Posts tagged “lens

TECH: Google X-Smart Contacts Lens Project


As always, ahead of the game, Google never stops running! And we love it. After releasing Google Glass last year, you can simply guess where they’re taking their talents to next, and we’re not talking South Beach. Yes, a technological contact lens. Although it doesn’t serve the same purpose as Glass, this project is unique in its own way that measures glucose in tears using a wireless chip and miniaturized glucose sensor. While at a very early stage, Google hopes the technology could help people manage diabetes better. For those who were unaware, those diagnosed with diabetes in order to check their glucose levels are opted to prick their finger to complete a blood test. Google X works on extremely innovative, long term, but yet risky developments that may not become commercially successful but has extreme potential to change the way of living, for example- Google Glass, autonomous cars, and now this. Now that smart contact lens are being developed, imagine how much easier life would be? Check it out below!


TECH: Olloclip 3-in-1 Lens x iPhone 5c


Olloclip released a 3-in-1 photo lens for Apple’s iPhone 5c. They come in all the color variety’s like the iPhone 5c and features macro, fisheye and wide-angle lenses. The lens can take close-ups, 180-degree shots and photos with twice the field of view as well. There is a iPhone 5/5s version as well, but this version is a bit cheaper at $59.99 with a release date for January 2014.