Contactlenses

06.07.13
Scientists build soft, transparent contact lens displays with nanomaterials
06.07.13

Scientists build soft, transparent contact lens displays with nanomaterials

Of the contact lens display prototypes that we've seen so far, few if any are focused on comfort -...

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04.13.12
DARPA realizes it needs contact lenses, opts for those nice AR tinted ones (video)
04.13.12

DARPA realizes it needs contact lenses, opts for those nice AR tinted ones (video)

DARPA saw the battlefield potential in AR glasses ages ago, when even Sergey Brin was happy to wear...

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11.23.11
Scientists testing HUD contact lenses on rabbits, hope to bring augmented reality to your eyeballs
11.23.11

Scientists testing HUD contact lenses on rabbits, hope to bring augmented reality to your eyeballs

Scientists at Washington University are a step closer to bringing us all some sweet information d...

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03.22.10
Inhabitat's Week in Green: high speed rail, augmented reality, and body broadband
03.22.10

Inhabitat's Week in Green: high speed rail, augmented reality, and body broadband

The Week in Green is a new item from our friends at Inhabitat, recapping the week's most interesting...

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12.23.09
Researchers receive grant to develop color-changing contacts for diabetics
12.23.09

Researchers receive grant to develop color-changing contacts for diabetics

Contact lenses that act as a glucose monitoring system for diabetics aren't exactly a new idea, but...

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08.06.08
Glaucoma monitoring contact lenses crafted at UC Davis
08.06.08

Glaucoma monitoring contact lenses crafted at UC Davis

Far from the first circuit-laden contact lens we've laid eyes on (ahem), researchers at UC Davis hav...

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03.21.08
Pentagon project to put game-like display on contact lenses
03.21.08

Pentagon project to put game-like display on contact lenses

Using contact lenses to simply change your eye color is so passé. Using contact lenses to au...

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01.17.08
Researchers put circuits on contact lenses, freak out rabbits
01.17.08

Researchers put circuits on contact lenses, freak out rabbits

We've seen plenty of newfangled contact lenses in the past, but it looks like a team of researchers...

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11.15.06
Researchers develop blood sugar-monitoring contacts
11.15.06

Researchers develop blood sugar-monitoring contacts

They're not the only ones working on contact lenses that measure blood sugar levels, but researchers...

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