|The Rainbow Maker
was conceived to remove some limitations inherent in conventionally adopted
Here are some advantages of this system:
Safe viewing light source
The assembly shown in the animation is a single sub component of an array of identical sub components. Because there are a limited number of viewing pixels which can be produced by a single LCD panel, the fibers allow the creation of an array of such assemblies that function seamlessly together as a single viewing surface. The viewing surface does not need to be flat. It can be concave, convex or even cubic.
The animation provided here is a visual simplification of the ideas contained in the patent application filed with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) in 1994. This is believed to be an early date for this leading edge technology.