Wednesday, January 18, 2012

View Life Through Browser-Equipped Sunglasses

Discovery News - It’s safe to say that in today’s web-centric world, a good portion of our lives are now spent online. Does this mean we’re staying better connected to reality or farther removed?

Depending on how you answer that question, these spectacles will either fill your soul’s Silicon Valley with joy or make your toes curl in disgust as you long for a time when people actually lived a gadget-free existence.

PHOTOS: 10 Gadgets Ready For Their Close-Up

The latest marvel of modern technology comes from Israeli company Lumus with their new product called PD-18-2. Despite its alphanumeric name, making it sound like a long-lost Stars Wars droid, the product is actually a pair of eyeglasses with interactive, browser-equipped lenses that are anything but your grandpa’s bifocals.              More