2008

Babak Parviz invents a bionic contact lens that wirelessly communicates information about the eye health of the wearer.

It is embedded with solar-powered LEDs and a radio-frequency receiver. The technology also has potential for future displays, such as a pilot’s windshield that displays airspeed.

3M scientists develop a professional projector for personal electronic devices.

The 3M™ Micro Professional MPro110 projector is ultra-compact and illuminated with LEDs.