GOGGLES

  • Skylens: New smart goggles to let pilots see through fog July 26, 2014

    London: In some good news for pilots who often face adverse weather conditions such as fog, torrential rain and dust storms, new smart goggles have been developed that can help them in smooth landing and take off. The goggles known as Skylens have been created by an Israeli company and can...
  • Now, video goggles to help blind see with sound November 8, 2012

    London: Researchers have developed new 'video goggles' that can allow the blind to 'see' through sound and even teach them to read. A new study has found that blind people can learn to 'see' through sound as areas of the brain, even in those born blind, can be trained to recognise...
  • Pune airport gets night vision August 28, 2012

    Pune: The Lohegaon airport authorities recently procured night vision goggles to beef up security on the airport premises and keep an eye on trespassers. The airport officials had been demanding these goggles for the last two years. In order to upgrade security, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) approved the...
  • Now, blast resistant goggles for troops April 11, 2011

    London: Protective sunglasses and goggles that can withstand a shotgun blast from just 16 feet away will be issued to British troops in Afghanistan, a media report said Sunday. The Sawfly glasses and Bullet Ant goggles are fitted with special lenses made from a secret compound, the Daily Mail reported. They...
  • Drunk and mailing? Use Gmail goggles October 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Google mail's new programme ensures one thing you just won't do after a drinking binge. If you are drunk and mailing, the Gmail goggles will force you to solve five math's problems in a minute. If your logical skills are intact, your message is sent. If you...
  • These goggles could help you find lost stuff April 4, 2008

    New Delhi: If you lose something you may not have to retrace your steps to find them, you could just put on the special glasses. It tells you what you're looking at. An inbuilt camera scans an object, looks up a digital directory and then identifies it on a monitor. This...