Augmented reality contact lenses worn by people this week

Augmented Reality contect lens (not actual device)

CES will represent the first time that the public will see AR contacts on actual humans. With a true science fiction feel to the technology, human ready augmented reality contact lenses will be worn at CES, which is running from Tuesday through Friday, this week, and will represent an important leap forward for the tech. AR tech has been seen in a growing number of forms from windshields to various kinds of glasses and wearables. These augmented reality contact lenses are the latest in this development that would give a…

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Innovega pushing the boundaries of augmented reality

Augmented Reality Glasses Sample

Innovega could deliver on promise made by Google The hype surrounding augmented reality has yet to die down, at least in regards to the technology’s use in applications and for entertainment. Wearable augmented reality systems, on the other hand, have lost some of the appeal they had with consumers in early 2012. Google’s Project Glass has gone from augmented reality champion to perhaps not supporting the interactive technology at all. While Google’s apparent misstep with augmented reality may have burned some consumers, technology startup Innovega believes it can deliver on…

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iOptik hints at the future of augmented reality

Augmented Reality contact lens

Technology beginning to expand beyond the mobile space Augmented reality has caused quite a stir in the technology world. The technology has all but changed the way people interact with their environment, a fact that has garnered the technology a great deal of attention from consumers and businesses alike. With demand on the rise, augmented reality has seen several advances that make it more intuitive and powerful. These advances are beginning to change what the future may hold for the technology, pushing it beyond the realm of smart phones and…

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Pentagon orders augmented reality contact lenses from Innovega


Augmented reality lenses not just for video games! The U.S. Department of Defense is becoming more enamored with the prospects of augmented reality that, this week, the Pentagon issued an order for an augmented reality system that is used for contact lenses. The system, called iOptik, is developed by Innovega, a manufacturer of wearable interfaces. It is based upon dual focus contact lenses and Innovega claims that the system expands a person’s field of vision significantly. Because it is, essentially, a dual focus lens, wearers will be able to will…

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