Contact Lenses With See-Through Texting Screens

December 12, 2012

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Because what good is wearing contacts if a friend can't text a 8===D directly onto your eyeball, scientists at Ghent University are hard at work developing contact lenses with curved LCD displays in them. No word if they'll be blink powered or fry your eyeballs if you cry, but, FUN FACT: I've never cried. "You're crying right now." ...What if I told you my blood is clear?

"This will never replace the cinema screen for films. But for specific applications it may be interesting to show images such as road directions or projecting text messages from our smart phones straight to our eye," said Jelle De Smet, the chief researcher on the project.

Are you thinking what I'm thinking? "Probably not." EASY CHEATING ON TESTS. Just keep your head down and the teacher will never know you have all the answers scrolling across your eyeballs! "That's actually not the dumbest thing I've ever heard." Daaaaaw, you mean it?!

Hit the jump for a video of a contact constantly blinking that money sign over and over and over.

Thanks to thatblondeguy, who's actually brown-haired and was just trying to throw the cops off his trail. "I really am blonde." Dye job, DYE JOB.

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