Samsung Patents Contact Lenses With A Built-In Camera, Could Change The Way You See

Samsung has just taken a leap into the future with their new patent on a smart contact lens with a build- in camera. Yes, you heard it right; contact lenses with a camera. This news comes from SamMobile, a Samsung centric blog. The lenses will come with a lot of SiFI technology such as built -in display, camera and an antenna to transfer data. The lens will be controlled through sensors which will capture motion like blinking your eyes.

Patent diagrams for Samsung's smart contact lenses. Credit: Samsung/Korea Intellectual Property Right Service (KIPRIS)

Patent diagrams for Samsung’s smart contact lenses. Credit: Samsung/Korea Intellectual Property Right Service (KIPRIS)

Samsung is not first in the smart contact lens space. Google also owns a patent for smart contact lenses which will be used in the medical space.

It is fascinating to see till what extent this technology can be taken forward. Not to forget the end number of places this can be used like military operations, medical procedures, virtual reality , filming and  a lot more.

This technology is in the concept face and let’s hopes we get to see a ready product come out of it in the future