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20130044372ARRANGEMENT OF COLOR SUB-PIXELS IN AN IMAGE DISPLAY PANEL FOR 2D/3D DISPLAY - An image display having a plurality of color sub-pixels is disclosed. The present invention provides a method for arranging the color sub-pixels such that in a column of pixels the sub-pixels of the same color do not form a straight sub-column. In other words, a sub-pixel column contains the sub-pixels of two or more different colors. When a parallax separator, such as a lenticular screen, is placed in relationship to the image display to form a 3D display, the longitudinal axis of the lenticules can be substantially parallel to the sub-pixel columns. Since a sub-pixel column contains the sub-pixels of two or more different colors, each view of the 3D display as separated by a lenticule contains the sub-pixels of two or more different colors. As such, the 3D display image will not appear as monochromatic at a certain viewing angle.02-21-2013
201000737682D/3D switchable autostereoscopic display apparatus and method - A two dimensional/three dimensional (2D/3D) switchable autostereoscopic display apparatus and method. The 2D/3D switchable autostereoscopic display apparatus and method may selectively display a 2D image and 3D image using two displays, control a display operated as backlight from among the two displays when displaying the 2D image, and thereby may increase a contrast. Also, the 2D/3D switchable autostereoscopic display apparatus and method may output a 2D object and a 3D background using two displays.03-25-2010
20130033748THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND METHODS - Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to three-dimensional displays. In one aspect, a display comprises a pixel array (02-07-2013
20120218633TARGETS, TARGET TRAINING SYSTEMS, AND METHODS - Targets, target systems, and related methods are provided. The targets can provide non-electric or low electric dynamic imagery and/or thermal signature capabilities that can be used in target systems. For example, a target can include a substrate forming a target body and having a front side. A combined image is disposed on the front side of the substrate with the combined image including a combination of at least two primary images of a potential target provided through lenticular printing. A lenticular lens can be disposed over the combined image so that the combined image and the lenticular lens generate an observed image of the potential target body when viewed by an observer. Additionally or alternatively, a target can be provided that includes a substrate forming a target body and at least one substance disposed on the substrate configured to create a thermal signature mimicking a potential target.08-30-2012
20130057954THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - The three-dimensional image display apparatus includes a display unit having display pixels arranged in rows and columns, and configured to display right-eye images and left-eye images alternately at every other column. Lenticular lenses with positive refractive power are provided corresponding to respective columns of the display pixels. The lenticular lenses and the columns of the display pixels are the same in number. The lenticular lenses collimate light representing the right-eye images and light representing the left-eye images. A deflection optical element deflects the collimated light representing the right-eye images and the collimated light representing the left-eye images toward right-eye and left-eye three-dimensional viewing areas. The deflection optical element includes a plurality of planes extending in a direction of the columns of the display pixels and inclined relative to a normal line of the display unit. The planes and the columns of the display pixels are the same in number.03-07-2013
20110063725Lenticular Display - A display that includes a lenticular lens array and an immersing medium that covers the lenticular lens array. A flat sheet in front of the immersing medium forms a flat front surface for the display. The indices of refraction of the immersing medium and the lenticular lens array are different by at least 0.2. Also a method of guiding light through the immersed lenticular lens array to form a stereoscopic image.03-17-2011
20120224259PICTURE CHANGEABLE STREOSCOPIC POSTING APPARATUS - A picture changeable stereoscopic posting apparatus, comprising: a front case and a main body case formed as a frame, respectively; a lenticular plate mounted on the front case; a picture fixing device for fixing a 3D picture provided on a rear surface of the lenticular plate; a 3D picture which is printed on a separate printing paper and includes a left eye picture and a right eye picture which are fine-divided into a plurality of pictures and are arranged vertically in sequence to be combined as single picture; and a resilient plate which is made of elastic material such as sponge or urethane sheet and is provided inside the main body case wherein the front case is opened from the main body case for the 3D picture 09-06-2012
20120236404GIFT CARD WITH 3D LENSES - A card with integrated durable and easily portable 3D lenses for viewing 3D content. A device including 3D lenses incorporated into a gift card, a credit card, an identification card, a card that has an electric magnetic strip, a Smart Card or other type of similar card.09-20-2012
20120236403MICROREPLICATED FILM FOR AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAYS - An optical light redirecting film that can be made by microreplication, and that is suitable for use in an autostereoscopic backlight or display, includes opposed first and second structured surfaces. The first structured surface includes lenticular features and the second structured surface includes prismatic features. In some cases, at least a first prismatic feature has a first prism optical axis that is tilted relative to a thickness axis of the film perpendicular to the film plane. In some cases, at least a first lenticular feature has a first lenticular optical axis that is tilted relative to the thickness axis. In some cases, the film may have a central film caliper (thickness) at a central portion of the film and an edge film caliper at a first edge portion of the film, the central film caliper being greater than the edge film caliper.09-20-2012
20120268816FRESNEL LENS STRUCTURE AND 2D/3D IMAGE SWITCHING DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - There is provided a Fresnel lens structure including: a Fresnel lens layer; and a planarization layer disposed on the Fresnel lens layer, any one of the Fresnel lens layer and the planarization layer being formed of a birefringent material and the other being formed of an isotropic material having a refractive index equal to a highest refractive index or a lowest refractive index of the birefringent material. In the Fresnel lens structure, a 2/3D image switching structure is simplified and switching thereof is easy. 2/3D switching can be performed without using an apparatus with complicated structure, whereby a stereoscopic image display apparatus structure may be simplified and manufacturing costs may be reduced as compared with a lenticular lens by using a Fresnel shaped lens structure.10-25-2012
20120113511Display Device for Generating Three Dimensional Images - A display device for generating three-dimensional images includes a display panel, a reinforcing plate, and a light-splitting layer. The reinforcing plate is attached to at least one surface of the display panel to improve the resistance to the flexing and deformation of the display panel. If the reinforcing plate is attached to a display surface of the display panel, the reinforcing plate needs to be light transmissible. The rigidity of the reinforcing plate should be greater than the rigidity of the display panel so that the attached reinforcing plate is able to support and prevent flexing of the display panel. The light-splitting layer is disposed corresponding to the display surface and distant from the display panel by a gap. An air layer is formed between the light-splitting layer and the display surface.05-10-2012
20090195873THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE REPRODUCING APPARATUS - The invention provides a three-dimensional image reproducing apparatus that enables stable provision of a three-dimensional image display by preventing occurrence of crosstalk between adjacent lenses or adjacent hologram optical elements and eliminating shift of a three-dimensional image. The three-dimensional image reproduce apparatus of the invention includes an array of adjacent optical elements, which is an array of lenticular lens, an fly-eye lens array and an array of hologram optical elements, and a cross-talk prevent part preventing cross-talk between the adjacent optical elements and having an image source providing a plurality of images each of which has a different parallax information.08-06-2009
20110317262Optical Film and Stereoscopic Display Using the Same - An optical film used in a display panel is provided. The display panel has a number of pixels. The optical film includes a condenser lens array layer and a prism array layer. The condenser lens array layer, disposed in front of the pixels, includes a number of condenser lenses and at least has a first portion and a second portion, wherein the first portion and the second portion do not overlap with each other. The prism array layer at least includes a first prism sub-array having a number of first prisms. The light passing through the condenser lenses in the first portion of the condenser lens array layer is deflected to a first direction by the first prisms. The light passing through the condenser lenses in the second portion of the condenser lens array layer travels along a second direction. The first direction is different from the second direction.12-29-2011
20110286092INTEGRAL PHOTOGRAPHY SHEET BY TOTAL REFLECTION - Disclosed therein is a beautiful and clear three-dimensional sheet, which includes a lens array formed on one side of a plastic sheet and having a plurality of hemispherical convex lenses arranged in columns and rows and embossed or engraved patterns formed on the other side of the plastic sheet by a plane total reflection angle, so that the uneven patterns appear to be enlarged and glitter like diamonds when they are viewed from the front of the convex lenses to thereby provide an effect that the patterns appear to hang in the air or to be sunken from the surface of the sheet. The three-dimensional sheet includes: a convex lens layer (11-24-2011
