Patents by Inventor Alistair Curd

Alistair Curd has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 9244286
    Abstract: A multiple depth display provided for displaying images at different depths comprises a single display device (61), for displaying all of the images. An optical system (62, 63, 64) is disposed in front of the display device (61). The optical system comprises first and second spaced-apart partial reflectors (62, 63) and polarization optics (64) for providing first and second light paths for first and second images or sequences of images displayed by the device (61). The first light path (65) comprises partial transmission through the first reflector (62), partial reflection from the second reflector (63), partial reflection from the first reflector (62), and partial transmission through the second reflector (65) towards a viewing region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Allan Evans, Alistair Curd, Thomas Wynne-Powell, Adrian Jacobs, Nathan Smith, Emma Walton, Gregory Gay
  • Publication number: 20130057961
    Abstract: A multiple depth display provided for displaying images at different depths comprises a single display device (61), for displaying all of the images. An optical system (62, 63, 64) is disposed in front of the display device (61). The optical system comprises first and second spaced-apart partial reflectors (62, 63) and polarization optics (64) for providing first and second light paths for first and second images or sequences of images displayed by the device (61). The first light path (65) comprises partial transmission through the first reflector (62), partial reflection from the second reflector (63), partial reflection from the first reflector (62), and partial transmission through the second reflector (65) towards a viewing region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2012
    Publication date: March 7, 2013
    Applicant: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Allan EVANS, Alistair CURD, Thomas WYNNE-POWELL, Adrian JACOBS, Nathan SMITH, Emma WALTON, Gregory GAY
  • Publication number: 20090290079
    Abstract: A multiple depth display provided for displaying images at different depths comprises a single display device (61), for displaying all of the images. An optical system (62, 63, 64) is disposed in front of the display device (61). The optical system comprises first and second spaced-apart partial reflectors (62, 63) and polarization optics (64) for providing first and second light paths for first and second images or sequences of images displayed by the device (61). The first light path (65) comprises partial transmission through the first reflector (62), partial reflection from the second reflector (63), partial reflection from the first reflector (62), and partial transmission through the second reflector (65) towards a viewing region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2007
    Publication date: November 26, 2009
    Inventors: Allan Evans, Alistair Curd, Thomas Wynne-Powell, Adrian Jacobs, Nathan Smith, Emma Walton, Gregory Gay