Alternative products to Glasses by Warby Parker

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Glasses by Warby Parker

Find the perfect frames using iPhone X’s TrueDepth camera

Glasses by Warby Parker cleverly using the iPhone’s camera to take maps of people’s faces, and use that data to recommend styles of glasses that will best fit your face. It’s a step beyond the digital try on system the company has previously offered, where it would try to place a virtual pair of glasses on a picture to let you see how it looks.

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Embedded camera sunglasses by Snapchat

Capture amazing stories for your friends, for memories and for Snapchat, just the way you see them! Spectacles are innovative glasses with circle camera to let you see everything in front of your gaze, so you can rotate your phone while watching and never miss a thing! They come with a charging case so you cannot run out of battery! Smile, snap!

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Engadget
Part of that strategy has been how Snapchat has dealt with the media around this launch. Which is to say, it mostly hasn't. Usually the release of a high-profile gadget is accompanied by a wave of reviews. But that didn't happen this time.
Recode
One week ago, I had virtually zero interest in owning a pair of Snap Spectacles, the company's new video-recording sunglasses. On Saturday, I contemplated the six-hour drive from San Francisco to LA to buy a pair out of a vending machine. What a difference a week can make.
Time
British surgeon Shafi Ahmed he plans to beam his avatar into operating rooms with so-called immersive technology using Snapchat glasses.
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Non-prescription glasses for people who stare at screens.

Are you engaged to your computer, tablet, phone or books? And do you often feel eye strain, headache and blurred vision? If yes, then you should consider getting some of these Felix Gray Computer Glasses. They have an anti-glare coating, blue light filter and magnification to help your eye muscles.

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Digitaljournal
New York, NY - With today’s workforce leaning more towards the usage of computers and mobile devices in order to complete daily tasks, there has been an increase in reports of eye strain, headaches, and more. More than 60% of all Americans report symptoms of digital eye strain.
Gear
If you experience eyestrain, computer glasses are probably worth it, but for the most part, their aesthetics have been a huge deterrent. Felix Gray is here to change that, with computer glasses that are likely to be mistaken by most people for regular prescription lenses.
live wonderfull
Now that I have two weeks of wearing Felix Gray glasses under my belt, here's what I can tell you: you need these glasses. Like, that's it, end of story. #shortestblogpostever #itsreallyatweet Okay, I'll give you a bit more to go off of before you purchase, but just trust me, get them.
Medium
That's me wearing new Felix Gray glasses. The glasses are the sexy part, not tooting my own horn here. Although I do feel mighty stylish wearing them. As far as comfort goes, my eyeballs gave me tiny hugs all throughout final exam week - dry, tired eye begone!
TechnoLeah
If you spend a lot of time working on a computer, you may be familiar with the eye strain and pain that can go along with prolonged screen use. I've experienced the sharp headaches and the dry, irritated eyes - it's awful - but for more than a month I've kept up my normal 10 to 12 hours of screen time per day with no issues at all.
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Control your iOS device using your eyes

Hawkeye Access lets you control your iOS device using your eyes. Browse any website, hands-free, all through eye movements. For people with motor impairments, this makes browsing the web much easier!

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Uncrate
People with motor impairments may not have the easiest time controlling their phones with their fingers, and lord knows Siri can't do everything. Hawkeye Access is a new ARKit-based app that lets you control things using nothing but your eyes....
VentureBeat
Hawkeye Labs is launching a new app, Access by Hawkeye Labs, that can let anyone control their iPhone or iPad using just their eyes. It is aimed at people who may have limited mobility or be unable to control devices with their hands.
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Marketplace for unbranded luxury goods

Italic is a marketplace that gives shoppers access to factories making products for luxury brands like Celine, Prada, Cartier, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Christian Louboutin, Givenchy, Coach, Burberry, and Miu Miu.

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Axios
The service has raised $13 million from investors.
The Business of Fashion
By Tamison O'Connor November 15, 2018 14:00 LOS ANGELES, United States - It's no secret that product markups in luxury fashion can be eye-wateringly high. From factory to shop floor, items can be priced at multiples higher than they cost to produce.
Vox
Consider the luxury handbag: made from sumptuous leather, trimmed with sturdy hardware, built to stand the test of time, and finished with the brand's status-imbuing label. Taken together, these details make the case that such a bag is worth a big investment. Would this same luxury handbag still be covetable with the label stripped away?
Glossy Source
Italic's business model opens up some interesting questions about consumers' relationship with luxury and brand names. If you can buy a bag made by the same people who make Prada bags, using the same material Prada bags are made from, in the same place where Prada bags are made, is it not just as good as a Prada bag?
TechCrunch
A new startup called Italic says it's already received more than 100,000 signups for a marketplace where you can buy handbags, eyewear and other luxury products directly from the manufacturers who work with the world's best-known brands. The marketplace is officially launching today. It...
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