20100232015AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY WITH FRESNEL LENS ELEMENT - An autostereoscopic display is described. The autostereoscopic display apparatus includes a backlight having opposing first and second light input surfaces and a light transmission surface extending between the opposing first and second light input surfaces and a right eye light source located to provide light into the first light input side and a left eye light source located to provide light into the second light input side, wherein the left eye light source and the right eye light source are configured to be modulated between the left eye light source and the right eye light source at a rate of at least 90 hertz. A double sided prism film is adjacent to the light transmission surface. The double sided prism film has a plurality of linear prism features on a first major surface and a plurality of lenticular features on a second major surface. The first major surface opposes the second major surface. The double sided prism film is disposed between the light transmission surface and a Fresnel lens element. A liquid crystal display panel is positioned to receive light transmitted through the double sided prism film.09-16-2010
201000338133-D Display Requiring No Special Eyewear - A display system enables viewing a stereo pair of images without any special eyewear. In one embodiment an array of micro-lens elements are mounted in front of a pixel-based image display. Lens elements in the micro-lens array can have differing fixed optical properties and in one embodiment the micro-lens array can have differing focal lengths to provide flexibility as to the location of a viewer, reduced optical distortion, and more comfortable viewing due to balanced horizontal and vertical resolution.02-11-2010
20110216407LIGHTING DEVICE FOR AN AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY - The invention provides an LED light source matrix comprising light source units that have LED light sources, with the matrix, in the activated state, illuminating a subsequent microlens array with white light in collimated fashion, wherein a light source unit is associated with a plurality of microlenses that focus the light bundles and direct them through a scattering means located outside the rear focal plane of the microlens array, the scattering means having pre-defined radiating characteristics. The light bundles entering the scattering means implement extended, spatially modulated secondary light sources in order to illuminate the imaging matrix. The matrix depicts the light bundles as a range of visibility at a position determined for the eyes of observers in combination with a field lens. Areas of application include autostereoscopic displays for multiple users.09-08-2011
20100265577STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A stereoscopic image display device, including a display unit comprising a plurality of pixel units, wherein at least one of the pixel units has a short side extended in a first direction and a long side extended in a second direction different from the first direction, and an image conversion unit comprising a lenticular lens overlapped with at least two of the pixel units arranged in the first direction, wherein the lenticular lens is extended in the second direction and a first prism corresponding to the lenticular lens is arranged in the second direction.10-21-2010
20090052027SPACIAL IMAGE DISPLAY - When a two-dimensional display section including a plurality of pixels of p colors and a lenticular lens slanted with respect to a pixel array are combined to emit a plurality of light rays corresponding to a plurality of viewing angles into space by surface segmentation at the same time. Moreover, relative positional relationship between each cylindrical lens and each pixel of the two-dimensional display section is periodically changed to periodically displace the emission direction of display image light from each pixel via each cylindrical lens. Images corresponding to a unit frame of a three-dimensional image are time-divisionally displayed on the two-dimensional section, and a timing of time-divisional display in the two-dimensional display section 02-26-2009
20080316596BACKLIGHT UNIT AND 2D/3D SWITCHABLE IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE EMPLOYING THE BACKLIGHT UNIT - A 2D/3D switchable image display device is provided. The device includes an image panel, a backlight unit arranged at the rear side of the image panel, and a lenticular lens sheet arranged between the image panel and the backlight unit. The backlight unit includes a plurality of segment light sources for a left eye vision range which emit a light for a left eye vision range, and a plurality of segment light sources for a right eye vision range which emit a light for a right eye vision range. The segment light sources for the left eye vision range and the segment light sources for the right eye vision range are alternately arranged to form a surface light source. The lenticular lens sheet includes a plurality of semi-cylindrical lenses arranged in a direction perpendicular to a viewing direction of both eyes of a viewer.12-25-2008
20110170184Microreplicated Film for Attachment to Autostereoscopic Display Components - Microreplicated light redirecting films suitable for use in autostereoscopic displays and backlights are made to incorporate at least one nanovoided layer whose interface with another layer forms an embedded structured surface of the light redirecting film. The nanovoided layer includes a polymer binder and optional nanoparticles, and may have a refractive index less than 1.35 or 1.3. The light redirecting films may be adapted for attachment to one or more other components of an autostereoscopic display, such as a display panel and/or a light guide of a backlight.07-14-2011
20090273834STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes a synthetic image (11-05-2009
20090262419Soft aperture correction for lenticular screens - An apparatus including an autostereoscopic image selection device having a plurality of lenticules is provided. The autostereoscopic image selection device has an opaque material applied thereto in gaps between the plurality of lenticules. The opaque material is applied to the autostereoscopic image selection device in a soft aperturing manner, the soft aperturing manner comprising applying the opaque material such that the opaque material is tapered from the gaps over the plurality of lenticules. The opaque material can be applied in accordance with a windowing function.10-22-2009
20090262418THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device which displays a three-dimensional image includes a display panel on which a plurality of pixels is formed and a lenticular sheet disposed above the display panel and including a plurality of cylindrical lenses formed on the lenticular sheet. Pixels of the of the plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix comprising columns and rows, and a distance between centers of a pair of pixels in adjacent columns is equal to a distance between centers of a pair of pixels in adjacent rows. An axial direction of cylindrical lenses of the plurality of cylindrical lenses coincides with a diagonal direction of the pixels.10-22-2009
20110170183AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY - An autostereoscopic display includes a display panel, a lenticular lens assembly, a driver, a number of camera modules, and a controller. The lenticular lens assembly includes an array of cylindrical lenses and is rotatably hung above the display panel. The driver is configured for driving the lenticular lens assembly to rotate about an axis that is substantially parallel to the lengthwise direction of the cylindrical lenses. The camera modules are arranged beside the display panel and oriented at different angles. The controller is configured for controlling the camera modules to take images in sequence and controlling the driver to rotate the lenticular lens assembly to an orientation at the same angle as a corresponding camera module when the display panel plays an image taken by the camera module.07-14-2011
20090168165System and Method for Combined 3-D Imaging and Full Video Using a Single Lenticular Lens Sheet - A method of creating a lenticular display and a lenticular display having a three-dimensional (07-02-2009
20080239482APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DISPLAYING THE THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE - A three-dimensional image display apparatus displays element images each composed of a set of parallax component images. An exit pupil array is located opposite the display surface. Exit pupils of the array correspond to the respective element images. The horizontal pitch of the exit pupils or an integral multiple of the horizontal pitch is set equal or slightly smaller than an integral multiple of the horizontal pitch of pixels. The parallax component images are oriented in different directions via the exit pupil. Principal beams from the parallax component images via the exit pupils are emitted substantially parallel to one another. The element image contains substantially the same parallax image component in two pixel areas in which two adjacent parallax image components are otherwise displayed. The same parallax image component is oriented in different directions via the corresponding exit pupil.10-02-2008
20090168164MULTIPLE-VIEW DIRECTIONAL DISPLAY - A multiple view directional display comprises a pixellated image display layer having a plurality of first pixels (P07-02-2009
20080278805Sweet Spot Unit For a Multi-User Display Device With an Expanded Viewing Zone - The invention relates to a sweet spot unit for multiple user display with an enlarged observation area, preferably for an electronic display for reproducing stereoscopic and/or monoscopic representation which are automatically oriented towards the eyes of different observers by means of a position finder and a tracking and image control system. A said sweet spot unit contains deviation means (11-13-2008
20080278806IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE USING THE SAME - In a display panel, a plurality of pixel sections are arranged in the form of a matrix. Each of the pixel sections includes a pixel for displaying an image for the left eye and a pixel for displaying an image for the right eye. Lenticular lens having repeated convex surfaces is disposed in front of the display panel to deflect the light emitted from each pixel in the horizontal direction from the pixel for displaying the image for the left eye to the pixel for displaying the image for the right eye in each pixel section. Reflection plate reflects the exterior light toward the display panel and has surface projections on the surface. In this case, the focal distance f of the lens is different from the distance H between the surface of the reflection plate and the apex of the lens.11-13-2008
20110205623IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, PORTABLE TERMINAL, DISPLAY PANEL, AND LENS - In an image display device where a lenticular lens, a display panel, and a light source are provided in order from a viewer side, when cylindrical lenses of the lenticular lens are arrayed in a horizontal direction, in first-viewpoint pixels and second-viewpoint pixels of the display panel, openings whose sides which intersect with straight lines in the horizontal direction are not parallel to a vertical direction are formed. And, a shape of the openings of a pair of pixels mutually adjacent in the vertical direction is made line-symmetric with respect to edges of the pixels extending in the horizontal direction as an axis.08-25-2011
