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Brian E Kruschwitz, Andrew F Kurtz: Laser projection display system. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, July 15, 2003: US06594090 (353 worldwide citation)

A display apparatus, includes a laser light source for emitting a light beam; a beam expander for expanding the light beam; a spatial light modulator; beam shaping optics for shaping the expanded laser beam to provide uniform illumination of the spatial light modulator, the beam shaping optics inclu ...


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Donald B Doherty, Richard C Meyer, Stephen W Marshall, Jeffrey B Sampsell, Robert J Gove: Color phase control for projection display using spatial light modulator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, November 15, 1994: US05365283 (281 worldwide citation)

A SLM-based projection display system (10) samples and processes video data for delivery to a spatial light modulator (SLM) (13c), and uses a color wheel (14a) to color the SLM-generated images. A frame memory (13b) provides data to the SLM (13c) and is managed so that, if the phase of the incoming ...


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Jeffrey B Sampsell, James M Florence: Projection display system for reflective light valves. Sharp Laboratories of America, Robert D Varitz PC, September 5, 2000: US06113239 (246 worldwide citation)

A projection display system for reflective light valves includes a light source for generating a light beam having RGB light components, wherein the red light component is p-polarized and the green and blue light components are s-polarized; a reflector structure having plural polarizing beam splitte ...


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Robert E Meier, Richard L Knipe: Spring-ring micromechanical device. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Charles A Brill, Wade James Brady III, Frederick J Telecky Jr, November 14, 2000: US06147790 (237 worldwide citation)

An improved micromechanical device comprising a substrate (104), a rigid deflectable member (302, 314, 326) suspended over the substrate, and at least one spring (328) supported above the substrate and spaced apart from the rigid deflectable member. The spring resists deflection of the rigid deflect ...


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Lin Li, Jeffrey Brian Sampsell, Jagtar Singh Saroya, George Stuart Vernon: Single panel color video projection display using reflective banded color falling-raster illumination. Sharp Laboratories of America, Johnson & McCollom P C, March 22, 2005: US06870581 (218 worldwide citation)

A projection display system. The projection system includes a light source, illumination optics that are capable of splitting the light from the source into individual color bands, and folding mirrors. The folding mirrors operate to direct the color bands to a reflective element that has a contoured ...


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Donald B Doherty, Richard C Meyer, Stephen W Marshall, Jefferey B Sampsell, Robert J Gove: Color phase control for projection display using spatial light modulator. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Julie L Reed, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, August 12, 1997: US05657099 (216 worldwide citation)

A SLM-based projection display system (10) samples and processes video data for delivery to a spatial light modulator (SLM) (13c), and uses a color wheel (14a) to color the SLM-generated images. A frame memory (13b) provides data to the SLM (13c) and is managed so that, if the phase of the incoming ...


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Dale R Koehler: Electrostatically actuatable light modulating device. November 5, 1991: US05062689 (214 worldwide citation)

The electrostatically actuatable light modulator utilizes an opaque substrate plate patterned with an array of aperture cells, the cells comprised of physically positionable dielectric shutters and electrostatic actuators. With incorporation of a light source and a viewing screen, a projection displ ...


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David A Martin: Projection display system with pressure sensing at screen, and computer assisted alignment implemented by applying pressure at displayed calibration marks. Smart Technologies, Katten Muchin Zavis, January 8, 2002: US06337681 (182 worldwide citation)

An interactive display system comprising a touch sensitive display surface for sensing pressure applied thereto and in response generating control signals indicating locations of the applied pressure, a personal computer for receiving the control signals and in response generating graph images, and ...


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Andrew F Kurtz, Brian E Kruschwitz, Sujatha Ramanujan: Laser projection display system. Eastman Kodak Company, Thomas H Close, June 10, 2003: US06577429 (177 worldwide citation)

A display apparatus includes a laser light source for emitting a light beam having a coherence length; a beam expander for expanding the light beam; a spatial light modulator; beam shaping optics for shaping the expanded laser beam to provide uniform illumination of the spatial light modulator, the ...


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Douglas A Stanton: Head-mounted projection display system. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Eric M Bram, March 18, 2003: US06535182 (149 worldwide citation)

A head-mounted projection display system is characterized by a pair of head-mounted low-power image projectors mounted adjacent the eyes of the viewer, and aimed to project in a direction along the line of sight of the viewer toward a high-gain, retro-reflective screen. Stereoscopic viewing is enabl ...