It’s happening. Wearable tech is no doubt beginning to heavily infiltrate the eyewear world – and we’re not just talking VR goggles. Italian eyewear company Safilo is currently testing sunglasses that actually measure your focus level, then help you to improve it. Athletes are the main participants in the tests, because focus is key to … Continue reading Glasses That Measure Brain Activity
Imagine living life in the dark. 300 million people in the world do this on a daily basis, and have come to know blindness as a fact of their lives. Many of them were blind at birth, but for others, conditions such as macular degeneration have led to blindness over time. But there is a … Continue reading New Sight With the Help of Science
Today is the one-year anniversary of CJO Blog! In the last 12 months, we’ve enjoyed sharing tons of eyewear info with you, from tips on how to pick the perfect frames for your face shape, to cool research studies about whether people who wear glasses are actually smarter, and the benefits of coffee to the … Continue reading Happy Anniversary To CJO Blog!
Move over, bifocals and reading glasses. A team based at the University of Utah has just unveiled “Smart Glasses,” which have liquid-based lenses. They automatically adjust focus upon whatever their wearer is looking at. Near, or far – no matter. The possibility of this idea being perfected no doubt has myopic reading-glass-wearers cheering. But… how … Continue reading Glasses that automatically focus on what you see
Mention the name, “Matsuda” to any style-astute person you know, and they’ll tell you the brand is known as one of world’s most trend-conscious houses of fashion eyewear. Simply put, Matsuda combines extensively detail-oriented craftsmanship with beautiful, clean designs that breathe the right amount of “Wow” into any look. Because their frames are both classic … Continue reading Designer Eyewear Spotlight: Matsuda
Quick: how do you normally click your selfies to share with friends? With your mobile phone, you say? Well, welcome to 2017, where you can do all this… with your glasses. We’re not kidding. PogoTec, a wearable tech eyewear startup headquartered in Roanoke, VA, just announced the PogoCam, a small camera that actually attaches to … Continue reading Shoot videos with your… glasses?
It feels like only yesterday, we were trying to remember to write, “2016.” Wow, the days fly by. Our next year is upon us, and there is so much to do. How will you live out your 2017? Any resolutions in the future? At Charlotte Jones Opticians, we’ve got a suggestion we know you’ll absolutely … Continue reading New Glasses for a New You in 2017!