Mojo Vision Developing Smart Contact Lens Incorporating Micro LED
January.20, 2020 - 16:46 — YiningChen
Mojo Vision, a U.S.-based startup who presented Micro LED display with ultra-high resolution, announced its current project working on the world’s first true smart contact lens, called the Mojo Lens.
According to Mojo Vision, the smart contact lens with a built-in display provide people the useful and timely information without the needs to at a screen. Mojo calls this eyes-up experience Invisible Computing, a platform that enables information to be instantaneous, unobtrusive and available hands-free.
The company aims to demonstrate a working prototype of the smart contact lens with its patented technologies for AR. The Mojo Lens incorporates the Micro LED announced by the company in May 2019 as well as an image sensor optimized for computer vision, a custom wireless radio, and motion sensors for eye-tracking and image stabilization.
The Micro LED display adopted by the Mojo Lens is called the Mojo Vision, featuring 14K PPI and a pixel density of over 200Mppi². Currently, Mojo is conducting feasibility clinical studies for R&D iteration purposes under an Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval.
The Mojo Lens is designed to be useful in many different situations, from consumer to enterprise. Additionally, the company is planning an early application of the product designed to help people struggling with low vision through enhanced image overlays. This application of the Mojo Lens is designed to provide real-time contrast and lighting enhancements as well as zoom functionality. With its inconspicuous contact lens form factor, Mojo Lens is designed to serve as a low vision aid that could remain discreet for the wearer and allow a hands-free experience, while delivering enhanced functional vision to assist in mobility, reading, and sighting.
Mojo also announced that it is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through its Breakthrough Device Program, a voluntary program designed to provide safe and timely access to medical devices that can help treat irreversibly debilitating diseases or conditions. By receiving Breakthrough Device designation for the development of the Mojo Lens, Mojo will work directly with FDA experts to get feedback, prioritize reviews, and develop a final product that meets or exceeds safety regulations and standards.