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Finger-Eye™

See where your finger takes you®
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Ever wanted to be able to see round corners? Well now you can with Finger-Eye™

"I was just amazed at how much the latex glove looked like normal skin, and the lithium-ion battery-powered camera just clipped on my belt. It was a little uncomfortable having the fibreoptic cable running up my body and down my sleeve to the glove, but I understand they're working on a much finer one for the new model"

"The glases were great, you could see normally through them, but the touch-sensitive switch on the side caused the LCD lens on my right side to become opaque, and then show the TV picture. It was amazing! I set the transparency quite high so I could see where I was going too, but if I wanted to use it specifically I could just crank it up and shut my left eye. I can't wait till they come out with the full 3-d image model they're planning for next year - it uses two cameras on two fingers, index and pinky - did you know that your eyes are about the same distance apart as that? - anyway it projects on to both eyes to give the full stereoscopic vision."

"I'm a mechanic, and being able to see up under a wheel arch, or behind the engine block without having to get underneath the car is great!"

"As a Obstetrician and paedeatrician, it's great not to have to use huge expensive equipment anymore. And it doesn't frighten the children - I can see down you throat, or in your ear just by inserting a finger. Also it's fantastic for other internal examinations, if you get my drift"

"Well I'm just a dirty old pervert, and it lets me see all sorts of things I shouldn't. I particularly like the Extenda-Eye extension which allows you to push the tiny camera a full three feet on a semi rigid wire - great for looking through keyholes"

goff, Sep 18 2003

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       Sigmoid and the See Monsters
thumbwax, Sep 18 2003
  

       get your finger away from my throat or my anywhere, pervert!   

       whoops missed your last sentence - that will learn me.   

       //two fingers, index and pinky - did you know that your eyes are about the same distance apart as that?// natures way of enabling you to poke two eyes out at a time
po, Sep 18 2003
  

       C'mere, wise guy! Nyuk nyuk nyuk...
jivetalkinrobot, Sep 18 2003
  

       And what colour underwear are you wearing today po? Oh it's alright I can see from here...
goff, Sep 23 2003
  

       perve!
po, Sep 23 2003
  

       The width of one hand is a little greater than the length of the other's fingers: nature's way of stopping you from poking two eyes out at a time.
FarmerJohn, Sep 23 2003
  

       Would this stop people from picking their nose, or enocourage them?
Fishrat, Sep 23 2003
  

       Imagine the miltary uses too - being able to see round corners without sticking your head in the firing line for instance. Or in customs, searching a bag (although you'd need the optional NailLight for that to work properly).
Vets could benefit too...
goff, Sep 23 2003
  

       FJ: Huh? I can easily touch both my eyes with the fingers of one hand. Not sure why I would want to poke both eyes out, or even one, though.
DrCurry, Sep 23 2003
  

       I was thinking of the Three Stooges' eye-poke-out-defense of a wide farmer's hand placed vertically over the bridge of the nose.
FarmerJohn, Sep 23 2003
  

       //gratuitous annotation to put old idea onto recent list//Blimey I've been away for months and this still hasn't got any more votes. I though this one would be a real winner too.//gratuitous annotation to put old idea onto recent list//
goff, Jun 25 2004
  

       So...tempted...to fishbone...because of...cheap anno! Aw, damn, I like the idea too much. [+]
harderthanjesus, Jun 25 2004
  

       I belive Kryten in "Red Dwarf" put his eyes on his fingers once. Of course you could use a mirror! I can think of a number of professions who might use this, for some reason Gynacologist springs to mind. But then so did live nose picking so what do I know.   

       So there is the potential for a sister application! The finger light!
not-arf, Jun 25 2004
  

       You could give someone the lit up finger!
energy guy, Jun 25 2004
  

       See what you are scratching !!
Porsche911, Jun 25 2004
  
      
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