Imagine having the entire internet available
at the blink of an eye. With a computer monitor on your contact lens. It’s already more science than fiction. You may be walking through a street and you
see a restaurant and you’d like to have more information about this restaurant. That can be displayed in front of your eyes. You can imagine a number of different things. A personal GPS type thing that would show
you directions to your destination. That information can be superimposed through
what you would normally see. At the University of Washington, a research
team has set its sights on creating a real bionic eye. The challenge: build a screen as small as
your iris and figure out how to wirelessly connect it to a computer you put in your pocket. It’s a very complicated device to make because
we have to incorporate high performance circuitry on a contact lens. We have to put small radios on a contact lens
to be able to communicate with this device, send data to the lens perhaps get some data
back. They start by boiling up some lead-free solder
to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. Into that they dip a small polymer wafer that
has a tiny circuit board etched onto one side of it. So once the small components are assembled
we coat everything in a biocompatible polymer and mould the structure into the right shape
to make a contact lens. To test it the team tries sending a radio
signal to a prototype lens that holds a single pixel. So, what we’re trying to do is demonstrate
a one-pixel display that’s wirelessly powered. So, we have an RF transmitter that’s transmitting
power and data over to a small silicon chip on a contact lens. And we have contact. The lens picks up the signal and lights up
the pixel. That is wonderful. You’d see that all the hard work has finally
paid off. So, we’re all ecstatic. So, what if we take it to the next step? What if there are lots of pixels to spell
out words and make pictures? Yo Nicole how you doing? Good. How are you? How’s Brooklyn treating you? Nice. Great to see you too. Your dog okay? He’s fine. I saw some really cool pictures. Keep it up. Keep it up. Alana hey. I haven’t seen you since last Oct by Austin. I know. It’s been too long. How’s the video blogging stuff going? Really fun. I’m having fun with it in New York. Good. Yeah. Rock it out. I’m going to check out that latest episode. That’s really nice. Desi. Hey. What’s up? Man, I heard you’re finally getting out
of Jersey, going to D.C. Definitely man. Treasury Department, right? Yeah, yeah, your home town dude. See I don’t trust you with my money, but
congratulations anyway, you know what I mean? Congratulations. Good to see you. But hold up a minute. Before we get too carried away with this terminator
vision, when we last left Babak and his team they had only managed to put one measly pixel
on a lens. That’s like staring at a flashlight compared
to a TV screen. This idea’s going to need some work. The first pixel was definitely the most difficult. So, going from one to ten is going to be a
lot easier than going from zero to one. And I think it will get definitely easier
and easier probably up to a point and then again get more difficult as we get to extremely
small dimensions. It would take about a million pixels to create
the images we want. And you can’t do that by hand. So, Babak’s gang dreamed up a short cut. It’s a technique called self-assembly. They make a liquid containing thousands of
free floating pixels. Then they sandwich a circuit board between
two pieces of glass. When they pour the liquid into the sandwich
the pixels stick to the metal on the circuit board. With a breakthrough or two a real bionic lens
could be on the market. Then you’ll never be blown off by someone
you’re sure you know. You’ll get instant info or quick reminders
on everyone you meet. You’ll never have to wonder who they are
or what they’re like. How are you?

Can This Bionic Lens Give You Smart Vision?
Tagged on:                                                             

100 thoughts on “Can This Bionic Lens Give You Smart Vision?

  • May 31, 2019 at 8:17 pm
    Permalink

    Do we really need this kind of technology

    Reply
  • June 1, 2019 at 9:08 pm
    Permalink

    and how much would you have to pay couple millions ?

    Reply
  • June 3, 2019 at 1:25 am
    Permalink

    Imagine the info pops up as you drive Oh Shit 💥😂

    Reply
  • June 3, 2019 at 7:48 pm
    Permalink

    Please i need it

    Reply
  • June 6, 2019 at 10:37 am
    Permalink

    It's real ??

    Reply
  • June 7, 2019 at 7:19 am
    Permalink

    well now I can know what it's like to be a Android 👀

    Reply
  • June 9, 2019 at 8:02 pm
    Permalink

    People have to stop eating meat and get more civilized, before going in to the future

    Reply
  • June 10, 2019 at 11:59 am
    Permalink

    Maby it is dangerous or make you bind

    Reply
  • June 17, 2019 at 5:47 pm
    Permalink

    This reminded me of a episode of DORAEMON where he gives a specs gadget to Nobita, so that Nobita could score good marks in his exam.

