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Electronic Eyeglasses Change Prescription On Command

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in Accessories | One Comment

There’s a new breed of spectacles that modify your sight for every occasion. Developed by a company called PixelOptics, emPower electronic focusing eyewear does exactly what it sounds like: change prescription with help from a microprocessor that alters the transparent liquid crystal lense. The technology, which has been in development for years, doesn’t come cheap–the glasses start at $1,250.

Continue reading on Fastcompany.

Or watch the video to see how it works. Be warned…this video is very sales-y (aka, cheesy) since they are targeting eyewear companies, not consumers:

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1 Comment

  1. Paul Chappell
    December 31, 2011

    Need company company details for dales in Australia

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