DailyDirt: Better Than 20/20 Vision...

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The next big thing for computing could be a flood of wearable electronics. Google Glass has been getting some media attention, but for a long time people have been trying to avoid wearing eyeglasses (eg. LASIK, contact lenses, etc). Still, the possibilities of augmented vision seem pretty cool, and here are just a few other projects that could be better than seeing with your own eyes. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

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    Anonymous Coward, Jul 17th, 2013 @ 5:14pm

    fly vision?!

    what about the top of your head? a 360 degree field of view doesn't necessarily include seeing what's directly above you.. sounds like a freaky way to see things, and I wonder how our brains account for the additional bandwidth of visual data... maybe the brains just throw away more? interesting stuff.

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    ShellMG (profile), Jul 17th, 2013 @ 5:26pm

    My son got his Occulus Rift set last week. Apparently it can be configured to take your eye correction prescription into consideration.

    I'd have to go the Wavefront lasik round than then I'd probably need reading glasses. Maybe someday!

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    Anonymous Coward, Jul 18th, 2013 @ 5:59am

    The only problem is people can hear you zooming in on something, if they could get rid of that do do do do do sound that would be great.

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    Anonymous, Jul 18th, 2013 @ 3:05pm

    Nobody told Geordi LaForge about these 21st century advances in technology?

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