Eyes

  • Dynamic Eye's LCD Sunglasses Darken Only Where Needed

    Dynamic Eye's LCD Sunglasses Darken Only Where Needed

    Someone call 50 Cent. A Pittsburgh-based (say hi to Bruno Sammartino for me, guys) start-up called Dynamic Eye has developed a pair of LCD sunglasses that only work when they have to. The idea of dynamic lenses isn't exactly new, but Dynamic Eye's specific implementation is worth a mention. Read More

  • Fluid filled eyeglass lenses for the optometrist-impaired

    Fluid filled eyeglass lenses for the optometrist-impaired

    Yeah… I see syringes and eyeballs and I just cringe. I don’t care what it’s for. I don’t care that it’s a good idea. I don’t care that this process will save money, time and get proper eyewear to those that need it. I see syringes and eyeballs. I don’t even wear contacts. The thought of sticking a finger in my eye on purpose sounds like the most gawd-awful… Read More

  • Control your iPod with your eyelids

    [photopress:eyelidpod.jpg,full,center] A Japanese researcher has developed a new method to control the iPod. It uses your eyelids. Sensors clipped to a pair of glasses or headphone detect movement in the user’s eyelids. Different movements trigger different iPod functions. Close one eye and blink the other to skip songs. Close both eyes to pause the song. Etc etc. Apparently the system can… Read More

  • Domo Robot Has Human-Like Eyes That Can Sorta See

    Domo Robot Has Human-Like Eyes That Can Sorta See

    I normally don’t give a damn about robots, but this Domo character is a real card. I mean, look at his eyes—they almost look like real eyeballs. Gnarly! The eyes aren’t just for show, either: inside are cameras that essentially “see” Domo’s surroundings. This means that he (he?) can do things other than “normal” robot operations, like work on an… Read More