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Apropos my post yesterday about 'bionic' contact lenses safely passing the rabbit wear test, the Guardian has also covered the news in 'Would you wear a bionic contact lens to read emails?' Its story has garnered quite a few comments, most of them saying they don't really see any call for such a piece of kit, although a few readers are quite excited about the opportunities as long as they expand beyond the reading of emails. Some suggest that researchers work on spectacles or sunglasses with a similar function, rather than trying to cram such technology in to a tiny contact lens. We already have the launch of the electronically focusing EmPower specs to look forward to in April 2012 so anything's possible.

Published 24 Nov 2011 3:24 PM by SiH Wear