“On Feb. 7, Deepak Chopra showed up at the Silicon Valley offices of German software giant SAP (SAP), causing quite a stir. Hundreds of people packed SAP’s cafeteria and an overflow room to listen to the New Age guru. Chopra, wearing a black suit with red sneakers, advised workers to sleep more, eat right, and meditate on their place in the world. And, if anyone needed help, Chopra recommended his line of consciousness-altering Dream Weaver glasses. “I got the idea for these during my first LSD experience at the age of 17,” Chopra told the SAP employees.”
That would have been in 1963, btw.
Whether you believe Chopra is such a far looking technology visionary, or needs hallucinogenics (btw he clarified on Conan his LSD use was during medical school) his device uses light and sound pulses at specified frequencies. “Behind your closed eyelids you will see a complex kaleidoscope of color, multidimensional layers of fractals and a variety of dream-like imagery”
It is supposed to help the user relax and reach trances states as in “Gregorian chanting, Hebrew davening, Tibetan prayer bowls, Native American drum circles and rain chants, Sufi chants and Whirling dervishes, and African trance dancing.”
That may be too “far out” for many users but here is Chopra describing the product