|| List of recent Glasses-related patents
| 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.. .
|Configurable coaster for holding a mobile device|
A method and an article of manufacture are disclosed for making and using a configurable coaster to support a drink cup on a table and also to use as a stand for a smartphone. In various embodiments, a sheet material, such as cardboard, plastic, laminates, and the like is used to create a flat plate having partially perforated or grooved lines in a pattern that defines various flaps configured to allow transformation of the flat plate into a smartphone stand by bending the flaps to create a three-dimensional stand.
|Melt overheating method for improved toughness and glass-forming ability of metallic glasses|
A method of forming a bulk metallic glass is provided. The method includes overheating the alloy melt to a temperature above a threshold temperature, ttough, associated with the metallic glass demonstrating substantial improvement in toughness compared to the toughness demonstrated in the absence of overheating the melt above tliquidus, and another threshold temperature, tgfa, associated with the metallic glass demonstrating substantial improvement in glass-forming ability compared to the glass-forming ability demonstrated in the absence of overheating the melt above tliquidus.
|Photochromic lens for eye glasses|
[problem] to provide a photochromic lens for eye glasses, which has a high refractive index and excellent light-controlling properties and has such a constitution that the weight and thickness of the lens can be reduced. [solution] provided is a photochromic lens for eye glasses, which is produced by polymerizing a polymerizable composition prepared by dissolving a photochromic compound into a monomer mixture comprising a first radically polymerizable monomer represented by general formula (i), a second radically polymerizable monomer represented by general formula (ii) and divinylbenzene that has a purity of 50% or more and contains a divinylbenzene component and an ethylvinylbenzene component at a total content of 90% or more..
|Dynamic zone plate augmented vision eyeglasses|
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for modulating optics in a display are provided. An apparatus forms a plurality of zone plates in a liquid crystal using electric fields.
|Applications of glass microparticles and nanoparticles manufactured from recycled glasses|
Glass microparticles and/or glass nanoparticles have been developed for use as: reflective paints; abrasive papers/wheels; flame retardant paints; thermal insulation for aggregates, self-cleaning building materials, absorbent of oils, diesel, gasoline, brake fluids, transmission fluids, ethanol, methanol, and acetone; cosmetics (lipstick, foundation, etc.), medicated dental implant, and targeted drug delivery systems.. .
|Flexible full coverage face mask|
A flexible face mask is provided for protecting the face from outdoor elements. The face mask comprises a nose shield portion that conforms to a user's nose, a lip shield portion to cover the user's upper and lower lip, a chin shield portion to cover the user's chin, a pair of cheek shield portions to cover the sides of the user's face, a pair of ear strap portions to cover and receive the user's ears and eyewear, and a nostril cover portion to cover the nostrils.
|Flexible medium coverage face mask|
A flexible face mask is provided for protecting the face from outdoor elements. The face mask comprises a nose shield portion that conforms to a user's nose, a lip shield portion to cover the user's upper, a pair of cheek shield portions to cover the sides of the user's face, a pair of ear strap portions to cover and receive the user's ears and eyewear, and a nostril cover portion to cover the nostrils.
|Intermediate film for laminated glasses, and laminated glass|
The present invention provides an interlayer film for laminated glass which enables production of laminated glass having a high visible transmittance and excellent heat-shielding properties, and enables the laminated glass to retain the high visible transmittance for a long period of time; and provides laminated glass including the interlayer film. An interlayer film for laminated glass according to the present invention includes a first heat-shielding layer and at least one second heat-shielding layer.
|Support, apparatus and method for performing a reflection measurement on an eyeglass|
An eyeglass support is adapted for pinch-holding the eyeglass (5) between three first contact portions (41-43) and three second contact portions (61-63). The first contact portions form a height reference for positioning the eyeglass whereas the second contact portions ensure application of the eyeglass against the first contact portions while conforming to any possible shape for the eyeglass.
