Tag Archives: glasses

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Guest Blog: Drivewear Sunglasses – The Benefits The following was written by David Schmidt, Jr., President of Brighton Optical in Buffalo, NY.   Drivewear sunglasses are designed to meet the needs of drivers. Unlike ordinary glasses or sunglasses, Drivewear sunglasses can adjust the amount of eye shading they provide according to the brightness of the [...]

The Eyewear of the Future: Vergence Labs In a post from a few months back, we told you about the tech/social media/eyewear startup, ZionEyez. The Eyez glasses, available this summer, will be able to record 2-3 hours of high-definition POV video, which users can share on their favorite social media channels or stream live through [...]

SOLO Eyewear – A Mission to Prevent Blindness   80 percent of the world’s blindness is preventable. If you’re involved in the eye care field, this is a stat you have probably heard before. Approximately 39 million people around the globe are blind due to preventable diseases or conditions like cataract, trachoma, glaucoma, onchocerciasis (river [...]

Adlens’ Revolutionary Adjustable Glasses   Approximately 1.3 billion people on the planet could benefit from eyeglasses, but many lack the access and capital required to own a pair. In Sub-Saharan Africa, 95% of those who need glasses do not own them, and there is only one optometrist for every one million people. Vision correction can [...]