The lenses in PixelOptics’ new bifocals are embedded with liquid crystals which can create an “electronic reading zone” either automatically or through manual activation. This “emPower” concept is to allow for standard viewing at all times, but only to turn on the near-focus function when needed.  Read the full story at GigaOM

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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