Monday, June 29, 2015 12:27 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
(NASDAQ:EYES) has appointed Will McGuire, a 20-year veteran of the life sciences industry, as president and chief executive officer, effective Aug. 18, 2015.
Monday, June 29, 2015 12:21 AM
has announced that it is developing electronically adjustable prescription eyewear. Speaking at a press conference last week during the CE Week technology exhibition here, Dr. Graeme Mackenzie, research optometrist and director of industry and regulatory affairs at Adlens, said the company’s next step is “a fully automated pair of glasses, with integrated electronics.”
Monday, June 22, 2015 12:30 AM
VISTA, Calif.—National Vision, Inc.
(NVI) one of the largest optical retailers in the U.S., opened its first San Diego County Eyeglass World location here, highlighting a new in-store feature emphasizing eyewear wearable technology.
Friday, June 19, 2015 12:24 AM
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Intel Corp.
(NASDAQ: INTC) has continued its push into the wearables category with the acquisition on this week of Vancouver, British Columbia-based Recon Instruments
, maker of smart eyewear for sports and high-intensity environments.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 12:18 AM
, a Roanoke-based start-up specializing in wearable technology, has completed a licensing agreement with wireless power industry leader WiTricity Corp.
under its patents related to wireless energy transfer for electronic devices physically supported by eyewear.
Monday, June 15, 2015 12:00 AM
MUNICH/STOCKHOLM—The European Patent Office (EPO) has named John Elvesjö and Mårten Skogö, who together with Henrik Eskilsson invented Tobii eye tracking technology, as one of three finalists for the European Inventor Award 2015 in the category “Small and medium-sized enterprises.”
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 12:30 AM
, a wearable technology company based here, has changed its name to PogoTec, Inc.
and is expanding its scope of operations.
Monday, May 18, 2015 4:25 PM
APX Labs, which develops software that connects smart glasses and other types of wearables to enterprises, has published a “Periodic Table of Wearable Technology” on Wearable Insider.com.
Monday, May 18, 2015 12:00 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—In addition to the mail pouches slung across their shoulders, letter carries may soon be adding a new piece of gear to their wardrobe: Augmented Reality (AR) glasses.
Friday, May 15, 2015 12:23 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.
(NASDAQ:EYES) reported $1.7 million of revenue for the first quarter of 2015 which ended March 31, 2015, up 159 percent compared with $0.7 million in the first quarter of 2014. The increase was primarily due to a higher number of implanted Argus II retinal prostheses in the first quarter of 2015 when compared to the year-ago quarter, the company said.
Monday, May 11, 2015 12:24 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
(NASDAQ:EYES), which markets the Argus II retinal prosthesis, is expanding its management team with the addition of Anthony “Tony” Moses, who has been named commercial vice president, Americas, and James “Jim” Miller, who has been appointed director of manufacturing, a newly created position.
Friday, April 24, 2015 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—Mobile health care is taking on a new dimension with the launch in New York City this week of Blink
, an on-demand, in-home vision testing service that is the first of its kind.
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:27 AM
There are almost twice as many people in the world who have smartphones than there are people who have corrected vision,” said Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO, chief clinical editor of Jobson’s Review of Optometry, to put things in perspective at the start of the VM Global Leadership Summit session on “How Smart Technologies are Reshaping the Patient Experience.”
Monday, April 20, 2015 12:20 AM
Vision Monday’s lenses and technology editor, Andrew Karp, introduced a dynamic Eye2 session that explored how wearable and implantable technologies are creating new ways of “seeing.” Drawing an analogy with media theorist Marshall McLuhan’s famous maxim, Karp said, “The deeper we get involved with wearable and implantable technology, the more the medium becomes the message, and the more we really become part of the Internet of Things.”
Monday, March 16, 2015 12:24 AM
will be pushing further into the wearable technology market when it unveils a prototype of a sensor-equipped eyeglass frame on Friday at International Vision Expo, VMail