The US Navy’s Futuristic New Diving Helmet Turns Sailors Into Minions

The US Navy is developing a new diving helmet fitted with something called Divers Augmented Vision Display (DAVD). It’s essentially a fancy underwater HUD. But really, the whole setup basically looks like a high tech Minion costume. Read More >>

Google Glass Is Still a Bad Idea

Google ended its Glass Explorer programme a year ago, bringing a welcome end to the experiment. But Google Glass is not dead. Instead, the device is being resurrected as a tool for workplaces, and government regulators just released images of a prototype. Read More >>

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This Battlefield Heads-Up Display Turns Troops into Cyborg Soldiers

From self-aiming sniper rifles to bionic power suits, troops are rapidly gaining access to tools and technology that were the realm of science fiction just a few years ago. While PDA's and tablets currently connect our warfighters, this Heads-Up Display (HUD) from BAE Systems is the future of wearable battlefield computing. Read More >>

The New Chip That Will Help Beam Displays Right at Your Eyes

Back at CES, Texas Instruments announced a new chip architecture for portable projectors. Now it's rolling out its first chip with that tech built-in. What's that mean for you? Better pictures to beam into your eyes. Read More >>

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The Visual Effects Behind Iron Man’s HUD in Iron Man 3

Iron Man's HUD has always been one of the cooler details in any sci-fi movie. The way it pops up, the way it shields the face, the way it works — it's fantastically unreal and yet completely believable. And the beauty is in its impressive details. Read More >>

Harman Wants to Put an Augmented Reality Display on Your Car’s Windscreen

Harman has developed an augmented reality display technology that gives you real-time information on your windscreen while you drive. It's like Google Glasses for your car except that the product is actually about to launch (or so they say...). And Harman promises you won't crash while using it. Read More >>

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This Is What Google Glasses Could Have Been

Google's Glasses were a little bit of a let down for those of us who wanted a true head-up display. This video, however, depicts a fictional future where the head-up display powers all our digital lives—and it's equal parts awesome and terrifying. Read More >>

How Google Glasses Will Work For Prescription Glasses Wearers

Google's new HUD glasses are official, even if they don't look that great on. But since they've been announced, those who currently wear glasses have no doubt been wondering if they'll ever work for them. Read More >>

Google Could Soon Help You See the World Like Iron Man

Iron Man's HUD display is one of the cooler effects in sci-fi movies, and Google X is apparently pretty darn close to cramming similar tech in a pair of glasses you can buy in the real world. Read More >>

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Heads-Up Display Contact Lenses Are One Step Closer After Passing Safety Tests

The days of traditional screens could be numbered if the news coming out of Washington University is anything to go by. It's testing contact lenses that could project information into the wearers eyes and initial safety tests look promising. Read More >>