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Durham University

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Koulieris, George-Alex, Aksit, Kaan, Richardt, Christian & Mantiuk, Rafal (2018), Cutting-Edge VR/AR Display Technologies (Gaze-, Accommodation-, Motion-aware and HDR-enabled), 11th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia. Tokyo, Japan, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), New York, 5.

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Abstract

Near-eye (VR/AR) displays suffer from technical, interaction as well as visual quality issues which hinder their commercial potential. This tutorial will deliver an overview of cutting-edge VR/AR display technologies, focusing on technical, interaction and perceptual issues which, if solved, will drive the next generation of display technologies. The most recent advancements in near-eye displays will be presented providing (i) correct accommodation cues, (ii) near-eye varifocal AR, (iii) high dynamic range rendition, (iv) gaze-aware capabilities, either predictive or based on eye-tracking as well as (v) motion-awareness. Future avenues for academic and industrial research related to the next generation of AR/VR display technologies will be analyzed.