Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Feb 2018 01:10 UTC

The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.

There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no weird arm floating in front of the lens, no speaker, and no microphone (for now).

From the outside, the Vaunt glasses look just like eyeglasses. When you’re wearing them, you see a stream of information on what looks like a screen - but it’s actually being projected onto your retina.

This looks amazing. I'm not entirely sure if I, personally, have any use for this, but such basic, simple, handsfree information could be invaluable to, for instance, construction workers, farmers, police officers, or other people who do hard, dangerous work with their hands.

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RE: Retinal projection
by Yoko_T on Thu 8th Feb 2018 18:20 UTC in reply to "Retinal projection"
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I don't know. With Intel's recent reputation, I wouldn't want them getting anywhere near my retinae.

I don't want my retinae to meltdown, causing me to start seeing spectres everywhere.

Can you just see the accidents these things are going to be causing when idiots like Thom start paying more attention to what the data from the glasses are telling them instead of what their *EYES* are telling them (Hey, that Airbus really isn't approaching me head-on......)

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