relating to the caption data, while a receiving apparatus conducts video processing on the video data and the caption data, so as to display it/them in 3D or 2D, wherein the video processing comprises a first video process for displaying the video data of the 3D video content received, and for displaying the caption data received with using the information of depth display position or the parallax information, and a second video process for displaying the video data of the 3D video content received in 2D, and for displaying the caption information received without based on the information of depth display position or the parallax information, when an operation input signal to change 3D display into 2D display is inputted, enabling a user to view/listen to 3D content.07-04-2013
20130176405APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR OUTPUTTING 3D IMAGE - An apparatus and method are provided for outputting a 3D image in a 3D image display apparatus. Camera information for each of a left virtual camera and a right virtual camera is generated upon receiving image data including a 3D object. Left and right images are generated by applying the generated camera information to the image data. A stereoscopic image is generated and output based on the generated left image and the generated right image07-11-2013
20080204549Apparatus And Method For Photographing Three-Dimensional Image, Apparatus And Method For Displaying Three-Dimensional Image, And Apparatus And Method For Converting Three-Dimensional Image Display Position - Described is a device and method that makes it possible to acquire image information required for displaying a three-dimensional image of an object in a space with a simple configuration and to achieve display of a stereoscopic dynamic image in a true sense with a simple configuration. Light from an object (08-28-2008
20130141551MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A mobile terminal which reproduces a video including image data and audio data and a control method thereof are provided. The mobile terminal which reproduces a video including image data and audio data includes a display unit configured to display an image corresponding to the image data based on a reproduction command with respect to the video, a subtitle processing unit configured to output subtitles related to the video along with the image to the display unit, and a controller configured to control the subtitle processing unit to change a display format of the subtitles according to sound characteristics of the audio data related to the image.06-06-2013
20110273542BROADCAST RECEIVER AND VIDEO DATA PROCESSING METHOD THEREOF - A broadcast receiver and a method for processing video data are disclosed. The method for controlling a three dimensional (3D) video display output of a broadcast receiver includes receiving a broadcast signal including a video stream, wherein the video stream includes a plurality of video stream sections having different view points, acquiring view point information indicating corresponding view points of the video stream sections, and controlling a three dimensional (3D) video display output of the video stream according to the obtained view point information.11-10-2011
20110273541SIGNAL TRANSMISSION METHOD, SIGNAL TRANSMISSION DEVICE, AND SIGNAL RECEPTION DEVICE - Provided is a signal transmission method including a step of, if one part of a content distributed through a network includes a stereoscopic image display zone for displaying a stereoscopic image, transmitting with the content, switching information related to a switching timing of the stereoscopic image display zone in units of contents; transmission method information indicating a transmission method of the stereoscopic image; and distribution source information indicating a distribution source of another content when the stereoscopic image or a two-dimensional image corresponding to the stereoscopic image is distributed in another content.11-10-2011
20110273540METHOD FOR OPERATING AN IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND AN IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A method may be provided for operating an image display apparatus. Content may be displayed on a display, and a size of a first region in which the content is displayed may change. A menu may be displayed in a second region of the display at a side of the first region. An area of the first region in which the content is displayed may be greater than an area of the second region in which the menu is displayed.11-10-2011
20130147927STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY METHOD - A stereoscopic video display apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a display panel having a display face on which pixels are arranged in a matrix form; an active lens disposed in front of the display panel to control light rays from the pixels, the active lens being capable of conducting partial changeover on a focus state of the display face; a defocus region detection unit configured to detect a region to be subject to focus processing from an image which is input; and a drive unit configured to drive the active lens to conduct defocus processing on a region to be defocused, which is detected by the defocus region detection unit.06-13-2013
20130147928ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND PAYMENT METHOD THEREOF - The embodiments of the present invention are directed to electronic devices and methods of controlling the electronic devices. The electronic device provides a user interface to set up a depth range allowable for a stereoscopic video and adjusts the depth of the stereoscopic image based on the depth range set trough the user interface.06-13-2013
