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NASA provides Superfocus glasses to older astronauts

03/02/2011, On board the recently launched space shuttle, Discovery, NASA provided some special glasses that were designed to help astronauts see better in space. Since the average age of a NASA astronaut is 48, many of them suffer from presbyopia – a condition...

Armani Exchange releases 3D glasses

02/04/2011, Who says you can’t be stylish and enjoy 3D movies at the same time? Armani Group has just announced their own series of 3D glasses that are compatible with the 3D format used in most movie theatres. The 3DV 001 AX will be unisex navigator style with...

emPower! is the world’s first electronic focusing eyeglasses

01/19/2011, PixelOptics, an eyewear company has just announced that their award winning emPower! eyeglasses that they unveiled at CES 2011 this year, will be available for purchase very soon. What’s so special about these glasses is that they are the...

Electrodes turn eyelids into 3D shutter glasses (fake, but fun)

01/18/2011, Note: this setup is a joke/fake – – If you wanted another way to watch 3D movies and not wear those active shutter glasses, you might want to try a DIY solution for yourself, such as what this person did. He decided to hook up a pair of...

Sansa releases universal 3D glasses

01/18/2011, While glassless-3D TV is slowly picking up in popularity, it’ll be quite some time before it becomes something that every home or living room has. Regular 3D TV (that requires glasses) is only starting to catch on now, and people aren’t...

3D TV Schizophrenia @ CES

01/12/2011, Do you remember how last year you’ve been told that active-shutter glasses* where fundamentally the best thing in the world and that passive-glasses were terrible? Well, this year, a number of companies have flipped and now say that passive glasses are...

VIZIO 65-Inch Theater 3D Razor LED HDTV with Battery-Free Glasses

12/17/2010, VIZIO has announced the company’s new 65-inch Theater 3D Edge-Lit Razor LED HDTV with VIZIO Internet Apps. The company is boasting its new 3D technology, which utilizes a battery-free glasses option that’s said to cause less eyestrain than...

Tobii Eye-tracking Glasses

06/24/2010, Are you performing market research and want to know what folks are looking at all day? If you’re able to convince them to wear the Tobii Glasses, you’ll be in a pretty good position to find out. These glasses offer the eye-tracking feature,...

N3L Optics stores go high-tech

12/12/2009, I was shopping for a new pair of sunglasses and I’ve been told that some N3L stores (an Oakley spin-off) had gone high-tech with large touch displays and more, so I went to check one out (Hillsdale Mall, San Mateo CA). There were three things that...

Wink Glasses to keep you awake

07/30/2009, Only in Japan you will find researchers that build gadgets like the Wink Glasses: the clip-on device monitors your alertness by counting how often you blink. If it senses that you are dozing out (your blink frequency decreases), the glass will become...