Articles about glasses (page 2)

JINS PC for Hackers glasses
Who would have thought that hackers would need a special pair of glasses to help them get their nefarious objectives achieved? Well, here we are with JINS making an announcement that come July 2nd, they will put up for sale a limited release of 1,500 pairs of the “JINS PC for Hackers” glasses.I wonder whether your regular programming jock would find this pair useful, never mind that whatever he does […]

Ultrasonic goggles help visually impaired get around in a safer manner
Researchers over at the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, Spain, have managed to come up with something that will have visually impaired folks cheer up – a pair of ultrasonic goggles that intends to make it safer and easier to get around. If you have partial sight, this pair of goggles is said to deliver “Terminator-style vision”. How is this achieved? Why, a couple of cameras that are mounted on […]

User-adjustable glasses is adaptable
Those of us wearing glasses tend to be subject to taunts at the playground, being called all sorts of names in the process as other kids mercifully tease the weaker members or “outcasts”, but as we grow up, we know that wearing glasses are also handy in attracting certain demographic of the opposite sex. Heck, glasses design has come a long way as well, where some of them are far […]

3D printed prototype glasses 'outgeek' Project Glass?
Have you ever wondered what would the world be like if you could, just for the day, record everything that you see with your eyes? I imagine that storage concerns would be at the top of your list, but let us say that storage is not an issue. Enter this pair of prototype glasses printed using a 3D printer that are able to record everything you see, subsequently sharing said […]

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Liquid glasses with smartphone app might lead to perfect vision
For those of you who are wearing prescription glasses at the moment, take stock of the situation and be thankful – there are countless millions out there in developing countries who cannot afford a pair of glasses to remedy their poor eyesight, leaving them at a serious disadvantage at the same time. Well, enter the pair of liquid filled glasses, where a $2 scope is attached to a smartphone which […]

Nyxio Venture MMV virtual video display eyewear is portable
If you’ve ever wanted to experience having a personal theater in front of your very eyes, and want to bring it around everywhere you go at the same time, you’re in luck. Nyxio Technologies Corporation has just announced its upcoming video eyewear called the Venture MMV. Designed to fit into your sunglasses case, this portable video eyewear lets users enjoy watching movies or reading books no matter where they are […]

Special JINS eyewear for heavy computer users
For those of you who slave in front of the computer all day long, being cooped up in your comfortable cubicle, is there some help to alleviate your “suffering” apart from eating and living right? Yes, having the right kind of peripherals go some way as well, and once you have purchased that high quality work chair, ergonomic mouse and keyboard, what else can you do? Enter the JINS PC […]

High-tech glasses will allow those who are visually impaired to "see"
Having one’s vision impaired can be life altering; the way we go about our daily life, the things we can and cannot do have all been changed. Sure we could use seeing-eye dogs which are extremely effective, but compare the cost of training up a seeing-eye dog which is reportedly at 25,000 GBP, with a set of high-tech glasses which could potentially cost 500 GBP. In terms of cost effectiveness, […]

Dolby announces 3D Kids' Glasses
3D movies are all the rage right now – pretty much every movie that involves a cartoon character is optimized for the 3D experience. While cinemas have 3D glasses in adult sizes that are designed to be “one size fits all”, it’s usually not the case with children. Most kids, especially really young ones have much smaller faces than other people. And smaller faces mean glasses that don’t fit properly, […]

Ingri:Dahl James: say goodbye to ugly 3D glasses
I’m sure most of you will know by now how ridiculous people look with cinema-provided 3D glasses during 3D movie screenings. Well, a pair of Norwegian twins decided to put their feet down and come up with an answer to the question, “Why do 3D glasses have to be so ugly?”Kine and Einy Paulsen have launched the Ingri:Dahl “James” 3D glasses. These designer 3D glasses are designed to be fashionable […]

NVIDIA 3D Vision wired glasses
[Computex] NVIDIA has just announced the launch of its NVIDIA 3D Vision wired glasses, a more cost-effective version of the 3D Vision active shutter glasses. With a maximum suggested retail price of $99 (MSRP), the wired glasses are indeed cheaper than their infra-red wireless counterpart (no battery, overall simpler). In return, you get a hanging wire on the left side. I tried it, and it’s OK if you don’t move […]

Are 3D movies losing appeal?
According to an analyst as reported by the Home Media Magazine, it looks like 3D movies are losing their appeal. Judging by the latest sales figures of Pirates of the Caribbean – the movie has been doing pretty well in the box office. But of the revenue made by the movie – only 38% was from ticket sales of the movie in 3D.  Compared to movies released in the same […]

Iharmonix Qi-wear studio Bluetooth headset protects your eyes and ears
When attending a rock festival on a hot day in a field, you might be in a pair of sunglasses to keep the sun out of your eyes, and maybe some earplugs to protect your hearing. But the problem with earplugs is that you won’t be able to hear any phone calls that come in, and if you’re jumping around and enjoying the music, you won’t be able to feel […]

Acer releases two new 3D displays
Acer America has just announced the release of two new 3D monitors – the HS244HQ and HN274H. Designed for gamers and 3D movie enthusiasts, these LED monitors are touted to bring everything from movies to still pictures to life. The Acer HN274H is a 27″ widescreen monitor that supports both HDMI 3D and NVIDIA 3D Vision. It has a DVI-DL connection for supporting extremely high resolution images when attached to […]