20110221870LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYER AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal displayer and control method thereof are disclosed. The liquid crystal displayer capable of displaying image in a three dimensional mode comprises a display panel, a first timing controller, a second timing controller and a control module. The first timing controller and the second timing controller are electrically coupled to the display panel. While receiving multiple frames, the control module controls the first timing controller according to a refresh frequency of the frames, to feed the frames to the panel based on a frame clock, and controls the second timing controller to invert the signal polarity of the frames based on an inversion clock.09-15-2011
20120274749STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE - According to an embodiment, a stereoscopic video display device displays images for a plurality of view point directions on a displaying device while switching between the images at predetermined time intervals. The stereoscopic video display device includes a calculator configured to calculate a crosstalk amount of a first image for one view point direction, which is an image to be corrected, by using a pixel value of the first image, a pixel value of a second image for a view point direction different from that of the first image, the second image being an image to be displayed at a time before the first image, and characteristics data including response characteristics of the displaying device; and a corrector configured to correct the first image by using the crosstalk amount.11-01-2012
20120274748Stereoscopic Image Display Device and Method for Driving the Same - A stereoscopic image display device and a method for driving the stereoscopic image display device. The stereoscopic image display device divides pixels of a display panel into first sub-divided pixels and second sub-divided pixels. The second sub-divided pixels are controlled to function as an active black stripe during a 3D mode to enhance the quality of a 3D mode. However, the second sub-divided pixels are controlled to display a 2D image during a 2D mode to prevent the reduction of luminance in the 2D mode.11-01-2012
20120274747STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO DISPLAY DEVICE AND STEREOSCOPIC VIDEO DISPLAY METHOD - According to one embodiment, there is provided a stereoscopic video display device including a depth information generator, a depth controller, an image generator, and an image display unit. The depth controller creates a weighted histogram of the depth value by weighting a frequency of each depth value, and adjusts the depth value by using an accumulated weighted histogram obtained from the histogram.11-01-2012
20100309294Image processing apparatus, image processing method and image display apparatus - Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including, a motion-vector detection section configured to find a motion vector corresponding to an image disparity existing between left and right eyes to appear as a disparity in images, and a format determination section configured to determine whether the input image signal is a signal of the 3-dimensional image format or a signal of the 2-dimensional image format.12-09-2010
20110242294STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DERIVING MOTION VECTOR - A motion vector is derived with high accuracy while avoiding deriving of an erroneous motion. A stereoscopic image display device 10-06-2011
20110242293Calibration device, image display system and shutter glasses - A calibration device including a communication section which communicates with a display device which displays images on a screen, a light sensor arranged in a position to receive transmitted light of a lens of shutter glasses, a signal processing section which processes an output signal of the light sensor, a processing section which determines a shutter opening/closing timing, and a shutter driving section which operates the opening and closing of shutters of shutter glasses in accordance with the shutter opening/closing timing determined by the processing section, where the communication section receives a standard pulse which shows a timing when images are switched from the display device, and the processing section determines an appropriate correction amount τ of the shutter opening/closing timing based on a change in the output of the light sensor when the shutter opening/closing timing is changed with regard to the standard pulse.10-06-2011
20110242290IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS, IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND DISPLAY METHOD - According to one embodiment, an image display apparatus includes a connection module, a power transmitting module, a receiving module and a display module. The connection module is configured to be electrically connected to 3D image viewing glasses. The power transmitting module is configured to transmit power to the 3D image viewing glasses via the connection module. The receiving module is configured to receive information relating to a charging amount of the 3D image viewing glasses. The display module is configured to display an image representing the charging amount of the 3D image viewing glasses based on the information relating to the charging amount.10-06-2011
