Tagged: Glasses

Fraunhofer’s OLED glasses for handsfree computer navigation controlled by eyes

There are many computers in the market and some of them are excellent. In the days of old, we imagined and created computers that were designed to be positioned anywhere, then we made portable computers like the laptops, palmtops for example, the iPad etc. But this was not the limit and the concept of creating wearable computers came into existence. With the development of Google Glass and Motorola Solutions HC1, we dawned at the future of wearable computers. Now adding one more pearl to this collection of wearable computers comes the OLED glasses from Fraunhofer Center for Organics, Materials and...

Sanpei optics brings sunglasses with headphones- View & listen to the world around you in style

Nobody would have ever imagined that at some point, there is going to be a revolution in the field of gadgetry and that too alone in wear-able technology! But the human mind is never at rest with new concepts, innovative ideas and above all curiosity. The process of this positive thinking & approach of a group of talented guys from Sanpei Optics has resulted into the development of sunglasses which are also a pair of headphones. Though, they may appear simple but still these are beautiful both in appearance and functioning.

Wear your sunglasses not just for sun-ban but HD recording too

Have you ever imagined of wearing sunglasses which can record videos for you? If there were any, it would simply eliminate the need of carrying a video recording camera and I must be kidding! No, actually I am not, because Hammacher Schlemmer have brought sunglasses that not only record videos but record them in high definition (HD). These polarized sunglasses record high-definition video right from the wearer’s point of view. There is a pinhole-sized 720p lens in the bridge of the frame that can captures 1280 x 720 HD video at 35 fps across a 72 degree wide angle. The...

Hi Tech LED glasses developed for visually impaired

The capability to see is one of the greatest gifts provided to human beings, but there are many people around the world who either don’t inherit it by birth or might have lost vision due to some mishap. As a solution for any such vision impairment, a team of researchers at Oxford University under the leadership of Dr Stephen Hicks from the Department of Clinical Neuroscience have come up with a set of LED Glasses dubbed as ‘Smart Specs.’

Wearable glasses with wide angle cameras for making video calls

CEATEC Japan 2012 has kicked off in a big way and we are geared up for some very interesting new products on display and one of them that stole the show was TV phone glasses prototype by NTT Docomo. It is a headpiece like glasses having seven cameras for capturing the facial image of the person and sending it to the person with whom one is communicating. One of these cameras is on the back side of the headpiece which captures the back side of the person wearing it and there are three ultra-wide cameras on each side of the...

iGlasses Ultrasonic Mobility Aid for the blind costs only $120

Mobility aids for people who cannot see clearly or any other such problem comes as a real bane but most of the times they cost on the higher end making it difficult for most people to purchase them. For such people AmbuTech and RNIB has come up with an innovative mobility aid to protect you head and upper body protection with ultrasonic object detection. Called as iGlasses Ultrasonic Mobility Aid, this head mounted device ensures a much more secure pedestrian travel as it detects the object around you vicinity using ultrasonic sensors and the feedback is send back using vibration...

Nike SPARQ Sensory Performance glasses that increase sports performance

Nike has come up with a very innovative wearable technology called SPARQ Sensory Performance (SSP) which could be a defining tool in enhancing the sensory skills of athletes and increase their sports performance. The system has concrete proof that it drastically increases an athlete’s ability backed by research from Duke University. Using a unique method called Sensory Station for assessing around ten sport-relevant visual and sensory performance skills the athletes are given recommended training programs using Nike SPARQ Vapor Strobe Eyewear.

Mirage augmented substitutional reality performance system is the closest thing to reality

Tricking your mind into believing that something you are seeing is real can be a tough task but these Substitutional reality system developed by Japanese Laboratory for Adaptive Intelligence at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute manage this very feat. A perfect amalgamation of performance art and perceived reality puts forth a visual effect that is very close to reality and in fact trick the mind into believing that everything you are seeing is actually there in reality. Dubbed as Mirage project these uber cool glasses provide a simulation of the flow of time travel as the user is shown a...

Zuiji low-cost 3D TV glasses soon to hit the market

You’ll soon be able to lay your hands on a pair of low-cost 3D TV glasses that are going to be compatible with premium TV manufacturers like Mitsubishi Electric, Sony, Hitachi, Panasonic and Sharp. Zuiji ZS3DGPR01 and Zuiji ZS3DGTV01 with liquid crystal shutter system brings a very intuitive way of viewing 3D content on your TV with technology that was earlier only used in 3D projectors DLP. Costing around 2,980 Yen both these 3D gasses have, liquid crystal shutter, automatic synchronization feature with infrared and contrast ratio of 1000:1.

Apple wins patent for head mounted display, Google Glass has a competitor?

Google Glass has set pace for future of head mounted displays, but it seem Google isn’t the only company trying to make a mark, other companies like Sony and Olympus are also catching up with their respective glasses or wearable displays. And it is just yesterday when Apple has been granted patent for a head mounted display by the US Patent and Trademark Office, which reveals that Apple could be developing augmented reality glasses to rival the much anticipated Google Glasses. The patent titled “Peripheral treatment for head-mounted displays” was originally filled way back in 2006.