New eyeglasses allow you to adjust prescription yourself
Google gives glimpse of Internet glasses
Google on Wednesday gave the world a glimpse of its vision for letting people look at life through Internet-tinted glasses.
Interactive Data Eyeglasses
(PhysOrg.com) -- The data eyeglasses can read from the engineer's eyes which details he needs to see on the building plans. A CMOS chip with an eye tracker in the microdisplay makes this possible. The eyeglasses ...
Glass that cleans itself
Eyeglasses need never again to be cleaned, and dirty windscreens are a thing of the past! Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz and the Technical University Darmstadt are now ...
Physicist's vision for helping world's poor: self-adjusting eyeglasses
Joshua Silver, a lifelong tinkerer, was fiddling around one day with a cheap, water-filled lens he'd built as an optics experiment when he noticed something interesting.
Simple technique results in surprising repellency results
Adjustable Fluidic Lenses for Eyesight Correction Applications
A glimpse at the future? A smartphone in your glasses
(Phys.org)—No need to turn to your smartphone to check the time, look at your agenda or the weather forecast, read a text message or map a route in an unfamiliar city. All this information, and much more, will soon be displayed ...
Sony unveils new eyeglasses for displaying movie subtitles
Two pairs of specs in one: Touch of finger changes prescription
If you're over 45 and wear glasses, you've probably got more than one pair. Or you're using bifocals or progressive lenses. As most people get older, their eyes have more trouble focusing on objects that are close, which ...
3Q: Will 3-D printing spark a new wave of innovation?
It may sound like science fiction, but it's anything but. Today, engineers and entrepreneurs can design a product on a computer and, with the help of increasingly accessible 3-D printers, have a prototype ...
Treatment for headaches and dizziness caused by traumatic brain injury appears promising
A recent retrospective study by four Michigan physicians shows strong evidence that symptoms of headache, dizziness and anxiety in some patients with traumatic brain injury potentially could be alleviated or even eliminated ...
Marchon glasses go 3D chic
Marchon is making 3D movie viewing chic with designer glasses fit for fashionistas.
New nanostructure technology provides advances in eyeglass, solar energy performance
(PhysOrg.com) -- Chemical engineers at Oregon State University have invented a new technology to deposit "nanostructure films" on various surfaces, which may first find use as coatings for eyeglasses that ...