20120069435AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY - By installing a diffuser between a group of projectors and lenses to spread light rays from the projector group, it is possible to provide pixels with such sizes as to give perception that pixels are adjacent to each other. As a result, smooth representation of images and video display with a high stereoscopic effect are made possible.03-22-2012
20110222152IMAGE FOILS PROVIDING A SYNTHETIC INTEGRAL IMAGE - An optical device for providing a synthetic integral image (09-15-2011
201101415603-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A 3-Dimensional display device having an optical plate: The 3D display device includes: at least one optical plate wherein the optical plate has a plurality of segments disposed with a predetermined incline and a predetermined interval; and a display panel aligned with the optical plate and that includes pixels, wherein each of the pixels comprises sub-pixels and each of the sub-pixels is disposed with an incline the same as or similar to the predetermined incline.06-16-2011
20090097115THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A three dimensional image display device includes a display panel configured to display an image, and a lens plate which is a plate member having a lenticular lens and which is provided to the display panel with a frame-shaped adhesive member interposed in between while having the lenticular lens facing the display panel. In this image display, a hermetic inner space is formed by the display panel, the adhesive member and the lens plate, and the internal pressure of the inner space is lower than the atmospheric pressure.04-16-2009
20090097114PRINTED IMAGE-SET RETROREFLECTIVE SHEETING - This invention provides a retroreflective sheeting which at least comprises a printed image-incorporated retroreflective sheeting and an optical element array sheet in which a large number of light-transmissive optical elements are regularly disposed at least at a fixed location; more particularly a printed image-incorporated retroreflective sheeting which reveals a stereoscopic image when the printed image is seen through a lenticular lens sheet or a convex lens array sheet; and a reflective sheeting which uses the stereoscopic image for tamper prevention.04-16-2009
20120105955OPTICAL DEVICE AND STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS - An optical device includes first and second substrates disposed opposite each other; a partition wall provided upright on an inner surface of the first substrate, facing the second substrate, and extending, to divide a region on the first substrate into cell regions arranged in a first direction, in a second direction different from the first direction; first and second electrodes disposed on wall surfaces of the partition wall to face each other in each of the cell regions; an insulation film; a third electrode provided on an inner surface of the second substrate facing the first substrate; a protruding section formed upright on the inner surface of the second substrate and dividing each of the cell regions into sub cell regions arranged in the second direction; and polarity and non-polarity liquids sealed between the first substrate and the third electrode.05-03-2012
20090257119DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND TERMINAL DEVICE - A translucent liquid crystal display panel (10-15-2009
20100177382AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPLIANCE FOR PRODUCING A FLOATING REAL STEREO IMAGE - Known image display appliances with relatively large appliance depth have parallel lens plates with rotation-symmetrical microlenses, wherein a real stereo image could be made visible directly using a matt screen by way of the microlenses optically imaging the non-inverted, non-rastered image information. Known image display appliances with a cylinder lens plate, the cylinder lenses of which image linearly, have hitherto not been used to produce a floating real stereo image. The image display appliance (BWG) according to the invention with a cylinder lens plate (ZLP) and a corresponding alternating raster of left and right image strips (BSR) is characterized in that each image strip (BSR) is displayed as side-inverted with respect to its arrangement in the original image information, and in that all image strips (BSR) are positioned with such gaps (R, r) to their two neighbouring image strips (BSR) on the display screen (BS) that the observer in the stereo image plane (SBE) which lies between the cylinder lens plane (ZLE) and the observer eye plane (BAE) obtains a gapless representation of the image information in the form of a floating real stereo image (SB). Advantageously, equidistant distances between the image strips (BSR) can be selected. Real articles which can be detected together by the observer without accommodation conflict (mixed reality applications) can be introduced into the stereo image plane07-15-2010
20110128621IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A marker for lens is provided as aligning unit in a lenticular lens that is of optical unit, and a marker for display panel is provided as aligning unit in a transmissive liquid crystal display panel that is of the display panel. Fixing unit is provided in at least a part of an area that encloses an image display area of the lenticular lens. An image display device is formed in such a manner that alignment between the lenticular lens and the liquid crystal display panel is performed by the marker for lens and the marker for display panel and the lenticular lens is fixed to a surface of the liquid crystal display panel on the side of a viewer.06-02-2011
20100182686IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND PARALLAX BARRIER ELEMENT - In an image display device having a parallax barrier element, a bright display with a broad viewing range can be realized.07-22-2010
20100259819AUTO-STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - An auto-stereoscopic display device which addresses the problem of how to provide an improved three dimensional effect without degrading the resolution of the views. The auto-stereoscopic display device comprises: image forming means having an array of display pixels for producing a display; view forming means positioned in registration with the image forming means and having an array of view forming elements, the view forming elements each being configurable to focus the outputs of groups of the display pixels into a plurality of views projected towards a user in different directions; and view deflecting means positioned in registration with the view forming means, the view deflecting means being arranged to selectably change the directions in which the plurality of views are projected towards the user. The view deflecting means comprise at least one birefringent prism having a first refractive index for light having a first polarization direction and a second refractive index for light having a second polarization direction. The view deflecting means further comprise a polarization switch in registration with the birefringent prism for providing the birefringent prism with display light having the first or second polarization direction. Specific arrangements of the image forming means, the view forming means and the view deflection means provide an even distribution of pixels and virtual pixels associated with the deflected views 10-14-2010
20100265578IMAGE SHEET, ALIGNMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS - An image sheet to be provided with a composite image which can be viewed stereoscopically or changeably when bonded to a lenticular sheet having a plurality of cylindrical lenses arranged in parallel, the composite image including a plurality of image units arranged side by side, each corresponding to each of the cylindrical lenses and having a plurality of strip-like images. The image sheet includes an image area to be provided with the composite image and a pattern area to be provided with at least one first adjustment pattern and at least one second adjustment pattern for aligning the image sheet with the lenticular sheet in a rotational direction and a pitch direction, in which the image units are arranged, respectively.10-21-2010
20100238545Method for manufacturing lens array and lens array manufactured by the method - The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a lens array for recording or reproducing three-dimensional images with enhanced precision comprising uniform convex lenses of excellent optical properties without difficulties. A plurality of circular plateaus 09-23-2010
20110176210THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE RECORDING MEDIUM - An object of the present invention is to provide a three-dimensional image recording medium in which three-dimensional information of a recorded material is recorded precisely and observed more naturally. The linear images of plural parallel-projection images from different directions A to E divided into rectangles are recorded sequentially to divisional recording units of the linear image recording units M07-21-2011
20090073557Three-dimensional image displaying apparatus - A three-dimensional image displaying apparatus includes a display panel formed of a plurality of pixels having a plurality of light emitting points arranged with a specific interval; a lens panel formed of a plurality of lenses arranged corresponding to the pixels for forming a virtual image of the light emitting points of each of the pixels; a drive unit for driving the light emitting points to emit light according to first drive data specifying the pixels and the light emitting points; and a transportation unit for transporting one of the display panel and the lens panel according to second drive data specifying a distance between the display panel and the lens panel. In the three-dimensional image displaying apparatus, specific ones of the lenses form the virtual images at a same position, thereby displaying one three-dimensional pixel.03-19-2009
20090147357Apparatus capable of displaying dynamic images - An apparatus comprises a substrate, a striped pattern and a lenticular sheet. The substrate has a flat surface to which the striped pattern is applied. The lenticular sheet is arranged to be parallelly movable with respect to the striped pattern which is on the flat surface of the substrate. The lenticular sheet has a front surface including a plurality of lenticules oriented along an axial direction and a back surface facing and spaced apart from the striped pattern.06-11-2009