20110242289DISPLAY APPARATUS AND STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - Certain embodiments provide a display apparatus including: a selection unit configured to make a selection as to which image in images shot by which virtual cameras should be displayed on which subpixel based on the viewing position and the number of parallaxes which can be displayed; a generation unit configured to dispose the virtual camera on the coordinates of the virtual cameras in the CG space, shoot a drawing object in the CG space, and generate an elemental image based on a shot multiple viewpoint image and the selection result in the selection unit; a display unit configured to display a stereoscopic image based on the elemental image; and an optical plate configured to control light rays illuminated from the display unit to make it possible for the viewer to conduct stereoscopic viewing with a light ray interval which is wider than the shooting interval.10-06-2011
20110242288Streaming and Rendering Of 3-Dimensional Video - Transmitting and receiving 3D video content via an Internet protocol (IP) stream are described. 3D video content may be transmitted in a single IP stream and adjusted by a device associated with a display for rendering the 3D video content in a desired manner. 3D content also may be transmitted in a plurality of IP streams and a device associated with a display for rendering the 3D content may determine which of the plurality of IP streams to decode based upon a mode of operation of the device. A device receiving 3D video content may be configured to adjust the appearance of the content displayed on a display associated with the device. Such adjusting of the appearance may include moving the position of the rendered 3D video content within the display, positioning in band and/or out of band content in front of, behind, or within the rendered 3D video content.10-06-2011
20110234770MULTIVIEW 3-D DISPLAY FOR SEQUENTIALLY PROJECTING IMAGES INTO WIDE FIELD OF VIEW - This invention relates to a multiview 3-dimentional display for sequentially projecting high number of 2-dimensional images of aspect angles of objects (scenes) into the wide field of view (apparatus) for producing their 3-dimentional images. The 3D image is perceived with great depth, provides comfortable conditions for its viewing without eye strain. The viewing of such 3D image also does not require using any supplementary means such as glasses or tracking devices, does not limit the position of the viewer in the field of view. This allows viewing the 3D image by many viewers simultaneously. The 3D display of the present invention can be used in computer and TV systems for transforming 2-dimentional images of aspect angles of virtual and real, static and moving 3D objects into corresponding signals and transmitting said signals for reproducing 2-dimentional by 3D display.09-29-2011
20110234769APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING IMAGES IN IMAGE SYSTEM - An apparatus for displaying images in an image system includes: an encoder configured to encode color and depth images of at least one view received from a plurality of imaging devices and generate a reference image by synthesizing the encoded depth image of a current view and the encoded color and depth images before and after the current view based on a predetermined method; a decoder configured to decode a color image of the current view by using the generated reference image and decode the encoded color and depth images of at least one view; and a splitter configured to divide and split, based on each view, the decoded color and depth images of at least one view.09-29-2011
20100315493Receiving apparatus, transmitting apparatus, communication system, display control method, program, and data structure - Disclosed herein is a receiving apparatus including, a video signal acquisition section configured to acquire a video signal included in a digital broadcast signal, and a control section configured to acquire display information regarding three-dimensional or two-dimensional display and included in both a system data area and a video data area of the digital broadcast signal in order to control the processing of video display with the video signal based on the display information.12-16-2010
20100315492Local multi-view image display Apparatus and method - A local multi-view image display apparatus and method is provided. The local multi-view image display method may track a location of an observer, and locally display a multi-view input image on the tracked location.12-16-2010
20130155206METHOD AND A SYSTEM FOR GENERATING A SIGNAL FOR A VIDEO DISPLAY UNIT - A method for generating, in a video signal receiver, an output signal for a display unit, comprising the steps of determining the display mode of the display unit, detecting the type of a video input signal received by the video signal receiver, converting the received video signal into an adapted output signal compatible with the display mode of the display unit, providing the adapted output signal to the display unit.06-20-2013
20120281076GENERATION INTERPOLATION FRAMES - The instant application describes a stereoscopic video processing system that includes a vector detector configured to detect a motion vector associated with frames of an input video signal; an output image generator configured to generate interpolation frames based on the frames of the input video signal and the motion vector and to arrange the frames of the input video signal and the interpolation frame along a time axis; and an output controller configured to control the output image generator to output the interpolation frames as the output video signal alternately at intervals of one frame and two frames, and output the frames of the input video signal between the one frame and the two frames of the interpolation frames.11-08-2012
