Thursday, March 18, 2010

I Was A Teenage Cyborg or CRAZY CONTACT LENSES

Whether its Robocop, Terminator, or BSG Cylons, nerds love cyborgs. We are now getting closer and closer to becoming the high tech uber-men of science fiction thanks to scientists at the University of Washington who have developed solar powered augmented contact lenses. These lenses are intended to be embedded with hundreds of small LEDs in order to create images directly on the eye. The scientists postulate that the use of these lenses could be used for anything from augmented reality applications to assisting hearing impaired people identify location of noises. via inhabitat

Alls I know, is I want me some Geordi LaForge eyes: