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56 High-Tech Eyeglasses

From Search Engine Shades to Tech-Savvy Data Eyewear

— October 24, 2013 — Tech
With technology continuing to advance on a daily basis, ordinary items are constantly being re-invented into new designs, and these high-tech eyeglasses are some amazing examples of classic products featured in a modern way.

Eyeglasses are some of the most basic and essential accessories that people carry around with them. And while glasses are ordinarily meant to only offer enhanced eyesight and protection from UV rays, these high-tech designs are taking these items to a whole new level, by infusing technology into the mix. With mobile phones and social media becoming such an integral part of people's lives, speed and ability to gain instant information has become something people expect in modern products. That's why these unique eyeglasses are offering consumers a much more interactive and high-tech way to wear spectacles.

From wearable display glasses to video recording shades, these high-tech eyeglasses will surely have tech-savvy individuals craving to try out these spectacles for themselves.
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Meal Magnifying Glasses
Meal Magnifying Glasses
The Michitaka Hirose Diet Goggles Makes Food Appear Larger
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55
Head-Tilting Smartglasses Apps
Head-Tilting Smartglasses Apps
Tilt Control Allows Disabled Users to Easily Use Google Glass
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54
Fashionably Smart Glasses
Fashionably Smart Glasses
The Icis Ups the Fashion with the Latest Wearable Technology
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53
Techadent Recording Shades
Techadent Recording Shades
ZionEyez Aims to Record Quality Videos With Style
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52
High Tech Contact Lenses
High Tech Contact Lenses
The Ghent University Eyewear Works with LCD Displays
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51
Melodic Interpretation Glasses
Melodic Interpretation Glasses
EyeMusic Translates Visual Stimuli Into Sounds for the Blind
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50
Sci-Fi Smart Glasses
Sci-Fi Smart Glasses
The Epson Smart Glasses Can Be Paired with a Gesture Control Wristband
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49
Sensory Deprivation Shades
Sensory Deprivation Shades
Nike Vapor Strobe Eyewear Helps Enhance Senses and Motory Skills
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48
Mood-Enhancing Eyewear
Mood-Enhancing Eyewear
'The Happy Lens' Sunglasses Lets Happiness Shine Through Them
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47
Eye-Popping Gamer Shades
Eye-Popping Gamer Shades
Experience an Enhanced Experience with the Vuzix Wrap 1200VR Glasses
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46
Extrasensory Accessories
Extrasensory Accessories
The Eidos Project Introduces a New Way to Perceive Your Surroundings
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45
Cordless Conversation Spectacles
Cordless Conversation Spectacles
Walk and Talk Anywhere Using the Hands-Free Videophone Lenses
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44
Video Recording Glasses
Video Recording Glasses
Vergence Labs Brings You Chic Shades That Record Multimedia
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Sporty Multimedia Shades
Sporty Multimedia Shades
Experience Movies on an Epic Level with the Vuzix Wrap 1200 3D Glasses
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42
Aquatic Recording Eyewear
Aquatic Recording Eyewear
Thanko Underwater Video Camera Films Adventures Under the Sea
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41
Handsfree Gaming Glasses
Handsfree Gaming Glasses
IOP Reuses Game Consoles to Make Affordable Games for Mobility-Impaired
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40
Language Translating Glasses
Language Translating Glasses
The Translating Glasses by NTT Docomo Translate Menus and Signs
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39
Audio-Adaptable Eyewear
Audio-Adaptable Eyewear
The Sanpei Optics Spectacles Will Change the Way You Look at Music
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38
Mood-Enhancing Anti-Shades
Mood-Enhancing Anti-Shades
SEQINETIC Glasses Shine Sun-Like Light into Your Eyes
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37
Digital Camera Eyewear
Digital Camera Eyewear
The Fuuvi Megane Glasses are Made for the Hipster Photographer
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36
3D Clip-On Shades
3D Clip-On Shades
The LG AG-F220 Offers Glass Wearers a More Comfortable Alternative
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35
Internet-Savvy Eyewear (UPDATE)
Internet-Savvy Eyewear (UPDATE)
Project Glass is Googles' Recent Release
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34
Futuristic Mixed Reality Headsets
Futuristic Mixed Reality Headsets
The Canon Mixed Reality Set Allows User Manipulation of 3D Space
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33
Facial Recognition-Thwarting Glasses
Facial Recognition-Thwarting Glasses
The Privacy Visor Keeps the Wearer's Identity Under Wraps
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32
Page-Flipping Eyewear
Page-Flipping Eyewear
The Fraunhofer Glasses Tracks Eye Movements for True Handsfree Experience
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31
Vision-Enhancing Visors
Vision-Enhancing Visors
The Nike SPARQ Sensory Performance Improves Visual Information Processing
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30
Personal 3D Spectacles
Personal 3D Spectacles
Sony's New HMD Video Glasses will Change Your Life
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29
Assistive Listening Spectacles
Assistive Listening Spectacles
Himri Glasses Make Sounds Visible to Users with Hearing Impairments
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28
Health-Sensing Eyewear
Health-Sensing Eyewear
O2Amps Glasses Can Help Doctors Assess Oxygen Levels in Blood
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27
Senses-Transmitting Eyewear
Senses-Transmitting Eyewear
Sound Perfume Glasses Enhance Face-to-Face Encounters
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26
Tech-Infused Pet Glasses
Tech-Infused Pet Glasses
Google Glass for Dogs Hopes to Improve Communication in Crises
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25
Tech-Savvy Data Eyewear
Tech-Savvy Data Eyewear
Zeal Z3 Goggles Records All Your Information On the Slopes
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24
War Video Game Glasses
War Video Game Glasses
The Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Gaming Eyewear Improves Your Shooting Ability
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23
Wearable Display Glasses
Wearable Display Glasses
The Olympus MEG 4.0 Glasses are Bluetooth Enabled
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22
Smartphone-Connected Eyewear
Smartphone-Connected Eyewear
The Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses Rivals the Google Glasses
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21
Sightless Sightseeing Spectacles
Sightless Sightseeing Spectacles
These Braille Sight Glasses Convert Scenery into Braille
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20
Video-Recording Eyewear
Video-Recording Eyewear
Pivothead Sunglasses Captures the Experience in Stunning HD
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19
Color-Enhancing Sunglasses
Color-Enhancing Sunglasses
EnChroma Sunglasses are the First Lenses That Don't Block Color
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18
Attached Screen Spectacles
Attached Screen Spectacles
The iPhone Glasses are the Future of Entertainment
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17
Iconic 3D-Printed Spectacles
Iconic 3D-Printed Spectacles
The PQ Springs Collection Features the First Pair of Monolithic Specs
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16
Intelligent Face Display Glasses
Intelligent Face Display Glasses
These Recon Jet Sunglasses Will Change Everyday Life
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15
3D-Printed Glasses
3D-Printed Glasses
Ron Arad Redefines the Future of Sunglasses
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14
Informative Text-Sharing Spectacles
Informative Text-Sharing Spectacles
The 'Glassup' Augmented Reality Glasses Add Text to Activities
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13
Vision Recording Eyewear
Vision Recording Eyewear
The iON Goggles Can Capture Everything You See in Stunning HD
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12
Covert Recording Spectacles
Covert Recording Spectacles
The Glasses Video Camera Lets You Secretly Film Your Perspective
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11
Augmented Reality Lenses
Augmented Reality Lenses
Innovega iOptik Contacts Will Let You See Multiple Images
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10
Handmade LED Sunglasses
Handmade LED Sunglasses
These Glow in the Dark Shades are Perfect for Party Enthusiasts
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9
Sleek Movie Playing Eyewear
Sleek Movie Playing Eyewear
The Virtual Screen Video Glasses Incorporate Audio and Visual
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8
Search Engine Shades
Search Engine Shades
Google Glasses Put the Web in Front of Your Eyeballs
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7
Hi-Tech Projecting Eyewear
Hi-Tech Projecting Eyewear
Lumus Glasses Lets You View Video, TV and Internet Content
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6
3D-Printed Eyeglasses
3D-Printed Eyeglasses
The Eyewear Kit Allows People to Customize Their Prescription Glasses
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5
Obstacle-Detecting Eyewear
Obstacle-Detecting Eyewear
Sens'it'ive Glasses Enhance the Blind's Perception of Surroundings
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4
Wearable Tech Glasses
Wearable Tech Glasses
The Lumus DK-40 Will be Google Glasses’ Biggest Competitor in 2014
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3
Visually Impaired Eyewear
Visually Impaired Eyewear
The Navigation Blind Sunglasses Help Guide the Handicap
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2
Hi-Tech Snowboarding Goggles
Hi-Tech Snowboarding Goggles
The Oakley Airwave Goggle Allows Athletes Handsfree Access to Phones
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1
DIY Tech Smart Glasses
DIY Tech Smart Glasses
The DIY Beady-i Lets You Build Your Own Imitation Google Glass for Cheap
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