20120281075BROADCAST SIGNAL RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING VIDEO DATA - The present invention relates to a broadcast signal receiver and to a data-processing method for same, which can output a portion of 3D vide data contained in a single video stream as 2D images using signaling information associated with 2D images. Particularly, the receiver and method of the present invention involve acquiring signaling information contained in a specific area of the video stream, extracting a portion of 3D video data, and outputting the extracted portion as 2D images using the acquired signal information. In addition, the receiver and method of the present invention are advantageous in that the image of the extracted portion can be resized using the acquired signal information, thereby providing both 2D and 3D images without consuming additional bandwidth.11-08-2012
20120281074THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE PROCESSING CIRCUIT USING THE SAME METHOD - A three-dimensional image processing method and a three-dimensional image processing circuit using the above method are provided. The method is configured for processing N source images, and N is a natural number and is larger than or equal to two. Each of the source images corresponds to a visual angle, and each of the source images comprises image data with three primary colors. The image data of each of the source images are arranged in an array according to a predetermined color sequence. In the method, six parameters are provided firstly, wherein each of the six parameters is configured for defining a basic data-arrangement variation. Then, the image data with three primary colors of the N source image are obtained according to the six parameters, so as to form a three-dimensional image.11-08-2012
20120281073Customization of 3DTV User Interface Position - A custom interface depth may be provided. A content stream, such as a three-dimensional television signal, comprising a plurality of video planes may be displayed. In response to receiving a request to adjust a depth of at least one of the video planes, the display depth of the requested video plane may be adjusted relative to at least one other video plane.11-08-2012
20130182085MRI-COMPATIBLE 3D TELEVISION AND DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display system compatible with a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) apparatus disposed in a magnet room for producing video images to a patient in an MRI magnet tunnel, the images having a three-dimensional (3D) effect. An MRI-compatible 3D display includes a display panel configured to generate optical images having 3D content, and RF and electromagnetic interference filtering. A Faraday cage encloses the display panel, and includes an optically transparent window panel having an electrically conductive mesh and a layer of transparent optically isotropic material.07-18-2013
20130182083CALIBRATION OF AN AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY SYSTEM - A method for calibrating an autostereoscopic display system, having the steps of detecting a camera viewing position (P) of a camera (07-18-2013
20130182084SYSTEM, APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR IMAGE DISPLAY AND MEDICAL IMAGE DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS - An image display system according to an embodiment includes a controlling apparatus and a display apparatus. The controlling apparatus includes a judging unit and a switching control unit, whereas the display apparatus includes a switching unit. Based on information related to viewing of an image, the judging unit judges whether the image to be displayed by the display apparatus is an image for a stereoscopic view or an image for a planar view. The switching control unit exercises control so as to switch the display apparatus into a stereoscopic view mode or a planar view mode, according to a judgment result of the judging unit. The switching unit switches the display apparatus into the stereoscopic view mode or the planar view mode, according to the control of the switching control unit.07-18-2013
201102921893D DISPLAY HANDLING OF SUBTITLES - A non-transitory three-dimensional image signal includes a first image component, a second component for creating a three-dimensional image in combination with the first image component, and a text component that includes text-based subtitles and/or presentation graphics-based bitmap images for including in the three-dimensional image. A shared Z-location component includes Z-location information describing the depth location of the text component within the three-dimensional image. The signal is rendered by rendering the three-dimensional image from the first image component and the second component. The rendering includes rendering the text-based subtitles and/or presentation graphics-based bitmap images in the three-dimensional image. Further, the rendering of the text component includes adjusting the depth location of the text-based subtitles and/or presentation graphics-based bitmap images based on the shared Z-location component. The Z-location for both text-based and presentation-graphics-based subtitles may be the same and only needs to be stored once per stream.12-01-2011
201102921843D DISPLAY - A method of operating a stereo display device comprises addressing a display such that a stereo image is addressed in one field period by presenting left and right eye images in sequence with line-by-line addressing. A backlight is controlled in line-by-line manner with a different addressing rate to the addressing rate of the images. A shutter arrangement for a viewer is controlled by opening a shutter associated with one eye of the viewer when the respective image is displayed.12-01-2011
