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Old 19-01-08, 11:53 PM
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Virtual display contact lenses ?

I just saw this and thought it was interesting



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Engineers at the University of Washington have for the first time used manufacturing techniques at microscopic scales to combine a flexible, biologically safe contact lens with an imprinted electronic circuit and lights.

There are many possible uses for virtual displays. Drivers or pilots could see a vehicle's speed projected onto the windshield. Video-game companies could use the contact lenses to completely immerse players in a virtual world without restricting their range of motion. And for communications, people on the go could surf the Internet on a midair virtual display screen that only they would be able to see.
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Old 19-01-08, 11:59 PM
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Scary stuff tbh... Kinda stuff we saw in films is coming to life

Now where'd i park my lightbike...
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Old 20-01-08, 12:10 AM
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o.m.g..........your saying i could have virtual pron only i could see?!

sweet..........

could be extremely useful.......BUT..........what if you already used contact lenses? lol
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Old 20-01-08, 12:14 AM
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o.m.g..........your saying i could have virtual pron only i could see?!

sweet..........

could be extremely useful.......BUT..........what if you already used contact lenses? lol
i think if you had porn on them, you'd be soon arrested. What would people think if you walked around errrr...... "excited"!
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Old 20-01-08, 12:22 AM
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I really don't think I'd like to put anything electronic in my eyes
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Old 20-01-08, 12:46 AM
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I really don't think I'd like to put anything electronic in my eyes
Yea, agreed. Especially not before the display on those things was at least 1080p
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Old 20-01-08, 03:04 AM
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sooner your display will be more realistic than the world you are walking around in.

just think of the REAL possibilities.

you walk into an important meeting, the wireless capabilities of the lens (see full article), will tell you who is who, and what their position is.

you can send presentations directly to the wearers lens, private messages to the wearer, now.......think further - mix it with something like the OCZ actuator.......and well.......we are talking THE future in 5-10 years!.

instead of mice, it will detect our hand movements, so no physical device, just move your hand like you would with a normal mouse, "drag and drop", will be something out of minority report, scroll.......same thing.

Any surface we look at, depending on how the technology is made, can be made into a writing surface or video "wall". You look at your TV, and it can supply extra information, forget teletext or whatever else. What worries me is that sooner or later we will probably start receiving popup ads.

miniturazation(sp) technologies will enable you to have chips implanted in your cranium, so final fantasy dream recorder here we come. Guys, we are talking 25 years tops here. All I need now is my flux capacitor and my 1.21 gigawatts!!!!
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Old 22-01-08, 10:11 AM
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id test it out. sod it...cant go wrong having technology built into your body. would be ace to try.
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