3d printed eyewear

3D Printing News Briefs, September 25, 2021: Partnerships, Software, & More

The first order of business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is 3D Systems, which has welcomed a Chief Scientist. In the rest of the business, Solukon is announcing a…

Castor Beans Making Sustainable 3D Printed Eyewear Possible

Since 197 countries ratified the Paris Agreement, the residential and commercial sectors claim to be working together to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. A significant portion of emissions derives from…

Wearable Technology: Luxexcel Celebrates 3D Printing +50,000 Lenses for Customers

Luxexcel, Dutch pioneer in 3D printed ophthalmic lenses, has achieved a major milestone in volume manufacturing, after reporting that its manufacturing platforms in the U.S. and Europe have printed over 50,000…

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SmarTech Analysis: Annual 3D Printed Eyewear Revenues to Reach $2.3 Billion by 2030

The latest AM market research report, titled “Markets for 3D Printing Eyewear 2021“, from SmarTech Analysis focuses on the adoption of 3D printing in the eyewear sector. This includes not…

Materialise Invests in Ditto’s 3D Printed Eyewear Technology Platform

Just as the use of 3D printing to mass manufacture hearing aids brought about changes to the entire industry, it looks like the same could be in the cards someday…

Fitz Frames: The 3D Printed Eyewear Company for Children

Fitz Frames is a children’s eyewear company that was created earlier this year by Heidi Hertel and Gabriel Schlumberger, in Los Angeles. Gabriel left his career as a designer at…

SmarTech Analysis Reports on Projections for 3D Printed Eyewear Industry from 2019-2028

SmarTech Analysis is peering into the world of eyewear, with projections for the industry over the next decade in ‘Markets for 3D-Printed Eyewear 2019-2028.’ The company, a leader in commercial…

Kite and Layer Team Up to Provide Customizable 3D Printed Eyewear

Kite, an eyewear brand based in London, is partnering with Layer, industrial designer Benjamin Hubert‘s design agency, to provide 3D printed eyewear that fits the exact measurements of a customer’s…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 12, 2018

For this week’s first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, EOS is introducing its latest 3D printer at IMTS this week, while CRP Technology’s Windform RL 3D printing material is…

Wires Glasses Bring a New 3D Printed Flair to Eyewear

3D printing has significantly impacted the eyewear industry, allowing manufacturers to create custom frames or even letting customers 3D print their own frames. Several producers of 3D printed eyewear have…

Sculpteo and Octobre71 Keep Manufacturing Local with Stylish 3D Printed Eyewear

Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses dreads the day when they have to be replaced, because corrective eyewear is expensive. So are quality sunglasses; if you want a pair…

3D Print Your Own Glasses at Home Thanks to GlassesUSA.com and Janne Kyttanen Partnership

Along with many other industries today, 3D printing has allowed countless different fashion categories to thrive in new ways due to all its intrinsic benefits—and it would be difficult to…

South African Architect Launches Design for Partially 3D Printed Concrete Sunglasses

Concrete is a material that has been both underestimated and overused in turn throughout its presence in design history. Its brand identity seems to be that of heavy, solid, and…

Stratasys Seeing “Confirmation That 3D Printing is Finding Usage Among a Variety of Sectors”

I first met Stratasys‘ Andy Middleton, President EMEA, at formnext 2016, where he led a presentation regarding the company’s growing technologies and applications partnerships. Over the last year, Stratasys has…

Stratasys Sees a Way to Speed Eyewear to Market with New VeroFlex 3D Printing Material

From head to toe, 3D printing can help in keeping each individual stylish and comfortable. While 3D scanning and 3D printing are making huge strides in personalized footwear, eyewear is…

CIPRES and AMT Partner Up to Provide High-Speed 3D Print Surface Finishing to European Customers

Surface finishing and coloring post processing solutions are necessary when it comes to producing quality 3D printed parts. In February, Additive Manufacturing Technologies Ltd (AMT) was awarded £624,000 by Innovate UK…

Powder & Heat Creates Customized, Colorful 3D Printed Glasses

We’re seeing a lot of 3D printed eyewear these days. The global eyewear industry is valued at more than $100 billion by some estimates, making the customization offered via 3D…

3D Printing of Eyewear and R&D Tax Credits

The global eyewear industry, valued at $102.66 billion in 2015, is comprised of non-US and international companies who manufacture and sell corrective, lifestyle, sun-protection, luxury, fashion, and sports eyewear. 3D…

Sculptural 3D Printed Glasses Produced by Safilo, Materialise and Francis Bitonti

Many people have to get glasses at an early age, even in young childhood. For a child, having to get glasses can be traumatic – the fear of being labeled…

Luxexcel Receives $10 Million Equity Investment, Prepares to Begin Shipping 3D Printing Platform

Luxexcel 3D printed the first pair of functional eyeglasses in 2009, and we’ve been following their progress as they prepare to begin shipping their 3D printing platform to ophthalmic labs across…

Co-Creation and Innovation in 3D Printing Headline at MWS17: Yuniku, Siemens, Mayo Clinic

As Materialise World Summit 2017 truly gets underway, participants and attendees are sharing knowledge and focusing on real-world applications for the latest in technology. This morning, the event kicked off…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed – March 4, 2017

An ULTEM aircraft spare part flies on a T-44 Pegasus, a $99 3D printer, Tractus has a preferred filament supplier, 3D Slash 3.0 is out, NatureWorks releases a new Ingeo…

3D Scanning & 3D Printing for a Perfect Fit: Meet Skelmet’s 3D Printed Sports Sunglasses

I have bad luck with sunglasses – or maybe it’s less bad luck and more user error, as I tend to drop things a lot, and leave things places, and…

Hoet and Aoyama Unveil New Line of Custom 3D Printed Eyeglass Frames for Yuniku

Tomorrow in Munich the doors will open at Opti, an international trade show for optics and design that attracts exhibitors and visitors from around the world. The show, which has…