TECH: Wearables a-comin'

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Apr 09 2000 - 18:00:29 MDT

> Microvision's "augmented reality"
> displays use a very low power laser
> to "paint" a full-color high-resolution
> image directly onto the retina of a
> user's eye. The end result, according
> to the company, is a virtual image of a computer screen that
> appears to float several feet in front of you, and doesn't block
> your vision.

I get the impression that this hardware is currently available and is
being sold by Xybernaut, although I'm not quite sure.

--      Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

                 Member, Extropy Institute
           Senior Associate, Foresight Institute

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