Meme glasses exhibit Japanese style, but sync to smartphones for high-tech health monitoring

When choosing eyewear, do you prefer classically stylish Warby Parkers or tech-forward Google Glass? Now, you may no longer have to choose between fashion and function; Japanese eyewear designer Jins has debuted a line of stylish glasses that are equipped to track fatigue and posture.

Named Memes, Jins’ futuristic frames rely upon an electrooculography (EOG) sensor system: sensors at the base of the frame, in the nose pads, and above the nose measure eye movement and blinking frequency. Additional six-axis acceleration sensors on the earpieces track body position and movement, while a battery fits inside the arm.

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