Saturday, March 18, 2023 12:18 AM
WILMINGTON, Mass.—ABB Optical Group
, a leading distributor of optical products in the U.S., and Locus Robotics
, a leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for fulfillment warehouses, today announced the deployment of Locus’s autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) at its National Logistics Center in Hebron, Ky. The Hebron warehouse is the second location to utilize Locus’ innovative robotics automation technology and was built from the ground up to be a Locus-centric facility to improve warehouse order fulfillment efficiency and accuracy to deliver a superior fulfillment experience to their customers.
Monday, March 13, 2023 12:27 AM
LAS VEGAS—Percept Corporation
, a developer of eye tracking, eye control, and perceptual optimization technology for the global vision industry, is releasing the first product from its upgradeable technology platform.
Thursday, March 9, 2023 12:18 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Eyefinity
, a VSP Vision
company and leader in practice management and electronic health record software, and Optify
, an optical omnichannel selling tool are entering into a strategic partnership.
By Mary Kane
Friday, March 3, 2023 8:30 AM
When 14-year old Harini Venkatesh’s younger sister visited the eye doctor for her first checkup and came home complaining that she hadn’t been able to tell what was blurry and what wasn’t when the doctor had asked, she thought to herself, there has to be a better way to do this. “It was jarring to realize that her experience at an optometrist’s office would be very different than mine.” So she set out to find a solution and ended up winning second place in the 3M Young Scientist Challenge with Discovery Education, for her prototype titled The Comptometrist: An Efficient Way to Determine Myopic Power.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 12:24 AM
PORTLAND, Ore.—Pacific Artisan Labs
(PAL), the largest independent, doctor-owned laboratory network in the U.S., has announced a partnership with North Carolina-based Independent Optical Lab
(IOL). PAL, founded in 2018, has continually been at the forefront of innovative strategies to counter the constant push for consolidation of the optical industry. Vision Monday
PALs consolidation and partnership objectives in February 2022.
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 12:18 AM
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands & BERKELEY, Calif.—The Van Gogh Museum
, in Amsterdam, is the latest cultural institution to partner with EnChroma
to help people understand the experience of color blindness.
Thursday, February 16, 2023 12:24 AM
NEW YORK—Three additional speakers will round out the now-final roster of the program for the upcoming VM Leadership Summit, "Insight, Unseen: How Leaders Uncover, Design and Scale Innovation" in New York. The day-long event for senior decision makers and influencers from throughout the optical industry and eyecare professions will be held on Wednesday, March 15 at The Times Center in New York City, prior to the start of Vision Expo East later that week. Details about registration, more in-depth speaker bios and other information is posted here
. For the 2023 VM Leadership Summit, Platinum Sponsors include VSP Premier Program
. Gold Sponsors include The Vision Council
Monday, February 13, 2023 12:15 AM
is now available to eyecare providers in the U.S. through Wisconsin-based Fait Optics
. “The new, patented technology behind the Avulux Migraine and Light Sensitivity Lens blocks blue, amber and red light while letting in soothing green light,” said Avulux president and co-founder, Dr. Charles Posternack. “We are pleased to partner with Fait Optics to make this lens available through more eyecare providers across the United States.”
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 12:24 AM
MILAN, Italy—With a massive combined group presence on the exhibition floor at the Mido exhibition here last weekend, EssilorLuxottica
designed its customer interactions at the show to emphasize and illuminate a range of new digitally driven technologies across its business, from spectacles, to eye exams, learning systems, and omnichannel professional and retail services.
Friday, February 3, 2023 12:27 AM
BANGKOK and TOKYO–Nidek Co., Ltd.
, a leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of ophthalmic, optometric, and lens edging equipment, has formed a partnership with Hoya Vision Care
(HOCPF), a leader in optical technology innovation. The global agreement creating a partnership between Nidek and Hoya Vision Care, provides eyecare professionals (ECPs) the opportunity to access "a complete portfolio of state-of-the-art optical instruments and products to provide a full-service approach to patient care, from eye examination, to consultation through to the final delivery of the high quality spectacle lenses," the companies said in a joint statement.