Ace & Tate’s Well-Priced Eyewear Arrives in the US

Thoughtful design that ranges from the expressive to the subdued and subsequently timeless

Not only are eyeglasses a necessity for many who suffer from poor or impaired vision, they’re also a stylish accessory worth changing as the occasion demands. For many, one or two pairs will do—perhaps a durable, reliable set for at-home use and ones for use in public. But, Mark de Lange, the founder and CEO of Amsterdam-based eyewear purveyor Ace & Tate (recently launched in the …

Diverse Technologies for Personal Development at CES 2020

Products that promote wellness, purify the air around us, and more

Dazzling, pixel-rich screens and promising immersive entertainment options garner the longest lines at CES, but devices meant to help us improve various aspects of our lives—whatever our priorities may be—dot the floor, too. They aren’t always the most glamorous products, but oftentimes they’re the ones with the most potential. Exhibitors have sought to uncork the vast capabilities of technology and asked questions whose answers may …

A Bionic Eye Restores a Man’s Vision

68-year-old Allen Zderad has regained his vision almost 20 years after he was diagnosed with an untreatable degenerative eye disease, ten years of which he spent nearly blind. The Minnesota man underwent a clinical trial of “Second Sight,” a new technology that bypasses the damaged retina by sending light waves directly to the optic nerve. Though the resulting vision quality isn’t anywhere near perfect, Zderad …