SharkLids Eyegear, LLC™ has taken adhesives to the sea and slopes. Its self-adhering eyegear incorporates 3M's hypoallergenic, medical-grade adhesive and the company's UV, antifog-treated, transparent or tinted films. Replacing loose-fitting eyewear and weighing only 4g, the skin-friendly disposable Blaze™ sunglasses and Wake™ swim goggles simply stick to the contours of the wearer's face and remove with no pain. Go to www.sharklids.com for more info.
What should be the perception of a product’s real-world performance with regard to the published spec sheet? While it is easy to assume that the product will operate according to spec, what variables should be considered, and is that a designer obligation or a customer responsibility? Or both?
Biomimicry has already found its way into the development of robots and new materials, with researchers studying animals and nature to come up with new innovations. Now thanks to researchers in Boston, biomimicry could even inform the future of electrical networks for next-generation displays.
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