A video lens for the Borg in you
'Teleglass' about to go on market in Japan
Not long ago, the idea of a video lenswas little more than science fiction. Now, a Japanese company wants to make it a reality and even relatively affordable.
The "Teleglass" from Arisawa Manufacturing is a quarter-inch LCD that yields an image that's the equivalent of a 21-inch screen from about a yard away, according to I4U News. That's about half the size and distance of products such as , but the Teleglass allows you to maintain your regular field of vision at the same time. (We must insist, however, that you not use it to watch a movie while driving.)
The Teleglass, which is scheduled to go on sale in Japan next year for $429, is also less expensive than competing products. But there's one thing to keep in mind: If you wear one of these, you'll look a lot more like a Borg than Lt. Geordi La Forge.