The pinnacle achievement in active eyewear was once simply making a pair of sunglasses that were light and wouldn't shatter into your eyeballs. While that's still important, technology has obviously progressed. So what is the future, exactly? Heads-up displays? Augmented reality? Cybernetic retinal implants?
We've become a lazy, lazy people. If there's two things that really bring us together, it's an irrational demand for instant gratification and a desire to have as little face-to-face interaction as is humanly possible. Now on the one hand, this is probably the beginning of society's grand demise. But on the other,…
We're less than a month away from snow season, which means if you plan on hitting the mountain on opening day, you need to make sure you're gear is good to go. Smith I/O Goggles will at least have you covered in the protective eyewear department.
Paris-based eyewear designer Dzmitry Samal gives a whole new meaning to the idea of so-called hipster glasses, with his pixel-inspired "5DPI" frames.
If someone with a hearing disability wants to watch a film that isn't already subtitled, they have very few options. But now, Sony UK is developing a pair of glasses that display subtitles in time with a given film.
If you think Android is limited to smartphones and tablets, think again. Recon Instruments have created new tech which will equip their goggles with the OS, able to run apps that deliver real-time info right in front of your face.
Tag Heuer, best known for their fancy, manly watches, also makes fancy, manly eyewear, and the Squadra night vision glasses are their newest pair. They have titanium arms, high-contrast lenses, and make all the other spectacles nearby feel kinda wimpy.
Diabetics are saddled with the unenviable task of checking their blood sugar levels constantly. But a new non-invasive technology lets diabetics keep tabs on their glucose levels with contact lenses that change colors as their blood sugar rises and falls.
Vuzix is continuing to try and fine tune their video glasses into something we would actually be interested in buying. This time around, the emphasis seems to be on creating a more natural look.
Back in June, our own Brian Lam did a Battlemodo between two high-res video goggles. During that review he noted "I do wish they came in 16:9 versions, but the 4:3 ratio is probably more practical." Well, Vuzix is going to put that to the test with their new AV310 goggles. They claim that it is the first video eyewear…
If you are as blind as I am, you have probably noticed that glasses are outrageously expensive. Naturally, that means that style often takes a back seat to price when picking up frames. The "Switch Glasses" concept by Hyo-Jong Kim aims to change all that with lenses that can be spun around for two distinct looks.