Comparison of Measurement of Accommodation between LCD and CRT at the Stereoscopic Vision Gaze

  • Masako Omori
  • Satoshi Hasegawa
  • Tomoyuki Watanabe
  • Kazuhiro Fujikake
  • Masaru Miyao
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5622)


In the present study, we examined the visual accommodation of subjects who were gazing fixedly at 3D images from two different displays: a cathode ray tube (CRT) while wearing special glasses and a liquid crystal display (LCD) while not wearing special glasses. The subjects in this experiment were two healthy people aged 22 and 39 years, all with normal vision. The instrument objectively measured visual accommodative changes of the right eye in both binocular and natural viewing conditions. The results suggested that it was easy and comfortable to focus on both the LCD and CRT. When the subjects viewed the progressively receding target, their accommodation was about 0.8 D at the presumed furthest points, a level at which the ciliary muscle is relaxed. The accommodative power differed by about 1.5 D from the near to far point. Thus, the ciliary muscle is repeatedly strained and relaxed while the subject views the moving target.


Accommodation binocular and natural viewing stereoscopic image display LCD and CRT 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masako Omori
    • 1
  • Satoshi Hasegawa
    • 2
  • Tomoyuki Watanabe
    • 3
  • Kazuhiro Fujikake
    • 4
  • Masaru Miyao
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of Home EconomicsKobe UniversitySuma-ku, KobeJapan
  2. 2.Dept. of Information CultureNagoya Bunri UniversityInazawa, AichiJapan
  3. 3.Faculty of Psychological and Physical ScienceAich Gakuin UniversityNisshinJapan
  4. 4.Institute for Science of LabourKawasakiJapan
  5. 5.Information Technology CenterNagoya UniversityFuro-cho, Chikusa-KuJapan

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