Thursday, February 5, 2015
Transitional Lenses Change Shades "On Command"
"The idea of transitional lenses - that can be clear or shaded depending on the intensity of surrounding light - is a useful one, but many users find they do not suit their needs," according to Medical News Today. "Now, scientists are working on a lens material that can change from clear to shaded and back again in seconds - when the user commands it. The new eyeglass material is being developed by a team led by John Reynolds, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, materials science and engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. The team is working on the new material in collaboration with the German technology company BASF." Read more.