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Thursday, December 23, 2010

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Live Science - 12.23.2010 by Michelle Bryner

'Smart' Eyeglasses Fill You In on What You're Looking At

New high-tech glasses track your gaze and display information about what you’re looking at, which could make a simple stroll down the street much more interesting.

Researchers in Finland have made a prototype pair of glasses that attaches to a small handheld computer and retrieves information from a database.

“The glasses recognize people and some objects you see, and try to infer if you would be interested in getting more information about them,” said study co-author Samuel Kaski, director of the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology at Aalto University.

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