Innovega's dual-focus eyewear to make augmented reality battlefield-ready

The iOptik display system, consisting of modified contact lenses and glasses, promises to revolutionize head-mounted display-based augmented reality by allowing the wearer to focus on two planes at the same time. Innovega, the company behind the project, developed their ultra-small form-factor head-up display (HUD) setup in frames of DARPA's Soldier Centric Imaging via Computational Cameras (SCENICC) program, and has now signed a contract with the agency to deliver a prototype... Continue Reading Innovega's dual-focus eyewear to make augmented reality battlefield-readySection: MilitaryTags: Augmented Reality, Contact lens, DARPA, HUD Related Articles: Google X labs confirms augmented reality glasses project, releases video demo Vuzix display Wrap 920AR augmented reality glasses Optical system combines replaceable safety glasses with users' presciption lenses Lumus glasses let you watch video, and the real world Docomo's AR Walker is a virtual tour guide in a pair of glasses Google glasses coming to stores th

Innovega's dual-focus eyewear to make augmented reality battlefield-ready

The iOptik display system, consisting of modified contact lenses and glasses, promises to revolutionize head-mounted display-based augmented reality by allowing the wearer to focus on two planes ...

Thu 19 Apr 12 from Gizmag

DARPA sets sights on high-tech contact lenses

(Phys.org) -- A Bellevue, Washington, company specializing in display technology based on eyewear and contact lenses has sealed a deal with DARPA. Innovega, which says its technology can open ...

Sun 15 Apr 12 from Phys.org

Pentagon contact lenses: US troops to have 'super vision' as electric eye lenses pipe in target information

The Pentagon has placed an order with Innovega for lenses which focus 3D battlefield information from drones and satellites directly into people's eyeballs.

Sat 14 Apr 12 from Daily Mail

U.S. troops to have 'super vision' as Pentagon orders electric contact lenses that pipe target information direct into their eyes, Fri 13 Apr 12 from Daily Mail

DARPA getting AR contact lenses, expect yours by 2014

]]>Back at CES, we met with a company called Innovega that was busy working on some special contact lenses that could enable previously impossible virtual and augmented reality devices. The ...

Fri 13 Apr 12 from Dvice

Pentagon eyes augmented reality displays

DARPA orders prototypes of Innovega's iOptik displays that use special contact lenses so a person can focus both on images shown on the lenses and far-away objects for augmented reality.

Fri 13 Apr 12 from CNET Cutting Edge

US military developing multi-focus augmented reality contact lenses

Proving that biological limitations are only a problem for other people, the US Department of Defense has begun work on a system that gives humans the ability to focus on the near foreground ...

Fri 13 Apr 12 from Extremetech

Pentagon buys dual-focus contacts

Prototype contact lenses designed to offer troops enhanced vision are ordered by the US Department of Defense's research lab.

Thu 12 Apr 12 from BBC Technology

DARPA Orders Prototype AR Contact Lenses

Pentagon officials have reportedly ordered a special type of contact lenses that provide a wide field of vision while also allowing individuals to focus both on a specific image and on their ...

Sun 15 Apr 12 from RedOrbit

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