Advanced Imaging


Advanced Imaging Magazine

Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Stereopsis: Two Eyes, One 3D Image

Planar Systems, Inc.
Planar's StereoMirror monitor consists of two active matrix LCD (AMLCD) units oriented at a 110-degree angle and bisected by a passive beamsplitter mirror. When stereo pair images from the two monitors are viewed through crossed-polarizing the result is a single, fused stereoscopic image.
Planar Systems, Inc.
Planar's StereoMirror monitor.

By Barry Hochfelder

The potential of 3D displays to make complex medical analysis and imagery more effective remains almost boundless. As these clinical trials and other research continue, medical professionals will see more of the scientific proof they require before accepting new technology.

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