Patent Number: 8,791,990

Title: Eyewear with segmented look-through elements

Abstract: An eyewear is described comprising two segmented look-through elements each comprising an upper and a lower segment, wherein the upper segments are provided with means to selectively direct an image to the left and/or to the right eye. Preferably, said means are configured as LCD shutter glasses, optically polarized glasses, red and green glasses or as display units. The two lower segments of the two look-through elements are preferably configured as normal glasses including a pair of magnifying glasses. The eyewear can be used in a variety of environments including, in particular, the medical field and industrial processes. Furthermore, a system is described comprising such an eyewear as well as a display device to be looked at by means of said eyewear.

Inventors: Luber; Joachim (St. Margrethen, CH), Janik; Steffen-Volker (Au, CH), Kaltenbach; Stefan (Rebstein, CH)

Assignee: Forstgarten International Holding GmbH

International Classification: H04N 13/04 (20060101); H04N 9/47 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 7/29/12018