|| List of recent Glasses-related patents
| Method and system for preventing virus-related obesity and obesity related diseases|
A method for preventing obesity related to infection by an adipogenic adenovirus includes obtaining a sample from a person, assaying the sample to determine whether the person has been previously infected with an adipogenic adenovirus, and if the person has not been previously infected, providing the person with at least one sensor positioned to detect when a person's hand approaches a predetermined distance from the person's face. By warning the person of undesired hand-to-face contacts, the person is able to reduce the incidence of obesity related infections.
| Eyeglasses retention system|
An eyeglass retention system for coupling eyewear and headwear through the use of magnets attached to the temples or arms of glasses and magnetic or metallic elements attached to headwear. Vertical supports and other attachment structures prevent inserts from falling out while multi-point magnetic coupling and safety features enhance performance..
| Eyeglasses with alternative wearing means|
The present disclosure refers to eyeglasses that may be worn in alternate forms. The eyeglasses include an eyepiece having a pair of lenses that may be positioned in front of a wear's eyes by an attachment assembly, which may be deformed or adjusted to secure the lenses to the wear's wrist.
| Eyeglasses with replaceable lenses|
Eyeglasses with replaceable lenses include a lens frame, two lenses, two temples jointed pivotally with two ends of the lens frame, and two fastening members. The lens frame has two through holes respectively embedded with the lenses.
| Modular sunglasses|
Modular glasses may include a first segment frame having a first segment lens area, an inner side and an outer side, wherein the inner side has a rail section. A second segment frame may also be included, having a second segment lens area, an outer side and an inner side, wherein the inner side has a notch section, wherein the notch section receives the rail section of the inner side of the first segment frame.
| Antiglare device|
Electro-optical glare protection device for protective glasses, protective helmets or protective masks comprising at least two optical sensors, which are equipped to detect the luminance of an object field and which have a different characteristic for the angle-dependent relative sensitivity (s0). In particular, at least a first sensor comprises a first photodiode (1) having a narrow detection angle θ1<45° and a second sensor comprises a second photodiode (2) with a wide detection angle θ2>45°.
| Liquid-crystal optical modules and multi-purpose eyewear using the same|
This invention discloses optical modules, and eyewear using them for performing viewing function(s) including viewing a shutter-based 3d display, viewing a polarization-based 3d display, emulating the pulfrich effect, emulating a pair of pinhole glasses and emulating a pair of sunglasses. In one embodiment, an optical module comprises: a first liquid crystal layer between a first and a second transparent conductive layers; a transparent protective layer attached to the first transparent conductive layer; a third transparent conductive layer; a matrix-electrode layer, comprising an array of independently addressable electrode regions each being transparent and electrically conductive; a second liquid crystal layer between the matrix-electrode layer and the third transparent conductive layer; a first linear polarizer attached to the second transparent conductive layer and the matrix-electrode layer; and a second linear polarizer, having a polarization orientation orthogonal to the polarization orientation of the first linear polarizer, attached to the third transparent conductive layer..
| Display apparatus, glasses apparatus and control method thereof|
A display apparatus, a glasses apparatus and a control method are provided. The display apparatus includes a display which displays a plurality of contents, an audio signal processor which generates a single audio signal by signal-processing a plurality of audio data which correspond to each of the plurality of contents, and a communicator which transmits the signal-processed single audio signal to a glasses apparatus..
| Naked eye type and glasses type switchable stereoscopic display device|
A naked eye type and glasses type switchable stereoscopic display device includes a display panel and a switching module. The display panel provides first display image and second display image.
| Natural 3d motion for film and video|
“natural 3d motion” is created by the use of moving the camera in a lateral direction with foreground and background elements, at a consistent speed, throughout a scene, in such a way that it allows the viewer time to perceive three dimensional depth and experience immersion in the scene without the use of 3d glasses, 3d projectors or 3d video displays. Its beneficial affects, depending upon the nature of the video/film/movie, including enhancing a sense of calm, especially when the scenes comprise peaceful images beyond the traditional film or movie experience.
| Ar glasses specific user interface and control interface based on a connected external device type|
This disclosure concerns an interactive head-mounted eyepiece with an integrated processor for handling content for display and an integrated image source for introducing the content to an optical assembly through which the user views a surrounding environment and the displayed content, wherein the eyepiece has a user interface and control interface based on a connected external device type.. .
| Ar glasses specific control interface based on a connected external device type|
This disclosure concerns an interactive head-mounted eyepiece with an integrated processor for handling content for display and an integrated image source for introducing the content to an optical assembly through which the user views a surrounding environment and the displayed content, wherein the eyepiece has a control interface based on a connected external device type.. .