20090052026STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - It is made possible to provide a stereoscopic image display apparatus capable of preventing the stereoscopic display characteristics from being degraded even if the locus of light rays between the lens and the two-dimensional display device becomes long. A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes: a plane display device having a display face formed of a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form; an optical plate comprising a plurality of lenses which are arranged in front of the display face of the plane display device and which have a uniaxial double refractive material inserted therein, and controlling light rays from the pixels; and a sheet polarizer provided between the plane display device and the optical plate to align a polarization direction of light ray. In the double refractive material, a maximum primary axis of refractive index is parallel to ridgelines of the lenses and is inclined in a direction opposed to a viewer.02-26-2009
20100321776Lens Structure and Method of Producing and Displaying a Three Dimensional Image - A lens structure is disclosed and the associated method of manufacturing the same having as its primary steps the provision of a substantially transparent substrate material; forming a plurality of lenses on a first side of the substrate; and shaping the substrate to correspond to a display area of a display device, wherein the plurality of lenses are angled to correspond to the pixel size and pitch of the display area. A display system is also disclosed, wherein the display systems generally includes a data source for processing, saving and playing at least one image; software for interlacing the image; software for processing slides and movies comprised of multiple images; a lenticular screen overlaid upon a video display device for viewing the interlaced images in three dimensions.12-23-2010
20110109964LIQUID ELASTIC MEMBRANE PRISM AND 3 DIMENSION DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A stereoscopic display is provided. The stereoscopic display is able to control a viewing position and make a viewing angel wide. On top of a display panel, an image is provided through a plurality of pixels and is separated to a left-eye image and a right-eye image by a lenticular lens. An elastic membrane prism array controls an angle of emitted light. An elastic membrane prism array is disposed on the lenticular lens or on and under the lenticular lens. The elastic membrane prism array includes a prism body having a first chamber and a second chamber, a wall disposed between the first and second chamber, a prism plate connected to the wall, a piston adapted for moving back-and-forth and a transporting tube disposed between the piston and the prism body.05-12-2011
201102112563D image display with binocular disparity and motion parallax - This invention is a device for displaying images that appear to be three-dimensional, with binocular disparity and motion parallax, for multiple viewers in different viewing locations. This device includes an array of display elements wherein at least one of these display elements includes: one or more light-emitting members; and two or more rotating concentric light guides whose rotation guides the directions of the light rays from the one or more light-emitting members. This invention has several advantages over methods for displaying three-dimensional images in the prior art. It offers a wide range of motion parallax in different directions for multiple viewers, does not require glasses or head tracking, creates images with full potential for opacity and occlusion, and does not require coherent light.09-01-2011
20090015918DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROLLING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - A display device which is capable of generating more parallaxes without reducing resolution and an image quality, a display controlling method, and a program are provided. An aperture ratio of a light source is set as 1/N, and liquid lenses are disposed at distances of focal lengths of the first liquid lens and the second liquid lens from the light source, respectively. A position controlling portion changes a position of a nonpolar liquid by a size of each of luminescent pixels as represented by the first liquid lens and the second liquid lens, which results in that emitted lights from respective luminescent pixels pass through either the first liquid lens or the second liquid lens to be emitted in directions different from one another as shown in the form of lights. The present embodiments can be applied to a parallax image displaying device.01-15-2009
20110075256 OPTICAL ARRANGEMENT AND AN AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE INCORPORATING THE SAME - An autostereoscopic display lens arrangement comprises an array (03-31-2011
20120120488LENS ARRAY SHEET FORMED WITH LIGHT TRANSMISSION CONTROL FILTER - A lens array sheet formed with a light transmission control filter includes a lens array layer having a configuration in which convex lenses and light transmission control filters are repeatedly arrayed; a focal distance layer formed under the lens array layer; and a three-dimensional layer formed under the focal distance layer.05-17-2012
20120200916Multi-Stereoscopic Viewing Apparatus - A method for creating a three-dimensional multi-stereoscopic viewing apparatus includes determining characteristics of an electronically illuminating color matrix panel display having first a pixel arrangement. The method also includes determining a specification for a lenticular lens configured to convert the first pixel arrangement to a second pixel arrangement and placing the lenticular lens on the display panel. The specification for the lenticular lens is determined by calculating a viewing distance from a refraction index, a width of the display panel, and an average distance between human eyes. Determining the specification for the lenticular lens also includes determining a viewing angle that maximizes viewing characteristics and determining characteristics of the lenticular lens.08-09-2012
20110058254INTEGRAL PHOTOGRAPHY PLASTIC SHEET BY SPECIAL PRINT - The present invention relates to a stereoscopic plastic sheet which includes a convex lens layer having hemispherical convex lenses formed on a top surface thereof in a row and column arrangement, so that a clear stereoscopic picture can be seen regardless of directions when viewed from the front of the sheet, and in which the conventional IP printing method can be improved and modified to a printing method by computer graphics, the advantages of special effects of IP and printing suitable for mass production can be applied, a moire phenomenon and a glitter phenomenon, which may occur in the printing method, can be minimized, clear stereoscopic or special images can be seen, and a fabrication process can be reduced.03-10-2011
20110026115STEREOSCOPIC PRINT - The present invention provides stereoscopic prints with reduced image coarseness. A stereoscopic print comprises a lenticular lens sheet and a dot image print that is glued to the back surface of the lenticular lens sheet. Multiple image strips that form the dot image print each include a smallest unit that enables tone representation, and for each color plate, multiple reference positions are set in each of the smallest units. In forming the dot image print, amplitude-modulated screening is employed to print dots in longitudinal directions of the multiple image strips from each of the reference positions.02-03-2011
20080252971Three-Dimensional/Two-Dimensional Convertible Display Device - A display device convertible between two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) is provided. The convertible display device is based on integral imaging (II) or integral photography (IP) and displays 2D or 3D images. An image processor generates and transmits elemental images to reconstruct a 3D image or transmits a desired two-dimensional image, and a transmission-type display device displays the image received from the image processor. At this time, a diffusion rate (or haze rate) of light illuminated from a point light source array that is made of a plurality of point light sources is controlled by a variable diffuser and as the light illuminates the transmission-type display device, the device displays 2D or 3D images. According to the present invention, a point light source array is generated by controlling a variable diffuser and as a result a display device convertible between 3D and 2D is achieved. Moreover, a 3D image can be made by spatially modulating the light illuminated from a point light source array and, thereby, an available depth region is dramatically improved.10-16-2008
20110149391Optical Films Enabling Autostereoscopy - Optical films used for 3D autostereoscopic displays include lenses on one surface of the optical film that are registered to prisms on the opposing surface of the optical film. The lenses may be a-cylindrical lenses or cylindrical, and the rotation of the lenses can vary with position on the surface of the optical film. The prisms may be contiguous or non-contiguous. The prisms of the optical film can have a pitch that is different from a pitch of the lenses, or the prism pitch can be substantially the same as the pitch of the lenses.06-23-2011
20080247042Sweet Spot Beam Splitter for Separating Images - The invention relates to an optical imaging system for separating images, more specifically a sweet spot beam splitter, for an autostereoscopic display, which allows for greater freedom of movement of at least one observer in a lateral direction as well as regarding the distance from the display by expanding sweet spots up to and beyond the size corresponding to the distance between the eyes. The observer can move within said area without losing the 3D impression such that the demands on the positional accuracy and the reaction time of the tracking system are lowered. The inventive sweet spot beam splitter comprises a first lenticular system (L10-09-2008
20110051238Stereoscopic sheet structure - The present invention serves to provide a stereoscopic sheet structure in which a three-dimensional design appears to be changing by changing the angle of observation. The stereoscopic sheet structure has a convex lens assembly which is formed on one surface of a sheet member and in which a plurality of convex lenses are arranged; and a repeating design portion in which a plurality of design units are arranged on a focal plane of the convex lenses at arrangement intervals and/or in arrangement directions different from those of the convex lenses, and which has a continuously deformed design portion in which the arrangement intervals and arrangement directions of the design units regularly change.03-03-2011
20110051237STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAYING DEVICE AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A reflecting apparatus comprising: an array of reflectors including a first subset of reflectors and a second subset of reflectors, wherein the first subset of reflectors guide light toward a first viewing position and the second subset of reflectors guide light toward a second viewing position that is different from the first viewing position.03-03-2011
20110164318DISPLAY DEVICE AND LENTICULAR SHEET OF THE DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display panel on which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix in a first direction and in a second direction intersecting the first direction, and a lenticular sheet which is disposed above the display panel and includes a plurality of polygonal prism lenses that are arranged in the second direction. Each of the polygonal prism lenses extends in a third direction intersecting the second direction, and includes a plurality of flat surfaces or curved surfaces.07-07-2011
