Optical Microsystems Laboratory has been selected to receive the Society’s “New Product Award” for its entry of “Portable 3D Laser Projector”. Optical Microsystems Lab was recognized on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 with the other awards winners at a special luncheon held at Paramount Pictures Studios, Hollywood, USA. The awarded research is made possible through collabration between our 3D research team and Microvision Inc: Kaan Akşit, Osman Eldeş, Selvan Viswanathan, Mark Freeman, and Hakan Urey..The award was delivered for Optical Microsystems Laboratory by our valued alumni Ahmet F. Coskun.
We were at the Eurodisplay conference of SID: 33rd International meeting on display technologies. We have attended the conference with three different paper on new display technologies (Link to the proceeding of the conference):
 K. Akşit, O. Eldes, M. K. Hedili and H. Urey, “Paper No 15.1: Augmented reality and 3D displays using pico-projectors,” in EURODISPLAY2013: 33rd International Display Research Conference, September, SID, 2013.
 O. Eldes, K. Akşit, and H. Urey, “Paper No 17.4: 3D Auto-stereoscopic display using pico-projectors and rotating screen,” in EURODISPLAY2013: 33rd International Display Research Conference, September, SID, 2013.
 P. Surman, B. Day, B. Boby, H. Chen, K. Akşit, and H. Urey, “Paper No 15.2: Head-Tracked Retroreflecting 3D Display,” in EURODISPLAY2013: 33rd International Display Research Conference, September, SID, 2013.
Our presentations from the conference can be found as the video link down below:
We are proud to announce that Prof. Dr. Urey is granted with ERC grant from European Union. The amount of the grant is 2.5 Million Euros. Below link provides an interview with Prof. Dr. Urey (in Turkish). And you may also additional news, and related pages in below.
OML members have attended the Eurasia Cycling Trip which is a parallel amateur event to the professional Presidential Cycling Tour 2013. The trip starts from the Yahya Kemal Park located in Besiktas Barbaros Avenue, passes through the Bosphorus Bridge, and finishes at Caddebostan Park. The more detailed information about the event can be found at: http://www.avrasyabisikletgezisi.com/Anasayfaen.aspx .
The whole cycling trip took 65 kilometers, which includes cycling from Koc University campus to start line of the Eurasia Cycling Trip, and from the finish line of the Eurasia Cycling Trip to Koc University campus. We congratulate all OML cyclist; Prof. Hakan Ürey, his beloved wife Ece Aydoğdu, Erhan Ermek, Fehmi Civitci, his fiance Neşe Alyüz, Osman Eldeş, and his brother Süleyman Eldeş.
A new paper on stereoscopic displays is recently published on OSA/IEEE’s Journal of Display Technology. The paper introduces Merck young scientist award winning mixed polarization technique. The work is made possible through collaboration in between Microvision, Inc. and our laboratory. For the publication, see the link in below: