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.
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.
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.
Friday, April 22, 2016 12:27 AM
BOSTON, Mass. and SAN JOSE, Calif.—Mobiquity, Inc.
, a mobile engagement provider and EyeXam
, a smartphone and tablet eyecare app, announced that they are collaborating to offer consumers improved access to eyecare information, exams, products and eye health.
Monday, April 11, 2016 12:30 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—VSP Global
has announced a $2 million investment with Vizzario Inc.
to develop eyecare technologies to track visual acuity, eye strain, traumatic brain injury and sports vision performance.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 12:24 AM
ST. LOUIS—The American Optometric Association
escalated its attack against Opternative
and its online vision test by filing a complaint with the FDA
that challenges Opternative’s claims about its product's capabilities.
Monday, March 28, 2016 12:24 AM
SYLMAR, CALIF.—Second Sight Medical Products Inc.,
a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics that provide vision to blind patients, named Steven D. Okland Jr. as commercial vice president, U.S. and Canada, according to an announcement from the company.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:27 AM
SILVER SPRING, Md.—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration
is allowing marketing of a one-time use contact lens that may help practitioners identify the best time of day to measure a patient’s intraocular pressure (IOP).
Monday, March 7, 2016 12:22 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
(NASDAQ: EYES), developer of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, reported a 55 percent gain in net revenue to $2.4 million in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2015.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 12:21 AM
LAS VEGAS— Alfred E. Mann, a pioneer of medical devices and founder of Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.
(NASDAQ: EYES), died here on Feb. 25. He was 90.
Monday, February 22, 2016 12:22 AM
has raised $6.0 million in Series A venture funding which it will use to expand its online eye exam to more states, reach a broader age demographic and conduct research and development.
Friday, January 29, 2016 12:24 AM
OXFORD, U.K.—Adjustable focus eyewear maker Adlens
, based here, has announced a series of strategic appointments and promotions within its management team.
Monday, January 11, 2016 12:21 AM
LAS VEGAS—Even amid the acres of high definition TV screens, beeping robots, flying drones, self-driving cars, sensor-equipped clothing and appliances and other attention grabbing gear on display at CES 2016
, smart glasses and other vision-enhancing products managed to create a stir.
Friday, December 18, 2015 12:27 AM
(French National Center of Scientific Research) have signed a new research agreement for a five-year collaboration.