Head-Coupled Perspective For iPad 2

Head-Coupled Perspective is the poor man's (well, relatively poor - iPad 2s are $500) implementation of sfnal gear like Heinlein's stereo tank. Now, lament the poverty of this merely two-dimensional video.


(Head-Coupled Perspective For iPad 2)

Head-Coupled Perspective (HCP) on mobile devices allows to create a glasses-free monocular 3D display. It is based on a efficient head-tracker that uses the front-facing camera of the device. We use an off-axis projection in order to adapt the perspective of the 3D scene according to the head's position of the user. Such spatially-aware mobile display enables to improve the possibilities of interaction.

From Engineering Human-Computer Interaction Research Group: 3D displays on mobile devices: HCP via TUAW.

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