Connect with us


These Eyeglasses Could Help You ‘See’ Sound




It’s designed for the hard of hearing.

A new eyewear design seeks to help the hard of hearing by representing sound visually.

The concept borrows from the world of video games, particular those of the shooter variety, Mashable reports. The idea is that when sound is coming from a particular direction, a light will flash from that direction in your field of vision. (In video games, you often see such lights when an enemy is shooting at you.)

Students at the Singapore University of Technology and Design have created an accessory called Peri to accomplish this. It clips onto your glasses.

The invention won the James Dyson Award for engineering design for Singapore, and now it’s headed for the international competition.


Future iterations of the device may be smaller and “better at picking out sound alerts in noisy environments,” Mashable reports.

Read more at Mashable



Introducing CrizalⓇ Rock™

Did you know three out of four people wipe their lenses on their clothes?* Or that one out of three people accidentally drop their glasses at least once a week?* It's no surprise, then, that 93 percent of wearers consider scratch-resistance an important characteristic when choosing lenses.* To prove the durability of new Crizal Rock lenses, we ran tests inspired by real life situations. To learn more about new Crizal Rock, the most scratch-resistant Crizal No-Glare lenses ever made, visit *Study conducted by ⒸIpsos – Risky behaviors of eyeglass wearers - consumer quantitative research 2019 - declarative results - USA - n= 2345 eyeglass wearers

Promoted Headlines

Most Popular