20100182687STEREOSCOPIC PRINT - The present invention provides stereoscopic prints with enhanced resolution and reduced image coarseness. A stereoscopic print comprises a lenticular lens sheet and a dot image print that is glued to the back surface of the lenticular lens sheet. The order of printing dots for the pixels of tone-representing smallest units with the use of a color plate is set at random. Dot printing order is the same among a given number of image strips forming an image strip group that are continuously arranged in a direction perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of half-cylindrical lenses so that dot printing is performed continuously on an area in which pixels to be printed are continuous.07-22-2010
20120147464MULTI-LAYERED LENS SHEET FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL LOOK - A multi-layered micro lens sheet for a three-dimensional look includes a lens array layer in which first convex lenses and second convex lenses with different shapes are alternately arranged in longitudinal and transverse directions; a focal distance layer formed under the lens array layer; and a three-dimensional layer formed under the focal distance layer.06-14-2012
20100195203LENTICULAR DEVICE FOR AN AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PRODUCTING THE SAME - A method of producing a lenticular device for an autostereoscopic display apparatus comprises providing a substrate having a surface which corresponds in shape to a desired surface profile for the array of lenticular elements, and providing an optical layer mixture of an optically birefringent material and a polymer precursor over the substrate surface. The optical layer is exposed to a stimulus for polymerizing the polymer precursor to have at least a polymer surface layer, thereby enclosing the material between the polymerized material and the surface to define lenticular elements. This method allows a simple polymerization process, forming a single layer, to complete the LC cell formation in the desired lenticular array shape.08-05-2010
20110149392THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY - A three-dimensional display includes a display panel having a plurality of first pixels arranged in the odd row, and a plurality of second pixels arranged in the even row. Each first pixel has a first and a second transparent regions and a first semiconductor pattern. Each second pixel has a third and a fourth transparent regions and a second semiconductor pattern. In any two adjacent first and second pixels, the first and the third transparent regions are mirror images of each other, and the second and the fourth transparent regions are mirror images of each other. In the adjacent first and second pixels arranged in any two rows, the loss of the light transmittance at any position along the row direction due to overlapping of the first semiconductor and the first transparent region and overlapping of the second semiconductor and the fourth transparent region remains unchanged.06-23-2011
20100027115 LENS STRUCTURE FOR AN AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - A lens structure for a display device comprises a lenticular arrangement, the lenticular arrangement comprising an array of parallel lenticular elements and comprising a birefringent layer. The extraordinary axis of the birefringent layer is arranged to be substantially at an angle between 30° and 90° with the elongate axis of the lenticular elements.02-04-2010
20100027114LENS STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND THE MANUFACTURE OF SHAPED POLYMER ARTICLES - A method of manufacturing a shaped polymer device comprises forming a planar polymer layer over a substrate which has a lower coefficient of thermal expansion than the polymer layer; and shaping the polymer layer using a laser ablation process. This method uses a substrate with low thermal expansion to limit the expansion of the attached polymer layer when it is being shaped by a laser ablation process. In addition there is provided a lens structure for an *autostereoscopic display device comprising a substantially planar glass substrate and a polymer layer defining a lenticular arrangement provided over the glass substrate. 02-04-2010
20100027113DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device of the present invention is capable of reducing stereoscopic image noise to improve the quality of a three-dimensional stereoscopic image. The display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixels provided therein and displaying an image, a lenticular sheet provided on the display panel and having a plurality of first cylindrical lenses arranged on one surface and a second cylindrical lens for focusing light arranged on the other surface, and a backlight assembly provided below the display panel and emitting light to the display panel.02-04-2010
20120099194MULTI-VIEW DEVICE FOR GENERATING ANIMATIONS OR THREE DIMENSIONAL IMAGES - The invention relates to a multi-view device (04-26-2012
20120099193LIGHT EMITTING DIODE PACKAGING STRUCTURE AND LIGHT EMITTING DIODE STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - A Light Emitting Diode (LED) packaging structure comprises an LED die, a package body, and an optical element. The package body wraps the LED die, and the optical element is disposed on the package body. A light beam emitted by the LED die passes through the optical element and is split into a plurality of sub-light beams, and each of sub-light beams is individually projected onto an image plane corresponding to the optical element. Therefore, the LED packaging structure is applied to an LED stereoscopic display device, so that left eye and right eye of a viewer may respectively receive light beams emitted by different LED dies, so as to view a stereoscopic image, thereby solving a problem of a conventional stereoscopic display device that the stereoscopic image may be viewed in only a single viewable area.04-26-2012
20110304909IMAGE DISPLAY - An image display adapted to provide a 3D image is provided. The image display includes an image displaying module, an image dividing unit, and a plurality of micro-optical structures. The image displaying module is adapted to emit a light beam including a left eye beam and a right eye beam, and the image displaying module has a displaying area. The image dividing unit is disposed on the transmission path of the light beam for dividing the left eye beam and the right eye beam from each other. The micro-optical structures are dispersed and disposed on part of the transmission path of the light beam, wherein a ratio calculated by dividing a projection area of the micro-optical structures orthogonally projected on the displaying area by the displaying area ranges from 5% to 85%.12-15-2011
20090262420DISPLAY DEVICE AND LENTICULAR SHEET OF THE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes a display panel on which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix, and a lenticular sheet which is disposed above the display panel and includes a plurality of prism lenses disposed on the lenticular sheet. Each of the plurality of prism lenses includes a first surface, a second surface and a third surface. Each surface of the prism lens is disposed extending in a first direction substantially parallel to a longitudinal direction of the prism lenses, and arranged substantially parallel with each other.10-22-2009
200901539591D AND 2D COMPOSITE LENTICULAR FILMS AND FABRICATION METHODS - A composite lenticular film includes a first layer having a first refractive index, and a second layer having a second refractive index less than the first refractive index. The second layer is integrally attached to the first layer. The first layer has at least one row of protruding lenses.06-18-2009
20120002278Anti-Moire Optical System and Method - A three-dimensional optical display system and method that reduces moiré patterns formed between the image display panel and a 3D lens. The reduction of moiré patterns may be achieved by adding a lenticular anti-moiré lens or by curving the 3D lens into a convex shape. The anti-moiré lens may have a regular period, or may incorporate random elements.01-05-2012
20080204872Autostereoscopic Display Apparatus - An 2D/3D autostereoscopic display apparatus comprising a display device (08-28-2008
20120062991AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - An autostereoscopic display device has both a barrier arrangement and a lens arrangement. A plurality of views are provided to different lateral viewing directions. At least a portion of the field of view has autostereoscopic output, and the portion having autostereoscopic output has no repetition of individual 2D views and comprises at least three individual 2D views. This means there is no reversal of the stereo views (“pseudo stereo views”) at viewing cone boundaries as there are no viewing cone boundaries.03-15-2012
20120062990THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed herein is a three-dimensional image display apparatus including: an image display device in which a plurality of pixels are laid out in the horizontal and vertical directions to form a two-dimensional matrix, each of the pixels being configured to include m sub-pixels, and a plurality of observing-point disparity images being assigned for each of the sub-pixels to form a layout pattern determined in advance and displayed by carrying out a synthesizing process; and a parallax device which has a plurality of disparity separation sections associated with the sub-pixels, and which is used for separating the disparity images displayed on the image display device in a plurality of observing-point directions in order to make binocular vision of the disparity images possible.03-15-2012
20100091367THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, PORTABLE TERMINAL DEVICE, DISPLAY PANEL AND FLY EYE LENS - In a three-dimensional image display device for displaying color three-dimensional images, a fly eye lens, a display panel, and a light source are provided in this order from the observer side. A display panel has four pixels arrayed in a (2×2) matrix correlated with one lens element of the fly eye lens. In the event that j is a natural number, a pixel magnifying projection width e in a second direction is set in a range of the following expression according to mean interpupillary distance Y of the observers.04-15-2010
20100245997ELECTRO-OPTIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The electro-optic device of the present invention includes an arrangement of an electro-optic panel and a lenticular lens sheet on one side of the electro-optic panel, wherein the lenticular lens sheet includes multiple cylindrical lenses arrayed parallel to one another and an alignment line extending in such a direction as to intersect with the cylindrical lenses at a predetermined angle. The lenticular lens sheet has cylindrical lenses arrayed so that the longitudinal direction of the cylindrical lenses intersects with the pixel array direction of the electro-optic panel at a predetermined angle, and has an alignment line formed in the lenticular lens sheet that is in alignment with the positioning reference portions of the electro-optic panel.09-30-2010
