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    Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA bui

    Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA built in | Mail Online

    Google Patents Tiny Cameras Embedded In Contact Lenses | TechCrunch

    Google has patented a smart contact lens that could see its Glass wearable computer fit inside a smart lens.
    The firm has already developed a contact lens for diabetics analyses their tears, warning them if their glucose levels are low.
    Now it has revealed plans for a lens with a camera built in - opening the possibility of its Glass system being shrunk down significantly, offering features such as 'superzoom' to wearers and even helping the blind see.



    Are they ****ing kidding? What other purpose can this be for than for Google to collect data on people?
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    Re: Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA

    Omg, I think I'm getting too old for the world.
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    Re: Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Omg, I think I'm getting too old for the world.
    you know this is stuff right out of the movies.

    heck this is stuff right out of today's TV. now the question is can you websurf etc on it while it is in your eye and how would you operate the OS?
    i could almost see going for this. even though i absolutely hate contact lenses.

    i wouldn't mind testing it to see what it can do.

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    Re: Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA

    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    Omg, I think I'm getting too old for the world.
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    Re: Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA

    Hmm, interesting. I have some privacy concerns regarding something like this, but on the other hand it could completely revolutionize optology as we know it. As the article said, there's a possibility of it being able to help blind people see!

    Guess I'm of two minds on this.

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    Re: Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA

    At some point, we're going to have to sit down as a society and SERIOUSLY address the issue of Privacy and Technology...

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    Re: Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA

    Given that half the people I know have to hold something at arms length to read it... I'm not sure how you are supposed to see text on a contact lens or on glasses.
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    Re: Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    At some point, we're going to have to sit down as a society and SERIOUSLY address the issue of Privacy and Technology...
    Only when people stop being ridiculously giddy and ignorant about the ramifications of new technology.

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    Re: Glass without the glasses: Google patents smart contact lens system with a CAMERA

    i dont see how you can patent something that generalized.
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