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Tech Tuesday: Portable Eye Exams: Peek Smartphone

A portable eye testing kit based on a smartphone that could revolutionize eye care in the world’s poorest nations is being tested in Africa by UK researchers.The kit is a mobile app, together with clip-on hardware, that transforms a smartphone into a low-cost portable eye clinic that can be operated by a non-expert to gather detailed clinical information, diagnose cataracts, check prescriptions for vision lenses, and even check the retina for signs of disease. Read More

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Tech Tuesday: How 3D Eyewear Works Infographic

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Eyeballs Of The Future

Continuing on with the future of vision.. Check out some the advancements that have been made from Stem Cells to Retinal Prosthesis. For more information on Vision Of The Future and Contact Lenses.. please check out both our Pinterest Boards - Eyewear Technology and Contact LensArgus II Retinal Prosthesis System-U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Ophthalmic Devices Advisory Panel unanimously voted 19-0 that the probable benefit of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System outweighs the risks to health, an important step toward the FDA market approval of this product manufactured by Second Sight Medical Products,Source: via Optical on Pinterest Gamer Contact Lenses Tracks Eye Movement Sony wants to track your tongue, they want to track your body, they wan... Read More

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A.I.T. Industries Debuts visuReal? Portable Video Centration System

AIT Industries, headquartered in Bensenville, Illinois, is unveiling its new video centration system, the visuReal® Portable The visuReal® Portable is a video centration system that leverages the portability of a tablet with the unlimited computing power of the cloud to deliver some of the most accurate measurements available in the market.Using a proprietary optical system that attaches to an iPad® in conjunction with a calibration tool that sits on the patients frame, the visuReal® can determine all required centration values including Pupillary Distance, Fitting Heights, Boxing Dimensions, Head Rotation and Inclination, and Vertex Distance with pinpoint accuracy in seconds.Because it uses cloud computing to calculate the difficult computations involv... Read More

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Tech Tuesday: GlassUp- Eyewear That Keeps You Up On The News

Available this summer, Italian company GlassUp eyeglasses allow you to read text messages and e-mail directly from your lenses… And tweets And Facebook And, RSS And Foursquare check-ins, .. here is what they say ‘The GlassUp eyeglasses report the incoming e-mails, text messages, tweets, Facebook updates, and other messages, so that the user can keep abreast on what is going on in this big world. The message is shown for only a few instants, on the side of the field of view, in an unobtrusive manner.They work via a free Android app and a bluetooth connection, so you must have your mobile with you. They are read only, we believe it would be messy to try and manage the messages: to respond to a message you’ll have to go back to your mobile, as usual.. Read More

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Tech Tuesday: Eye Controlled Computers Are For Real

Tobii has announced the launch of REX: a USB-connected device that allows computers to be controlled using Gaze UI. That software lets users navigate, zoom, select and scroll using their eyes alone—and it worked a dream with Windows 8.The device itself is little larger than a pen, and sits at the bottom of a PC screen—as pictured below—in order to track eye movements. It works with any computer running Windows 8. The good news is that Tobii plans to be shipping the thing to consumers this year; the bad news is that it expects the first production run to provide just 5,000 units. So, if you want one, you’ll have to act quickly when they’re released. Read More

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Tech Tuesday: Google Files Patent For Laser Eyewear

Google has filed a patent for mounting twin lasers on the sides of a pair of glasses to display a keyboard on a user’s body parts and use a camera to track a hand’s gestures for control. ‘An adjustable clip-in laser eyewear assembly for securement to the inside of a pair of eyeglasses. The eyewear assembly has a frame structure having a pair of filter lens frame members that are joined at the top by a brow bar structure having a spring member. Hooked clips are fixed and positioned at the top and exterior sides of each filter lens frame member. The hooked clips face outward from the laser eyewear assembly to position the assembly on the inside of the eyeglasses. The top and side clips in cooperation with the spring of the brow bar structure permit the ... Read More

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Tech Tuesday- Vuzix Smart Glasses

Vuzix has always been into technology eyewear. Will their new Smart Glasses compete against Google Glass? Here is what they say:Until now, smartphone users have been wandering around, virtually blind. Vuzix smart glasses enable vision and sight, opening new vistas of opportunity.Out of the box, Vuzix smart glasses M100 work with smartphone applications able to display on an external monitor. Apps can also be downloaded directly to the smart glasses for processing through its own OMAP 4 processor running Android ICS.Now, switch up that out of the box “capability” for a little out of the box “thinking” and the smart glasses potential comes to life. Smart glasses aware and enhanced apps offer endless potential for end user and apps developers. T... Read More

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Vision Of The Future: Stem Cell Contact Lens

Researchers have found a better and a cheaper way to restore human sight by implanting a contact lens containing stem cells that will repair the human cornea.­Scientists from the University of Sheffield hope that the biodegradable implant disc’s stem cells will multiply in the eye, thus rebuilding the transparent layer on the front of the eye, known as the cornea, the degradation of which is one of the major causes of blindness in the world, a study published in Acta Biomaterialia journal revealed... Read More

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Augmented Reality App From HOYA Vision Care

Augmented Reality Allows Patients to Experience the Benefits of Their New HOYA Lenses Before They Buy Them LEWISVILLE, TEXAS, (December 6, 2012) HOYA Vision Care Europe have developed and made available in the U.S. market an augmented reality app for the iPad, known as the HOYA Vision Consultant Viewer, or HVC Viewer for short. The HVC Viewer allows patients to experience the benefits of their HOYA lenses before they buy them. Here’s how it works: The optician picks the appropriate lens type for the patient form the available modules, for example progressive lenses, then the patient holds up the iPad and through the camera can look around the room and see the benefits HOYA progressive lenses will provide as they would experience them!“This is an exciting use of... Read More

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