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Wearable Display Lets You Watch TV While You Work

Posted January 02, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Vufine+ is a wearable display developed by a small, creative company dedicated to building simple and accessible wearable technology. The gadget's primary focus is on the display itself, so it offers a picture quality crisp enough to read text and watch videos.


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01/02/2017 9:08 AM

I worked at a company where the owners were brothers, when each owners nephew/son turned 22 they became a Vice President.

each had a TV in their office. One day I was in the owners office discussing a project with the clients, and the VP's door was open as well as ours and a cartoon was playing with the volume turned up. I had to excuse myself and shut the VP's door as well as our door. I got verbally cut into afterwards by the VP.

fact is, they were more productive watching TV, than screwing up the business.

As far as the title of;

Wearable Display Lets You Watch TV While You Work

who in the hell would suggest this?

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01/02/2017 12:17 PM

And it's only a matter of time before they're watching TV while driving.

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01/02/2017 7:25 PM

This same VP, used to watch 'Oprah', he had her fax number (The shows fax number) and used to fax her.

This winner also downloaded and printed the complete transcript of the Bill Clinton/Walenski investigations.

he also designed his office interior.... he called it a 'Command Center', that was hilarious, I couldn't stand it because he also picked out the potpourri.

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01/02/2017 9:30 AM

Didn't Google do this already?

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01/02/2017 10:50 AM

The article says it's just a head-mounted display only. Glass was a complete computer.

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01/02/2017 11:07 AM

Are you trying to say that Glass did not include a head-mounted display? Are you saying that since this display is less than Glass then this display is new technology and Google did not do this already?

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01/02/2017 11:22 AM

Not at all.

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01/03/2017 1:30 AM

One good thing about watching TV is, it let you sleep while turning on and you are not watching. Maybe I guess people has to do more sleep, so they buy TV.

Don't you think CR4 is far worst than TV guys? hahaha, who would agree? I for one believed it is affecting people's work routine.

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01/03/2017 5:02 AM

On a somewhat more or less serious note, it seems like this would cause a physical focusing problem for the user. Something like (but maybe the opposite of) the Opti-Grab from The Jerk. Rather than causing someone to become cross-eyed they would develop an imbalance in their eye muscles that might affect their vision.

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01/03/2017 8:00 AM

So now with people stuck to a 80% visual view of the world n a cell phone, we need another wearable device for further unsociable activities. Oops sorry. I forgot taking selfies is a sociable event. Oh look this is my dinner, Click. Here is my coffee. Click. Here is my family who live in my cell phone. Click. Here is my new house I bought on line. Click. Here is my beer as I am having a cell phone conversation with my friends, on line, Click, click, click.

The pub is so quiet expect for the cell phone clicking. We have come a long way since the stone age. Can we have it back please?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6C_HjWr3Nk

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01/03/2017 10:31 PM

I remember years ago how movie theaters would flash a picture of popcorn in between a frame of projection just before intermission and sales of popped corn would increase tremendously.

From what I understand, when that was done, not all members of the audience were affected to the same degree as all members of the target, mostly those that sat directly in front of the screen.

By using this device, could the same approach be used, yet have the full attention of the target group (?).

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01/03/2017 11:47 PM

I believe subliminal communications is illegal if it's proved to be other than free speech.

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01/04/2017 1:13 AM

I checked on that, apparently the U.S. Congress has never created legislation that makes subliminal messages illegal.

Even in your underlined text - link, Judge Whitehead said it was the belief of the court, although it never became a law.

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01/04/2017 5:35 AM

Yes it does sound like it's being debated. As to how it would be illegal.

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01/04/2017 10:55 AM

It looks like that Debate has been going on since 1957.

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01/04/2017 10:56 AM

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