Andrew Karp

Andrew Karp, Group Editor, Lenses & Technology

Andrew has reported on the optical industry for Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine since 1987. He covers the latest developments in ophthalmic dispensing, ophthalmic lenses and treatments, lens processing technology and optical laboratories. Andrew edits two VM e-newsletters: VMail Technology, a weekly that spotlights new products, software and online applications for labs and dispensers, and Eye2, a monthly that focuses on new technologies that are expanding the capabilities of eyewear and the potential of human vision. Contact Andrew at akarp@jobson.com.

VMail Technology for 9-18-14

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, September 18, 2014 9:00 AM VM's weekly roundup of new technologies for the eyecare practice, optical dispensary and lab.

In This Edition...

SYSTEMS / EQUIPMENT
Satisloh’s VFT-macro
SOFTWARE
Nextech Integrates With IRIS
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Clear Choice Diamond Tools from PSI

Google’s ‘Giving Through Glass’ Contest Winners Envision Diverse Uses

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 15, 2014 12:00 AM NEW YORK—Google recently announced the five winners of its “Giving through Glass” contest in which nonprofit organizations offered their visions of how they would use the company’s proprietary smart glasses.

VMail Technology for 9-11-14

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, September 11, 2014 9:00 AM VM's weekly roundup of new technologies for the eyecare practice, optical dispensary and lab.

In This Edition...

SOFTWARE
MVE Interfaces With Veatch Devices
WEB TECH
Super Systems Launches Blog
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Salem Intros OH! Blocking Pads

What ECPs Are Saying About Apps

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Friday, September 05, 2014 12:01 AM

VMail Technology for 9-4-14

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, September 04, 2014 9:03 AM VM's weekly roundup of new technologies for the eyecare practice, optical dispensary and lab.

In This Edition...

SOFTWARE
Wink Technologies Integrates with Frames Data IDA
WEB TECH
C&E Vision Intros myCloud
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Gulden’s Offers Aviles Headrest

VMail Technology for 9-4-14

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, September 04, 2014 9:00 AM VM's weekly roundup of new technologies for the eyecare practice, optical dispensary and lab.

In This Edition...

SOFTWARE
Wink Technologies Integrates with Frames Data IDA
WEB TECH
C&E Vision Intros myCloud
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Gulden’s Offers Aviles Headrest

It's a Big World, After All

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM I used to think Walt Disney had it wrong, at least as far as the optical industry is concerned. It’s not a small world, after all.

Tobii Gaze Viewer Provides Eye Tracking Data for Easy AAC Assessment

By Andrew Karp
Monday, September 01, 2014 12:00 AM

STOCKHOLM— Tobii Assistive Technology, a division of the Tobii group, has launched Tobii Gaze Viewer, a compact assessment tool intended to give professionals and caretakers quick, simple, on-the-fly eye-tracking evaluations for vision assessments, cognition, reminiscence testing and even reading comprehension.

Argus II Implant Patient Discusses Her Experience with the Artificial Retina

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:00 AM VM introduced readers to Second Sight’s groundbreaking Argus II artificial retina implant at our 2012 Global Leadership Summit.

No Glasses? No Problem, When Viewing This Display

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:30 AM Scientists at the University of California Berkeley are developing a vision-correcting display that would enable viewers to see it clearly without eyeglasses.

VMail Technology for 8-28-14

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:00 AM VM's weekly roundup of new technologies for the eyecare practice, optical dispensary and lab.

In This Edition...

SOFTWARE
MaximEyes, Vestrum Health EHR Integration
WEB TECH
CooperVision’s LensFerry Service
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Tech-Optics’ Monoculars and Loupes

VMail Technology for 8-21-14

By Andrew Karp
Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:00 AM VM's weekly roundup of new technologies for the eyecare practice, optical dispensary and lab.

In This Edition...

SOFTWARE
Frames Data IDA, FlexScanMD Integration
WEB TECH
eTrove App for ODs
TOOLS / SUPPLIES
Gulden Adds Model Eye

VM Microsite Delivers 'Intelligent Office' Techniques and Technologies

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:06 AM The Intelligent Office is a VM microsite dedicated to innovative systems and technologies that provide new ways for eyecare practices and optical retail stores to communicate with patients, insurance companies, suppliers, doctor alliances and other medical professionals.

App Snaps: Dispensary

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:05 AM

App Snaps: Exam Lane

By John Sailer and Andrew Karp
Monday, August 18, 2014 12:04 AM
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