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Virtual and augmented reality tech shifts from fun to function through eyesight

Implications - With smart glasses sales showing a slow incline, it seems interest in leisurely ocular wearables is not as high as expected; perhaps more purpose-driven smart glasses are the answer. The onslaught of prescription-integrated, functional smart glasses ushers in a new era of the digital age where tech is recognized less as a novelty, and more of a necessity.
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Vision-Corrected VR Screens - This Mobile Vision Test Device Indicates Prescription Virtual Reality
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Mild 510 Clicks Pub: Jan 20, 16
Vision-Corrected VR Screens
This Mobile Vision Test Device Indicates Prescription Virtual Reality
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Untested 200 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 15
Handheld Eye Exam Devices
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Untested 98 Clicks Pub: Feb 3, 16
Vision-Repairing Implants
The 'Argus II' is a Vision Aid that Sends Video to the Wearer's Brain
As the global population ages and demand for vision aids increases, the ‘Argus II’ is showing great results for offering comprehensive vision assistance. Trialled recently at the... [More]
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Untested 201 Clicks Pub: Nov 17, 15
Lazy Eye-Correcting Glasses
The Amblyz Electronic Glasses Could Resolve Amblyopia in Children
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