Monday, July 21, 2014 12:33 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The recent collaboration between
, Google and designer Diane von Furstenberg that produced a
fashionable take on Google Glass
resulted from a new VSP Global initiative announced last week.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:35 AM
, the eyecare division of
, has entered into an agreement with a division of
to license its "smart lens" technology for all ocular medical
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 2:00 PM
This video captures a paraglider flight on Elk Mountain, British
Columbia and was shot by Biff Romulus, aka Kevin Ault, using his
Pivothead video glasses.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:27 AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Ivy Ross, a high-level executive with an extensive
background in design and marketing, took over Monday as head of Google
business. She succeeds Babak Parviz, who is now developing a smart contact lens for Google.
Friday, May 16, 2014 12:19 AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—
announced earlier this week that it is opening up sales of the Explorer
edition of Google Glass to anyone in the U.S., provided sufficient
quantities are available. In a post on the Google+ website, the company
said it decided to expand sales of Glass based upon what it learned from
a one-day Glass
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:03 AM
With six different speakers discussing at least as many smart eyewear technologies that have moved from research and into development, the Eye2 session on “Wearables” demonstrated for the Summit audience the reality of this exciting new intersection of technology and eyewear.
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:30 AM
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Google is about to expand the availability of Google Glass, its proprietary Internet-connected eyewear.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 3:30 PM
A new app developed by Amir Amedi, professor and head of the Center for
Human Perception and Cognition at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
may help the blind to "see" through music.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—If you’re in the market for the latest smartglasses, a ski
goggle that measures the speed of your downhill run or a frame mounted
device that uses advanced computer vision to help the visually impaired
and blind regain lost functions, then Vision Monday’s Eye2
International Vision Expo East
is the place go.
Monday, March 17, 2014 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Wearable technologies are coming on-stream fast, and Vision Monday’s Eye2 Zone at International Vision Expo East is the place to see some of the latest offerings in this exciting new consumer product category.
Friday, March 07, 2014 12:33 AM
NEW YORK—Wearable technologies are coming on-stream fast, and Vision Monday
International Vision Expo East
is the place to see some of the latest offerings in this exciting new consumer product category.
Monday, March 03, 2014 12:00 AM
BOSTON—Laforge Optical, a new player in the wearables market, is offering a fresh take on smartglasses.
Monday, February 24, 2014 11:00 AM
The day after Google announced they would partner with VSP on an Rx eyeglass collection for Glass, my sister emailed me.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:24 AM
filed a lawsuit last week against
Best Buy Co., Inc
Fry’s Electronics Inc
. and four other companies, claiming that they are infringing on its patent for sunglasses with a camera in the frame.
Monday, February 10, 2014 12:00 AM
NEW YORK—Google Glass is taking a big step closer to the mainstream
consumer market, and to the optical industry, with Google’s release on
Jan. 28 of its first prescription eyeglass collection for Glass.