Optical camouflage using retro-reflective projection technology

  title={Optical camouflage using retro-reflective projection technology},
  author={Masahiko Inami and Naoki Kawakami and Susumu Tachi},
  journal={The Second IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, 2003. Proceedings.},
  • M. InamiN. KawakamiS. Tachi
  • Published 7 October 2003
  • Art
  • The Second IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, 2003. Proceedings.
This paper describes a kind of active camouflage system named optical camouflage. Optical camouflage uses the retro-reflective projection technology, a projection-based augmented-reality system composed of a projector with a small iris and a retro-reflective screen. The object that needs to be made transparent is painted or covered with retro-reflective material. Then a projector projects the background image on it making the masking object virtually transparent. 

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