Rochester Optical has partnered with Sony as a prescription frame provider, announcing the official launch of their new Rx insert for the SmartEyeglass at IFA in Berlin on Friday. The minimalist and lightweight frame insert design complements the sleek Sony SmartEyeglass device, and offers an optical solution for the two thirds of people who require some sort of vision correction. The launch further establishes Rochester Optical as the industry leader in prescription solutions for smart glasses.
The insert we designed provides a value-added feature to the SmartEyeglass and removes a critical barrier to adoption the inability to see the display clearly and comfortably.
The Sony SmartEyeglass cannot fit over existing eyeglasses, which makes it impossible for anyone with a vision correction to see the impressive display. Rochester Optical's prescription insert solves this problem, allowing wearers to experience the SmartEyeglass fully, without visual impairment and strain.
The easy-mount clip is designed with multi-user capability in mind, since we also understand companies implementing smart glasses in the workplace or developing on the SmartEyeglass may not provide all users with their own personal device, Patrick Ho adds. The insert pops easily in and out, making it possible for one device to be shared by multiple users who have their own individual prescription inserts.
Rochester Optical is represented by Waterside Laboratories - all Rochester Optical's Smart Eyewear products can be accessed in the UK/Europe via Waterside Laboratories.