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For the first time, smart contact lenses with an augmented reality display were put to the test.
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For the first time, smart contact lenses with an augmented reality display were put to the test.

Mojo Vision, a company in California that wants to make smart contact lenses that can work with augmented reality (AR), has already tested its technology on real people. Drew Perkins, the CEO of the company, was the first person to wear the contacts last week. He wrote a blog post about his experience. We just told you a few months ago that Mojo Vision is making smart contact lenses that can project images while they are on your eye. The company plans to do this by putting the world's densest display on a surface that is no bigger than 0.5 mm in diameter. In addition to the screen, the contact lens has a gyroscope, an accelerometer, and a magnetometer that work together to track your eye movements. This is done to make sure that the augmented reality images don't move while your eye ...