| Interactive three dimensional displays on handheld devices|
Techniques are disclosed for rendering an anamorphic projection of 3d scene geometry on a handled device using a correct asymmetric perspective geometry projection. Once pose of the handheld device is determined, a relative eye position may be inferred when the device is tilted away from an initial or default pose, based on data supplied by accelerometers.
| System for attaching accessories to a monitor|
A system permits various accessories to be attached to a computer monitor, allowing a user to save valuable desk space. The system of the present invention includes one or more accessory holders that can hold, for example, a cell phone, pens, eyeglasses, mirrors, photos, earphones, remote controls, photos, and the like.
|Multicomponent glasses for use in personal care products|
The present invention relates to multicomponent glasses and their use in powdered form as an additive in personal care products such as toothpastes.. .
|Eyeglasses for easy fabrication|
A pair of eyeglasses has a lens body, a frame, two temples and two endpieces. The lens body is formed integrally with two lenses and two engaging members.
|Rugate optical lens to prevent macular degeneration|
An improved lens with rugate filter specifically designed to be worn in prescription and non-prescription glasses, contact lenses, intraocular lenses and sunglasses, and to provide protection against macular degeneration by reducing harmful visible blue light transmission and ocular photochemical damage. The lens at least includes a single lens layer with a rugate filter deposited thereon to selectively block visible blue light.
|Touch sensing liquid crystal display compatible with linearly polarized sunglasses|
A touch sensing liquid crystal display is made with a stack of layers that has controlled or low birefringence. The final layers of the output of the touch sensing liquid crystal display circularly polarize the output light.
|Electronically customizable articles|
Some implementations of this disclosure provide an electronically customizable article comprising a fashion article selected from the group consisting of a handbag, a shoe, glasses, a tie, and a bowtie wherein the fashion article comprises an electronic visual display, a processor, a communication interface for communication between the fashion article and a network, and a non-transitory computer readable medium containing instructions that, when executed by the processor, causes the fashion article to connect to a server over the network, receive data from the server, and display one or more images associated with the data on the electronic visual display.. .
|3d glasses with rfid and methods and devices for improving management and distribution of sold commodities|
Rfid data is utilized for billing and management of 3d glasses in a cinema theater or group of theaters. Rfid pedestals identify privately owned or rented 3d glasses brought into a theater by a customer.
|Ultra-thin strengthened glasses|
Glass compositions having properties that are optimized for forming ultra-thin (<0.4 mm) articles and for applications requiring ultra-thin glass. These properties include both forming-related properties such as the coefficients of thermal expansion (cte) of both the liquid and glassy state of the glass, liquidus viscosity, and those properties affecting the mechanical performance of the glass (compressive stress, depth of layer, elastic or young's modulus)..
|Driving method of 3d shutter type glasses and driving circuit thereof|
The present disclosure discloses a driving method of three-dimensional (3d) shutter type glasses and a driving circuit thereof. In a driving method of the 3d shutter type glasses, a left lens is transparent in its transparent cycles and dosed in its shutdown cycles, and a right lens is transparent in its transparent cycles and closed in its shutdown cycles the driving circuit of the 3d shutter type glasses executes a step of at least outputting a section of low-level signals in one transparent cycle of each lens.
Low cost spectacles may include a paper or plastic frame and injection molded plastic lens or lenses, where the lens may be easily removed and changed within the frame. In one example, the lens may have a round shape, and securing the lens within the frame may be accomplished by inserting the lens into the aperture in the frame, and rotating the lens, for example, by ¼ of a turn.
|Eye gaze user interface and calibration method|
A software controlled user interface and calibration method for an eye gaze controlled device, designed to accommodate angular accuracy versus time averaging tradeoffs for eye gaze direction sensors. The method can scale between displaying a small to large number of different eye gaze target symbols at any given time, yet still transmit a large array of different symbols to outside devices with minimal user training.
|Laser interlock system for medical and other applications|
A laser interlock system and allows laser radiation to be generated when an inspector and a subject correctly wear safety glasses and during use of a photo-acoustic imaging apparatus, thereby protecting the eyes of the inspector and the subject and preventing unnecessary power consumption. The laser interlock system includes a sensing unit to sense whether or not contact between a user and safety glasses occurs, a light source unit to generate a laser, and a control unit that determines, based on an output value from the sensing unit, whether or not the user is wearing the safety glasses normally, and generates an interlock signal to turn on or off the light source unit for selective laser generation according to the determination..
