|| List of recent Glasses-related patents
| Glass compositions having high thermal and chemical stability and methods of making thereof|
Described herein are alkali-free, boroalumino silicate glasses exhibiting desirable physical and chemical properties for use as substrates in flat panel display devices, such as, active matrix liquid crystal displays (amlcds). In accordance with certain of its aspects, the glasses possess good dimensional stability as a function of temperature..
A microdrape 10 covers a surgical microscope system 60 including a surgical microscope 61 and a pair of binoculars 62 independently supported by an arm structure 64. The microdrape 10 has an opening end 6 and a closed end opposite to the opening end 6.
| Method for measuring morpho-geometric parameters of a spectacle wearing individual|
The invention relates to a method for measuring at least one geo-morphometric parameter of an individual wearing glasses (10), said method involving a stand-alone computing device (1) comprising: a screen (8); a target (12); a compact image acquisition system (7) comprising a means for determining its inclination and connected to said screen (8); and a processing unit allowing the image acquisition system (7) to be controlled and the images obtained to be processed. The main feature of a method according to the invention is that it comprises the following steps: adjusting the inclination of the image acquisition system (7) so that it lies in an acceptable angular range; adjusting the height of the image acquisition system (7) so that the individual can see the target (12) along a substantially horizontal line of sight; observation of the target (12), by the individual, in a comfortable position subject to no positional constraints; acquiring at least one image of the eyes of the individual and of the frame (10), in said observation position; processing said at least one image using the processing unit in order to determine each geo-morphometric parameter of the individual from the position of their pupils and the inclination of their glasses (10); and returning the result of the measurements..
| Apparatus, method and article for a dual-program display|
A system for enabling two different users to independently view and listen to two completely different programs on the same display at the same time is provided. A user wears eyeglasses with filters to filter out light from the program which the user does not want to view, while allowing the light from the program the user does want to view to be seen by the user.
| Wireless communication device|
A glasses-type radio communication device (1) which is to be worn on the head of a user, includes: right and left eyepiece parts (11); and an antenna (110) for carrying out radio communication, the antenna (110) being a dipole antenna including an antenna element (100) and a power feeding section (101) which supplies electric power to the antenna element (100), the power feeding section (101) being provided between the right and left eyepiece parts (11).. .
| Stereoscopic image processing apparatus and method thereof|
A stereoscopic display apparatus is provided. The stereoscopic display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight, a controller and an active polarizer disposed adjacent to the liquid crystal panel.
| Device having a glasses mode|
A device having a glasses mode, and methods therefor are provided. A display of the device is operated in a glasses mode by controlling the display to a first brightness level when the display is in the glasses mode.
| Computer-aided system for 360° heads up display of safety/mission critical data|
A heads-up-display (“hud”) system for projecting safety/mission critical data onto a display pair of light weight projection glasses or monocular creating a virtual 360 degree is disclosed. The hud system includes a see-through display surface, a workstation, application software, and inputs containing the safety/mission critical information (current user position, total collision avoidance system—tcas, global positioning system—gps, magnetic resonance imaging—mri images, cat scan images, weather data, military troop data, real-time space type markings etc.).
| Bulk nickel-phosphorus-boron glasses bearing manganese|
The disclosure is directed to ni—p—b alloys bearing mn and optionally cr and mo that are capable of forming a metallic glass, and more particularly metallic glass rods with diameters at least 1 mm and as large as 5 mm or larger. The disclosure is further directed to ni—mn—cr—mo—p—b alloys capable of demonstrating a good combination of glass forming ability, strength, toughness, bending ductility, and corrosion resistance..
| Sodium out-flux for photovoltaic cigs glasses|
Photovoltaic devices where glass substrates have a composition where (ro+m2o)/z2o3 is greater than 1. This ratio may affect sodium out-flux from the glass substrate and into the cigs layer or the mo layer or both..
