The first innovation is a technology called Prizm, which Oakley introduced in ski goggles a couple of years ago and in prescription glasses about a year ago. “When Prizm first came out,” Tavakoli told me, “I got emotional every time I tried to talk about it. Oakley has figured out, for each sport, which colors of light need to be highlighted and which need to be muted.Oakley Sunglasses. So for golf you get this extra contrast, this extra pop, but at the same time the lenses are taking out glare and brightness. To me, it’s almost like they put a computer chip in the glasses.” The level of specificity is remarkable: for baseball, Oakley makes different lenses for infielders and outfielders.Oakley Sunglasses Outlet. Ditto for people who fish in shallow water and people who fish in deep water.
The second innovation built into my new sunglasses is something Oakley calls True Digital Edge. In the past, making tour-style wraparound sunglasses with more than minimal prescriptions was optically impossible. The reason is that as you increase the correction in a dramatically curved lens you also increase both the amount of distortion and the thickness at the edge.Cheap Oakley Sunglasses. Oakley has solved both those difficulties by, in effect, modifying curved lenses so that they trick your brain into ignoring signals from the periphery.Oakley Womens Sunglasses. (Your brain is already good at ignoring things, since the images it receives from your eyes arrive upside down and missing a big part of the middle.)
The sunglasses keeps to Oakley’s signature design which exudes a sporty and futuristic look. However under the hood, there are a pair of removable earphones, a host of sensors which includes an accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer and humidity and proximity sensors, three microphones, and it will also be powered by an Intel chip.Fake Oakleys.Unfortunately unlike the Google Glass which seems to have some augmented reality leanings, there will not be information overlaid on the lenses of the glasses. Instead controls and information will be delivered to the user via Intel’s Read Audio natural language processing technology.Oakley Sunglasses Sale.Uses will be able to use features like Siri (if you’re on iOS) or Google Voice for Android users.
There will be coaching provide so you can be assisted on your workout for that day. My new sunglasses are an Oakley model called Flak 2.0 XL, in the setup that SportRX recommends specifically for golf.”Those groove lines,” Tavakoli told me, “are basically tricking your eyes and your brain into thinking that the lens is smaller and the frame is bigger — and the result is that you have unbelievable clarity, considering how much wraparound there is and how strong your prescription is.Oakley Outlet. Combine that with Prizm and you’ve got, like, the newest, badassest thing you can get for golf.”The idea of smart glasses isn’t new. In fact one of the more prominent examples of smart glasses would be Google Glass.Oakley Sunglasses For Men. It boasted an interesting premise and had a lot of potential, although safe to say that the hype has died down somewhat.
However Oakley’s is looking to bring back the trend with its Radar Pace smart sunglasses.All over the country, sports professionals have donned Oakley-made sunglasses in training and for special events. Now, the California-based manufacturer is coming out with a new set of shades made specifically for Olympic performers.Cheap Oakleys.Though it might sound a little strange that a pair of sunglasses can actually improve performance for the likes of Olympic athletes, there’s actually some science supporting the fact.Discount Oakley. “If sunglasses filter certain colors, then the eye’s response curves will be responding to the transmitted colors and not sensitive to the blocked colors,” said Steven Jacques, an optics researcher at Oregon Health & Science University. “In other words, the wavelengths observed are now ‘more defined.