The present disclosure relates to eyeglasses, more particularly, to eyeglasses the size of which can be reduced during storage and transportation and which can have improved wearing comfort for a user.. .
|Shutter glasses and related 3d display system|
The present invention discloses shutter glasses and a 3d display system. The shutter glasses include a first polarizer, a second polarizer, a normally-white lcd panel, and a normally-black lcd panel.
|Multi-person stereo display system|
The multi-person stereo display system permits several independent viewers to see different stereo images on a single projection surface. This is accomplished through the innovative use of video multiplexing, software, control electronics, and special viewing glasses.
|Display apparatus, shutter glasses, display method, and method for operating glasses apparatus|
A glasses apparatus is provided. The glasses apparatus includes: a first retarder which delays phases of a first image and a second image which are output from a display apparatus, a second retarder which delays the phases of the first image and the second image in a direction different from that of the first retarder, a first shutter glass and a second shutter glass which change polarization properties of the first image and the second image, optical axes of which are rotated according to whether power is supplied or not, and a controller which controls to selectively supply the power to the first shutter glass and the second shutter glass so that a user selectively views the first image and the second image..
|Method for manufacturing glass-ceramic composite|
The invention provides a method for manufacturing a glass-ceramic composite using natural raw material and waste glasses. The invention provides a method for manufacturing a white glass-ceramic composite using waste glass and a whitening agent.
|Bulk nickel-silicon-boron glasses bearing iron|
Ni—fe—si—b and ni—fe—si—b—p metallic glass forming alloys and metallic glasses are provided. Metallic glass rods with diameters of at least one, up to three millimeters, or more can be formed from the disclosed alloys.
A dust remover which comprises a power supply and an electrode applied with voltage by said power supply. The dust attached to the object of dust removal is removed therefrom by bringing the electrode into contact with the object of dust removal or approaching toward the object of dust removal.
|Apparatus for execution of treatment operations on microscope slices with tissue specimens|
An apparatus for automatic execution of different treatment operations in connection with staining of tissue specimens on microscope slides, wherein the apparatus (1) comprises an assembly of vessels (4) for receiving different liquids for staining of the tissue specimens, a loading station (2) for microscope slides (28), a conveyor (5) for transfer of carriers with microscope slides from vessel to vessel in accordance with a treatment program, an unloading station (8) for treated microscope slides, and a control unit (18) for controlling the treatment operations in accordance with a data program. The apparatus comprises different levels (i, ii) having units for execution of the relevant treatment operations.
|Methods and apparatus for transparent display using scattering nanoparticles|
Transparent displays enable many useful applications, including heads-up displays for cars and aircraft as well as displays on eyeglasses and glass windows. Unfortunately, transparent displays made of organic light-emitting diodes are typically expensive and opaque.
|Lighted reading glasses|
Lighted eyewear is described that projects light forwardly thereof. The eyewear includes a cross frame portion with temple arm portions extending rearwardly therefrom.
|Method of stereoscopic synchronization of active shutter glasses|
A three-dimensional viewing device for providing images to a user includes a receiver receiving source 3d synchronization signals from a transmitting device, wherein the source 3d synchronization signals comprise a source frequency and a source phase, a plurality of lcd shutters including a right lcd shutter and a left lcd shutter are for alternatively entering a translucent state in response to local 3d synchronization signals in response to the source 3d synchronization signals, and an adjustment portion for adjusting parameters of the local 3d synchronization signals in response to parameters of the source 3d synchronization signals.. .
|Glass with improved total pitch stability|
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) and active matrix organic light emitting diode displays (amoleds). In accordance with certain of its aspects, the glasses possess excellent compaction and stress relaxation properties..
|Golf eyeglasses having function of correcting various swing errors and head up movement|
Provided is a pair of golf eyeglasses having a function of correcting various swing errors and head-up movement, in which a golf ball-coloured focus structure is detachably mounted on one of a pair of eyeglasses, to thus form a golf ball-coloured focus control circle with a limited field of view, in order to correct errors in various swing actions that frequently occur for golfers. In addition, the pair of golf eyeglasses enables a golfer to make a golf swing practice by using a limited field of view of a golf ball-coloured adjustable focus circle, to thereby make the golfer focus more attention on a target golf ball, and recognize various swing errors and the head up movement for himself or herself as soon as the golf ball deviates from the golf ball-coloured adjustable focus circle and correct the posture of the golfer, and to thus allow anyone from amateur golfers to professional golfers to conveniently use the golf eyeglasses at low costs..