Trends and Vision of Head Mounted Display Technologies for Augmented Reality, Kiyoshi Kiyokawa
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Head mounted displays (HMDs) used for Augmented Reality (AR) have unique characteristics that handheld displays and spatial displays do not offer. HMDs are head-worn, and used near receptors of special senses such as visual, auditory, and olfactory sensations. This is convenient to modulate (augment) sensations a user perceives, and thus suitable for AR applications. HMDs are designed for personal use, and the information they present is hidden from others. They have no impact to others? sensations. HMDs are wearable, hands-free, and available in a wide mobile environment. In this talk, introduced are research trends and future visions of HMDs for AR. Specifically, studies on head mounted visual displays, head mounted multi-modal displays, and head mounted sensing technologies for augmented reality are introduced, and challenges and visions are discussed for the realization of better AR experience. During this talk, introduced are both milestone research projects of the world, and speakers' past and current research projects. The latter includes an occlusion-capable optical see-through display, a super wide view head mounted projective display with semi-transparent retroreflective screen, and a super wide view parallax-free eye camera. Speaker's related work on context awareness will also be introduced in the context of sensing technologies.