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Hunke jewellry and eyewear by Ippolito Fleitz Group, Ludwigsburg – Germany

For many years now, the Hunke family has been operating a successful jewellery and optician business within the inner city of Ludwigsburg, near Stuttgart. In order to retain their leading position in the region’s market and to lay a foundation for future generations, a consolidation of the jewellery, watch and optician departments was required. Three aging family-owned buildings were transformed into a sustainable and future-compliant retail store. At the request of the owners, we...

Powder & Heat Creates Customized, Colorful 3D Printed Glasses

We’re seeing a lot of 3D printed eyewear these days. The global eyewear industry is valued at more than $100 billion by some estimates, making the customization offered via 3D printing a major opportunity for the industry as a whole to get ahead. There are 3D printed smart eyeglasses, luxury glasses and affordable glasses and sunglasses, and let’s not forget about Luxexcel, the only company in the world that can 3D print ophthalmic lenses without needing to grind or polish them. A new...

ViewPointSystem 'Smart Eyewear' wins contract with Bavarian Brewery

The technology received the CES 2017 Innovation Award in the US in January and was showcased at the tradeshow in Munich, Germany, (September 11-15) at the KHS Innovation Corner. Precise remote diagnosisAlexander Meierhofer, business development, ViewPointSystem, told BeverageDaily, VPS16 makes fast and precise remote diagnoses for cost-efficient fault repair.“The costs of machinery failure or malfunction at a drinks production plant are not limited to the initial...