|Sheet forming of metallic glass by rapid capacitor discharge|
An apparatus and method of uniformly heating, rheologically softening, and thermoplastically forming metallic glasses rapidly into a net shape using a rapid capacitor discharge forming (rcdf) tool are provided. The rcdf method utilizes the discharge of electrical energy stored in a capacitor to uniformly and rapidly heat a sample or charge of metallic glass alloy to a predetermined “process temperature” between the glass transition temperature of the amorphous material and the equilibrium melting point of the alloy in a time scale of several milliseconds or less.
|Visual prosthesis with integrated visor and video processing unit|
The present invention is a new configuration for the external portion of a visual prosthesis in the form of a visor or glasses, including a frame supported by a user's nose and ears. The video processing unit is adapted to be connected by temple portions of the visor and rest on the user's upper back behind the user's neck, or behind the user's head.
An eyeglasses hanger includes a ring sized to receive a temple of eyeglasses so that the eyeglasses can hang from the ring. The ring is mounted on a structure that is configured to attach to various articles such as clothing, a metal surface or the rear view mirror of a car..
A pair of multi-purpose eyeglasses is revealed. It has a pair of eyeglasses having a mounting stand provided on the upper end of a nose pad, the mounting stand having a buckling portion and positioning portion provided thereon; and an auxiliary lens frame having a buckling rod provided at the front end of a nose bridge connecting two lens holding sub-frames, the buckling rod being press-fitted and fixed into the buckling portion.
|Cycling safety glasses with rearview mirror|
Safety glasses for experienced cyclists have a small diameter, unobtrusive, adjustable and removable minor mounted thereon for establishing a rearwardly directed line of sight so that the cyclist can see a vehicle, including an automobile, motorcycle, or another cyclist, approaching from behind. The minor is mounted on a stem that is magnetically attached to the gasses frame and extends forward from the frame.
|Multi-view display system and method therefor|
A multi-view display system comprises a display controller (307) which controls a display (301) to display a sequence of multi-view images in repeating view frames. A shutter device (311), such as shutter glasses, comprises at least two shutter elements arranged to switch between an open shutter mode and a less transparent closed shutter mode.
|3d glasses, 3d display system and 3d displaying method|
The present invention provides 3d glasses, a 3d display system and a 3d displaying method. The 3d display system comprises: 3d glasses, comprising a first sensor disposed on the 3d glasses for detecting an action of a head of a wearer and a second sensor disposed on the 3d glasses for detecting an action of an eyeball of the wearer; 3d display device, including a screen for displaying a 3d image; and a controller, for controlling a first operation of the 3d display device according to the action of the head, and controlling a second operation of the 3d display device according to the action of the eyeball.
|Ferromagnetic cores of amorphous ferromagnetic metal alloys and electronic devices having the same|
Ferromagnetic cores made from amorphous glasses and methods of forming ferromagnetic cores from metallic glasses are provided. The method forms a magnetic core from a section of a series of concentrically nested ferromagnetic tubes formed of an amorphous metallic material having a curie-point temperature above room temperature and demonstrating soft ferromagnetic properties, thereby simplifying the manufacturing process and improving the electrical and mechanical performance of the core itself..
|Low thermal stress birefringence imaging lens|
An imaging lens having reduced susceptibility to thermally-induced stress birefringence for imaging an object plane to an image plane; comprising a plurality of lens elements. The lens element that experiences a highest optical power density is fabricated using a glass having a negligible susceptibility to thermal stress birefringence as characterized by the thermal stress birefringence metric.
|Personal security eyeglasses|
Personal security glasses for a wearer comprising a frame and lens assembly, and at least one reflective member, wherein the reflective member is capable of showing reflection of the wearer's surroundings. The invention allows the wearer to have better ability to observe his surroundings, especially, areas adjacent or behind him, artificially increasing his field of view without the wearer having to turn or pivot his head of body.
|Display apparatus which displays a plurality of content views, glasses apparatus which synchronizes with one of the content views, and methods thereof|
A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes: a video processor which, in a multi-view mode, processes a plurality of contents and generates a plurality of content views, a display which displays the plurality of content views, a sync signal generator which generates a sync signal regarding the plurality of content views, a communicator which transmits the sync signal, and a controller which, upon communicating with a glasses apparatus, transmits information on a target content view which is controllable from among the plurality of content views to the glasses apparatus.
|Method and apparatus pertaining to an augmented-reality keyboard|
An augmented-reality component associates augmented-reality keycaps with corresponding physical keycaps of a physical keyboard. The augmented-reality component can comprise, at least in part, augmented-reality glasses.
