Rochester Optical and Epson Collaborate to Provide Prescription Solutions for Moverio Smart Glasses Users

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Rochester Optical has a Smart GOLD lens design optimized specifically for the Moverio, and the individual viewing needs associated with this device.

Epson Moverio BT-200
Our R&D Team continues to create innovative lens designs that serve the increasing demands for clear vision with the latest wearable technology,” said Patrick Ho, CEO of Rochester Optical.

Rochester Optical announced a new collaboration today with Epson America, Inc. as a recommended prescription solution provider for the Moverio BT-200 smart glasses. Rochester Optical has designed a Smart Frame for the BT-200 to carry patent-pending Smart GOLD Lenses specifically optimized for this device.

With the adoption of smart glasses technology comes new optical challenges that previously eye care providers have not needed to contend with. Rochester Optical has a Smart GOLD lens design optimized specifically for the Moverio, and the individual viewing needs associated with this device.

"Rochester Optical continues to impress us by offering innovative prescription eyewear solutions to the smart glasses industry," said Eric Mizufuka, product manager, New Ventures for Epson America.

The Moverio BT-200 from Epson has multiple applications from personal entertainment to enterprise logistics, training, field work and more, all of which require visual acuity.

“Our R&D Team continues to create innovative lens designs that serve the increasing demands for clear vision with the latest wearable technology,” said Patrick Ho, CEO of Rochester Optical.

The Moverio BT-200, complete with Smart Frames and Smart GOLD Lenses from Rochester Optical, will be featured at Vision Expo West, September 18-20, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. Rochester Optical’s presence at Vision Expo West will highlight the revolution in the optical industry towards adoption of smart glasses like those of EPSON where prescription solutions are needed.

About Rochester Optical

Rochester Optical is an independently owned and operated manufacturer and wholesaler of quality eyewear, with a full service optical lab. For over 80 years, RO has proudly served our men and women in uniform. Since 2010, Rochester Optical has invested in R&D for development of the latest technology in the optical field. RO is proud to introduce Smart Solutions, the Smart GOLD prescription lenses and Smart Frames for smart glasses providing visual acuity and comfort to smart glasses wearers.

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