Augmented eyes Haha would you?

Discussion in 'VR & Head-Mounted Displays' started by tangoseal, Apr 8, 2019.

  1. tangoseal

    tangoseal [H]ardness Supreme

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    Curious who out there would get microelectronics embedded in thier eyes so they could augment information at just a thought?

    Like have a full HUD walking around the street with a high speed wireless link to the net.

    Just a fun thread - who would do it?

    Apparently we are getting very close, maybe decades from this reality.
     
  2. Dan_D

    Dan_D [H]ard as it Gets

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    I would if they could improve my vision.
     
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  3. SeymourGore

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    Here's hoping they open the technology up for mods - be cool to install the DooM hud over my normal vision during everyday life.
     
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  4. Spartacus09

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    Doesn't seem too much crazier than laser eye surgery.
     
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    If it gave some form of sight to a blind person I'm sure they'd be all over it.
    ... until they saw some memes, at which point they would regret their decision.
     
  6. reaper12

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    Well, don't know about having a HUD display but, bionic lenses are currently going through FDA approval. They are going to be available in some countries later this year.
     
  7. ryan_975

    ryan_975 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Having only one eye, along with significant retinal scarring, I'd be all over augmenting my marginally useful vision.
     
  8. tangoseal

    tangoseal [H]ardness Supreme

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    Yeah I also have zero center vision in my left eye. I'd get a repair too.
     
  9. RogueTadhg

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    As long as I don't get pop ups.
     
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  10. tangoseal

    tangoseal [H]ardness Supreme

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    Haha your gonna be sitting in church and start getting pornhub ads hahaha
     
  11. cyclone3d

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    Yay.. more data collection and spying by the government and companies that will sell these things.
     
  12. Westwood Arrakis

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    Screw that. There's a reason I live on 65 acres in the middle of the woods with cell phone service that barely reaches two bars on 3G. :D
     
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    Eventually people aren’t going to want to keep carrying these cell phones around. But we are past the point of no return with having such access to information at all times. They will become embedded...somehow.
     
  14. marshac

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    Yes - the number of ways it could improve my life/day are insane.
     
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    Azureth, that you ?!

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  16. Brian_B

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    You laugh like that would be a bad thing, I can think of no place better.
     
  17. Brian_B

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    Totally agree - if it meant I wouldn't have to wear glasses I would gladly do it.
     
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    I can see some downsides. Like, when your spouse downloads your daily "focus chart" and sees how you've been checking out other women. ;)
     
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    We talking x-ray kind of stuff? I ain't wearing no banana clip across my eyes though.

    Might consider depending on options. Transition lenses, zoom, anti glare. Maybe
     
  20. tangoseal

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    No it would be like in Deus Ex. Implant super augments. Probably need a small super computer contraption installed in back of skull.
     
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    if the technolgy mature enough. yeah i would.
    no need to carry around phones and laptops.
     
  22. bobzdar

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    I think I'd prefer glasses for that.
     
  23. MMitch

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    They already put "lenses" into eyes to correct close vision, so if it "works" ... I wonder what source of energy it would use though and no wireless charging please lol.
    I did get full lasik and it went well, much better vision now but it was painful (I took laser + laser instead of mini knifes + laser, it burns more apparently). I was -6.5.
     
  24. tangoseal

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    It would use your metabolic energy generated through normal everyday life. The constant release of P+ of ATP to ADP would be a substantial source of thermal and electrical energy.
     
  25. Nenu

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    No, dont mess with your eyes unless you absolutely have to.
    Putting foreign objects in your eyes could have terrible long term effects.
    Sight is one of the most wonderful things we have, dont risk it!
     
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  26. TheSmJ

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    I dunno about that. I'm really happy with the PRK surgery I had 10 years ago and I definitely didn't need it.
     
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    Doesnt change the risk of damaging or losing sight.
    You came up trumps, but there is an element of luck.
     
  28. reaper12

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    WHAT???
     
  29. Spartacus09

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    Blindness, corneal flap dislodging, infection, and other major side effects generally only occur when there are errors or some kind of issue with the surgery (overall less than 1% of them have a complication of this nature).
    There has NEVER been a reported occurrence of blindness where laser eye surgery was the direct cause of it (ie final destination situation), its most often post surgery complications for the outlying occurrences.
    That being said the minor issues like dry eye, starbursts, halos etc for extended periods are very common, borderline regular occurring even. (3-12 mo or longer after surgery)
     
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    My brothers sight was a lot dimmer after having this done, if it gets much worse he wont be able to drive.
    It transpires there are hot and cold laser versions of the treatment and one of the side effects of the hot laser is reduced vision.
    There are no doubt other issues that can manifest from incorrect use of the laser to faulty equipment.
    It is risky and you need to really do your homework and get a lot of advice before going ahead.
    Be sure to understand the full risks, including post surgery. All of them matter.
     
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  31. Spartacus09

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    True but to your original statement "it doesn't change the risks" isn't so cut and dry, at the end of the day there are good and bad candidates for many different versions of the procedure that will have higher or lower risks.
    I agree understanding the risks and process is critical before proceeding.