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A man demonstrates a wearable camera used for a seamless transition between first and third person's view, during an demonstration event organized by Sony Corp's human augmentation research project with the University of Tokyo, in Tokyo, on Monday.

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seamless transition between first and third person’s view

What's the point if the same brain is interpreting (what look) like two very similar perspectives?

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Not sure I understand how this differs from (say) a Go Pro.

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@SenseNotSoCommon : Until we can use our eyes as a video signal in order to put other objects in front of a user (like a car dash board etc) you need a camera, what is not shown is the user interacting with something. The mushroom looking things are head position tracking.

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the camera looks like a prototype, all the guts hanging out, maybe intentionally, to make it look cool...

anyhow, that camera is "seeing" almost the same thing as the guy's eyes. where's 3rd person in that?

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Chicks are gonna dig this.

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To be honest, that looks creepy.

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gokai - Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated. Also, your lack of faith is disturbing. Hee hee!

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In near future will be a camera in contact lenses as remote controller to be fixed, all devices will be simpler, everything depend on who is doing the initiative, off course will be a new American company to make it, behind the scenes most will be Made in Japan converted to USA.

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Looks like he's wearing magic mushrooms

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...what's the point? Looking at myself as I converse/interact? That would be sad.

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For blind people this would be very good, if 'sight' is returned to them via this ..Blind persons carers should look into this very closely ..

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george orwell....

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Whatever it is, or however it works, somebody will use it for porn...

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There's just a new high-tech glasses that help the blind to see:

https://www.cnet.com/news/esight-video-glasses-restores-sight-legally-blind-star-trek-visor-headset/

"This 'Star Trek'-like headset helps the legally blind see again"

Almost like the VISOR in 'Star Trek,' the eSight 3 lets low vision wearers do almost anything, from reading a menu to playing basketball

http://www.rantsports.com/nhl/2017/03/10/blind-hockey-fan-calgary-flames/

A legally blind 11-year-old girl named Olivia Lettich had her dreams come true recently as she got to see a Calgary Flames game for the first time thanks to eSight glasses.

Lettich survived an incredibly rare form of eye cancer, but was left with only peripheral vision.

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