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Display Daylight Ambient Contrast Measurement Methods and Daylight Readability

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Author(s)

Edward F. Kelley, Max Lindfors, John Penczek

Abstract

We propose a composite measurement method to characterize display performance and readability under both daylight and sunlight illumination. The measurements are performed separately in a laboratory, then combined and scaled to daylight and sunlight levels. Measurements of the low-resolution bidirectional reflectance distribution function can be included to simulate hand-held display utilization.
Citation
Journal of the Society for Information Display

Keywords

contrast, daylight readability, diffuse reflectance, directed source, display measurements, display readability, display reflection measurements, dynamic range, maximum readability, skylight reflection, sunlight readability, sunlight reflection

Citation

Kelley, E. , Lindfors, M. and Penczek, J. (2005), Display Daylight Ambient Contrast Measurement Methods and Daylight Readability, Journal of the Society for Information Display, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=32394 (Accessed April 12, 2024)
Created October 24, 2005, Updated October 12, 2021