    Reply
  • June 18, 2019 at 11:41 am
    Permalink

    A built in calculator would be very useful for my math test

    Reply
  • June 18, 2019 at 1:59 pm
    Permalink

    I have keratoconus and have to wear contacts, and it's horrible. If this becomes reality, I'll finally get something out of it

    Reply
  • June 18, 2019 at 7:07 pm
    Permalink

    This is gross.

    Reply
  • June 27, 2019 at 5:42 am
    Permalink

    We just need zooming ability. Don't mess with all that navigation thing.

    Reply
  • June 27, 2019 at 1:47 pm
    Permalink

    bec said dont use cunts that have a smarter brain than yours !!!!!!!!! doom!

    Reply
  • July 3, 2019 at 1:23 pm
    Permalink

    and now i used that bionic for school
    for
    example :

    teacher: answer this who discover gravity
    me: hmmm i want to pee but i lie and use bionic
    teacher: now answer
    me: isaac

    Reply
  • July 7, 2019 at 2:03 am
    Permalink

    Knowing where a person works, where they are from, their name all that from just looking at them lol fk off

    Reply
  • July 7, 2019 at 2:41 am
    Permalink

    How to buy this eye lens please tell me about this…

    Reply
  • July 7, 2019 at 12:02 pm
    Permalink

    I like you all videos and I like the item I watched were can I get one of those

    Reply
  • July 8, 2019 at 12:22 am
    Permalink

    Wass wass waasup

    Reply
  • July 12, 2019 at 4:08 pm
    Permalink

    Thats lame considering that we already have fully functional sonar vision that can even transmit color. The government definitely uses it to spy on you btw

    Reply
  • July 13, 2019 at 10:07 am
    Permalink

    I think hackers may control it

    Reply
  • July 16, 2019 at 5:04 pm
    Permalink

    they did this in the tv show sliders in the early 90s. "slide by wire" . this show looks like it sucks.

    Reply
  • July 19, 2019 at 2:29 am
    Permalink

    eye cancer is coming to near you!

    Reply
  • July 19, 2019 at 11:07 pm
    Permalink

    Just make ordinary glasses into a bionic lens . We aren't Robots why put a lense like that into the eye?

    Reply
  • July 25, 2019 at 7:02 am
    Permalink

    you need a battery to run those fake lenses.😂😂 imagine running a wire along with those lense to pocket.

    Reply
  • July 26, 2019 at 7:53 am
    Permalink

    Excuse Me?

    A D S

    Reply
  • July 26, 2019 at 7:42 pm
    Permalink

    wait isn't searching up peoples info like invading privacy

    Reply
  • July 29, 2019 at 5:50 am
    Permalink

    I am against it

    Reply
  • July 29, 2019 at 11:13 pm
    Permalink

    what if all contacts got hacked and just went black.

    Reply
  • July 30, 2019 at 11:08 pm
    Permalink

    Quero saber? Quando vai estar no Brasil!!

    Reply
  • July 30, 2019 at 11:57 pm
    Permalink

    Its behind the iris in front of the pupil

    Reply
  • August 1, 2019 at 12:37 pm
    Permalink

    How much did it cost?

    Reply
  • August 3, 2019 at 8:24 pm
    Permalink

    Can I use it to take my bath

    Reply
  • August 7, 2019 at 8:40 pm
    Permalink

    They said 2 yrs from now and vid was recorded in Aug 2015. Latest Ocumetics update April 2019 on website says they adapted the design for mass production and therefore have to reinitiate preclinical trials which will set them 1yr back. Currently expect approvals in about 2yrs from now(2019). So aim for 2021 at the earliest.

    Reply
  • August 8, 2019 at 12:27 am
    Permalink

    Cyberpunk 2077

    Reply
  • August 8, 2019 at 9:59 am
    Permalink

    how can I get it and what is this price and where is the address?

