Like many others, I'm one of the lucky ones who gets to look doubly-ridiculous when I see a 3D movie: to watch, I have to wear the theatre's 3D glasses over my prescription lenses. But designers Lucy Jung and Daejin Ahn clearly feel the pain of their bespectacled friends and have come up with an innovative solution.
STIX are sticker lenses that you can attach to eyeglasses and turn them into 3D glasses. The stickers are polarized filters that peel off and stick to the lens. TechCrunch reports the stickers are actually made from the same material as mobile screen protectors, so as not to damage the glass and pull away cleanly when they're removed.
Jung says on Yanko Design that she was inspired to make them because she, too, wears glasses, and had to put in her contacts every time she wanted to watch a movie in 3D.
The STIX project is still in the conceptual stage, so you can't run out and pick up your pair just yet, but the idea is so practical, I'm hopeful that I won't be stuck in twoRead More »from Peel-and-stick polarized lenses turn any eyewear into 3D glasses