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Medicine, Technology    August 4, 2016
Self-Focusing Eyeglasses Are in Development in Israel
Posted by Jordana Cepelewicz

As people age, they often require bifocals or several pairs of glasses to see objects both near and far. Deep Optics, a technology start-up based in Israel, is working on an alternative: eyeglasses that automatically refocus on any target at which the wearer looks. The “omnifocals” adjust focal length by relying on the interaction between an electric current and liquid crystal, a material in which molecules act like both liquids and solids.


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