are now (Jan 2002) moving from the labs into initial industrial applications and perhaps into consumer products.
Vrds use low-power
to "paint" information directly on the retina, allowing a virtual
overlay to give the appearance of a full-size monitor that could be used with
tiny portable devices. With the move from research to early uses in medical
vrds could become an intimate and portable means of interacting with the
informational world in the next decade.