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Arthur L Berman, James E Melzer: Optical collimating apparatus. Kaiser Electronics, Townsend and Townsend, August 22, 1989: US04859031 (107 worldwide citation)

An optical collimating apparatus employs a semi-reflective concave mirror and cholesteric liquid crystal element. In one embodiment, the optical collimating apparatus is used as a heads-up display device. Images in the line of sight of an observer substantially pass through a transmitter/combiner, s ...


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Charles D Evans, Andrew T Tirums, Eric W Larkin, James E Melzer: Compact helmet mounted display. Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Corporation, Marvin H Kleinberg, Matthew F Jodziewicz, August 2, 1988: US04761056 (62 worldwide citation)

A display apparatus for use with headgear, includes in combination visor means adapted to attach to the headgear and having a visor viewing area segment positioned in the line-of-sight of a wearer of the headgear. Optical display generating means are adapted to be attached to the headgear. Parabolic ...


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Jerome T Carollo, James E Melzer: High resolution, wide field of view endoscopic viewing system. David G Townsend and Townsend and Crew Beck, December 8, 1998: US05846185 (24 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic probe for viewing difficult to reach surfaces is provided. The system utilizes a pair of image transmission elements. The first image transmission element passes a low resolution, wide field of view image of the surface to be examined to one eyepiece. The second image transmission elem ...


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Kirk W Moffitt, James E Melzer: Method and apparatus to reduce binocular rivalry in a partial overlap binocular display. Kaiser Aerospace and Electronics Corporation, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, August 3, 1993: US05233458 (12 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for reducing the effects of binocular rivalry in a partially overlapped binocular image are disclosed. A false contour line is generated either electronically or mechanically along the border between the binocular and monocular images. This contour line reduces binocular rival ...


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Bobby D Foote, James E Melzer, David W Jensen: Head mounted digital viewing system. ROCKWELL COLLINS, Lawrence N Ginsberg, April 4, 2017: US09615067 (1 worldwide citation)

The head mounted digital viewing system includes a sensor system, positionable substantially directly in front of the eyes of the user. The sensor system provides sensor video data. An image processing system is configured to receive the sensor video data. The image processing system modifies the se ...


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James E Melzer, Wyatt L Hendrick, Augusto H Alvarez, Juan C Salazar, David M Leath, Wei L Wang: Dynamic vergence correction in binocular displays. Rockwell Collins, Donna P Suchy, Daniel M Barbieri, June 13, 2017: US09678345 (1 worldwide citation)

A binocular display vergence correction system is described. The binocular display vergence correction system includes a binocular display, a display tracking system, and a controller. The binocular display, being pixelated, includes a left eye image display and a right eye image display. The displa ...


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Robert G Brown, Steven E Koenck, James E Melzer, Wyatt L Hendrick: Green laser line notch absorber. Rockwell Collins, Donna P Suchy, Daniel M Barbieri, May 1, 2018: US09958583

An optical notch filter includes a particle layer including nano-particles in a substrate material. The nano-particles are arranged in one or more arrays to provide a nano plasmonic absorption of radiation having a wavelength of 532 nm incident on the filter. The filter exhibits a radiation absorpti ...


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Bobby D Foote, James E Melzer, Robert G Brown: Nanoplasmonic optical filter and display employing same. Rockwell Collins, Donna P Suchy, Daniel M Barbieri, May 16, 2017: US09651817

A nanoplasmonic optical reflective includes a particle layer including nano-particles in a substrate material. The nano-particles are arranged in one or more arrays to provide a nano plasmonic reflection of electromagnetic radiation at a selected wavelength. A color display includes a light source c ...