Accession Number : ADD013326

Title :   Wide Angle Infinity Display System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 14 Feb 80, patented 7 Sep 82,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Breglia, Denis R ; Rodemann, Alfred H

Report Date : 07 Sep 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A wide angle infinity display system to be utilized by a trainee pilot for observing a visual scene displayed upon a retroreflective screen. The system includes a helmet adapted to be worn by the trainee pilot, image producing means for generating visual information, image forming means mounted upon the helmet for projecting the visual information onto the retroreflective screen so as to form the visual scene observed by the trainee pilot, and communicating means for transmitting the visual information from the image producing means to the image forming means. Position monitoring means coupled to the helmet sense angular movement of the head of the helmet sense angular movement of the head of the trainee pilot, and the visual scene is changed correspondingly, to permit scanning of a wide angle field of view.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *DISPLAY SYSTEMS, *OPTICAL IMAGES, HELMETS, PILOTS, POSITION FINDING, TRAINEES, VISION, WIDE ANGLES, SCREENS(DISPLAYS), OPTICAL RETROREFLECTION, IMAGE PROJECTORS

Subject Categories : Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE