Contact lenses, now with zoom!

A team led by led by Joseph Ford of UCSD and Eric Tremblay of EPFL have developed a contact lens granting the wearer variable zoom of up-to 3x. "An international team of researchers have created the first telescopic contact lens; a contact lens that, when it’s equipped, gives you the power to zoom your vision almost three times. Yes, this is the first ever example of a bionic eye that effectively gives you Superman-like eagle-eye vision." (Via Extreme Tech)

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  1. Screw Superman stuff, this could be inestimable help to those of us who have extremely bad eyesight. 3X would give me almost normal distance vision and polarized glasses is a teeny price to be able to see street signs or airport status boards or the details of a movie.
    S***, I want some of thiis.

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