Electronic Eyewear by PixelOptics

electronic eyes

electronic spectacles

Developed by PixelOptics, a technology firm in Roanoke, VA, the emPower uses lenses that alter their prescription whenever a small electronic current passes through them. The trick? A layer of liquid crystal, sandwiched inside each lens, that shifts its refractive properties in response to being zapped, adjusting the focal length to wherever you’re looking.


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