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MicroVision Scanner

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C0958
Category: Head-Mounted Equipment [HMD/NVG/Glasses]
Object Type: Module/Sub-Assembly/Component
Object Name: MicroVision Scanner
Part No: None
Serial No: 0
Manufacturer: MicroVision
Division: Unknown
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
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Location: Main Object Store



MicroVision, Seattle, Washington, developed a display system called Retinal Scanning Display (RSD) ( or Virtual Retinal Display VRD) technology which it paints images on the eye, resulting in daylight-readable, see-through images with high resolution. RSD is incorporated into a wearable head unit and allows the wearer to view data such as maintenance data, GPS information, blueprints or other information superimposed over the landscape. The VRD scans a low power beam of light to "paint" rows of pixels onto the eye, creating a high resolution, full-motion image without the use of electronic screens of any kind.
This unit was acquired to evaluate its suitability for a head mounted display of flight symbology.

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