20130120543Method, System and Computer Program Product for Adjusting a Convergence Plane of a Stereoscopic Image - First and second views of a stereoscopic image are received. In response to determining that the stereoscopic image has a predominance of foreground features, a convergence plane of the stereoscopic image is adjusted to improve a depth resolution of at least one foreground feature within the stereoscopic image for display to a human by a display device. In response to determining that the stereoscopic image has a predominance of background features, the convergence plane is adjusted to position at least most of the stereoscopic image as background features for display to the human by the display device.05-16-2013
201301205423D MEDIA PLAYING DEVICE - In one embodiment, a portable 3D media playing device comprises: a telescope-shaped housing; at least one display for displaying video data; and a circuit board coupled to the display for processing video data and transmitting the video data to the display.05-16-2013
20110310233Optimization of a Multi-View Display - Described herein is a multi-view display (based on spatial and/or temporal multiplexing) having an optimization mechanism that dynamically adjust views based upon detected state changes with respect to one or more views. The optimization mechanism determines viewing parameters (e.g., brightness and/or colors) for a view based upon a current position of the view, and/or on the multi-view display's capabilities. The state change may correspond to the view (a viewer's eye) moving towards another viewing zone, in which event new viewing parameters are determined, which may be in anticipation of entering the zone. Another state change corresponds to more views being needed than the display is capable of outputting, whereby one or more existing views are degraded, e.g., from 3D to 2D and/or from a personal video to a non-personal view. Conversely, a state change corresponding to excess capacity becoming available can result in enhancing a view to 3D and/or personal.12-22-2011
20110310232SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL MULTIPLEXING DISPLAY - Described is using a combination of which a multi-view display is provided by a combining spatial multiplexing (e.g., using a parallax barrier or lenslet), and temporal multiplexing (e.g., using a directed backlight). A scheduling algorithm generates different views by determining which light sources are illuminated at a particular time. Via the temporal multiplexing, different views may be in the same spatial viewing angle (spatial zone). Two of the views may correspond to two eyes of a person, with different video data sent to each eye to provide an autostereoscopic display for that person. Eye (head) tracking may be used to move the view or views with a person as that person moves.12-22-2011
20130188027IMAGE DEPTH GENERATION DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF - An image depth generation device and method thereof is disclosed in the present invention. The device includes at least a processing circuit and at least a calculator. The processing circuit receives an input image and determines a visual distance of a pixel Pi according to a color of the pixel in the input image and at least a reference value to generate a depth offset of each pixel. The calculator is coupled to the processing circuit and uses the depth offset of each pixel and a predetermined depth to generate an output depth value of each pixel in the input image.07-25-2013
201200079613D Image Output Apparatus, 3D Image Display Apparatus and 3D Image Output Method - According to one embodiment, a 3D image output apparatus includes: an oblique display judging module configured to judge whether a thumbnail relating to an image content that can be displayed in 3D is displayed obliquely; and an image signal output module configured to: output an image signal relating to a thumbnail so that the thumbnail is displayed in 2D when the oblique display judging module judges that the thumbnail is displayed obliquely; and output an image signal relating to the thumbnail so that the thumbnail is displayed in 3D when the oblique display judging module judges that the thumbnail is not displayed obliquely.01-12-2012
20120019632DISPLAY DEVICE, SHUTTER DEVICE, SHUTTER CONTROL CIRCUIT, METHOD OF CONTROLLING SHUTTERS, AND DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display system using a shutter device which is capable of reducing power consumed by a transmission section transmitting a shutter control signal, and achieving increased degree of freedom in setting of open/close timings of shutters is obtained. The display system includes a display section 01-26-2012
20120019631METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPRODUCING 3D CONTENT - A method and apparatus for displaying an alternative object while reproducing three-dimensional (3D) content. The method includes reproducing the 3D content; during the reproducing of the 3D content, detecting an interrupt signal; determining a maximum depth value of the 3D content in response to detecting of the interrupt signal; adjusting a depth value of the 3D content according to the maximum depth value; and controlling a 3D content reproducing apparatus to display the alternative object corresponding to the interrupt signal, wherein the alternative object overlaps the 3D content of which the depth value is adjusted.01-26-2012
20120019630IMAGE OUTPUT APPARATUS AND IMAGE OUTPUT METHOD - According to one embodiment, an image output apparatus includes a counter and an output module. The counter is configured to count a 3D image output time. The output module is configured to output a 3D image and 3D image output time information used to provide notification of the 3D image output time.01-26-2012
