IBM Patents Night-Vision Eyewear Resembling Google Glass


Users will be seeing red.

IBM has patented an eyewear technology bearing similarity to Google Glass that includes night-vision capabilities, The Economic Times writes, citing a report from the International Business Times. The article says that the device doesn’t promise true night vision, instead tricking the brain to focus on high-contrast imagery, thus improving vision under low light. "IBM's Google Glass modifications include a sensor and 'a comparator device' designed to detect and contrast light intensity. When the light intensity drops below a set level, a pair of projectors – one for each eye – bathe the user's eyes in red light,” the IBT report said.

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