Future contact lenses to have built-in internet?

Future contact lenses to have built-in internet?

A scientist has suggested that in years to come, contact lenses will be so advanced that wearers will be able to surf the internet without the need for a computer or mobile device.

In an interview with Democracy Now, Dr Michio Kaku, a Japanese-American theoretical physicist and bestselling author, shared details of his latest book Physics of the Future: How Science Will Change Daily Life by 2100.

Dr Kaku outlines a world in which cars will be driven entirely by computer automation, the ageing process will be permanently frozen and people will browse the web in their contact lenses.

"You"ll blink, and when you see people, biographies of that person will emerge in your contact lens. Remember the movie Terminator, when Arnold Schwarzenegger would zero in on an object and identify the person? We"re going to have that capability," he told the news provider.

Meanwhile, research from PrivateFly.com has revealed that, when it comes to must-have travel accessories, contact lenses are among the items that business men and women are unable to go without.

by Martin Burns

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