20120019629IMAGE RECEIVER - An image receiver according to the present invention includes a receiving unit that receives an integrated image in which a first image and a second image are arranged in one frame and an reception unit that receives region information indicating a region of the first image transmitted along with the integrated image is provided, wherein a non-stereoscopic video display mode in which only the first image is displayed based on the region information and/or a stereoscopic video display mode in which the first image and the second image are displayed as stereoscopic video are included.01-26-2012
20120019628THREE-DIMENSIONAL (3D) DISPLAY METHOD AND SYSTEM - A method is provided for a three-dimensional (3D) display system. The method includes obtaining a plurality of original images of a plurality of viewpoints in a 3D image, detecting a type of a display device for displaying the 3D image, and determining a total number of required images based on the detected type of the display device. The method also includes determining whether the total number of required images is equal to a total number of the plurality of original images, and adjusting the plurality of original images such that the total number of required images are provided, when the total number of required images is not equal to the total number of the plurality of original images.01-26-2012
20130194394Energy Conserving Display - A method of adjusting pixel height in a display panel having sub-pixelized pixels capable of operating in at least a tall mode and a short mode involves at a detector coupled to the display panel, detecting a position of a viewer viewing the display; at a processor, calculating a vertical viewing angle for a viewer; at the processor, determining if the calculated vertical viewing angle is within a predetermined range of vertical viewing angles; and the processor selecting a tall mode or a short mode for operation of the display panel as a result of the determining. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.08-01-2013
20130194396ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD - According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes an area setting module, a display controller and a 3D function controller. The area setting module outputs a request for displaying a 3D image to a display device via a first interface in order to cause the display device to set a 3D area. The display controller outputs a video signal of the 3D image to the display device via a second interface in order to cause the display device to display the 3D image in the 3D area. The 3D function controller outputs, if abnormality occurs in operation of an OS executed on the electronic apparatus, a signal for disabling a 3D function to the display device via a third interface in order to set an entire screen of the display device to be a 2D area.08-01-2013
20130194397DISPLAY APPARATUS, APPARATUS FOR UPGRADING DISPLAY APPARATUS, DISPLAY SYSTEM AND DATA PROCESSING METHOD OF DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display apparatus and an apparatus for upgrading the display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes a display; an image processor processing an image signal received from an image source; a connector to which an upgrade apparatus is connected to and upgrades hardware or software of the display apparatus. The upgrading apparatus may be mounted to the display apparatus, and an image, user interface, or graphic processing route may be changed in order to upgrade hardware or software processes of the display apparatus.08-01-2013
20130194398AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS - An autostereoscopic display apparatus includes a two-dimensional display including color subpixels arranged in horizontal and vertical directions, cylindrical lenses configured to observe the color subpixels therethrough, a temperature sensor measuring an ambient temperature of the cylindrical lenses, and a parallax image changer changing the parallax images based on the measured ambient temperature. px is a horizontal pixel pitch. py is a vertical pixel pitch. Lx is a horizontal lens pitch. θ is an inclined angle of boundaries of the cylindrical lenses to the vertical direction. Ax and Ay are relatively prime natural numbers. Ax is equal to or larger than two. Bx is a minimum natural number by which a value GF indicated in the formula (2) represents an integer value. px, py, Lx and θ satisfy relational expressions represented by the formula (1) to the formula (3).08-01-2013
20130194395Method, A System, A Viewing Device and a Computer Program for Picture Rendering - A method and technical equipment implementing the method is provided for glasses-based stereoscopic display systems. The solution enables a good stereoscopic viewing quality when viewed with glasses, but also when viewed without glasses. Various aspects of the invention include a method, a system, a viewing device and a non-transitory computer readable medium comprising a computer program stored therein.08-01-2013
20120026302METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING MULTI-VIEW PROGRAM IN DIGITAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM - A method for transmitting a multi-view program composed of a plurality of video streams in a digital broadcasting system includes generating information representing that the program is a multi-view program, information on a composition of the multi-view program and information on the plurality of physical channels through which the multi-view program is transmitted; and transmitting the multi-view program and the generated information through the plurality of physical channels.02-02-2012
