FRAME-BASED TECH FROM PHTL
PH Technical labs (PHTL) has three new frame-based technologies—DynaFocal, DynaFit and DynaSound. DynaFocal auto-adjusting reading glasses self adjust segment heights of bifocals and progressive lenses based on head posture, viewing angle and eye convergence to the working distance. DynaFit features step-counting and activity-tracking technology, and DynaSound (which can partner with any frame company) offers technology within the temple that can integrate with Alexa, Google and Siri.
SHAW LENSES IN TRIBRID
Shaw lenses are now available in Tribrid lens material. The Shaw Lens system combines the physics of refractive optics with the physiology of the individual’s binocular vision system. It is now available in the latest high-index lens material from PPG Industries, Tribrid, which offers thinness, lightweight comfort, clarity, impact resistance and 100% UV protection.
SUPER OPTICAL ADDS FLAT TOP 28
New Flat Top 28 AR and Flat Top 28 Conversion AR lenses are available from Super Optical, supplier of optical equipment, including the FastGrind “All-In-One” Lens Surfacing System. Both new lenses feature superhydrophobic anti-reflective coating, 1.56-index VisionAir thin and lightweight material, and native UV-blocking properties. The new material also adds Conversion Photochromic. Both lenses are 75mm and are available in bases of 2.00D, 4.00D, 6.00D and 8.00D.
MAUI JIM OFFERS MAUIGREEN MIRRORS
A new fashion lens color, a green mirror coating on a neutral gray base lens color, is available from Maui Jim. Available in Maui Jim’s Shoal #797 style, the plano lens is produced with the company’s patented PolarizedPlus2 SuperThin glass lenses. It features high-contrast anti-reflective coating and category 3 light transmission of 8% to 18%.