Archive for October 2015

Peter visits Nikon in Japan

Peter recently travelled to Japan with Nikon to visit a cutting edge Nikon Concept store in downtown Tokyo.  Peter was incredibly impressed by Japanese culture, food and the technology available both in the optical profession and as a whole. “It was a wonderful opportunity to visit Japan and see not only how their optical industry…

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Google awarded patent for ‘solar-powered’ smart lens

Google has been awarded a patent in the US for a contact lens powered by light. The tech giant aims to create a solar powered contact lens which could capture a range of data from the wearer.  The patent application outlines plans for a lens with embedded photodetectors to “harvest light” emitted from a source,…

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