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The Japan Times [12/29/17, via The Japan Times]
Oton Glass CEO looks to help those with reading disabilities and ease their lives “Before developing the product, I asked my father's doctor about the kind of symptoms he has. I also went out with my father and asked him how words on the street looked to him and what he couldn't read,” he said. After much trial and error, Shimakage [...]

[01/09/18, via Digital Journal]
Eyewear Market 2018 by Current & Upcoming Trends Pune, India, 9th January 2018: WiseGuyReports announced addition of new report, titled “Global Eyewear Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021)”. Spectacles are segmented into key categories including spectacle lenses, spectacle frames, and [...]

Sonoma West [01/02/18, via Sonoma West]
Out of Hear: Keep it moving How many pairs of old eyeglass frames? Old underwear and t-shirts I haven't worn in years fill my bedroom drawers. Books I've read, and some I've never read and probably never will (but never say never), line my office walls. “I need to get rid of some [...]

[12/24/17, via Motley Fool]
Luxottica and Essilor Play the Waiting Game With Regulators Vincent Shen: We start in January, when Luxottica and Essilor announced a $50 billion merger. Both were leaders in the eyewear industry, though they occupied separate but complementary corners of the market. Luxottica is best known for making frames [...]

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Continuing King's Mission - NYTimes.com - New York Times

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Martin Luther King Jr. was killed, Coretta Scott King, his widow, led a campaign to improve the lives of the poor. Demonstrators in Newark were among thousands in the country who turned out to show their support. The photographer’s focus on faces rather than multitudes emphasizes that the marchers were people with lives and stories of their own, who decided to try to make a difference that day. Martin Luther King Jr. , and thousands of people were pouring into the streets. Coretta Scott King, Dr. King’s widow, had called on Americans to join her in “a campaign of conscience” to uplift the poor. He zoomed in. He focused on the individuals, not the multitudes, who gathered for the Newark leg of the demonstration.

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Shirley Chisholm, Political Pioneer and Census Taker - NYTimes.com - New York Times

She had already surprised everyone by becoming the first black woman in Congress after an upset victory in 1968. Then Shirley Chisholm signed up for work as a census taker in Brooklyn, where she represented a range of struggling neighborhoods. many of the “enumerators” for the 1970 census quit because so many poor black and Hispanic residents refused to answer questions or even open the door. Chisholm, a daughter of immigrants from Barbados who studied American history with the zeal of a woman determined to shape it, understood such sentiments. It wasn’t pontificating. It wasn’t condescending, or scolding. it required the same charm and resolve she showed first as an educator, then as a politician.

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[03/16/16, via Japan Today]
Human skull, bones found in public park in Yamaguchi Prefecture The body was wearing a navy jacket and brown trousers. Police also found a sports bag with clothes and glasses inside close to the body. Though a DNA analysis of the remains is yet to be performed, judging from the clothes, police said that the skeleton ... [...]

[03/14/16, via Yahoo Finance]
Vuzix to Showcase New M300 Smart Glasses and iWear at the Wearable Technology Show 2016 Vuzix's next generation M300 Smart Glasses and iWear Video Headphones ... NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan. Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimer Certain statements contained in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of ... [...]

[03/13/16, via The Hollywood Gossip]
Gwen Stefani BEGS for Help to Watch Blake Shelton at Kids' Choice Awards! Last night, Blake Shelton hosted the 2016 Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles, and his girlfriend Gwen Stefani was trying desperately to watch from Japan. Unfortunately ... a Diesel denim vest and some hip eyeglass frames, so his mom's fashion sense ... [...]

[03/09/16, via Popular Mechanics]
Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Let Us Grow New Human Eyes In a preliminary trial, the Japanese researchers cultured and grew sheathes of ... The research is published today in the journal Nature. Don't throw away your glasses (or eye-patch) just yet, but human trials are up next. "We are now in the position ... [...]

[03/09/16, via canadamotoguide.com]
Episode 04 : 3D Without Glasses “More clay here, and less on the top.” His Japanese-English accent thick, his directions emphatic. He sat for hours, silently, on a stool behind me as I built up clay, about 5 cm thick, all over the prototype chassis. I could feel his stare, smell his ... [...]

Hong Kong Optical Fair Opens Today

HONG KONG, Nov 8, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Optical Manufacturers Association, the 25th edition of the Hong Kong Optical Fair opened today and will run from 8-10 November at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). This year's fair welcomes a record 800 exhibitors from 28 countries and regions, including new exhibitors from Denmark, India, San Marino and Sweden.Among...

Best Eyewear Brands for Men

Actually, let me rephrase that title, 'Best Eyewear Brands for Men, with personality'. I started wearing glasses about fifteen years ago and now there is no getting away from the fact they are well and truly part of my identity.Now, I want Brits to be braver with their choice of eyewear instead of stumbling instead of just stumbling into Vision Express for the best 2-1 deal. It doesn't happen that way with our European friends in Germany, France & Holland, where eye-wear is seen as an...

Eyewear market analysis, outlook and forecasts to 2021 just published

The latest report “Global Eyewear Market: Industry Analysis & Outlook (2017-2021)” provides an extensive research and detailed analysis of the present market along with future outlook. The report discusses the major growth drivers and challenges of the market, covering Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific along with the global market.- Agency -.The report profiles key players of the market including GrandVision, Luxottica, Essilor and Safilo Group.Complete report on Global Eyewear Market...