3DIcon's University of Oklahoma Research Team Successfully Completes Full Color 3D SVD Technology Demo.
TULSA, Okla. -- 3DIcon Corporation (OTCBB: TDCP), a development-stage communications technology company, announced today that its research team at the University of Oklahoma (OU) has successfully demonstrated and delivered Phase I of 3DIcon's Swept Volume Display (SVD) technology. The research team at OU has succeeded in rendering full color, 3-dimensional, 360-degree volumetric images, which was the goal of Phase I of their research.
The embodiments of the original patent claim filed by OU for the 3D SVD technology include full color, 360-degree, 3D video images using LEDs (light emitting diodes) rotating at an optimal rpm to create a solid-appearing image with negligible flicker. The completed demo has delivered on the ability to create full color, 360-degree 3D images. Phase II of the research project which OU is now embarking on, will focus on eliminating the noticeable flicker and adding opacity to the images, which creates a solid appearance.
"We are extremely pleased with this technology demonstration and the overall progress of our research. We have successfully laid the groundwork for the launch of Phase II of our research, which we believe will result in full-blown 3D technology that could be leveraged for creation of products across various platforms in a number of different industries," stated Martin Keating, CEO of 3DIcon. "We believe we are developing a unique technology, owing to our use of LEDs, which lends itself to large format as well as outdoor displays for a broad range of commercial applications. We intend to provide further details of the 3D SVD technology, including photographs of the technology demonstration, on our website in the coming weeks."
"The OU team has managed to deliver a tremendous technological feat in a very short time frame. This kind of progress from concept stage to demonstration prototype would normally be multiple years in the making, but the team has delivered it in about 18 months of development time," added Vivek Bhaman, president and COO of 3DIcon.
Phase I has taken 3DIcon's visionary 3D SVD technology from concept phase into a fully functioning technology demonstration.
Phase II will involve further increasing the SVD's rpm to optimal levels, which we believe will minimize visible flicker, improve image quality, and add image opacity. We believe that such enhancements will ultimately lead to a solid-appearing 3D image. Upon completion of Phase II, the OU team will work on continuous improvements to the product to remain competitive and ahead of the technology curve.
Dr. Monte Tull, who oversees SVD development for 3DIcon at the University of Oklahoma stated, "We are very pleased with the technological achievements on the 3DIcon SVD which we believe will make this technology very flexible and functional for commercial applications. The functionalities that we have built into it include scalable design for larger or smaller displays, automated 3D image preparation and importation software, variable clock image display control, support for image compression and decompression, and internal image display modification and transition capabilities."
3DIcon's 3D SVD technology is one of several technologies that are currently being developed under its Sponsored Research Agreement with OU.
About 3DIcon Corporation
3DIcon Corporation is a development-stage company whose mission is to create and market genuine full-color, 360-degree 3D technology. Through a sponsored research agreement with the University of Oklahoma ("OU"), 3DIcon owns the exclusive worldwide marketing rights to certain 3D intellectual properties developed or under development by OU. These technologies are designed to revolutionize or replace existing forms of electronic communications, including television, telephones, and personal computers.
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