| Holding finding|
An article of functional jewelry includes a magnetically responsive substrate with front and back surfaces, a bend dividing the substrate into first and second substantially planar regions, and a holding device. A magnet holds the article in position by sandwiching a piece of fabric between the magnet and the substrate.
|Method for inhibiting oxygen and moisture degradation of a device and the resulting device|
A method for inhibiting oxygen and moisture degradation of a device and the resulting device are described herein. To inhibit the oxygen and moisture degradation of the device, a low liquidus temperature (llt) material which typically has a low low liquidus temperature (or in specific embodiments a low glass transition temperature) is used to form a barrier layer on the device.
|Polarized mirrored glasses lens|
Provided is a spherical or aspherical polarized mirrored glasses lens that substantially prevents the appearance of reflections caused by reflection from the mirrored surface, has a high transmittance, and with the use of a colored absorption-polarization film layer, allows arbitrary selection of the color of the field of view of the sunglasses user and the color of the lens as seen by others. A polarized mirrored glasses lens is fabricated, said lens being characterized by having, in order from the light-incidence side, at least a reflection-polarization film layer and an absorption-polarization film layer, and further characterized in that: the transmission axes of said layers are aligned; and the light-incidence side is a convex spherical or aspherical surface..
|Head mounted display, display device for eyeglasses and temple tip for display device|
A head mounted display that is attached to an eyeglass frame for use, includes: a first unit and a second unit. The first unit includes a first electrical component including a display element and an eyepiece optical part that allows a user to observe a display image by the display element as a virtual image.
|Mounting interface for eyewear|
A mounting interface system is provided and is adapted for the engagement of any of a plurality of electronic components with eyewear such as eyeglasses and goggles. The system employs a mounting component on the eyewear which is engageable and adjustable with a complimentary mount on any of a plurality of said electronic components..
|Glasses storage system|
A system for storing small items. The system includes a glasses frame.
|Method and apparatus for providing input through an apparatus configured to provide for display of an image|
Provided herein is a technique by which a user may interact with an apparatus configured to provide for display of an image, such as with augmented reality glasses. An example embodiment may provide a method including receiving an indication of a first motion event initiated on a first side of a device from a motion sensor, determining a first motion event pattern based on one or more directional components of the first motion event, distinguishing the first motion event from a motion event initiated on a second side of the device, correlating a first operation with the first motion event pattern, and causing the first operation to be performed.
|Lithium silicate glass ceramic and lithium silicate glass comprising a hexavalent metal oxide|
Lithium silicate glass ceramics and glasses containing specific oxides of hexavalent elements are described which crystallize at low temperatures and are suitable in particular as dental materials.. .
|Methods for reducing zirconia defects in glass sheets|
Methods are disclosed for treating zircon-containing forming structures, e.g., zircon isopipes, with one or more treatment glass compositions in which defect-causing reactions between the zircon of the forming structure and molten glass are suppressed at the delivery temperature of the treatment glass. The treatment compositions can be used during start-up of a forming structure, between runs of the same production glass on a given forming structure, and/or when transitioning between runs of two production glasses on a given forming structure.
|Article carrier for supporting multiple articles around a neck of a wearer|
An article carrier has a first member including a top side and a first arch. The first arch optionally is for receiving a first article.
The angle changer is a piece of material that can be plastic, metallic, etc. By being placed between end pieces and temples next to hinges on sunglasses, it will change the opening of the temples..
|Sun shade apparatus|
A sun shade apparatus for use with eyeglasses having a pair of temples and worn relative to a user's head includes a flexible headband removably coupled to the pair of temples of the eyeglasses. A head shade assembly is coupled to an upper end of the framework so as to be displaced from the headband and above the user's head, the head shade assembly having a generally planar configuration and made of a generally opaque material configured to block sun rays from the user's head.
|Lithium silicate glass ceramic and lithium silicate glass comprising a divalent metal oxide|
Lithium silicate glass ceramics and glasses containing specific oxides of divalent elements are described which crystallize at low temperatures and are suitable in particular as dental materials.. .
