Retinal Scanning Display Projects Images On Retina
A retinal scanning display was introduced by Brother of Japan this past week, a display mechanism small enough to be mounted on a pair of glasses.
(Retinal scanning display projects image on retina )
The retinal scanning display irradiates the retina with low-intensity light. The user sees the afterimage of the light scanned on the retina; to put it another way, the retinal scanning display projects the image upon the user's retina.
The first time I read about this idea was in an sf novel many years ago. Frederik Pohl and Cyril Kornbluth wrote about this idea more than half a century ago in their satiric 1952 novel The Space Merchants.
...soon we'll be testing a system that projects directly on the retina of the eye...
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Via Brother Develops an eyeglass-shaped retinal scanning display.
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