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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Data Gathering, Displaying, Connected Contact Lens

Wearable, even bionic solutions to augmented reality:

Samsung is developing a contact lens camera, triggered by blinking, that can also project images into the eye ... 

Samsung is exploring the development of a contact lens that can project images directly into the users’ eye, take photographs and connect wirelessly to a smartphone, a patent application has revealed.

The South Korean copyright authority has published a 29-page application made by the consumer electronics firm two years ago, reported the technology blog Sammobile, offering a rare insight into a science fiction vision of a future technology that could be closer than we think.

The lens could overlay internet-connected services directly into the user’s line of sight, in an example of what is known as augmented reality. It could also discreetly – even covertly – take photographs. The device would be controlled by eye movements or blinking, according to the patent, and it would connect with a smartphone. .... " 

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