Startup VA-ST thinks its depth-sensing glasses can help people with little sight get around more easily.
Source: Augmented-Reality Goggles Aim to Help Legally Blind See | MIT Technology Review
Luxottica Group is donating 1.7 million euros, or $1.86 million at current exchange rate, to restore the Accademia Bridge in Venice.
Source: Luxottica to Help Restore Venice Bridge |
Glasses, once a nerdy punchline, have become a personal statement — the bigger the better.
Source: See and Be Seen – The New York Times
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There are many articles on the web about astigmatism, but it’s rare to find a professional article that gives us the break down in plain English. Here in an easy to understand format the National Eye Institute breaks it down. This US government website is a great resource for research on vision as well as the health aspects of vision.
Facts About Astigmatism | National Eye Institute.
Here comes the first of Google Glass designer wear.
Streamlined and clean, good styles for a start.
Diane von Furstenberg: Google Glasses – Eyewear.
“The Supreme Court says if you go out in public you have no expectation of privacy and can be photographed, videoed, etc. without any recourse.”
But what ever happened to common curtsy? These are the things we must now consider when wearing our newest computerized accessory Google “Glass”.
The finer points of common curtsy and the obvious behaviors we expect from each other should not be thrown out the door. Google does help remind us of these points.
“Standing alone in the corner of a room staring at people while recording them through Glass is not going to win you any friends,” the company wrote. “Ask permission before taking photos or videos of others.”
Are you a Google “Glasshole”? Is the new way to parle.
via Google Offers a Guide to Not Being a ‘Creepy’ Google Glass Owner – NYTimes.com.