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.
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:21 AM
HOUSTON—Astronauts may one day wear adjustable power eyeglasses to correct for vision changes that occur during space travel.
Friday, September 18, 2015 12:18 AM
is bringing its rapid-delivery, personalized prescription eyewear service to new markets and expanding its product portfolio.
Friday, September 11, 2015 12:18 AM
SARATOGA, Calif.—VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies
, the developer, manufacturer and marketer of the Implantable Miniature Telescope, has named Blake Michaels as vice president, sales and current executive, Chet Kumar, as vice president, corporate development and innovation.
Monday, August 31, 2015 12:19 AM
NEW YORK—Smart Vision Labs
has appointed Jeff Mortensen to the newly created position of vice president of sales.
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:27 AM
CHICAGO—Steven Lee, OD, co-founder and executive vice president of Opternative
, the world’s first online refractive eye exam service, has settled a lawsuit alleging that he had sold copyrighted test questions for optometry board exams through a prior business.
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:22 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Vuzix Corporation
(NASDAQ: VUZI), a leading supplier of video eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, enterprise and entertainment markets, provided an update on its business initiatives and reported its second quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2015.
Monday, August 17, 2015 12:00 AM
SAN DIEGO—A small team of smart glass developers met with National Vision and Rochester Optical here on June 19 to discuss the future of eyewear and how they can work together to bring this new technology into the mainstream.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 12:00 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Six15 Technologies, based here, has launched a smart glasses and turnkey software and integration solution. Called the Infinity Platform, it is available to developers and strategic partners now, and will be available worldwide for non-consumer applications in January 2016, according to Six15.
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:11 AM
NEW YORK—From smart glasses with heads-up displays, internet connectivity and high definition video cameras to goggles that deliver a fully immersive, 3D experience for playing games or watching movies, wearable technology in the form of eyewear offers powerful new ways of “seeing” both the real and virtual worlds.
Monday, July 20, 2015 12:11 AM
XPand, which makes active shutter glasses for viewing 3D movies, TV and games as well as for vision care, has put its technology to a novel use: fighting motion sickness. The company’s X105-MS-1 Anti Motion Sickness Glasses, which are sold online to consumers for $179, use shuttering lenses to reduce severity of motion sickness while traveling by airplane, boat or driving.
Monday, June 29, 2015 12:27 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
(NASDAQ:EYES) has appointed Will McGuire, a 20-year veteran of the life sciences industry, as president and chief executive officer, effective Aug. 18, 2015.