Bringing Vision Technology to the Scene of the Crime


What technology had the greatest impact in improving driver safety? No, it’s isn’t anti-lock brakes or power steering or even air bags. In fact, the most important device for ensuring a safe trip is the one that doesn’t even come as part of the standard equipment of any automobile. You can’t miss them—they’re right in front of your eyes. It’s your glasses. The role of ECPs in making roads safe for driving has rarely been recognized. But this fascinating history can be traced in newly-released photos and documents from the Optical Heritage Museum in Southbridge, Mass. Read More.