Mojo Vision have revealed a smart contact lens with a tiny built-in display that lets you view private, super-discreet interface AR images on a screen sitting right in front of your eyeballs. The company revealed the prototype lenses with a promise that you can view everything like calendar to urgent messages on top of the view around you, that seems like something out of sci-fi movies and it is an achievement that just makes me say, “Wow. This is the future!”
The company has spent around 5 years to develop this super-powered eye lens for humans. It's like a tiny screen, called the "World’s Densest Microdisplay" and it gives you accompanying microelectronics for AR display in a single contact lens. Users can wear and see the eye-tracking feature for its interface.
While wearing these lenses, users can make their schedules, messages, alerts, a to-do list, or directions and the software is simple too so you don’t have to worry about having your vision with unnecessary data. The feature is called Invisible Computing, "a way to stay connected with our world, surroundings, and communications, all without the distraction of a device", the company said.
Finally, these contact lenses that is fitted with an eye-tracking feature compared to its early versions having just a frugal processor and the display. Mojo Vision is also adding more features besides eye-tracking in the coming future. FDA, has granted the lens a Breakthrough Device Designation o and it might go to the market rapidly. The company says that their goal is to have a battery capacity that lasts about a full day and can be charged via a compact case. Users have to handle cleaning the lenses as you would with a non-disposable pair of regular contacts.
For display, it has a 0.48mm screen size that could display 14,000 pixels per inch density, making it the smallest and densest dynamic display ever made. Mojo Vision has to wait a few years to make the lenses real, and the company stated, that it’s out of stealth and flush with investment from backers like HP Tech Ventures, LG, and Motorola Solutions among many, it can get to work finalizing the working lenses and then coaxing them through the medical approvals process.