    Reply
  • August 8, 2019 at 10:34 am
    Permalink

    imagine your eyes getting a windows error

    Reply
  • August 9, 2019 at 10:02 am
    Permalink

    Sale

    Reply
  • August 9, 2019 at 10:02 am
    Permalink

    Me is a Pilipino

    Reply
  • August 11, 2019 at 2:53 am
    Permalink

    A Couple years later "Idk how I got eye cancer😢" lol

    Reply
  • August 12, 2019 at 5:31 pm
    Permalink

    Imagine getting hacked

    Reply
  • August 15, 2019 at 6:47 am
    Permalink

    Any other transhumanists in here ?

    Reply
  • August 16, 2019 at 4:15 am
    Permalink

    its a cool idea but think about it its lowkey going to be like creeping in on somone to another level to where i dont evem have to know someone to know them

    Reply
  • August 16, 2019 at 4:15 am
    Permalink

    this is a cool idea but i fear in the wrong hands like anything it could be dangerous

    Reply
  • August 16, 2019 at 4:18 am
    Permalink

    i can imagine being able to scroll my twitter feed without actually having to touch my damn phone maybe then i could make interaction alot easier

    Reply
  • August 16, 2019 at 1:28 pm
    Permalink

    So that means your going to have to have a camera in it too for itself to see things and look them up but it never says that sooo

    Reply
  • August 17, 2019 at 8:25 pm
    Permalink

    Finally, we can safely watch porn in public without anyone else knowing about it.

    Reply
  • August 17, 2019 at 11:42 pm
    Permalink

    So when do those cool camera contact lenses come out?

    Reply
  • August 18, 2019 at 12:35 pm
    Permalink

    CYBERPUNK 2077 AND DETROIT BECOME HUMAN!

    Reply
  • August 18, 2019 at 1:20 pm
    Permalink

    never gonna happen

    Reply
  • August 18, 2019 at 2:41 pm
    Permalink

    Excellent. Wherever you walk someone will bombard you with commercials and your usable field of vision is reduced to nothing.

    Reply
  • August 18, 2019 at 9:24 pm
    Permalink

    Hmm, not sure how this would work even with more pixles. Not in the way it is presented in this video doe.

    Reply
  • August 21, 2019 at 11:05 pm
    Permalink

    I am only going to wear one lens Bc I swear there is going to be an ad when I am driving

    Reply
  • August 24, 2019 at 3:11 pm
    Permalink

    I wouldn't mind a VR headset that can fit onto a pair of wrap around glasses instead of wearing a 6 inch mobile phone holder in front of your face. We already have tech that can do this, why does it need such a huge device to make a VR headset?

    Reply
  • August 25, 2019 at 7:55 am
    Permalink

    Price of the learns

    Reply
  • August 27, 2019 at 5:50 am
    Permalink

    Or you could just ask someone who they are… This is sort of dumb

    Reply
  • August 27, 2019 at 6:10 am
    Permalink

    Screw the internet. I just want really good vision up close, far away, and everywhere in between. Tired of needing reading glasses.

    Reply
  • August 27, 2019 at 11:17 am
    Permalink

    spies already be using these since 1900's probably lol

    Reply
  • August 29, 2019 at 2:00 pm
    Permalink

    Buuut, how to power it?

    Reply
  • August 29, 2019 at 2:04 pm
    Permalink

    And, as far as I understand, you need to connect wireless to ex. phone (logic, it can't be connect via cable) by bluetooth for example. But then, if you are connect to a network, someone can enter to it and connect to your motherfucking eyes and make you see things that doesn't exist (ex. change someone face, for bank robbing, murder or something).

    Reply
  • September 1, 2019 at 9:53 am
    Permalink

    Wha its cost

    Reply
  • September 2, 2019 at 1:05 am
    Permalink

    Bullshit stuffs.

    Reply
  • September 5, 2019 at 1:12 am
    Permalink

    Don’t rush it. I just want 20/20 vision

    Reply
  • September 6, 2019 at 4:26 pm
    Permalink

    Id love to have a hud from like halo or gta with a mini map sending texts instantly by thinking it. The future sounds fun

    Reply
  • September 7, 2019 at 1:01 am
    Permalink

    Makes the eye contact man still needs glasses

    Reply
  • September 7, 2019 at 8:14 am
    Permalink

    So… where do processors go…? If it's wireless, can it fit in signal receptors?

    Reply
  • September 11, 2019 at 7:02 am
    Permalink

    It's like the terminator eyes
    ..

