Sony Patents Contact Lens That Records What You See

Sony has been awarded a patent for a smart contact lens that would be capable of recording video.

Sony Patents Contact Lens That Records What You SeeOther smart contact lenses are focused on improving vision or providing an augmented reality HUD, but Sony wants to look outwards rather than in.

A new patent, awarded to the company in April, describes a contact lens that can be controlled by the user’s deliberate blinks, recording video on request.

The recording is turned on and off with the user’s blink and sensors can detect if it was an intentional or unintentional one.

The image capture technology and data storage would be held within the lens, around the iris, and piezoelectric sensors would convert the movements of the eye into energy to power the lens.

Of course, at this point, this technology isn’t small enough to be comfortably embedded in a contact lens, so it’s only theoretical. The task, now, is to fit all of this technology, into the lens…

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