3D MODELING FOR EYEWEAR
Measuring your face can involve using devices that calculate the distance between the eye and the lens, wrapping a tape measure around your head, taking eye measurements with a caliper, and so on – or else it can be modeled in three dimensions.
With so many software applications on the market, 3D calibration has never been so easy. It involves rotating a device (a special machine or even your smartphone) around your head that selects specific points on your face for scanning. The greater the number of points recorded by the software, the more accurate the 3D representation.
Custom-made by mail
Across the Pond, in San Francisco, a small brand called Topology Eyewear has developed a novel concept, an augmented reality application for the iPhone. How does it work? You simply download the app and take a short video of your face, making sure to turn your head to the left and then the right. The app can then use these images to create a 3D model of you. Next, you choose the style and the lenses (for sunglasses or corrective eyewear). The brand takes care of the rest! The spectacles are made by hand, from acetate or steel, and mailed direct to your home.
- Your eyewear designed the perfectly fitted 3D printed eyeglasses Karamiek.
- Discover the custom-made glasses Veer Graveren signed by the brand Your eyewear.
- Here are the wayfarer shapped JMS Black spectacles made by Your eyewear.
- You can choose between the 14 different templates made by Your eyewear.
- Square shaped eyeglasses printed in 3D by the French brand Netlooks.
- Clear acetate frame manufactured by the French designer Netlooks.
- Customized spectacles with decorated temples from Netlooks.
- Custom-made glasses created thanks to the Netlooks Box from the French company Netlooks.
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