The latest development in HMD technology, the virtual retinal display (VRD), uses low-powered laser light projected directly on the retina to display information.
What does VRD stand for?
VRD stands for Virtual Retinal Display
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- Information technology (IT) and computers
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Virtual retinal display works because sight is the brain's interpretation of the light that comes in through the pupil and falls on the retina.
Hunter is the co-founder and past President of Microvision -- a Seattle-based company developing virtual retinal display technology.
The company has developed several prototype virtual retinal display ("VRD") devices and is currently developing its VRD technology for commercial applications, including portable communication devices, visual simulation and entertainment displays and devices that superimpose images on the user's field of vision.
HITL pioneered the virtual retinal display and licensed the technology to Microvision for commercialization.
Company Plans Integration of Virtual Retinal Display Technology for Use In Armored Vehicles BOTHELL, Wash.
Microvision's Virtual Retinal Display coupled with the UCSD group's entoptic stimulus software and clinical data base provides the potential for a new product that can make eye diagnostics a more accessible, effective and affordable part of health care.
Additionally, recognizing the importance of Microvision's Virtual Retinal Display (VRD) technology, Boeing Phantom Works, the advanced research and development organization of the Boeing Company, formed a partnership with Microvision to develop and test advanced cockpit systems.