    Reply
  • September 11, 2019 at 3:34 pm
    Permalink

    BLACK MIRROR

    Reply
  • September 11, 2019 at 4:11 pm
    Permalink

    This can turn on to a good innovation for people who become sight lost from accidents, glucoma , retina problems and poor vision in birth we can expect like technology in future

    Reply
  • September 16, 2019 at 8:48 pm
    Permalink

    Amazing!

    Reply
  • September 19, 2019 at 9:25 am
    Permalink

    Fantasy

    Reply
  • September 20, 2019 at 10:51 pm
    Permalink

    Awesome Man!

    Reply
  • September 21, 2019 at 5:55 pm
    Permalink

    Ight where is battery how does it get power how does it scan where is the camera

    Reply
  • September 21, 2019 at 7:54 pm
    Permalink

    Theoretically you should still be able to watch movies with your eyes closed

    Reply
  • September 23, 2019 at 7:11 pm
    Permalink

    It is available for public??

    Reply
  • September 24, 2019 at 2:10 pm
    Permalink

    And then they'll play paid ads in our eyes to keep it for free to use & no wonder if they get all our infos, like what we see. Etc.

    Reply
  • September 25, 2019 at 12:55 am
    Permalink

    i cant wait for virtula zombies …(likea game u kno)

    Reply
  • September 29, 2019 at 12:01 pm
    Permalink

    I found its very irritating to drop a eyedrop so how can i put lenses on my finger and then put foriengh thing in my eyes its veryyyyyyyy irritating 😨😨😨😨😨😨

    Reply
  • September 30, 2019 at 10:56 pm
    Permalink

    I aregistered blind . Bring this to me. Keep up the great work.

    Reply
  • October 1, 2019 at 5:59 pm
    Permalink

    How do you get the lens out of your eye?

    Reply
  • October 4, 2019 at 4:51 pm
    Permalink

    Dick picks will become a terrorist act

    Reply
  • October 6, 2019 at 6:19 am
    Permalink

    I love innovation but this ain’t gona happen…

    Reply
  • October 11, 2019 at 10:22 pm
    Permalink

    Where do you buy this from

    Reply
  • October 12, 2019 at 7:08 pm
    Permalink

    the dude in the skit is wearing glasses smh

    Reply
  • October 18, 2019 at 9:42 pm
    Permalink

    this technology will push people to want to be RFID chipped (RFID needed for it to work), when your the only person left using old cell phone technology and looked at like a conspiracy theorist because you didn't want to be chipped and tracked by the government 😉

    Reply
  • October 21, 2019 at 3:47 pm
    Permalink

    Is anybody had brought it🙄🙄🙄???

    Reply
  • October 22, 2019 at 11:24 am
    Permalink

    WERE CAN I BUY IT??!!?!?

    Reply
  • October 22, 2019 at 6:44 pm
    Permalink

    "My vision is augmented"

    Reply
  • October 22, 2019 at 9:54 pm
    Permalink

    I NEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEED THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Reply
  • October 23, 2019 at 11:22 am
    Permalink

    So does it show you other peoples info without your permission,,how do you oder it to do what you want it to do

    Reply
  • October 24, 2019 at 12:50 pm
    Permalink

    How to screech

    Reply
  • October 27, 2019 at 5:25 am
    Permalink

    So it’s all about dating, eh? Haha

    Reply
  • October 27, 2019 at 4:28 pm
    Permalink

    Imagine using this shit watching porn without nobody noticing

    Reply
  • October 30, 2019 at 4:01 am
    Permalink

    The project initiator or key investor must have struggled with remembering people and their names for his entire life (aka poor social skills) to be spending millions, if not billions on the research and development of the lens….

    Reply
  • October 31, 2019 at 5:18 am
    Permalink

    2004 editing get the hell away from me

    Reply
  • October 31, 2019 at 8:44 pm
    Permalink

    Yeah but can i watch porn in class tho

    Reply
  • November 2, 2019 at 7:08 pm
    Permalink

    Beautiful

    Reply
  • November 3, 2019 at 6:24 pm
    Permalink

    Imagine all the blind ones able to see again 😄😄

    Reply
  • November 4, 2019 at 12:12 am
    Permalink

    Where do I buy one
    So I can pass my exams
    And be a doctor 😭😭😭

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *