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Tag: Optics

Eyeglasses with Autofocus: Omnifocals

Eyeglasses with Autofocus: Omnifocals
The lenses in prescription eyeglasses are usually tailored to the wearer’s vision. There are also multifocal or progressive lenses that provide different focal powers, but each power is confined to portions of the lens. That’s why a company called Deep Optics is working on a pair of electronic eyeglasses that automatically change the entire lens’ focal power based on where the wearer is looking.

Lomography Petzval Lens: Retro-Fantastic Goodness for Your Modern DSLR

Lomography Petzval Lens: Retro-Fantastic Goodness for Your Modern DSLR
Photography has come a long way since its beginnings, but there are still some amazing things to be discovered by looking at how things worked back then. Inspired by the early days of photography, this lens has been re-engineered from one that was invented in the 19th century.
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Poppy Turns the iPhone Into a 3D Camera: View-Master 2.0

Poppy Turns the iPhone Into a 3D Camera: View-Master 2.0
So far 3D video hasn’t taken off like high definition did, but that hasn’t stopped entrepreneurs from exploring its potential. But while most 3D-capable gadgets tout their cutting edginess, the inventors of Poppy did the opposite.

Reevu Motorcycle Helmet Gives You Eyes in the Back of Your Head

Reevu Motorcycle Helmet Gives You Eyes in the Back of Your Head
The most dangerous thing about a motorcycle isn’t the motorcycle itself, it’s the distracted drivers around you. We all see people driving down the street in a car weaving all over the place, texting rather than paying attention to what they’re doing.

Disney’s 3D Printed Optics Could Change the Way We View Light

Disney’s 3D Printed Optics Could Change the Way We View Light
While theme parks and animation come to mind when we think of Disney, it’s clear that the company is investing significant time, money and effort into cool new technologies as well. We’ve already seen Disney’s interactive food concept, and their cool touch interaction system.

Reversing Goggles Turn Your Whole World Upside-Down

Reversing Goggles Turn Your Whole World Upside-Down
Frankly, I think we’ve got enough problems worrying about people bumping into you on the sidewalk while they’ve got their heads bent down texting and surfing the web. If that wasn’t bad enough, now you could run into someone because the entire world is upside-down for them.

Rumor Claims Military Testing Night Vision Contact Lenses

Rumor Claims Military Testing Night Vision Contact Lenses
Certainly one of the biggest stories of the year so far has been the death of Bin Laden at the hands of the U.S. military. The tech used in that raid that netted the most wanted man in the world has been the stuff of much discussion including the special stealth helicopter that was used.

268 Megapixel OmegaCAM Image Sensor Makes Your DSLR Look Like a Wimp

268 Megapixel OmegaCAM Image Sensor Makes Your DSLR Look Like a Wimp
If you have a DSLR camera with 15 or 16 megapixels, you might feel like you have the resolution to shoot just about anything. What you don’t have the resolution for is shooting truly epic shots of the nighttime sky.

Single Lens Captures Images in 3D

Single Lens Captures Images in 3D
Up until now, the only ways I knew that you could shoot images in 3D was either with a dual lens camera, with two cameras, or some sort of motion-control rig. But thanks to a new lens technology being developed, we could some day capture full 3-dimensional images with a single, complex lens assembly.

Fuji ForgeGuard Labels Hide Images the Naked Eye Can’t See

Fuji ForgeGuard Labels Hide Images the Naked Eye Can’t See
Counterfeit products are a huge problem for manufacturers these days. There have been numerous attempts to reduce counterfeits by attaching small one or two color holograms to goods and credit cards, but they’ve been fairly easy for sophisticated copycats to clone.

Recon-Zeal Transcend Goggles Get Built-in Gps and Head-Mounted Display

Recon-Zeal Transcend Goggles Get Built-in Gps and Head-Mounted Display
Designed for skiers, snowmobilers, and snowboarders who actually want to know where they’re going, the new Transcend goggles from Recon Instruments and Zeal Optics look like they could be really cool if you plan on hitting the slopes this winter.

Cubicle Periscope Lets You Spy on Coworkers

Cubicle Periscope Lets You Spy on Coworkers
This wacky spy gadget from ThinkGeek lets you peer over the walls of your cubicle and look out over the wall to see what else is going on around you. The Sportscope Cubicle Periscope was originally designed for viewing sporting events, but is ideally suited for snooping around your office to check up on your office-mates.
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