20120127570AUTO-STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY - An auto-stereoscopic display is provided with a plurality of projectors, a micro-lens array for collecting the light beams of the images projected from the projectors, and a diffuser for diffusing the beams collected by the micro-lens array. The diffuser has the diffusion angle corresponding to the distance from the micro-lens array. Furthermore, the diffuser is arranged so as to form a virtual beam collecting point between a plurality of collecting points of the light beams formed by a plurality of micro-lenses constituting the micro-lens array.05-24-2012
20120127572STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD - A stereoscopic display apparatus includes a display mode control unit configured to switch the display unit between a first stereoscopic display mode configured for a viewer to view images with stereoscopic viewing glasses and a second stereoscopic display mode configured for a viewer to view images without stereoscopic viewing glasses. Also described is a method of displaying images that includes switching between displaying images in a first stereoscopic display mode in which images are displayed to be viewed with stereoscopic viewing glasses and a second stereoscopic display mode in which images are displayed to be viewed without stereoscopic viewing glasses.05-24-2012
20120127571Generating a Stereoscopic Image - A method of generating an image to be observed as a stereoscopic image when viewed binocularly through an eye-side surface of a lenticular lens, in which a plurality of parallax images are arranged on a back surface of each of lenses of the lenticular lens or light beams corresponding to the plurality of images are input to the back surface, the method including parallax per unit length is made relatively smaller, in at least part, at a position closer to each edge of each lens in a direction orthogonal to a longitudinal direction of the lens.05-24-2012
20120162763IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A image display device includes a display panel including a display area and a non-display area, wherein the display area includes left-eye horizontal pixel lines displaying a left-eye image and right-eye horizontal pixel lines displaying a right-eye image; a polarizing film disposed over the display panel, wherein the polarizing film linearly polarizes the left-eye image and the right-eye image; a patterned retarder disposed over the polarizing film and including left-eye retarders and right-eye retarders, wherein the left-eye retarders correspond to the left-eye horizontal pixel lines and change the linearly polarized left-eye image into left-circularly polarized image, and the right-eye retarders correspond to the right-eye horizontal pixel lines and change the linearly polarized image into right-circularly polarized image; and a lenticular lens film disposed over the polarizing film and including lenticular lenses, wherein the lenticular lenses correspond to the left-eye retarders and the right-eye retarders, respectively.06-28-2012
20110181949FLOATING IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - A floating image display device includes an object, and a light reflecting optical member for reflecting displayed light from the object to a viewer. The light reflecting optical member comprises a structure in which micro mirror units each having first and second light reflecting sides are arranged in matrix. The light reflecting optical member reflects the displayed light by the first and second light reflecting sides at two times to form a mirror image. The light reflecting optical member comprises a first assembly and a second assembly. Each of the first and second assemblies is constructed by arranging a plurality of longitudinal members each having one light reflecting side such that all of the light reflecting sides are oriented in a same direction. The first assembly and the second assembly are laminated onto each other with the light reflecting sides of the first assembly and the light reflecting surfaces of the second assembly intersecting with each other. The light reflecting sides of the first assembly constitute the first light reflecting sides of the respective micro mirror units, and the light reflecting sides of the second assembly constitute the second light reflecting sides of the respective micro mirror units.07-28-2011
20120134019THREE DIMENSION DISPLAY DEVICE - An embodiment of the disclosed technology provides a three dimension display device comprising a polarized light modulator and a display unit comprising a lighting display array and a transparent substrate, wherein a lens array comprises multiple converging lenses is further provided between the lighting display array and the polarized light modulator, each left eye image pixel and each right eye image pixel in the lighting display array are respectively aligned with at least one of the converging lenses.05-31-2012
20120229896LENTICULAR ARRAY INTENDED FOR AN AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC SYSTEM - The invention relates to a lenticular array intended to be placed in front of a screen so as to carry out autostereoscopic viewing and comprising lenticules separated by a spacing P and extending in a longitudinal direction and which are joined together via a longitudinal principal join line, characterized in that each micro-lens is comprised of at least N′ contiguous plane faces which are joined together via a longitudinal secondary join line with N′ greater than or equal to 2, each plane face defining in cross-section perpendicular to the said longitudinal direction a straight segment, and in that the ends of the said straight segments are situated on a circular arc centred on a point O situated in the mid-plane of the said micro-lens, or else on a portion of parabola, hyperbola or ellipse with focus (F) situated in the said mid-plane (MP).09-13-2012
20080297896Switchable Lens Systems and Methods of Manufacturing such Systems - Switchable lens systems and methods of manufacturing switchable lens systems are provided. A representative switchable lens system includes an imaging area and a seal line. The imaging area includes a first glass plate, a second glass plate and a lenticular structure. The lenticular structure is arranged in between the first and second glass plates and is provided with a plurality of cavities in between the lenticular structure and one of the first and second glass plates. The seal line surrounds the imaging area at its periphery, and is provided with a fill opening. A filling channel is located between at least a portion of the periphery of the imaging area and the seal line to provide a connection between the fill opening and multiple ones of the cavities.12-04-2008
20110038044LENS ARRAY AND 3-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - A lens array according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a first upper lattice plate including a plurality of first upper lattices; a first lower lattice plate including a plurality of first lower lattices; a first membrane disposed between the first upper lattice plate and the first lower lattice plate; a transparent liquid filled in the first lower lattice plate; and a hydraulic pressure controller positioned in the first lower lattice plate, wherein the first upper lattice and the first lower lattice are engaged with each other, thereby forming a plurality of first regions.02-17-2011
20110038043SEGMENTED LENTICULAR ARRAY USED IN AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS - An autostereoscopic display includes a displaying panel, having a pixel array, the pixel array having a plurality of pixel units, and each of the pixel units including multiple view zones in a specific pixel pattern. A plurality of lenticular segments, corresponding to each of the pixel units, forms a plurality of lenticular rows with a number of the lenticular segments for each of the lenticular rows. The lenticular segments in adjacent two of the lenticular rows have an offset and a side edge of each of the lenticular segments does not form a slant straight line.02-17-2011
20110216406SHEETING WITH DYNAMIC THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGES AND MANUFACTURE DEVICE THEREOF - The present invention relates to a sheet enabling to form dynamic three-dimensional images and a device for preparing thereof. The sheet comprises a base layer (09-08-2011
20110228387BACKLIGHT MODULE, STEREO DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND BEAM SPLITTING FILM - A beam splitting film including a light transmissive plate and a plurality of strip protrusion groups is provided. The light transmissive plate has a first surface and a second surface. The strip protrusion groups are disposed on the second surface. Each of the strip protrusion groups includes a first strip protrusion and a second strip protrusion. The first strip protrusion has a first strip surface and a second strip surface inclined relative to the second surface. The second strip protrusion has a third strip surface and a fourth strip surface inclined relative to the second surface. An average slope of the first strip surface is not equal to an average slope of the third strip surface. An average slope of the second strip surface is not equal to an average slope of the fourth strip surface. A backlight module and a stereo display apparatus are also provided.09-22-2011
20090073556MULTI-STEREOSCOPIC VIEWING APPARATUS - A method for creating a three-dimensional multi-stereoscopic viewing apparatus includes determining characteristics of an electronically illuminating color matrix panel display having first a pixel arrangement. The method also includes determining a specification for a lenticular lens configured to convert the first pixel arrangement to a second pixel arrangement and placing the lenticular lens on the display panel. The specification for the lenticular lens is determined by calculating a viewing distance from a refraction index, a width of the display panel, and an average distance between human eyes. Determining the specification for the lenticular lens also includes determining a viewing angle that maximizes viewing characteristics and determining characteristics of the lenticular lens.03-19-2009
