A new stereoscopic video camera and monitor system with central high resolution

K. Matsunaga, Y. Nose, M. Minamoto, K. Shidoji, K. Ebuchi, D. Itoh, T. Inoue, T. Hayami, Y. Matsuki, Y. Arikawa, K. Matsubara

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Abstract

A new stereoscopic video system (the Q stereoscopic video system), which has high resolution in the central area, has been developed using four video cameras and four video displays. The Q stereoscopic camera system is constructed using own cameras with wide-angle lenses, which are combined as the stereoscopic camera system, and two cameras with narrow-angle lenses, which are combined (using half mirrors) with each of the wide-angle cameras to have the same optical center axis. The Q stereoscopic display system is composed of two large video displays that receive images from the wide-angle stereoscopic cameras, and two smaller displays projecting images from the narrow-angle cameras. With this system, human operators are able to see the stereoscopic images of the smaller displays inserted in the images of the larger displays. Completion times for the pick-up task of a remote controlled robot were shorter when using the Q stereoscopic video system rather than a conventional stereoscopic video system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-170
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume3295
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1998
Externally publishedYes
EventStereoscopic Displays and Virtual Reality Systems V - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 26 1998Jan 29 1998

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Keywords

  • Binocular disparity
  • Remote control
  • Stereoscopic video camera
  • Stereoscopic video display
  • Stereoscopic video system
  • Teleexistence
  • Teleoperation
  • Telerobot
  • Virtual reality

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Matsunaga, K., Nose, Y., Minamoto, M., Shidoji, K., Ebuchi, K., Itoh, D., Inoue, T., Hayami, T., Matsuki, Y., Arikawa, Y., & Matsubara, K. (1998). A new stereoscopic video camera and monitor system with central high resolution. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 3295, 164-170. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.307160