20120033054Stereoscopic Video Display Apparatus and Display Method - In one embodiment, a stereoscopic video display apparatus includes: a plane display unit including a display screen in which first to third subpixels having respectively different color components are arranged in a matrix form; and an optical plate. The plane display unit includes a configuration obtained by arranging a first subpixels and the second subpixels alternately on a first subpixel row, arranging the third subpixels on a second subpixel row adjacent to the first subpixel row, arranging the first subpixels and the second subpixels alternately on a third subpixel row adjacent to the second subpixel row to have a sequence opposite to that on the first subpixel row, arranging the third subpixels on a fourth subpixel row adjacent to the third subpixel row, and arranging a set of the first to fourth subpixel rows in the column direction of subpixels on the display screen repeatedly.02-09-2012
20120038752IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device comprises a display panel selectively displaying a 2D image and a 3D image according to a mode selection signal; a first memory enabled in a 2D mode to output a previously stored first compensation value; a second memory enabled in a 3D mode to output a previously stored second compensation value; and a timing controller modulating input digital video data based on the first compensation value to display the 2D image in the 2D mode and modulating input digital video data based on the second compensation value to display the 3D image in the 3D mode.02-16-2012
201302013033DIMENSION STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed is a 3Dimension stereoscopic display device including a video image playback device 08-08-2013
20130201304System for Displaying Stereoscopic Images - The present invention relates to a system for displaying stereoscopic microscope images, including a display screen (08-08-2013
20120069157DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus including a display unit that displays moving images corresponding to moving image data consisting of multiple two-dimensional images and three dimensional images that are sequentially generated chronologically. A touch panel is provided on a display screen of the display unit and receives an input of a signal corresponding to a position touched by an external object. A setting unit sets a subject contained in the moving images and specified according to an input signal received by the touch panel. A motion detector detects motion of the subject, which is set by the subject setting unit, on the basis of successive two of the two-dimensional images or the three dimensional images that are generated chronologically. A display controller causes the display unit to display the moving images as the three-dimensional images.03-22-2012
20120300044Systems and Methods for Alignment, Calibration and Rendering for an Angular Slice True-3D Display - Systems and methods for calibrating a 3D display system. In one embodiment, a system includes a display screen, 2D image projectors that project 2D projection images onto the screen and a camera that captures calibration images of the screen. A computer generates the 2D projection images, which include calibration patterns, and processes the captured calibration images. The computer uses the calibration images to calculate corrections based upon the calibration images. The computer can then generate corrected 2D projection images that are projected by the 2D image projectors onto the screen to produce a substantially visually correct 3D image with continuous viewing, true horizontal parallax, and a different view for each eye within a valid viewing zone. The corrections to the images may include corrections to the geometry (including distortion, alignment, etc.) color (including intensity and related parameters).11-29-2012
20120300042LENS MODULE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A lens module includes a lens panel and a lens driving part. The lens panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer. The first substrate includes first electrodes and second electrodes alternately disposed thereon that partially overlap each other and are electrically insulated from each other. The second substrate is opposite to the first substrate. The liquid crystal layer is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The lens driving part provides a substantially equal voltage to both ends of each of the first and second electrodes.11-29-2012
20120075436CODING STEREO VIDEO DATA - In one example, a method of decoding video data comprising base layer data having a first resolution and enhancement layer data having the first resolution includes decoding the base layer data, wherein the base layer data comprises a reduced resolution version of a left view relative to the first resolution and a reduced resolution version of a right view relative to the first resolution. The method also includes decoding enhancement layer data comprising enhancement data for exactly one of the left view and the right view, wherein the enhancement data has the first resolution, and wherein decoding the enhancement layer data comprises decoding the enhancement layer data relative to at least a portion of the base layer data.03-29-2012
20130093859STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE REPRODUCTION DEVICE AND METHOD, STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE CAPTURING DEVICE, AND STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - A stereoscopic image is displayed with an appropriate amount of parallax on the basis of auxiliary information recorded in a three-dimensional image file. A 3D image file is read (Step S04-18-2013

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