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Faber-Castell and EnChroma make Father's Day colourful

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 7:00am

EnChroma , creators of glasses for the colourblind, is partnering with Faber-Castell to launch a video campaign that recognises and celebrates all colourblind fathers on Father's Day.

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  • EnChroma , creators of glasses for the colourblind, is partnering with Faber-Castell to launch a video campaign that recognises and celebrates all colourblind fathers on Father's Day.
  • The special optical filters in EnChroma glasses help colourblind people perceive a wider range of colours and see colours more vividly, clearly and distinctly.
  • "The experience of colour is central to both EnChroma and Faber-Castell," says Erik Ritchie, CEO of EnChroma.
  • In 2020, EnChroma was awarded the San Francisco Bay Area's prestigious East Bay Innovation Award in the Life Sciences category.

The Art of the Brick and EnChroma Offer Color Blind Dads a Memorable, Colorful Father’s Day Experience

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Monday, May 23, 2022 - 2:00pm

The companies also announced special incentives for families with color blind fathers and father figures on Fathers Day.

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  • The companies also announced special incentives for families with color blind fathers and father figures on Fathers Day.
  • One in 12 men (8%) and one in 200 women (.5%) are color blind 13 million in the US and 350 million worldwide.
  • While people with normal color vision see over one million colors, the color blind only see an estimated 10% of hues and shades.
  • * EnChroma staff will be onsite at the San Francisco exhibit on Fathers Day to offer guests the opportunity to try EnChroma and purchase glasses at a 15% discount as well.

EnChroma Supports Colour-Blind Students at the University of Hamburg

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Monday, March 21, 2022 - 7:00am

EnChroma - creator of glasses for the colour blind - announced today that colour blind students and staff at the University of Hamburg will now be able to borrow EnChroma glasses.

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  • EnChroma - creator of glasses for the colour blind - announced today that colour blind students and staff at the University of Hamburg will now be able to borrow EnChroma glasses.
  • In relation to the University of Hamburg, this means that out of a total of 58,988 students and employees, approximately 2,779 students and 592 employees are colourblind (based on the statistics for the winter semester 20/21).
  • The University of Hamburg is the first European university to join many prestigious universities in the US that provide glasses for colourblind students as part of EnChroma's Colour Accessibility Programme.
  • "We are therefore very pleased that the University of Hamburg is providing EnChroma glasses to its students and staff to make the campus more accessible for people with colour vision deficiency.

UIW Study Finds Special Glasses Help Color Blind See Colors Better

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Monday, February 7, 2022 - 1:00pm

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220207005020/en/
    Normal color vision versus red-green color vision deficient view of a hot air balloon.
  • In the study, thirteen color blind subjects were given the special color-correcting lenses developed by EnChroma and wore them daily for 11 to 14 days.
  • Since the color blind cannot properly receive signals from specific color cones, the results indicate that EnChroma glasses activate the neural mechanisms required to better see colors and improve and expand color vision for those with red-green color vision deficiencies.
  • To those with color vision deficiency, colors appear muted, confusing at times and some colors are difficult to differentiate.

EnChroma and Pinnacle Scopes Offer Scenic Viewers Specially Modified for People with Color Blindness

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022 - 5:45pm

We are excited to work with Pinnacle Scopes to extend our footprint so color blind people can experience EnChroma through a scenic viewer or our glasses at as many locations as possible.

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  • We are excited to work with Pinnacle Scopes to extend our footprint so color blind people can experience EnChroma through a scenic viewer or our glasses at as many locations as possible.
  • While people with normal color vision see over one million shades of color, the color blind only see an estimated 10% of hues and shades.
  • We are thrilled to team with EnChroma to offer color blind accessible viewers to our customers, said Rod MacKenzie, founder and President of Pinnacle Scopes.
  • EnChroma is the lead advocate for color accessibility through its EnChroma Color Accessibility Program .

Color Blind Women Face Unique Challenges, EnChroma Study Finds

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Monday, September 6, 2021 - 1:00pm

Today, on International Color Blindness Awareness Day, EnChroma creators of glasses for color blindness released the results of a survey detailing the numerous challenges and frustrations encountered by color blind women.

