Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:18 AM
BRUSSELS—Two optical technology companies are among the 15 finalists that have been shortlisted for the AAL Smart Ageing Challenge prize, which is offering €50,000 for the best innovation that uses the Internet of Things to empower older adults to achieve the quality of life they aspire to, socially and independently.
Monday, June 27, 2016 12:24 AM
GERMANTOWN, Wis.—Satisloh North America
recently completed a 13,000 square foot addition to its warehouse here as well as moving its training program into space vacated by another tenant.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:21 AM
LEUVEN, Belgium—Materialise NV
(NASDAQ: MTLS), a provider of additive manufacturing software and 3D printing technology for the medical, industrial and eyewear markets, announced that it is collaborating with Luxexcel
, a Dutch start-up of customized 3D printed optics.
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM
Using automated communication tools, doctors can now direct relevant education to their patients, wherever and whenever, on their preferred electronic device. In the information age, while the good news is that patients have access to a wealth of information, the bad news is that the information can often be random and disorganized.
Friday, June 17, 2016 12:23 AM
RECHOVOT, Israel—Lumus Ltd.
a developer of high-end transparent near-to-eye displays for augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR) and smart eyewear, announced yesterday that it has received $15 million of funding led by Shanda Group, a global private investment group, along with Crystal-Optech, a leading Chinese photo-electric component manufacturer.
Friday, June 17, 2016 12:18 AM
FARMER’S BRANCH, Texas—Optima
, a PFO Global
brand of spectacle lenses, has relocated its administrative and warehousing facilities from Stratford, Conn. to PFO Global’s national headquarters here.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:21 AM
MISSISSAUGA, ON—Maria Petruccelli has joined the global marketing team of Hoya Vision Care
, North America in Lewisville, Texas as director of brand marketing, Americas.
Monday, June 13, 2016 12:15 AM
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.—Scleral lenses is the topic of the June 15 edition of “The Power Hour,” the weekly show hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 12:27 AM
GERMANTOWN, Wis.— Satisloh North America
is strengthening support for its Canadian customers by partnering with third-party logistics company, Icecorp
, in Mississauga, Ontario for consumables inventory and fulfillment.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 4:15 PM
NEW YORK—Starting a new practice is a huge venture; attracting new patients often consumes more time than doctors have available. Howard Wang, OD, owner and practitioner at Modern Eyes Optometry found himself in this predicament when he opened his practice in Carlsbad, Calif., in 2015.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 4:10 PM
When making any purchase in your eyecare practice, cost is always a big factor, especially when you’re making big investments on things like inventory, equipment or software. The buying process on big investments can be stressful enough, and then on top of that you have to sit down and calculate the costs of each system.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 4:05 PM
In response to the increased frequency with which eyecare practitioners are prescribing one-day contact lenses, EyeCare Prime
, a subsidiary of CooperVision, Inc.
has launched an additional version of its LensFerry
service—LensFerry S. The service enables practices to offer patients subscription-based ordering of their one-day contact lenses.
Monday, June 6, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
has appointed Wallace Lovejoy to its board of directors. Lovejoy brings to the board 33 years of leadership in the optical industry.