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Dual-focus eyewear to make augmented reality battlefield-ready

cylonlover (1921924) writes | more than 2 years ago

The Military 1

cylonlover (1921924) writes "The iOptik display system, consisting of modified contact lenses and glasses, promises to revolutionize head-mounted display-based augmented reality by allowing the wearer to focus on two planes at the same time. Innovega, the company behind the project, developed their ultra-small form-factor head-up display (HUD) setup in frames of DARPA’s Soldier Centric Imaging via Computational Cameras (SCENICC) program, and has now signed a contract with the agency to deliver a prototype."
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Yeah, except... (1)

Jane Q. Public (1010737) | more than 2 years ago | (#39743663)

(1) The people who have actually used them say they suck balls, and

(2) The physicians who have considered them say they are a Bad Idea.
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