Tag Archives: future

Kent Larson: The City of the Future Ok, so this TED Talk isn’t directly related to healthcare or eye care, but it’s pretty fascinating and worth sharing nonetheless. In the latest presentation from TEDx Boston to hit Youtube, Kent Larson, the director of the MIT House_n research consortium and director of the MIT Media Lab’s [...]

Infographic: Emerging Optical Technology We often blog about emerging technologies in eye care and augmented reality (AR), and this infographic from Zenni Optical provides a great visual overview of several topics we’ve written about. In the next decade or so, AR and social media will become integrated into everyday eye wear, and eventually you may [...]

TED Talk: Neil Harbisson, Cyborg Activist Meet Neil Harbisson, an artist, musician, and cyborg activist. He’s a brilliant and eccentric character devoted to pushing the limits of his senses by integrating technology into his very identity. In his fascinating TED Talk, Harbisson explains how he has accomplished this through his “eyeborg” device. Born colorblind, Harbisson [...]

The Eyewear of the Future: Vergence Labs In a post from a few months back, we told you about the tech/social media/eyewear startup, ZionEyez. The Eyez glasses, available this summer, will be able to record 2-3 hours of high-definition POV video, which users can share on their favorite social media channels or stream live through [...]

3D Printing is the Technology of the Future   Now that the new year is officially here, all kinds of media outlets have been releasing lists of what to look out for in 2012. Technologists say that the coming year will give us the emergence of space tourism, better mobile technology, more augmented reality, advanced [...]

Daniel Kraft Discusses the Future of Medicine   Today’s post highlights a fascinating TED Talk given by Daniel Kraft, titled “Medicine’s Future? There’s an App for That.” Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard-trained physician-scientist with over 20 years of experience in the medical industry. He currently serves as the curator of Singularity University’s FutureMed, a [...]