Innovega's dual-focus eyewear to make augmented reality battlefield-ready
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... Continue Reading Innovega's dual-focus eyewear to make augmented reality battlefield-readySection: MilitaryTags: Augmented Reality, Contact lens, DARPA, HUD Related Articles: Google X labs confirms augmented reality glasses project, releases video demo Vuzix display Wrap 920AR augmented reality glasses Optical system combines replaceable safety glasses with users' presciption lenses Lumus glasses let you watch video, and the real world Docomo's AR Walker is a virtual tour guide in a pair of glasses Google glasses coming to stores th
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 ...
Thu 19 Apr 12 from Gizmag
(Phys.org) -- A Bellevue, Washington, company specializing in display technology based on eyewear and contact lenses has sealed a deal with DARPA. Innovega, which says its technology can open ...
Sun 15 Apr 12 from Phys.org
Pentagon contact lenses: US troops to have 'super vision' as electric eye lenses pipe in target information
The Pentagon has placed an order with Innovega for lenses which focus 3D battlefield information from drones and satellites directly into people's eyeballs.
Sat 14 Apr 12 from Daily Mail
]]>Back at CES, we met with a company called Innovega that was busy working on some special contact lenses that could enable previously impossible virtual and augmented reality devices. The ...
Fri 13 Apr 12 from Dvice
DARPA orders prototypes of Innovega's iOptik displays that use special contact lenses so a person can focus both on images shown on the lenses and far-away objects for augmented reality.
Fri 13 Apr 12 from CNET Cutting Edge
Proving that biological limitations are only a problem for other people, the US Department of Defense has begun work on a system that gives humans the ability to focus on the near foreground ...
Fri 13 Apr 12 from Extremetech
Fri 13 Apr 12 from Ubergizmo
Prototype contact lenses designed to offer troops enhanced vision are ordered by the US Department of Defense's research lab.
Thu 12 Apr 12 from BBC Technology
Pentagon officials have reportedly ordered a special type of contact lenses that provide a wide field of vision while also allowing individuals to focus both on a specific image and on their ...
Sun 15 Apr 12 from RedOrbit