|Ion exchangeable glass with advantaged stress profile|
Ion exchangeable glass compositions that develop concentration profiles and stress profiles that have higher magnitudes of concentration and compressive stress profiles than those provided by the error function (erfc)-shaped compressive stress profile for similar surface concentrations of stress-inducing components such as k+ or k2o and stresses. The advantaged stress profile is the result of a glass composition that is low in k2o (or potassium) in the base glass prior to ion exchange.
|Eyeglasses and ornamental retainer for use in conjunction therewith|
A retainer is releasably secured to a pair of eyeglasses that includes flattened and widened temple members. Each temple member includes a heart-shaped hole at its distal end that serves as the point of attachment for the retainer.
|Pair of eyeglasses with easily-installed and easily-changed eyeglass legs|
A pair of eyeglass with easily-installed and easily-changed eyeglass legs has a pivot stand and a pivot that are directly formed at the eyeglass frame and the eyeglass leg. The pivot has a vertical shaft as a first magnetic element and a horizontal connector to whose forward end a center portion of the vertical shaft is attached.
|Method and apparatus for viewing 3d video using a stereoscopic viewing device|
Methods and systems are described for enabling the operation of a stereoscopic viewing device such that the viewing device provides a movable viewing window that enables the 3d rendering of 3d image data displayed by a backlit lcd device. In a particular implementation, the systems and methods disclosed herein are operable to control the operation of a pair of lcd shutter glasses..
|Image display apparatus and method|
A 3d video system is disclosed. The 3d video system includes a frame rate converter that stores an input video signal in a rate conversion frame memory included in the frame rate converter, then reads and outputs the input video signal at a doubled clock rate, a signal format converter that converts a pixel sequence of the video signal output from the frame rate converter and outputs the converted video signal, a controller that outputs a timing signal based on the converted video signal, 3d glasses that transmit light alternately to left and right eyes, and switch the transmission of the light to the left and right eyes, based on the converted video signal and the outputted timing signal, and a spatial modulator that spatially modulates light emitted from a light source, based on the converted video signal.
|System and method for viewing multiplexed images|
A system for displaying and viewing multiple two- or three-dimensional images from a single screen includes an image source displaying the images as time-multiplexed, shutter glasses for viewing the images, and a hand-held selection devices for choosing an image to view. Each image may be one of a series of images, and the images may be accompanied by sound that is played through earphones, with the sound programa being selected along with the image.
|Lithium silicate glass ceramic and lithium silicate glass comprising a trivalent metal oxide|
Lithium silicate glass ceramics and glasses containing specific oxides of trivalent elements are described which crystallize at low temperatures and are suitable in particular as dental materials.. .
|Mixed-metal system conductors for use in low-temperature co-fired ceramic circuits and devices|
A composition for forming transition vias and transition line conductors is disclosed for minimizing interface effects at electrical connections between dissimilar metal compositions. The composition has (a) inorganic components selected from the group consisting of (i) 20-45 wt % gold and 80-55 wt % silver and (ii) 100 wt % silver-gold solid solution alloys, and (b) an organic medium.
|Lithium silicate glass ceramic and lithium silicate glass comprising a tetravalent metal oxide|
Lithium silicate glass ceramics and glasses containing specific oxides of tetravalent elements are described which crystallize at low temperatures and are suitable in particular as dental materials.. .
|Reversible sun visor|
A two-sided, reversible sun visor hat featuring retaining straps on the crown to secure a pair of glasses, when not in use, and an elastic headband for versatile fitment. The bill of the reversible sun visor is constructed from durable materials that retain their original shape and thus may be folded, crumpled, and washed without any permanent distortion to the bill..