20110292503METHOD AND ASSEMBLY FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL PRODUCTS - Provided are methods for making a product having a three-dimensional surface. The method includes providing a base material, providing an adhesive layer and positioning the adhesive layer relative to the base material. The method includes providing a three-dimensional sheet having a top surface and a bottom surface, the top surface having a convex lens layer. The three-dimensional sheet is positioned relative to the base material based on a registration of an image on the three-dimensional sheet and is secured to the base material using the adhesive layer. Securing the three-dimensional sheet to the base material can include applying pressure to the three-dimensional sheet in successive steps of increasing pressure. Also provided is a product having a three-dimensional surface that includes a base material, a three-dimensional sheet, and an adhesive layer disposed between the base material and three-dimensional sheet and configured to secure the three-dimensional sheet to the base material.12-01-2011
20120092762AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD - A three-dimensional (3D) display system is provided. The 3D display system includes a display device and an optical device. The display device is configured to display sets of images with parallax for a 3D display. The optical device has electric-signal-controllable optical parameters and is coupled with the display device. Further, the optical device is configured to enable directional light transmission so as to separate lights of the sets of images into predetermined viewing directions to effect the 3D display.04-19-2012
20120287504IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device includes a display panel including left-eye horizontal pixel lines displaying a left-eye image and right-eye horizontal pixel lines displaying a right-eye image; a polarizing film disposed over the display panel and linearly polarizing the left-eye image and the right-eye image; a patterned retarder disposed over the polarizing film and including left-eye retarders and right-eye retarders; and a lenticular lens film disposed over the polarizing film and including lenticular lenses, wherein the lenticular lenses correspond to the left-eye retarders and the right-eye retarders, respectively, wherein the lenticular lenses are spaced part from each other.11-15-2012
20100172023DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device comprising: a display cell including at least two color regions, each of the at least color regions including a right-eye pixel and a left-eye pixel corresponding to a right eye and a left eye of a viewer, respectively; and a lenticular cell including at least two lenses corresponding to the at least two color regions, wherein the at least two lenses having different focal lengths07-08-2010
20130010357DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a display device including a housing whose side surface has one or more slits, and a display that is mounted in the housing and has a substantially arc shape, wherein an image displayed on the display is visually recognized beyond the slit when the housing rotates, and a curvature of the display having the substantially arc shape is formed so that stray light resulting from a specular reflection does not occur.01-10-2013
200802319513D Display With An Improved Pixel Structure (Pixelsplitting) - A display apparatus comprising a display device (09-25-2008
20130201554AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC FRAME DEVICE FOR REMOVABLE ATTACHMENT TO DISPLAY PANEL - An auto stereoscopic frame system and the associated method of manufacturing is disclosed. The frame system generally comprises a frame defining an opening for housing a lens structure, said frame being operative for removable attachment to a display device which projects at least one image such that when the image is viewed through the lenticular sheet it is viewed in three dimensions. The frame is attached to the display device via a mounting mechanism. The lenticular sheet may be manufactured by providing a substantially transparent substrate material; forming a plurality of lenses on a first side of the substrate; and shaping the substrate to correspond to a display area of a display device, wherein the plurality of lenses are angled to correspond to the pixel size and pitch of the display area of a display device.08-08-2013
20130176619DISPLAY APPARATUS - Embodiments of the invention provide an electronic device, such as a display apparatus (e.g., a naked-eye type stereoscopic image display apparatus). The electronic device comprises a display panel, comprising a plurality of pixels; and a parallax barrier, comprising a plurality of light transmission sections and a plurality of light blocking sections. The electronic device is operable to switch between a first setting, in which at least one of the plurality of light transmission sections has a first width, and a second setting, in which the at least one of the plurality of light transmission sections has a second width different than the first width.07-11-2013
20130094079METHOD FOR PRODUCING LENTICULAR LENS, LENTICULAR LENS, OPTICAL ELEMENT AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a method for manufacturing a lenticular lens sheet to be used in a stereoscopic display, a projection screen, and the like without using a mold at low cost. A method of manufacturing a lenticular lens sheet, the lenticular lens sheet including a support substrate and a plurality of lenticular lenses formed on the support substrate, includes the steps of: (1) filling a transparent resin composition ink containing an ultraviolet-curable component of 90 wt % or more and having surface ink-repellency after curing with ultraviolet light to a lens area of an even-numbered array by an inkjet method; (2) curing the transparent resin composition ink obtained in the step (1) with ultraviolet light; (3) filling a transparent resin composition ink containing the ultraviolet-curable component of 90 wt % or more and being curable with ultraviolet light to a lens area of an odd-numbered array by an inkjet method; and (4) forming the plurality of lenticular lenses in the lens areas of the even-numbered array and the odd-numbered array by curing the transparent resin composition ink obtained in the step (1) and the transparent resin composition ink obtained in the step (3) with ultraviolet light.04-18-2013
20080218855Autostereoscopic Display Apparatus and Filter Therefor - An autostereoscopic display apparatus (09-11-2008
20120250151LENTICULAR UNIT FOR TWO-DIMENSIONAL/THREE-DIMENSIONAL AUTO-STEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY - A lenticular unit includes a transparent substrate; first electrodes being transparent and disposed on the substrate; a second electrode being transparent and elastic; and a transparent material layer interposed between the first and second electrodes and being deformable in a lens shape in a thickness direction depending on a potential applied between the first and second electrodes.10-04-2012
20130094080LENTICULAR LENS SHEET AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF, AND OPTICAL ELEMENT - Provided are a lenticular lens sheet which can be used in a stereoscopic display, a rear projection display, a projection screen, and the like, and means for manufacturing the lenticular lens sheet at low cost without using any mold. The lenticular lens sheet includes at least a transparent support substrate; a plurality of lenticular lenses; and a partition between adjacent ones of the plurality of lenticular lenses, and the lenticular lens sheet is obtained by applying a transparent resin composition ink by an inkjet method to an area partitioned by the partition and subsequently curing the transparent resin composition ink with ultraviolet rays.04-18-2013
20130120837OPTICAL BEAM DEFLECTION ARRANGEMENT AND MULTI-VIEW DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - There is disclosed an optical beam deflection arrangement which may be used in an autostereoscopic display device. The arrangement comprises a substrate; a first layer, for example formed of an optically isotropic solid and having a curved surface facing towards the substrate; and a second layer, for example formed of a liquid crystal material confined between the substrate and the first layer. An interface between the first and second layers may, for example, define an array of parallel lenticulars. A refractive index of the second layer, for light of a predetermined polarization, maybe switchable between a first value matching the refractive index of the first layer and a second value different to the refractive index of the first layer, to thereby selectably provide a beam deflection function. The substrate is spaced from the first layer by a plurality of spacers which are extended from the substrate or from the first layer, the spacers making point or line contact with the other one of the substrate and the first layer. The spacers may comprise elongate spacers having a length direction parallel to the plane of the substrate. The substrate and the first layer may be formed of flexible plastics materials, in which case the arrangement may be manufactured using roll- to-roll processing techniques.05-16-2013
20130120836DIOPTER LENS - An embodiment in accordance with the invention relates to a set of stereoscopic glasses comprising no-diopter stereoscopic lenses and at least one diopter lens component. An embodiment in accordance with the invention also relates to a lens component used in the stereoscopic glasses. The stereoscopic glasses of an embodiment in accordance with the invention are convenient for customers who are myopic or need to wear glasses.05-16-2013
20130128354THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A 3D image display apparatus includes a display panel including a plurality of pixels to display an image and a lenticular lens plate disposed in front of the display panel and including a plurality of lenticular lenses. The pixels are arranged to have an arrangement axis inclined with respect to a vertical axis of the display panel, and the lenticular lenses have a lens axis inclined with respect to the vertical axis of the display panel.05-23-2013
20130128353Flat Panel Display Device, Stereoscopic Display Device, and Plasma Display Device - The present invention provides a flat panel display device, a stereoscopic display device, and a plasma display device. The flat panel display device includes a backlight system and a display panel. The backlight system includes a light source, a light homogenization mechanism, and a back frame. The back frame carries the light source and the light homogenization mechanism. The back frame includes at least two assembling pieces. The at least two assembling pieces are joined to form the back frame. The back frame further includes a bracing piece. An end of the bracing piece is fixed to the assembling piece and an opposite end of the bracing piece suspends. The present invention also provides a backlight system of flat panel display device. With this arrangement, the flat panel display device, the stereoscopic display device, and the plasma display device of the present invention have a mold for the back frame is of a simple structure, the cost of back frame mold is reduced, the material used for back frame is saved, and the manufacturing cost is lowered down. Further, the bracing piece has an end fixed to the assembling piece and an opposite end suspending so that the structure of the back frame is simple, the material for the back frame is saved, and thus, the weight and cost are reduced.05-23-2013
