Friday, January 13, 2017 12:15 AM
LAS VEGAS—Vision Monday’s Andrew Karp, who attended CES 2017, takes you on a guided tour of the massive consumer electronics show, with a special focus on eyewear and vision technology.
Friday, January 6, 2017 12:30 AM
LAS VEGAS—Eyewear probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind when most people think of CES 2017.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:30 AM
LAS VEGAS, Nev.—Wearable tech eyewear startup PogoTec
announced that it is partnering with four optical frame and sunglass companies to launch its first product, a small, frame-mounted camera that attaches to fashionable eyewear. The device, known as PogoCam, is being unveiled this week at CES 2017
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 12:23 AM
SYLMAR, Calif. & LAUSANNE, Switzerland—Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.
(Nasdaq:EYES), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics for blind patients suffering from Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), announced it has received a positive recommendation from advisors to the U.K. Government’s health care funding authority for specialized services in England. For the first time in the U.K., the publicly-funded NHS system will fund blind patients with RP to receive treatment with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System (Argus II) “bionic eye.”
Monday, December 26, 2016 12:24 PM
PADOVA, Italy and TORONTO, Canada—Safilo Group
and Interaxon, Inc.
, a leader in consumer brain sensing technology, are embarking on an R&D partnership and licensing agreement.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:26 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Vuzix Corp.
(NASDAQ: VUZI) announced the closing of the sale of 2,000,000 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $7.25 per share.
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:23 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—Osterhout Design Group
(ODG), a top developer and manufacturer of mobile AR/VR smart glasses, closed a $58 million Series A funding round.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:18 AM
NEW YORK & NEWARK, Calif.—EyeQue
, a Silicon Valley start-up that develops affordable consumer vision technologies, has been named a CES 2017 Best of Innovation Awards Honoree for its EyeQue Personal Vision Tracker.
Friday, November 4, 2016 12:22 AM
SYLMAR, Calif—Second Sight Medical Products
(NASDAQ:EYES), maker of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis Systems, reported losses for the three- and nine-month periods ended Sept. 30, 2016.
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:30 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
announced the first successful implantation and activation of a wireless visual cortical stimulator in a human.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 12:24 AM
MILPITAS, Calif.—Eyefluence, a California-based company specializing in eye-interaction technology for augmented, virtual and mixed reality devices, announced on its website
Monday that it is being acquired by Google. The purchase price was not disclosed.
Friday, October 21, 2016 12:21 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
is expanding its reach into California through a new partnership with Devlyn Optical
, a multinational optical retailer.
Saturday, September 17, 2016 12:24 AM
a health technology company using eye tracking to revolutionize vision performance and patient care, announced it has acquired the exclusive rights to two internationally recognized eye movement tests that help doctors more accurately and objectively identify early stages of autism in children 12 to 40 months old, and detect Parkinson’s disease in patients of all ages.
Monday, August 1, 2016 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Optical stores in New York City can now offer convenient eyeglass prescriptions through SVOne Enterprise, a new service developed by Smart Vision Labs