There comes a time for most when we have to sometimes admit we need a little help. I'm talking about my eye sight. I have been struggling to see long distance ...
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Snap Introduces New $150 Spectacles, Adds Prescription Lens Option V2 of the wearable also comes with improved wireless networking for faster file transfers as well as an option to add prescription and polarized lenses. The basic idea behind Spectacles is still the same: The glasses feature an integrated video camera, [...]
Snapchat Spectacles review: your friends (one of my biggest gripes with the original Spectacles). Reduced field of view (105 vs. 115 degrees, so you'll get slightly less in the shot, but also less distortion). Glasses wearers can now add prescription lenses (add at least $125 [...]
via Business Insider]
Snapchat's Spectacles are new and improved, but they don't solve the fundamental problems with wearing cameras on ... The new Spectacles have the same battery life and charging capabilities from the first model, even though the glasses and case are both now slimmer. Expect 70 or so video snaps before your Spectacles run out of battery, and the case can recharge your [...]
Snap still hasn't fixed the big problem with Spectacles: They look silly same name as last year's model) aren't as bulky as the originals, which means they don't feel as cumbersome sitting on my nose. I also like that Snap added new colors — which are a bit more fun with reflective shades — and support for [...]
Glasses Direct is an online retailer based in the United Kingdom that sells spectacles direct to consumers.
It was founded by James Murray Wells in 2004 joining the small existing sector of online retailers. In 2009 it received investment from two major venture capital firms.
It is also notable for the legal and regulatory attempts to close it down by several major bricks and mortar competitors.
Official website: http://www.glassesdirect.co.uk/
Notable: Business Operation; Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portal;
Ethan Meekin's reading age was three years below his own before being given the turquoise coloured glasses two years ago — and the 11-year-old has since been awarded for his achievements at his school. His parents Paul, aged 47, and Amanda, aged 44, were at a loss at what to do after one-to-one support did not help Ethan's progress — but they got the answer from a chance meeting with a teacher who suggested a colorimetry test. Father-of-four Mr Meekin said: "When Ethan was nine, his reading age was that of a six-year-old. He was put on a reading scheme called Toe-by-Toe which helps children who struggle to read, but still he slipped further behind.
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. [...]
7 Hidden Tax Breaks for Retirees to Maximize Tax Refunds The cost of many medical-related items can be deducted from taxes. According to Himmel, some medical items often overlooked include prescription glasses and contact lenses, bandages, dentures, hearing aids and wheelchairs. The amount that can be saved will ... [...]
via Athens Banner-Herald]
Crazy’ woman assaults Athens officer, subdued by pepper spray She removed $400 prescription eyeglasses from one of the men and broke them, police said. An officer who arrived attempted to intervene, but the woman turned her anger on the officer, threatening to kill him and jabbing her finger into the officer’s face ... [...]
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Consumer Reports: Need eyeglasses? Don’t overlook this (Few people now use glass, which is heavy and breakable.) If you have a single-vision prescription (glasses to see far away or close up), you can generally get by with CR-39 lenses. They can be inexpensive – Consumer Reports found them for $29 to $149 ... [...]
via The Baltimore Sun]
FBI seeking suspect in Mondawmin Capital One robbery between 45 and 55 years old, had a black and grey beard, prescription eyeglasses, and was missing some bottom teeth. The suspect also was wearing a black "skull cap" and a puffy, black winter coat, officials said. FBI's Baltimore Field Office asks that ... [...]
Image: mashableBy Kerry Flynn2016-12-01 19:47:06 UTCFear not, glasses wearers. Prescription lenses for Spectacles, Snap's video-camera glasses, have arrived.Rochester Optical, a lens manufacturer based in Rochester, New York, is now cutting and selling prescription lenses for Spectacles, the company announced Thursday. The lenses start at $99 and cost depends on prescription strength, lens type and coating. The lens types include standard plastic, high-index, polarized Rx Sun or...
Google Glass has an image problem.Since its debut two years ago, the perception of the wraparound eye-level device has devolved from interesting futuristic gizmo to invasive spywear tool, despised by privacy advocates and banned in numerous bars and casinos. Google Inc. even had to post online tips to help customers observe proper etiquette.Now Google is scoping out a market segment that could boost sales while creating a more mainstream image: prescription eyeglass wearers. Google recently...
Spectacles cost $130.Hollis JohnsonIf you have poor eyesight, there's no guarantee that you'll be able to get prescription lenses for Snapchat's Spectacles.The camera-equipped sunglasses are currently the hottest gadget in tech, with hundreds lining up every day to buy a pair from mysterious vending machines throughout the U.S.But what happens if you wear prescription glasses?One woman, Sarah Evans, tweeted a video about her experience getting her Spectacles refitted with...