Silmo d’Or 2016 Honorees Announced in Paris


PARIS— At a festive event last Friday evening here, the winners of the 2016 SILMO d'Or prizes, awarded for innovation and design, were announced at the Maison de la Mutualité.

The winners 2016 Silmo d’Or awards, as posted by Silmo are:

Vision Category:
Essilor with Eye Protect System

Material/Equipment Category:
NETLOOKS with NetLooks 3D

Low Vision Category:
Placing equally: Ceciaa with NuEyes and Essilor with MyEye
A special prize was awarded to: Visiole with GoVision

Children Category:
Karavan & Co with Bili by Karavan Kids

Optic Frame Category:
Blake Kuwahara with Kahn

Sunglass Category:
Parasite Design with ANTI RETRO X

Sport Equipment:
Demetz with Lazer-Run

Frame Technological Innovation:
Oxibis Group with 77 H by Exalto

All the nominees were announced earlier this month, as VMail reported.

The 2016 edition of Silmo Paris, held Sept. 23 through today at the Paris Nord Villepinte center, featured over 100 new companies attending the exhibition. This year, new add on services, special concept areas, interactive terminations and new education were also available. Look for a fuller report on the sights and scenes from Silmo 2016 later this week in VMail and on