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The company's patent application is for a "contact lens camera" that would allow the wearer to snap photos with a deliberate blink of the eye and store them on a wireless device like a smartphone or tablet.
The contact lens camera would also have enhanced features like zoom and image stabilization, with the ability to differentiate between regular blinking and deliberate blinking for capturing images.
The image capture and storage technology would all be embedded in the lens around the iris, and piezoelectric sensors would convert the movements of the eye into energy to power the lens.
originally posted by: Liquesence
a reply to: intrptr
I'm suddenly reminded of the film "The Final Cut," which brings a very interesting idea to light: with technology like this, once developed, one could record a large part of one's life in first person perspective.
This still brings serious privacy concerns and ethical questions both while one is living and after one dies…