Look out for the world’s first smart contact lens

A California start-up has developed the “world’s first true smart contact lens” that puts a screen against your eye to display a range of information.

Mojo Lens is a contact lens with a built-in display that gives people the useful and timely information they want without forcing them to look down at a screen or losing focus on the people and the world around them. Mojo calls this eyes-up experience Invisible Computing, a platform that enables information to be instantaneous, unobtrusive and available hands-free, and will allow people to interact with each other more freely and genuinely.

The company has been researching and developing its ground-breaking technology and holds patents critical to the development of an augmented reality (AR) smart contact lens dating back over 10 years. The company is currently demonstrating a working prototype of the device. Mojo is conducting feasibility clinical studies for R&D iteration…

Balloon to the Stars

A Florida-based company wants to take adventurous travellers to the very edge of space in giant balloons.

Space Perspective plans to provide rides with eight passengers and a flight crew in a pressurised capsule suspended beneath a hydrogen-filled balloon the size of a football stadium, the firm announced last week. The company said it plans for the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak, Alaska to serve as one of the launch sites for the vehicle, called the Spaceship…