KIP KOKINAKIS: A New Glimpse of Reality

KIP KOKINAKIS

Video goggles are such a staple of science fiction that it's hard to imagine anyone actually trying to build a pair. But that's exactly the target MicroOptical Corp. has in its sights.

The company has already introduced glasses with built-in video screens for specialists. In operating rooms, the glasses display critical data for surgeons so that they can continue working while monitoring a patient's vital signs. And soldiers may soon use them to see images of targets projected before their eyes rather than having to snap their head back and forth to refer to a video panel on a vehicle.

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