Warby Parker launches pilot program for kids’ frames

Warby Parker has been around for seven years, but today the company is finally unveiling a new product category. In a 12-week pilot program, Warby Parker is now offering kids’ frames to folks in

Topology lets you try before you buy glasses using AR in an app

Topology Eyewear is an augmented reality app providing custom-fit glasses from a 3D scan of your face. Most glasses are mass manufactured to fit a supposedly symmetric head. The problem is, most of us

Crunch Report | SpaceX Launches and Recovers another Rocket

SpaceX launches and recovers another rocket, GoDaddy tells Daily Stormer to find a new domain provider, Amazon refunds fake eclipse glasses and OpenAI bot beats masters of Dota 2. All this on Crunch R

Google Glass is apparently still around — and just got its first update in nearly three years

Dust off your Google Glasses, those who still have them -- the $1,500 face computer is back in the spotlight today with a few updates. In its first update since September 2014, Google Glass got a "MyG

Snap is developing a second version of Spectacles which may include augmented reality

Snap extended the sale of its Spectacles into Europe this month, but already the company is working on a second version of the video-recording glasses which could be quite radical, according to a sour

These 3D-printed sunglasses will fit your oddly-shaped head

I’m not saying your head is oddly shaped, per se, but if you have trouble finding glasses that fit then a team from Cambridge, Massachusetts has a pair for you. Their Falcon I glasses are design

You can now wear Spectacles indoors with Rochester Optical’s lenses

If Snap’s Spectacles are really about¬†sharing your life with the world, we need a¬†solution for capturing the majority of our lives that occur boxed inside buildings. This solution could come i

Gadget Story Time with Spectacles

Spectacles by Snap are a lot of fun! Join us as we put them through their paces, try them out, talk to people on the street and just have a really great day. I would tell you more, but I don't want to

Meet Yousif Ashoor, the creator of these of amazing automatic sunglasses

If you’re a gamer you’ll recognize the trope: a hero steps into the harsh glare of a desert planet or a blasted cityscape and her sunglasses automatically slide into place over her face. T

Level is a pair of fitness glasses that might be able to tell if you have diabetes or other diseases

A pair of glasses, once relegated to nearly blind and blurry-eyed nerds, could one day save your life. At least that’s the pitch from VSP Vision Care. The eye exam provider just launched a new p

Snapchat’s 10 second video glasses are real and cost $130

Snapchat’s long-rumored camera glasses are actually real. The startup’s first foray into hardware will be a pair of glasses called “Spectacles” and will go on sale this fall fo

Online glasses retailer MyOptique sells to lens-maker Essilor for close to $160M

European online glasses retailer MyOptique, which operates websites such as Glasses Direct and SunGlasses Shop in the UK and Lensbest in Germany, has been acquired by French lens maker Essilor Interna

See The Specs Restyled By 3D Printing

The 3D printed future is looking increasingly cartoonish if this crowdfunder for one-piece flexible nylon eyewear is making a prescient design call. Called Mono, the designer specs look like they've b

Sony Puts Its Smart Specs Up For Dev Pre-Order, For $840

Sony has put a developer edition of its forthcoming smart glasses, branded as SmartEyeglass, up for pre-order today, starting with the U.K. and Germany. It's also made the SDK available.

Intel Teams With Luxottica To Build The Future Of Smart Eyewear

It’s pretty clear at this point that Intel wants to own face computing: The company has been pegged as providing the chip powering the next version of Google Glass, and now it’s officially

The Offline Glass Ensures You Talk, Not Text, At The Bar

Tired of your friends texting on their phones while they should be getting schnockered? This clever hack is called the Offline Glass and it's designed to ensure that you and your friends don't sit at

Meta, The World’s First Entry-Level AR Glasses, Hires The Father Of Wearable Computing As Chief Scientist

The <a target="_blank" href="">Meta1</a> is a pair of virtual reality goggles that perform some very uni

Warby Parker Opens Retail Store In NYC, With Boston Up Next, Beats Google & Amazon To The Offline Punch

Hip online eyewear startup Warby Parker has, over the last two years, been partnering with boutiques to open "stores-within-stores," or small Warby Parker showrooms, where customers could try on their

Diane von Furstenberg Models Wear Google Glass On The Catwalk

We were talking with the New York fashion community about postponing New York Fashion Week for a few days while we ran <a href="">Disrupt</a>, but they just woul

Kickstarter: These Nerdy Glasses Will Record Your Life

While the use case for these glasses can quickly become quite dubious, the <a HREF=""> gl
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