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2014-01-14 08:33:43

New products to be developed based on Vuzix proprietary optics engines ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), today announced that it has entered into a development agreement with a major consumer electronics brand to develop and incorporate Vuzix advanced see-through waveguide optics technology into a pair of next generation Smart Glasses. The agreement represents a first for Vuzix, offering a clear path toward a potential OEM partner to...

2014-01-12 23:01:08

Despite the recession, the Eye Glasses and Contact Lens Stores industry experienced slight growth during the past five years due to strong demand for eyewear products from the aging population; furthermore, necessary prescription adjustments and new prescriptions will drive growth over the next five years as many consumers put off these purchases during the recession. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Eye Glasses & Contact Lens Stores...

2014-01-10 23:02:40

Strong consumer sentiment for luxury eyewear, coupled with demand for industry products from optometrists, will support revenue growth over the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Eye Glasses and Contact Lens Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Despite the recession, the Eye Glasses and Contact Lens Stores industry experienced growth during the past five years due to...

2014-01-09 00:21:38

Report Examines the Impact of Digital Media on Vision Health ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A report released today at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show by The Vision Council finds that nearly 70 percent of U.S. adults experience digital eye strain while on digital devices - including computers, tablets and smartphones. Yet, about half of adults don't know how to or have never tried to reduce their visual discomfort. As the market experiences a surge in high technology-related...

2014-01-08 12:33:01

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRISTOCRACY recently debuted its online store, which is the first to provide customers the ability to build a look around their eyewear. With an emphasis on style, technology and the promotion of eye health, IRISTOCRACY aggregates the trendiest eyewear and accessories for stylish shoppers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/CG42872LOGO) The eyewear and accessories offered on IRISTOCRACY are a curated mix of styles from...

2014-01-08 12:31:51

DALLAS, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Pico Projector Market by Technology (DLP, LCOS, LBS), Type (USB, Standalone, Media Player, Embedded), Product Model, Brightness, Application (Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Business & Education, Consumer, Healthcare) & Geography Forecasts & Analysis (2013-2020)", published by MarketsandMarkets, the total market is expected to generate revenue of $10.09 billion by 2020 growing...

2014-01-08 08:26:50

Vuzix Enhances M100 Smart Glasses with Voice Recognition for Menu Commands and Application Navigation LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CES -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), today announced that its M100 smart glasses will now incorporate voice recognition powered by Nuance Communications. The Vuzix M100 smart glasses are a flexible Android(®)-based wearable display platform that runs a growing number of industry specific software applications. Nuance's voice technology gives the...

2014-01-07 23:23:30

InventHelp, founded in 1984 in Pittsburgh, is working to submit the Zee Glasses to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 "I do not want to have to spend a lot of money buying prescription sunglasses," said an inventor from Philadelphia, Pa. "I want to be able to just walk into a drug store and buy sunglasses with magnification lenses right off the rack, which is why I invented these sunglasses." He developed...

2014-01-03 08:26:02

10th Consecutive Year for Award Demonstrates Vuzix Technical Leadership ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the enterprise and consumer markets, today announced its breakthrough V720 video headphone is the winner of two 2014 CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards in the "Headphones" and "Wireless Handset Accessories" Product Categories. (Photo:...

2013-12-23 23:19:50

141 Eyewear Teamed Up With Kaiser Permanente and the Boys & Girls Club of Salem to Serve 115 Local Kids at September Eye Care Clinic PORTLAND, Ore. (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 141 Eyewear, a Portland-based philanthropic eyewear company, recently teamed up with Kaiser Permanente and the Boys & Girls Club of Salem to execute a charity eye care clinic that saw 115 kids tested and fitted for prescription eyewear. They documented the effort in a new video that shows the public how the...


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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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