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
Monday, July 25, 2016 12:21 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
announced that a five-year study of patients who have the Argus II artificial retina implant has yielded positive results.
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.
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).