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Wearable Displays

This topic will cover the emerging development of wearable display products, applications, and technologies. Benefiting from advanced RF technology, advanced microprocessor technology, and advanced display technology, the push for mobile application is becoming a reality. Many mainstream companies and start-ups are all developing products to further simply our life styles and enhance our capabilities. Wearable Displays is one of the fastest growing areas in both consumer products and technological development, covering the following:

• Wearable Applications
• Wearable-Display Technologies
• Low-Power Displays for Wearable Applications
• Visual Factors and Related Evaluation Matrix
• Durability and Related Evaluation Matrix
• Fashion and Wearable Displays
• Near-to-Eye Systems
• Direct-View Systems
• Projection Systems
• Textile Displays
• Displays with Integrated Sensor Function
• Power Management of Wearable Displays
• Full Function versus Reduced Function Displays
• Flexible Wearable Displays
• Interaction of Wearable Display Systems with Other Existing Displays
• See-Through-Type Displays for Augmented Reality Systems
• Head-Mounted Displays for Virtual-Reality Systems
• Image Processing for Wearable Displays
• Flexible Electronics for Wearable Displays


Session Paper Author(s)
28.1 OLEDs on Textile Substrates with Planarization and Encapsulation Using Multilayers for Wearable Displays Kyung Cheol Choi, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea
ABSTRACT: OLEDs have been fabricated on textile substrates. The 3.5 dyads of aluminum oxide (Al2O3) – poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) multilayers were used for planarization and passivation. The fabricated device showed similar performances and cell images after 400 hours.
28.4 Wearable Display for Dynamic Spatial and Temporal Fashion Trends Wallen Mphepö, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK
ABSTRACT: The platform prototype showcased in this work is a smartphone app-controlled high-heel shoe that can match a user's outfit at the click of a button as well as housing some embedded sensors.
23.3 Quality of Augmented Information for Different Distances on See-Through Near-to-Eye Displays Toni Järvenpää, Nokia Research Center, Tampere, Finland
ABSTRACT: Binocular see-through near-to-eye displays can present virtual objects at different convergence distances. Matching the convergence distance of augmented visual information with the real object distance in order to create an illusion of mixed reality was studied. In the same experiment, the applicability of monocular augmentation was studied.

For a complete list of wearable displays papers, please click here.

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