TouchFocus appears to be a normal pair of stylish glasses at first, but hidden inside the frame is an electric circuit that is activated with a touch of a button. The sensor, installed in the temple, activates liquid crystal lenses that enable the eyewear to change focus from distance to close instantaneously. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“The bifocals replaced the need to switch between regular and reading glasses, but they too have a caveat. Simple tasks like tying your shoelaces or walking down the stairs become challenging because the lenses meant for reading can’t focus on objects that are further than a couple of inches away. TouchFocus lets you toggle between these modes, allowing you to switch on the reading glasses mode only when necessary,” according to Yanko Design.