Mojo Vision’s smart contact lens: ready for real-world testing
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It’s been seven years for Mojo Vision to arrive where it is today: a feature-complete smart contact lens in an internal prototype that is now ready for real-world testing and is the company’s first real candidate for a releasable product.
Apparently, inventing the future isn’t easy.
The vision (groaner) is huge: a smart contact lens that could eventually replace smartphones, smartwatches, augmented reality glasses, even virtual reality headsets. That’s a big ask, and it’s taken some serious science, engineering, and iteration to get to even a first potential product.
Currently, the Mojo smart contact lens boasts:
- a 14,000 pixels per inch MicroLED display, the world’s smallest at just .5 millimeters in diameter, and densest with a pixel-pitch of just 1.8 microns, the company says
- 5GH ultra-low latency radio to stream AR content
- ARM processor
- continuous eye tracking via custom-configured accelerometers, gyroscopes, and magnetometers
- medical-grade in-lens batteries
- eye-controlled user interface
The contact lens connects with an external controller …
Get the full story in my recent post at Forbes …