Contact Lens Augments More Than Your Vision

Contact Lens Augments More Than Your Vision

A Magic Leap patent could put a patch of data display at the forefront of our focus

Jason Brick
  • 3 september 2015

Wearable and optical trendsetter Magic Leap recently published a stack of 100 patents they’ve recently applied for. In the stack was a contact lens built for augmented reality.

Augmented reality describes technologies that add information to a human being’s normal senses. A CD or MP3 audio tour at a museum is a low-tech example of the concept, with Google Glass map-enabled overlays displaying reviews of restaurants you look at being at the more cutting edge of the spectrum.

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