1. Lensometer: The lens prescription is verified from the lab. The optical center of the lens is dotted. This is how we line up the cylinder on correct axis and line ...
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Eyewear mega deal could hurt US consumers, but still be approved PA), the prescription lens maker, has asked U.S. regulators to bless its merger with Italy's Luxottica (LUX.MI), the leading frame maker, to create a company that would produce everything from Ray-Bans to Giorgio Armani frames, and be the top U.S [...]
How to get a good deal on glasses Costco — You need to buy a $55 annual membership, but Costco receives above-average reviews for overall quality. Frames start at $39 and run up to about $199; add $80 for single-vision lenses and $210 for progressive lenses. SEE — It bills itself as [...]
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Safilo Fall/Winter 2017 Eyewear Preview in Singapore Today, this innovation is alive and well, as showcased by Polaroid Eyewear's UltraSight lenses, which consist of nine functional layers. The technical details could fill a whole book, but essentially, these layers will ensure glare-free vision with [...]
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Eyewear mega deal could hurt U.S. consumers, but still be approved The world's biggest eyeglass frame maker is planning to merge with the largest lens maker in a tie-up U.S. antitrust experts fear will be bad news for consumers, [...]
Glasses, also known as eyeglasses or spectacles, are frames bearing lenses worn in front of the eyes. They are normally used for vision correction. Safety glasses are a kind of eye protection against flying debris or against visible and near visible light or radiation. Sunglasses allow better vision in bright daylight, and may protect one's eyes against damage from high levels of ultraviolet light. Specialized glasses may be used for viewing specific visual information. Sometimes glasses are worn simply for aesthetic or fashion purposes.
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Virtual reality is already impressive in some instances, and now, it's looking even more realistic with German developer Realities. And for all the eyeglasses-wearing guys and gals out there, you'll want to take a look at Deep Optics' concept for lenses than can correct your vision in real time as you glance at objects both near and far. Human trials are still years away, but the idea is ambitious and fun to think about, particularly if you've ever peered over or under your current glasses to read something nearby.
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Exceptional 3D to Launch Glasses-Free 3D New Product Line in 4K in New Product Showcase at Digital Signage Expo 2016 Improvement of quality of 3D content in 4K Newly appointed Director of Technical Operations for Exceptional 3D, Dr. Mohamed Mekky points out by transitioning from HD to 4K content for our Glasses-Free 3D lens solution has allowed us the ability to produce ... [...]
IMMY Inc. Introduces NEO VR Tech – Lens-Less Devices that Reduce Eye Strain IMMY Inc., a developer of virtual and augmented reality glasses, has secured a patent (U.S. Patent No. 9,250,444) for a lens-less imaging system called Natural Eye Optics (NEO). The system, which took 10 years to perfect, can be used with Head Mounted ... [...]
Something to keep your eyes on: affordable glasses with lenses that need no prescription Joycelyn Yip and Stephanie Fong, from left, of FlexSpecs work on their prototype in the lab. (Photo/Courtesy of Stephanie Fong) Stephanie Fong ’15 has long wanted to make a difference. That’s why she studied biomedical engineering as an undergraduate. [...]
These are Kim Kardashian's favourite sunglasses Gold mirrored lenses? WE LOVE. Plus, the fact that these Karen Walker ... Kim's not regularly seen in coloured eyewear, but she is a fan of nude and beige! And we don't blame her, because those colours match with everything. BRB, we're about to go and ... [...]
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Fish-inspired contact lenses that can autofocus With the application of an electrical current, that lens could be made to change shape and focal length as the eye changes focus, bringing close-up images captured by the structure into sharp view. Glasses, surgery and regular contact lenses do help ... [...]
Snap's much-hyped Spectacles glasses are a flop.REUTERS/Brendan McDermidDespite the initial hype, Snap's Spectacles are a commercial flop.The company has sold only 150,000 pairs to date, and less than half of Spectacles owners kept using the glasses after the first month.Snap reportedly has "hundreds of thousands" of unsold Spectacles sitting in warehouses. Snap's much-hyped Spectacles glasses are, by commercial standards, a total flop. Besides selling only 150,000...
What if your eyeglasses not only protected your eyes from sunlight, but also absorbed its light to generate energy? That’s the idea behind new solar eyeglasses developed by researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany that can supply devices with electricity. A team at the KIT Energy Center have taken advantage of organic solar cells, which are flexible, transparent, and lightweight, to explore the use of a new solar-energy-generating form factor--in this case, wearable...
A pair of AR glasses from Everysight were announced today with Qualcomm technology inside. The Everysight Raptor AR Smartglasses work with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410E SoC (embedded platform) enabling the device to roll with wireless connectivity technology like Wi-Fi and ANT+ Bluetooth. These glasses make information appear to be up in front of the user without blocking the user’s vision while in motion – important when you’re biking, of course.Inside these glasses are a collection of...