Tag Archives: eyewear

The Grip Clip: A Useful Eyewear Accessory   Two graduating Stanford students have invented an eyewear accessory to address a common problem experienced by builders and artists the world over. Atticus Anderson and Blake Crowe have utilized their knowledge of mechanical engineering and product design to create the Grip Clip, “piece of soft plastic that [...]

Bright Eyes: Technology Meets Eyewear We’ve shared a few eyewear-related gadgets on the blog, but this one may be the coolest we’ve seen. The Bright Eyes Kit is a DIY technology kit that encourages users to learn computer programming. These glasses won’t improve your vision or protect your eyes, but they’re fitted with 174 LEDs capable of [...]

Tommy Owens Eyewear: Handcrafted Eyewear for the Digital Age   With the emergence of companies like Shwood, SOLO Eyewear, and others, it’s no secret that handcrafted wood eyewear is a trend with some staying power. While the popular handmade look harkens back to the simpler days of low-tech skilled craftsmanship, a new eyewear brand combines [...]

Philanthropy Spotlight: Dr. Summy To For this Philanthropy Spotlight, we spoke to an OD in our home town of Portland, Oregon, Dr. Summy To of Myoptic Optometry and Modern Eyewear. She not only volunteers her time to provide eye care to the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization (IRCO), but has found a way to incorporate [...]

Eyewear Gadgets & Accessories With today’s technology, designers can create just about any gadget imaginable. Open source technology and easy access to design software has allowed DIYers across to the world to create all kinds of programs, apps, and products—some of them are revolutionary while others are pretty useless. The same goes in the world [...]

141 Eyewear: An Interview with the Co-Founder   We recently had the chance to interview, Shu-Chu Yamaguchi, half of the husband and wife duo behind the charitable eyewear company, 141 Eyewear. As we mentioned in a post last week, the Yamaguchis have built 141 around the concept of donating one pair of eyeglasses to someone [...]

Philanthropy Spotlight: 141 Eyewear At Noble Vision Group, we’re always on the lookout for companies within the eye care industry that are working towards the betterment of society. When those companies happen to be located in our beautiful city of Portland, Oregon, it’s all the better. Following in the footsteps of companies like TOMS, Portland-based [...]

Tailored Displays Accommodate Vision Problems Without Glasses As technology continues to play an increasing role in our everyday lives, the overuse of electronic displays is taking a toll on many people’s eyesight. While tech companies have yet to come up with an electronic display that is less harmful to our eyes, researchers from the Federal [...]

Infographic: Emerging Optical Technology We often blog about emerging technologies in eye care and augmented reality (AR), and this infographic from Zenni Optical provides a great visual overview of several topics we’ve written about. In the next decade or so, AR and social media will become integrated into everyday eye wear, and eventually you may [...]

Social Media in the Eye Care Industry: SOLO Eyewear In this edition of our blog series, “Social Media in the Eye Care Industry,” Sam Afetian, the Social Media Manager at SOLO Eyewear, answers some of our questions. A few months back we featured SOLO Eyewear in a blog post highlighting its unique and inspiring mission [...]