Friday, January 27, 2012

VPI 6th Annual Research Conference Call for Abstracts

6th Annual Vision Performance Institute Research Conference – Call for Abstracts

The VPI Annual Research Conference is an international research conference dedicated to improving our understanding of the relationship between vision and the daily visual functions.  This year in our 6th Annual Research Conference, we will focus on high-tech visual displays and their effects on vision and visual performance. 

This meeting will be of keen interests to professionals from the fields of vision scientist, cognitive scientists, engineers, clinicians, film producers, designers, educators, visual specialists, and the media workers.  Please see the details below.

We are soliciting abstracts for a variety of session topics related to “High-tech display and their effects on vision and visual performance.”  Topics include but not limited to the following:
·  Vision and Quality of Visual Display
·  Technology of 3D Display
·  Quality of 3D Content
·  Eye care for the high tech viewer
·  Optometric Vision Therapy
·  3D Displays and Vision Development
·  3D Displays and Public Health
·  3D Displays and Classroom Learning
·  High-Tech Glasses and Vision Performance

Abstract Submission:
·  Deadline: March 1st, 2012
o    Submissions must include an abstract of no more than 300 words.  Papers for presentation will be selected by March 15 and authors notified shortly thereafter. 
o    Please email your abstract to Dr. Yu-Chi Tai (
o    Notification of abstract acceptance will be on March 15th, 2012.
o    Authors of accepted papers are expected to submit a 4 page paper of their presentation that will be included in the citable proceedings from the conference.

Limited exhibit space is available upon request.

Opportunities for modest corporate sponsorship are also available.

Monday, January 2, 2012

2011: The Year of 3D

The link below is to an interesting article on the spread of 3D technologies in 2011, and some of what to expect in 2012.

The VPI continues our cutting edge research into 3D technologies and the human visual response, with the completion of several studies in 2011, and much more to come in 2012.

Friday, September 30, 2011

Opening Date set for VPI/Pacific 3D Eye Clinic

It's official. Next week, on October 6th, the long-awaited joint VPI/Pacific University/Industry cutting-edge 3D Eye Clinic will open its doors. The clinic boasts a THX-certified 3D theater and optometrists on the cutting edge of 3D vision disorders. A handful of news releases are covering the story:

We'll keep you updated with additional coverage of the event, including pictures and detailed information on what makes this clinic so unique.

A view inside the new 3D clinic. From

Monday, September 26, 2011

2012 Olympics to be broadcast in 3D

London 2012 Olympics: Games to be broadcast in 3D for up to 10 hours a day

Panasonic has announced a deal that will allow the London 2012 Olympics to be broadcast in 3D. Check out the news article below for more information.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

3D Eye Clinic to open soon

Pacific University's College of Optometry, in conjunction with efforts by the VPI, will soon be opening its optometry clinic equipped to diagnose and treat 3D vision problems, as well as a wide variety of other visual and eye conditions. The 3D Eye Clinic has been under development for several months, and will provide a unique blend of clinical and research applications to the management of 3D visual disorders. The clinic is located near the Intel campus in Beaverton, OR, and is expected to open in August 2011.