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J David Margerum, John H Erdmann, Khoon Cheng Lim: Dual PDLC-projection head-up display. Hughes Electronics, V D Duraiswamy, W K Denson Low, March 17, 1998: US05729242 (196 worldwide citation)

An optical system is provided that produces bright, high contrast head-up display images which are not adversely affected by the direct exposure to sunlight of the system's virtual image source. The optical system comprises a light source system which projects a focused light beam to a segmented, el ...


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Mark O Freeman: Wide field of view head-up display system. Microvision, Kevin D Wills, August 17, 2010: US07777960 (104 worldwide citation)

A projection system, such as a system suitable for head-up displays in automobiles, includes a laser projection source (101) and a scanner (102). Light from the laser projection source (101) is scanned across a projection surface (104), which can be a car's windshield. The projection surface (104) i ...


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Roger J Withrington, Lacy G Cook, Helene H Jones: Holographic head-up displays. Hughes Aircraft Company, Allen A Dicke Jr, W H MacAllister, August 19, 1980: US04218111 (94 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed an integrated optical design of head-up displays suitable for use in aircraft cockpits and the like. The display system is comprised of a holographic optical element used as the combiner for presenting a direct view of the exterior on which are superimposed image signals generated ...


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Stafford M Ellis: Head-up displays. Elliott Brothers, Kirschstein Kirschstein Ottinger & Cobrin, October 4, 1983: US04407564 (93 worldwide citation)

A display unit for a head up display wherein the combiner (9), which serves to reflect light from a display surface (3) towards an observer to provide the observer with an image of the display superimposed on his view through the combiner, comprises first, second and third tuned reflective optical f ...


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Paul Mulvanny, Malcolm Williams: Head up displays for motor vehicles. Jaguar Cars, Davis Bujold & Streck, March 5, 1996: US05497271 (90 worldwide citation)

A head up display system for a motor vehicle includes a sensor, display means for forming a video image from the signals received from the sensor and a projection system for projecting the video image onto the windscreen of the vehicle, the projection system including a mirror for deflecting the opt ...


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David W Swift: Head-up displays. Pilkington P E, F Eugene Davis IV, August 16, 1983: US04398799 (72 worldwide citation)

In a head-up display system by which visual information from a display is superimposed by means of a combiner on a pilot's view of the outside scene, the pilot's view is recorded by a head mounted camera to which light from the outside scene and superimposed display is reflected by a head-mounted mi ...


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Clark E Blanchard: Automatic closed loop scaling and drift correcting system and method particularly for aircraft head up displays. Hill Van Santen Steadman & Simpson, July 11, 1989: US04847603 (63 worldwide citation)

A display system and method, especially for use in an aircraft head up display system, for maintaining an optical image in a predetermined position on a light emitting screen. The system has a beam type image generator controlled by an operating circuit. A controlled beam scans both a central displa ...


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George W Berkstresser, Tai Chan D Huo, Joseph Shmulovich: Visual display system utilizing high luminosity single crystal garnet material. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Eugen E Pacher, October 29, 1985: US04550256 (58 worldwide citation)

The disclosed display apparatus comprises a novel high intensity broadband-emitting phosphor. The phosphor is single crystal material in which Tb acts as sensitizer of Ce, the activator. The composition of the phosphor is (Y.sub.3-x-y-z Ce.sub.x Tb.sub.y RE.sub.z) Al.sub.5-w X.sub.w O.sub.12, where ...


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Stafford Malcolm Ellis: Head up displays using optical combiner with three or more partially reflective films. Elliott Brothers, Kirschstein Kirschstein Ottinger & Cobrin, July 11, 1978: US04099841 (48 worldwide citation)

A display unit for a vehicle head up display system in which the optical data to be displayed is obtained from a projector having a generally rectangular output aperture and the projected optical data is reflected to an observer by partially light reflective, partially light transmissive films embed ...


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Randy L Walter: Aircraft taxi planning system and method. Smiths Aerospace, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, June 15, 2004: US06751545 (48 worldwide citation)

A taxi planning system for aircraft provides an intuitive user interface for entering and selecting taxi plans quickly and easily. The system includes predefined reduced selection menus that prompt the pilot with feasible taxi choices. Predefined standard routes allow the pilot to select a taxi rout ...