Eyeglasses include lens elements (2, 3), sidepiece elements (4, 5) for supporting the eyeglasses and connecting elements (9) between the lens elements (2, 3) and the sidepiece elements (4, 5). The connecting elements (9) include a pin portion (10, 11) extending from the sidepiece elements (4, 5), and the lens elements (2, 3) have a hole (12, 13) for insertion of the pin portion (10, 11), the pin portion (10, 11) being inserted into the insertion hole (12, 13) to form elements for rotating the sidepiece elements (4, 5) relative to the lens element (2, 3)..
|Liquid crystal lens|
Provided are a liquid crystal lens, an optical filter, and a display device. The exemplary liquid crystal lens may exhibit optical anisotropy and optical isotropy according to a polarization state of incident light.
|Gps based participant identification system and method|
A system and method for identifying a person in a geographic area of interest, who shares the identity of friendly participants with a user if certain criteria are met. In one form, the identity of a participant in the area and meeting certain criteria is displayed to a user or other friendly participants.
|Golf club fabricated from bulk metallic glasses with high toughness and high stiffness|
Golf clubs formed from bulk-solidifying amorphous metals (i.e., metallic glasses) having high elastic modulus and fracture toughness, and to methods of forming the same are provided. Among other components, the golf club materials disclosed enable fabrication of flexural membranes or shells used in golf club heads (drivers, fairways, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters) exhibiting enhanced flexural or bending compliance together with the ability to deform plastically and avoid brittle fracture or catastrophic failure when overloaded under bending loads.
|Vacuum glass including pillars having different arrangement distances, and method for manufacturing same|
Provided in the present invention is a vacuum glass, comprising: a plurality of plate glasses arranged to be spaced apart at fixed distances; a sealing material provided along edges of the plate glasses to seal and adhere to the plate glasses; and a plurality of pillars arranged between the plate glasses to maintain the distances between the plate glasses. The plurality of pillars are arranged at different arrangement distances in vertical and horizontal directions.
|Glasses-free reflective 3d color display|
A glasses-free reflective 3d color display includes a reflective color display configured to display a reflective color image by using light entering from the outside and configured to form a left eye image and a right eye image, and a lens array configured so that each lens corresponds to a pair of pixels of the reflective color display and configured to separate the left eye image and the right eye image formed in the reflective color display.. .
|Adjustable refractive optical device|
A method of making a lens having adjustable optical power is disclosed. The lens is adjustable by relative lateral translation of at least two lens elements.
|Polarizing plate and optical display including the same|
A polarizing plate includes a polarizer, and a protective film on one side of the polarizer and including a reverse dispersion liquid crystal coating layer having λ/4 retardation. An optical display panel includes the polarizing plate.
|Method for securing visual media utilizing encoding process with optical translation for decoded image viewing|
A method and system for securing visual media utilizing an encoding process with optical translation for decoded image viewing having the steps of displaying a first image for viewing by a user, generating a second image that is substantially a negative of the first image, displaying the first and second image through a stereoscopic projection system using at least two separate channels of the system to create a displayed garbled image decoding the displayed image by cancellation of the second image from the view of said user. The system may also employ active and passive 3d glasses or other decoder and generate interference and other signals to obscure the desired image before decoding.
|3d display system and driving method thereof|
The present invention provides a 3d display system, which includes: shutter glasses and display device. The shutter glasses include driving device, and normally white liquid crystal panel and normally black liquid crystal panel, disposed overlappingly.
|Pixel arrangement method that reduces color shift of pattern retarder glasses based 3d display system in large view angle and display panel using same|
The present invention provides a pixel arrangement method that reduces color shift of pattern retarder glasses based 3d display system and includes: providing a display panel, which includes a substrate and a plurality of primary pixels that is formed on the substrate in an array; dividing the primary pixels in 3d mode displaying in such a way that each of the primary pixels is divided into four sub-pixels, wherein the sub-pixels are of colors that are pure colors and two adjacent ones of the sub-pixels in either horizontal or vertical direction are of different colors; and dividing the primary pixels in 2d mode displaying in such a way that each of the primary pixels is divided into three or four sub-pixels, wherein the sub-pixels are of colors that are pure colors and two adjacent ones of the sub-pixels in either horizontal or vertical direction are of different colors.. .
