Are there glasses that can see through clothing?
It is no secret that technology is advancing at a rapid pace and is now able to do things thought impossible before. And one of the questions that have been around for a while, is whether or not it is possible to create glasses that let you see through clothing.
Most recently, several companies have been working on developing technologies that could make this possible. One of the most notable is the “invisible clothes” developed by researchers at the University of Tokyo. The technology uses a mix of optical fibers, mirrors, and sensors to project an image onto the clothing so that it appears invisible.
Another company, Innovega, has developed a contact lens that allows you to see through thin clothing such as t-shirts and blouses. The technology works by augmenting the light passing through the fabric so that it appears transparent.
Despite the advances in technology, making glasses that can see through clothing carries with it a lot of legal implications. Most countries have laws protecting people from being observed or recorded without their knowledge.
In addition, the issue of privacy and how far technology can go in invading it remains a contentious one. As such, it is unlikely that glasses that could see through clothing would be legal in most places.
Overall, while technology has developed to a point where it is possible to make glasses that let you see through clothing, the legal complexities and privacy issues remain an insurmountable obstacle. Therefore, it is highly unlikely that these types of glasses will ever be available on the market.
- University of Tokyo’s “invisible clothes”
- Innovega’s contact lens technology
- Laws protecting people from being observed or recorded without their knowledge
- Complicated privacy issues