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EmPower's technology allows one pair of lenses to be entirely normal focus and then, with the touch of a sensor in the glasses frame, switch to reading focus. The glasses, which do need to be charged overnight, look and feel no different than a standard pair of eyeglasses. We saw the technology in action, and the adjustment happens instantly.
Wearers can even set the change to happen automatically if they activate the tiny in-frame accelerometer (PixelOptic's reps say it's the World's smallest such sensor). With the sensor on, a tilt forward of the head to, say, look down to read something will activate the crystals and electronic focus technology.
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I already read about this in MaximumPC but I'm sure tons of people haven't heard/read about it. Amazing stuff!
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cool, too bad my eyes are perfect and i will never be able to appreciate this.
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cool, too bad my eyes are perfect and i will never be able to appreciate this.
I wish my eyes were perfect.
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Wow, that's so cool. I assume the overnight charge lasts all day?
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I'd imagine so otherwise it would say you need to charge them twice a day instead of overnight.
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I already read about this in MaximumPC but I'm sure tons of people haven't heard/read about it. Amazing stuff!
This has got to be the coolest thing I've read all day. Really is quite amazing. Be interesting to see how the tech progresses. Perhaps they'll soon get to a point where it only needs a recharge once a week or even less often.

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hmmmm how does it know your prescription?
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Wish it worked for my crappy long range vision
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Kid: Sorry teacher, I can't read today. I didn't charge my glasses.
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