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    Augmented-Reality Contact Lenses to be Shown at CES

    Link: Augmented-Reality Contact Lenses to be Shown at CES

    ...iOpitk is a two part solution that uses both a contact lens and a pair of glasses to create a virtual environment in front of the user. The contact lens is a special filter that sits on the eye and is capable of reading the light from projectors fitted to glasses. Then through sensors on the glasses the user is able to manipulate and interact with the objects being displayed by the projectors...

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    Interesting idea but not great quality and fiddly too whereas Google glass you just stick on your face.

    Ben

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    The problem with all of these things is, what happens if the user needs/wears glasses?

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    You get the prescription pair of google glass, the contacts will be available in your strength or the glasses with the projectors will be.

    Ben

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    Quote Originally Posted by plexer View Post
    You get the prescription pair of google glass, the contacts will be available in your strength or the glasses with the projectors will be.

    Ben
    OK for simple prescriptions, but complex ones like my varifocals will be a little way off at affordable prices I suspect



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