Babak Parviz invents a bionic contact lens that wirelessly communicates information about the eye health of the wearer.
It is embedded with solar-powered LEDs and a radio-frequency receiver. The technology also has potential for future displays, such as a pilot’s windshield that displays airspeed.
Videogame companies might also use the lenses to immerse players in a virtual world without restricting their range of motion.
3M scientists develop a professional projector for personal electronic devices.
The 3M™ Micro Professional MPro110 projector is ultra-compact and illuminated with LEDs.