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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Global Eyewear Market Size & Share Value to Reach US$182.42 Billion By 2023: Zion Market Research 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Eyewear Market by Product (Spectacles, Sunglasses, Contact Lenses and Sportswear), and by Distribution Channel for Optical Stores, Independent Brand Showrooms [...]
The Competition Bureau weighs in on restrictions faced by online eyewear retailers While most Canadians still purchase their eyeglasses or contact lenses at eyeglasses in-store, often with an optician, the last few years have seen a surge in online eyewear purchases. As in many industries, the convenience and ease of online shopping [...]
Eye for detail: historic eyewear outfitter Maison Bonnet makes its debut in London In addition to measuring the perfect breadth, depth and angle of the “nose box” and calculating the pitch or “tilt” at which the arms attach to the “ears” (ensuring the lenses lie in the correct plane across the eye), the Maison Bonnet team is also [...]
5 Running Sunglasses That Won't Make You Look Like a Bug Both the "BFG" and "Runway" frames are $10 more expensive than the standard "OG's," which is fair, as the larger frames aren't just more material, they also have gradient lenses. Basically, they're darker up top where it counts and lighter at the [...]
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 ... [...]
Magic LeapMagic Leap on Wednesday revealed the name and design of its smart glasses.The company says the hardware will ship in 2018.Magic Leap didn't announce a price.Magic Leap updated its website on Wednesday morning, revealing its highly anticipated augmented-reality smart glasses for the first time.Billed as the Magic Leap One Creator Edition, the smart glasses feature an array of sensors on the front, connected via a wire to a battery and computing pack designed to be worn on the belt,...
On business trips, Pete Jameson gets odd looks from fellow airplane passengers when he's in his seat typing on a keyboard with no screen to be seen.But Jameson is looking at a jumbo-size display, thanks to augmented reality glasses that project images for his eyes only. His headset looks like slightly oversized sunglasses and what he sees is not visible to others.Jameson is chief operating officer of ODG, one of a host of companies pursuing the emerging market of augmented reality, or AR,...
Apple met with suppliers who produce components required for augmented reality glasses at CES this week, according to a new report.That tidbit of information was buried in a story published by Bloomberg on Friday. Reportedly, Apple representatives met with firms that manufacture the “nuts and bolts” required to make AR glasses a reality, but the publication gave no additional information about the meeting, what was discussed, or which companies Apple met with.Along with Apple, Bloomberg noted...