3D displays provide viewers with a binocular (stereoscopic) image. This type of display allows each eye to see a different view of a 3D scene, the brain interprets the differences between the two views as depth. Objects then appear in depth to be in-front or behind the display surface.The effect that good quality 3D displays provide is convincing for people with normal binocular vision. However at this time the tools and standards required to use the displays are less well developed and this is the focus of my theoretical and applied research.Most of my research is related to auto-stereoscopic 3D displays that guide the views to each eye without the need for the viewer to wear glasses or other devices. The links below provide an introduction to 3D display designs for desktop use, describe the technical features that are important to consider when comparing displays and suggest places to find more information on 3D displays.
Auto-stereoscopic 3D Display Designs
Comparing Auto-stereoscopic 3D Displays
Creating stereoscopic images for 3D Displays
3D Displays at Durham for Research and Teaching
Student Projects Using Stereoscopic 3D
Links to additional 3D Display information