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New Contact Lenses Under Development Stream Real-Time Images

BBC News Share to FacebookShare to Twitter (11/22, Roberts) reports that according to research published in the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, “a new generation of contact lenses that project images in front of the eyes is a step closer after successful animal trials.” The new “technology could allow wearers to read floating texts and emails or augment their sight with computer-generated images, Terminator-style.” However, the “crude prototype device can only work if it is within centimetres of the wireless battery,” and “its microcircuitry is only enough for one light-emitting diode,” BBC News explains.