20130128352Flat Panel Display Device, Stereoscopic Display Device, Plasma Display Device - The present invention provides a flat panel display device, which includes a backlight system and a display panel, wherein: the backlight system includes a light source, a light homogenization mechanism, and a back frame; the back frame carries the light source and the light homogenization mechanism, the light homogenization mechanism guiding light from the light source to a light incidence surface of the display panel; the back frame includes at least two primary assembling pieces, the at least two primary assembling pieces both including a joint section, the at least two primary assembling pieces being joined to form a main frame structure of the back frame by having corresponding joint sections joined to and mating each other; and at least one of the primary assembling pieces includes a reinforcement structure formed on the joint section thereof. The present invention also provides a stereoscopic display device and a plasma display device. The flat panel display device, the stereoscopic display device, and the plasma display device of the present invention have a simple structure and can reduce the expenditure of the back frame mold, and can also save the material used for back frame so as to lower down the cost and also improve the strength of the back frame at a joining site to thereby ensure that the overall strength of the back frame meets the desired requirements.05-23-2013
20080204873TECHNIQUES FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL DISPLAYS - Techniques for three dimensional displays are described. An apparatus may comprise a first prism array having a first set of faceted prism elements arranged to optically couple with a second prism array having a second set of faceted prism elements, the first prism array and the second prism array to provide a null refractive component when the first set of faceted prism elements are in a first position relative to the second set of faceted prism elements, and a directional refractive component when the first set of faceted prism elements are in a second position relative to the second set of faceted prism elements. Other embodiments are described and claimed.08-28-2008
20110273769DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND TERMINAL DEVICE - A display panel, a display device, and a terminal device, which can achieve a high image quality by decreasing deterioration of the image quality that may be caused due to combining a reflection plate including an uneven structure with an image distributing device, are provided. The display panel includes a lenticular lens for distributing light emitted from each of pixels towards different directions from each other along an arranging direction (a first direction) of a pixel for displaying an image for a first viewpoint and a pixel for displaying an image for a second viewpoint within a pixel unit, wherein a reflection plate including an uneven structure is formed in each of the pixels, and a layout pattern of the uneven structure on the reflection plate is different to the lenticular lens.11-10-2011
20110255159AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY DEVICE - There is disclosed a multi-view autostereoscopic display device comprising an image forming means arranged over and in registration with a view forming module. The image forming means has a planar array of light emissive display pixels arranged in rows and columns for producing a display, the display pixels being spatially defined by an opaque matrix. The image forming means may, for example, be a LCD display panel. The view forming module is configurable to function as a plurality of view forming elements arranged in the width direction of the display device, each view forming element focusing the light output from an adjacent group of the display pixels into a plurality of views for projection towards a user in respective different directions. The view forming module may, for example, be an array of lenticular lenses. The geometry of the view forming elements defines a substantially periodic inter-element variation in the width direction of the display device, for reducing brightness non-uniformities in the views. The inter-element variation may, for example, be provided by varying at least one of the widths, the focusing powers and the relative positions of the geometric axes of the lenticular lenses in the width direction of the display device.10-20-2011
20130155503AUTO-STEREOSCOPIC THREE DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY - An auto-stereoscopic type 3D-display including a transmissive display panel, a dynamic backlight module and a light guiding unit is provided. The dynamic backlight module is disposed at a side of the transmissive display panel and includes a plurality of bar-shaped light sources parallel to each other and a miniature lens. Each of the bar-shaped light sources includes an illumination region and the width of the illumination region is W06-20-2013
20130182319THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY PANEL STRUCTURE - The present invention relates to a structure of a multi-viewpoint stereoscopic image display panel using an integral photography method, which can expand an effective viewing angle by changing an array of an interlaced flat image pattern, and enhance sharpness of an image by removing an image jump phenomenon. An integral photography display panel includes a lens array layer on which unit convex lenses are arranged to offset each other, an interlace layer positioned at a focal distance below the lens array layer, and a focal distance securing layer for positioning the interlace layer at the focal distance of the lens array layer, wherein the interlace layer is stacked in a “brick layering” structure in which a center of a unit image is arranged to be aligned with a center of a unit convex lens using an image photographed from multi-viewpoints and interlaced into a rectangle as the unit image.07-18-2013
20120019908APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING A MULTI-VIEW 3D IMAGE - An apparatus for displaying a 3-dimensional (3D) image, which is capable of providing a super multi-view, is provided. The apparatus includes: at least one image projector for projecting light including an image; an active optical element for adjusting a path of at least one light within a range of a predetermined angle; and a relay optical system for transmitting the at least one light to a pupil of a viewer. The apparatus provides a plurality of images in different views to the pupil using a time division method, by using the active optical element for adjusting the path of the at least one light.01-26-2012
20120057229DISPLAY APPARATUS - Provided is a display apparatus that can operate both in a portrait mode and a landscape mode, and that exhibits high front brightness and excellent resolution in both planar image display (2D display) and stereoscopic image display (3D display). The display apparatus of the present invention is a display apparatus provided with a display panel including a plurality of pixel areas, a parallax barrier disposed on one side of the display panel, and a lenticular lens disposed on the other side of the display panel. The parallax barrier is provided with a light-blocking sections and a light-transmitting section along a row direction or a column direction of the pixel areas. The lenticular lens includes a plurality of cylindrical lenses arrayed in the row direction or the column direction of the pixel areas. The array direction of the light-blocking sections and the light-transmitting sections is perpendicular to the array direction of the cylindrical lenses.03-08-2012
20090116108Lenticular Autostereoscopic Display Device and Method, and Associated Autostereoscopic Image Synthesizing Method - An autostereoscopic display device comprises a matrix display screen having a horizontal axis and a vertical axis, and a lenticular array arranged in front of the display screen and having a lenticular axis that is inclined in relation to the vertical axis. The display device emits an image comprising a set of three-dimensional pixels, each three-dimensional pixel including a plurality of viewpoints of a corresponding image pixel of a scene to be displayed. For each three-dimensional pixel, the plurality of viewpoints of each corresponding image pixel are encoded along a horizontal axis, while color components associated with each viewpoint of each image pixel are encoded in separate rows generally aligned along an encoding axis that is substantially parallel to the lenticular axis.05-07-2009
20120092763AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD - An autostereoscopic display apparatus is provided for three-dimensional (3D) display. The autostereoscopic display apparatus includes a display panel having a plurality of display elements arranged in a two-dimensional array. The autostereoscopic display apparatus also includes a grating device coupled to the display device and having a plurality of grating elements to guide lights associated with 3D display into predetermined viewing directions. Further, the plurality of grating elements cover the plurality of display elements and are tilted such that a tilted direction of the plurality of grating elements form a non-zero angle with respect to a diagonal direction of the plurality display elements.04-19-2012
20130208356AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS - An autostereoscopic display apparatus includes a display in which color pixels of different colors are periodically arranged in a horizontal direction and color pixels of an identical color are arranged in a vertical direction, and a plurality of cylindrical lenses placed on the display and arranged parallel to each other, through which the color pixels are magnified and observed. When a pixel pitch of the color pixels in the horizontal direction is defined as px, a lens pitch of the cylindrical lenses is defined as L, an inclined angle of boundaries of the cylindrical lenses with respect to the vertical direction is defined as θ, and m is a positive integer, px, L and θ fulfill the formula (1).08-15-2013
20130208357AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC DISPLAY APPARATUS - An autostereoscopic display apparatus includes a two-dimensional display including color subpixels that are arranged in a horizontal direction and in a vertical direction, and a plurality of cylindrical lenses through which the color subpixels are observed. px is a horizontal pixel pitch of the color subpixels, py is a vertical pixel pitch of the color subpixels, Lx is a horizontal lens pitch of the cylindrical lenses, and θ is an inclined angle of boundaries to the vertical direction. Ax and Ay are relatively prime natural numbers, Ax is equal to or larger than two, and 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 the relational expressions represented by the formula (1) to the formula (3).08-15-2013

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