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1. (WO2017151467) VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEMS AND METHODS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/151467    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/019601
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Feb 28 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G02B 6/27
G02B 6/00
G02B 6/10
G02B 6/12
G02B 6/26
G02B 6/34
G02B 25/00
Applicants: MAGIC LEAP, INC.
Inventors: CHENG, Hui-Chuan
Title: VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Abstract:
An imaging system includes a light source configured to generate a light beam. The system also includes first and second light guiding optical elements having respective first and second entry portions, and configured to propagate at least respective first and second portions of the light beam by total internal reflection. The system further includes a light distributor having a light distributor entry portion, a first exit portion, and a second exit portion. The light distributor is configured to direct the first and second portions of the light beam toward the first and second entry portions, respectively. The light distributor entry portion and the first exit portion are aligned along a first axis. The light distributor entry portion and the second exit portion are aligned along a second axis different from the first axis.