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Future contact lenses might record whatever you see


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The blink of the eye

A key component of the new contact lens technology is that the camera recorders “know” when you’re deliberately blinking, as opposed to the natural, involuntary blinks; these deliberate motions activate the mechanisms of the camera.

The patent claims: “It is known that a time period of usual blinking is usually 0.2 seconds to 0.4 seconds, and therefore it can be said that, in the case where the time period of blinking exceeds 0.5 seconds, the blinking is conscious blinking that is different from usual blinking (unconscious blinking).”

This is something that freaked people out about Google Glass: they could see they were being recorded. But this takes away ability to see that. 

Imagine if anyone at any time could be recording anyone else without their knowing. 

How would that change peoples' behavior?

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