Eric Tremblay from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology unveiled the new visual aids last Friday at the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in California. The first of its kind and innovative new vision-enhancing system, includes a set of telescopic lenses and smart glasses that can distinguish between blinks and winks so that the user can easily flick between zoomed and normal vision. Continue reading… “New telescopic contact lenses can zoom 3X”
Project Loon aims to bring internet access to the two-thirds of the world.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, last month, thumbed his nose at Google for its various “moonshot” projects, currently housed at Google’s semi-secret X Labs. When Nadella was asked if Microsoft could learn a thing or two from X Labs, he said that there’s always something to learn from “from people who market themselves well.”
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology researchers published a paper in Nature Communications describing an ultra-thin thin circuit that is small and flexible enough to wrap around a human hair or lay on top of a contact lens, opening up some interesting applications.
Solar powered contact lenses with transparent LEDs embedded onto the lens.
Imagine instant access to the latest market segment information at a meeting, or seeing the fourth quarter earnings for a company in (literally) the blink of an eye. (Pics)
A new type of contact lens developed in the US could not only correct vision but also save it. The lenses contain antibiotic nanosilver particles and continuously map the pressure in the human eye.