|Glasses and media playing function|
A pair of eyeglasses includes an eyeglass frame, a left lens, a right lens, a processor, a memory, an orientation sensor, and a location tracker. The eyeglasses contain left and right display screens.
|Cannula support assembly|
A cannula support assembly capable of supporting a nasal cannula that delivers oxygen or other gas or gas mixtures to a user is disclosed. The assembly has a plurality of retention clips into which cannula tubes are inserted and retained in a manner so as not to interfere or cause discomfort to a user.
|Eyes-off-the-road classification with glasses classifier|
A method for determining an eyes-off-the-road (eotr) condition exists includes capturing image data corresponding to a driver from a monocular camera device. A detection of whether the driver is wearing eye glasses based on the image data using an eye glasses classifier.
|Ir supercontinuum source using low-loss heavy metal oxide glasses|
An ir supercontinuum source for generating supercontinuum in the mir or possibly lwir spectral bands comprises a supercontinuum fiber formed from a heavy metal oxide host glass having low optical loss and high non-linearity over the spectral band that is stable, strong and chemically durable. The supercontinuum fiber is suitably a depressed inner clad fiber configured to support only single transverse spatial mode propagation of the pump signal and supercontinuum.
A method comprising: performing eye exam to a subject having a first and second eye; determining a prescription for the first and second eyes, the prescription describing focal power for each of the first eye and the second eye for at least three distances; and providing the prescription to a machine that produces progressive glasses that comprise a first and second lenses, wherein the first and second lenses each having at least three focal portions associated with the at least three distances that are located in a same height in the glasses thereby enabling clear vision for the subject in the first eye and the second eye with respect to the at least three distances.. .
|Bio-sensors in eyeglasses|
A wearable medical device (10) comprising: spectacles or eyeglasses (12) including at least one temple piece (14) and nose-engagers (16); at least one bio-sensor (18) for measuring at least one physical parameter of a person wearing said spectacles (12), said bio-sensor (18) being associated with one of said temple piece (14) or said nose-engagers (16); information storage (20) incorporated with said spectacles (12) for storing information received from said bio-sensor (18); a transmitter (22) for transmitting said stored information; and a power supply (24) for driving said bio-sensor, said storage and said transmitter.. .
Attractive eyeglasses and novelty shades are provided that are fun and entertaining and can be worn at sporting events, pep rallies, amusement parks, popular concerts, car races, parties, with costumes, and at other places. The improved eyeglasses and novelty shades can comprise an eye glass assembly with a novelty connected to an eyeglass frame.
|Safety glasses for blocking harmful electromagnetic radiation and preventing dazzling|
Disclosed are safety glasses for blocking of harmful electromagnetic radiation and prevention of dazzling which protect eyes from harmful electromagnetic radiation and are ergonomically balanced by arranging the lens portion at the front and the adjuster and battery at the rear side of the temple to ensure convenient wearing of the glasses. The safety glasses include an inner/outer hosing formed of a soft material to closely contact the face of the user and fabricated through double injection molding, thereby ensuring convenient wearing of the glasses..
A device is disclosed that is capable of independently modulating the transparency and emissive color of individual pixels that comprise an electronic display. Modulating the transparency of a transmissive layer allows a darkened or semi-darkened foreground field to be provided on the display.
|Eyeglasses type operation device, eyeglasses type operating system and electronic devices|
An eyeglasses type operation device comprises a frame configured to be worn on a head of a user, a sensor that outputs a detection signal by sensing, the sensor being disposed inside the frame and a connector operatively connected to the sensor to receive the detection signal, the connector being configured to detachably connect to an external electronic device, and the connector being configured to output the detection signal to the external electronic device when the external electronic device is connected to the connector.. .