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Why do blind people wear sunglasses?

By Karl SmallwoodJamie M. asks: Why do a lot of blind people wear sunglasses indoors?One of the most common questions we’ve been asked over the years, right up there with how blind people know they are done wiping after going #2, is why blind people wear sunglasses. After almost seven years of being asked this question, we suppose it’s high time we answered it.It should first be noted that, contrary to what many seem to think, not all blind people are completely blind. In fact, the vast...

Eyewear Makers Rethink Smart Glasses

Essilor International (PC) (USOTC:ESLOY)Historical Stock Chart1 Month : From Feb 2017 to Mar 2017By Manuela Mesco MILAN -- Several years after the failure of Google's smart glasses, eyewear makers and tech companies -- encouraged by the arrival of a giant new player in the eyewear sector -- are taking another crack at a product they hope can compete in the market for wearable technology. The recentEUR50 billion ($53 billion) Italian-French merger between eyewear...