Oracle's Breakthrough Sunglasses for Sailors

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Are there any technological breakthroughs in sunglasses for sailors?

Oracle's Breakthrough Sunglasses for Sailors

These days, sunglasses can do more than filter out harmful sun rays, they can bring in vital information! Sailors of the Oracle BMW Racing team have tested and utilized a micro-display system that enables them to receive live performance data from the race boat on their sunglasses, directly in their field of vision. In fact, Oracle's breakthrough shades have a connection to the formula that Formula One auto racing developed. That technology was recently adapted for use by the San Francisco team in the America's Cup trials; it's similar to a racing helmet that BMW developed for its Formula One driver, Ralf Schumacher.

   

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