Safilo Brain-Sensing Eyewear

Italian eyewear maker Safilo has now developed special glasses that track brainwaves and sends the results to an app.


(Safilo eyewear)

The Italian frame-makers for Dior, Fendi and Hugo Boss, high-tech pair smart glasses have been developed to mainly assess and improve the wearer’s mood. When it comes to how they work, the glasses have five sensors that are embedded into the earpieces and the bridge of the nose. The unnoticeable sensors have been designed to discretely measure brain waves and send the results to an app. By assessing ones mood and emotions, the glasses inform us when we are feeling stressed out, so we can take steps to relax and meditate.

This might be an early version of the recreational cephscope (short for cephalochromoscope) from Philip K. Dick's 1977 novel A Scanner Darkly. Always use your technology to adjust your mood!

...his Altec cephalochromoscope, around which he had built the pleasure part of his schedule, the segment of the day in which they all relaxed and got mellow....
(Read more about Dick's cephscope)

Via Fashnerd and @WearableGuru.

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