Mind's eye view

Lee, Andrew
July 2003
Engineer (00137758);7/25/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7632, p10
Reports on the development by University of London scientists of the HolViz three dimensional x-ray scanning technique based on the way the human brain processes visual images. Use of the technology to increase the efficiency of airport security scanners; HolViz developer Johannes Zanker; Application of motion parallax.


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