|Category:||Head-Mounted Equipment [HMD/NVG/Glasses]|
|Object Name:||MicroVision Scanner|
|Year of Manufacture:||1998|
|Location:||Main Object Store|
[in the case lid]
Binocular Virtual Retinal Display HMD Demonstrator
Delivered March 1998
[on the case underside]
2203 Airport Way South, Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98134
Model: Binocular VRD HMD Demonstrator
This product may be covered by one or more of the following patents:
U.S. Patent #
Made in USA
Advanced Technology Centre
Asset Number *70194*
Tested for Electrical Safety
Re-test due 3-12
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.
The given dimensions are just for the signal processor in the case. In addition there are:
The scanner head: 50 x 153 x 195 mm + 900mm cable, 742g;
A 4m signal extension cable (553g);
A 2.4m mains cable (324g).