A smart lens can deliver real-time information directly to your eyes.
The concept of contact lenses that can deliver real-time information to the human eye has been in the movies for years. But right now many companies are hoping to turn that vision into reality.
During CES 2022,and other athletic companies for its hard electronic lenses. The company has demonstrated that its device, when held in front of one eye, can display text and images.
Enter Inwith Corporation, which says it has developed the world’s first soft electronic contact lens. In an interview with Nerdshala, CEO Michael Hayes says the lenses will work with your smartphone or any other external device to give you real-time information about the world around you. “You’ll be able to see things like, What’s the speed limit on this road? Which direction am I going? Where’s the next exit and how many miles away?”
Hayes also says the lens will have the potential to help people with presbyopia (your eyes focus on nearby objects) by adjusting to different scenarios in real time, eliminating the need for multifocal or reading glasses. loss of ability). To be clear, we haven’t seen a demonstration of InWith’s technology, but Hayes says the company is targeting Food and Drug Administration approval this year. Watch the video above for more information.