Phillips Demonstrates Fluid, Non-Mechanical Lenses

Although it doesn’t have a direct bearing upon online publishing, here is a revolutionary technology worth noting by media companies that use imagery or that report about technology:
Philips Research has developed lenses that focus without mechanical moving parts. These lenses operate just like human eyes, using internal fluids to change shape and focus.
Phillips demonstrated the technology earlier this month during the CeBIT conference in Hanover, Germany. It plans to begin manufacturing these lenses in large volumes in coming years.
Digital Photo Review has the full story. (Photos courtesy of Phillips)