|Process of drilling organic glasses using a thermoplastic film protecting against cracking and crazing|
(d) optionally removing the thermoplastic polymer film and adhesive.. .
|Forming of metallic glass by rapid capacitor discharge|
An apparatus and method of uniformly heating, rheologically softening, and thermoplastically farming metallic glasses rapidly into a net shape using a rapid capacitor discharge forming (rcdf) tool are provided. The rcdf method utilizes the discharge of electrical energy stored in a capacitor to uniformly and rapidly heat a sample or charge of metallic glass alloy to a predetermined “process temperature” between the glass transition temperature of the amorphous material and the equilibrium melting point of the alloy in a time scale of several milliseconds or less.
|Headband with slots|
A headband with two slots adapted to accommodate the arms of a pair of glasses where the arms are fully contained within pockets leading into the headband.. .
|Stereoscopic image display device|
A stereoscopic image display device (hereinafter, referred to as a “3d device”) and polarizing glasses are provided. According to the 3d device and polarizing glasses, a three-dimensional image having excellent crosstalk ratio and color characteristics can be observed..
|Eyeglasses to compensate for fluctuating vision|
Adjustable focus eyeglasses where the range of adjustment can be moved. That is, if a pair of adjustable focus eyeglasses have a range of 0 diopters to 2.75 diopters (to provide a 2.75 d add for reading for an emmetrope), this invention could, for example, permit the user to move the range from od to 2.75 d to 2.00 d to 4.75 d so as to accommodate a short term change in the user's distance vision requirement.
Improved eyewear is disclosed. The eyewear comprises a frame member and a lens.
|Electronic eyeglasses and methods of manufacturing|
Disclosed herein are devices and methods for the design and manufacturing of electronic eyeglasses and associated components thereof. Electronic eyeglasses consist of electro-active lenses, receiving electrical signals that turn them on and off from an electronic control module.
|Image display method|
The present application provides an image display method and device. A frame of 3d image including a left eye image and a right eye image is received, two fields of compensation images are inserted between the left eye image display and the right eye image display, so that the superposed effect of displaying four fields of images of the frame of 3d image is the left eye image or the right eye image, to achieve a 2d image, furthermore, the left spectacle lens of the 3d glasses is opened when the left eye image is displayed, the right spectacle lens of the 3d glasses is opened when the right eye image is displayed, and both the left spectacle lens and the right spectacle lens are closed when the compensation images are displayed, to achieve the 3d image display..
|System for 3d image projections and viewing|
Shaped glasses have curved surface lenses with spectrally complementary filters disposed thereon. The filters curved surface lenses are configured to compensate for wavelength shifts occurring due to viewing angles and other sources.
|Front-projection glasses-free, continuous 3d display|
A light field display for generating glasses-free, continuous 3d images is provided. The light field display has a horizontal retro-reflective display screen with a microstructured surface having an array of narrowly-spaced, ninety-degree microstructures, and a vertical diffuser having an array of narrowly-spaced, randomly-patterned microstructures.
|Quick draw and quick stow magnetic eyeglass holder|
One embodiment of an improved magnetic eyeglasses holder system includes a first magnet which can be substantially permanently attached to an eyeglass temple piece or frame, a second magnet positioned outside an article of clothing, and a third magnet positioned inside the article of clothing, providing a secure grip on the article of clothing. One embodiment includes a kit with heat-shrink-tubing to substantially permanently attach a first magnet to an eyeglass temple piece or frame.
|Synchronization circuits and methods usable in shutter glasses|
Described herein are circuits and methods enabling a user to view 3d video using shutter glasses. The shutter glasses can wirelessly receive a video synchronization signal to synchronize the timing of a shutter operation with the timing of displayed video.
|Image display system and luminance control method|
An image display system includes a display device adapted to display an image, and a pair of glasses having transmitting state switching devices capable of switching between a transmitting state in which a light adapted to form the image is transmitted and a blocking state in which the light is blocked, and either one of the display device and the pair of glasses includes a transmitting period control device adapted to control a length of a transmitting period in which the transmitting state switching devices are in the transmitting state in a display period in which the image of one frame is displayed in the display device.. .
|Image displaying method for a head-mounted type display unit|
Disclosed herein is an image displaying method for a head-mounted type display unit which includes a frame of the glasses type for being mounted on the head of an observer, an image display apparatus attached to the frame, and a control section for controlling image display of the image display apparatus. The image display apparatus includes an image forming apparatus, and an optical apparatus.