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Facebook’s smart glasses that let you see virtual objects in the real world REVEALED

FACEBOOK has just revealed its futuristic augmented reality smart glasses.The technology giant has created thin, transparent glass which can beam virtual objects into the wearer's line of vision.Getty Mark Zuckerberg has previously discussed smart glasses that could help people 'connect'A patent for a "waveguide display with two-dimensional scanner" was published on Thursday, under its company Oculus, which makes virtual reality headsets.Waveguide displays can already be found Microsoft's...

Heart-warming moment brothers, 9 and 12, see the world in full colour for the first time thanks to special glasses

Logan, 12, and Lincoln, 9, from St Osyth, Essex, had never seen reds and greensMother Samantha Booth cried when she watched them try special glassesBoth left speechless, in shock and struggling to believe what's in front of themOverwhelmed, Lincoln said 'This is a bit too much' and briefly took glasses offColour blindness affects one in 200 women in the world and one in 12 men By Claudia Tanner For MailonlinePublished: 06:03 EDT, 7 September 2017 | Updated: 06:29 EDT, 7 September 2017...

Vuzix smart glasses contract will help U.S. war veterans 'see' again

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vuzix Corp, a maker of computer smart glasses used in industry, said on Wednesday it is venturing into a new market with a system that helps restore vision to U.S. military veterans who lost sight in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. Smart glasses have found growing acceptance in industry, helping factory workers follow assembly instructions or find items in a warehouse. Forrester Research estimates 14.4 million U.S. workers will be wearing smart glasses by 2025, about...