Headlines 3 Companies Partner to Launch ‘Vision-Centric 3D-Tailored Eyewear’ Published 6 years ago on September 27, 2016 By INVISION Staff Share Tweet The Yuniku 3D scanning system is designed to be installed in opticians’ shops, to take high-resolution scans of a customer’s facial anatomy for fully 3D-tailored eyewear. Photo credit: HOYA Vision Care The system will be installed in opticians’ shops. Materialise NV, HOYA Vision Care Co. and Hoet Design Studio are launching what they call “vision-centric 3D-tailored eyewear.” Yuniku by HOYA allows both lenses and frames to be designed and positioned to fit an individual’s facial features, functional needs and vision requirements, according to a press release. Yuniku is a Silmo D’Or nominee in the equipment category at Silmo 2016 in Paris. Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS) and HOYA co-created a custom 3D scanner and software platform, directly linked to Materialise’s Certified Additive Manufacturing factory. Using 3D scanning, parametric design automation and 3D Printing, the Yuniku platform designs the frame around the ideal position of the lenses. “When 3D printing meets the right application and the right partners, it has the potential to turn around an entire industry,” said Alireza Parandian, global business strategist for wearables at Materialise. “Materialise has helped this happen before in the hearing aid industry, when our custom software enabled the digital manufacturing of in-ear hearing aids to go from 20% of the total to nearly 100% in just two years. I believe Yuniku could be equally momentous for eyewear.” Read more at BusinessWire Advertisement Related Topics:tools and equipment click to Comment(Comment) Up Next Eyecare Firm Makes 2 Acquisitions Don't Miss Chairman of Eyewear Company Dies SPONSORED VIDEO Explore New Crizal® Sapphire™ HR lenses on Leonardo Did you know there’s an online course on the new Crizal Sapphire HR lenses available now on Leonardo? With best-in-class learning content, including a wide range of ABO certified CE courses, Leonardo can take your practice’s optical knowledge to the next level. Visit leonardo.essilorluxottica.com today to learn about new Crizal Sapphire HR and take advantage of the 3-month free trial of this innovative online learning platform brought to you by EssilorLuxottica. You may like Promoted Headlines 5 REASONS WHY BIOACETATE S70® IS THE BETTER, GREENER ALTERNATIVE FOR EYEWEAR Explore New Crizal® Sapphire™ HR lenses on Leonardo Essilor Varilux Young Presbyope Testimonial Video Essilor Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Do You Or Don't You12 hours ago 58% of You Offer Health Insurance, the Remainder Don’t Buzz Session12 hours ago We Asked ECPs What Took Them a Surprisingly Long Time to Realize They Were Doing Wrong Benchmarks12 hours ago Check Out These Six Memorably Named Eyecare Businesses Best of the Best13 hours ago Want to Curate a Top-Level Eyewear Collection? Start with the Rep… Headlines20 hours ago Few Retailers Investing in Improving Experiences of Frontline Workers Headlines2 weeks ago Optical Industry Trade Shows and Conferences 2023 Headlines2 weeks ago Georgia Ophthalmologist to Pay $1.85M to Settle Fraud Claims Headlines2 weeks ago Founding Dean Named for Optometry School at High Point University in North Carolina Real Deal3 weeks ago Patients Are Upset About Unexpected Out-of-Pocket Costs. Who’s to Blame? Spexy2 weeks ago 3 Reasons to Purge Stagnant Inventory for the New Year Spexy2 weeks ago 3 Reasons to Purge Stagnant Inventory for the New Year Sponsored Content1 month ago Explore New Crizal® Sapphire™ HR lenses on Leonardo Sponsored Content2 months ago Varilux Young Presbyope Testimonial Video Sponsored Content3 months ago Explore New Crizal® Sapphire™ HR lenses on Leonardo Sponsored Content3 months ago NEW Crizal® Sapphire™ HR No-Glare Lenses Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION. Advertisement Advertisement Most Popular Brand Portfolio1 week ago This Attractive Florida Practice Lets Its Brand Do the Marketing Headlines3 days ago Nelly’s Continuous Eye Rolls During Odd Performance in Australia Draw Concern Columns1 week ago What Does the New Google Mean for Your Eyecare Business? Headlines4 days ago Data Incidents Reported at 2 Eyecare Practices Style to Sell!2 days ago You Only Need 5 Minutes to Increase Your Capture Rate! Seriously. Headlines1 week ago Bausch + Lomb Acquires AcuFocus Ophthalmic Medical Device Company Products5 days ago Not So Basic: 9 Patterned Specs and Sun Styles for Something Special John Marvin1 week ago What’s Your Personal Growth Plan for 2023?