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  • Today, on International Color Blindness Awareness Day, EnChroma creators of glasses for color blindness released the results of a survey detailing the numerous challenges and frustrations encountered by color blind women.
  • Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) is relatively rare in women, with one in 200 (.5%) color blind; roughly 20 million worldwide.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210906005027/en/
    Normal Color Vision and Color Vision Deficient Views (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Key findings of the survey include that 75% of women experience skepticism in school that they are actually color blind; two-thirds were teased at school for being color blind; nearly half say they face more challenges than color blind men; and 81% believe they endured extra struggles or delays before doctors, educators or their parents suspected they might be color blind.
  • Half of color blind women report their parents were surprised to learn theyre color blind.

EnChroma Names Former Marvel and Remington CEO, and Previous SBIR Chief Technologist and Eisenhower Fellow, to Board of Directors

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

the leader in solutions for color blindness today announced that corporate leader Peter Cuneo, and G. Nagesh Rao, a former Chief Technologist for the US Small Business Administrations SBIR program and an Eisenhower Fellow, have joined its Board of Directors.

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  • the leader in solutions for color blindness today announced that corporate leader Peter Cuneo, and G. Nagesh Rao, a former Chief Technologist for the US Small Business Administrations SBIR program and an Eisenhower Fellow, have joined its Board of Directors.
  • EnChroma also announced that Bob Dykes has been elected Executive Chairman of its Board.
  • The EnChroma Cx line of glasses help those with color vision deficiency see colors more vibrantly, clearly and distinctly.
  • Bob Dykes is currently the Executive Chairman of Enchroma, Executive Chairman of CloudVector, and a member of the advisory board of Bitfury.

Rio Rancho School District First in New Mexico to Support Color Blind Students with Special EnChroma Glasses

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 11:41pm

\xe2\x80\x93 creators of EnChroma eyewear for color blindness \xe2\x80\x93 and Rio Rancho Public Schools , today announced that a generous donor has purchased EnChroma glasses for color blind students to overcome the challenges color blindness poses to learning.

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  • \xe2\x80\x93 creators of EnChroma eyewear for color blindness \xe2\x80\x93 and Rio Rancho Public Schools , today announced that a generous donor has purchased EnChroma glasses for color blind students to overcome the challenges color blindness poses to learning.
  • Access to EnChroma eyewear will enable color blind students to borrow the glasses for tests, projects, classes, or assignments for which correctly interpreting color plays a role.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • With nearly 17,000 students in the district, approximately 713 Rio Rancho students are color blind.
  • They inspired me to make a positive impact on young people\xe2\x80\x99s lives, so I bought EnChroma glasses to help color blind students in the Rio Rancho Public School District, where we reside."

National Wildlife Refuge, State Park and City Offer Scenic Viewers Adapted for Color Blindness from EnChroma and SeeCoast

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Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

inventors of eyewear for color blindness and SeeCoast Manufacturing Company , today announced three more organizations will offer specially adapted scenic viewers for those with color blindness.

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  • inventors of eyewear for color blindness and SeeCoast Manufacturing Company , today announced three more organizations will offer specially adapted scenic viewers for those with color blindness.
  • The SeeCoast viewers, powered by EnChromas patented lens technology for color blindness, will enable people with red-green color blindness to experience the colorful beauty of birds and wildlife at the world-renowned J.N.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200803005197/en/
    Normal Color Vision/Color Blind View of Sunset with Birds, Cindy Ann Jones, Ding Darling Wildlife Society.
  • SeeCoast viewers, powered by EnChroma , help those with red-green color blindness to more fully experience the rich panoply of colors at state parks, scenic overlooks, wildlife refuges and other locations.

St. Johns County Public Library Offers EnChroma Glasses for Color Blindness as Part of Color Accessibility Program

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 1:00pm

inventors of eyewear for color blindness and The St. Johns County Public Library System (SJCPLS), today announced that color blind patrons will be able to borrow EnChroma glasses at all six of the librarys branches.

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  • inventors of eyewear for color blindness and The St. Johns County Public Library System (SJCPLS), today announced that color blind patrons will be able to borrow EnChroma glasses at all six of the librarys branches.
  • The St. Johns County Public Library System is in the forefront of supporting accessibility and eager to serve the many needs of our community, said Library Director Debra Rhodes Gibson of St. Johns County Public Library System.
  • We are thrilled that The St. Johns County Public Library System and Barbara A. Kay Foundation recognize that providing access to color through EnChroma glasses will enrich the lives of color blind people throughout St. Johns County.
  • EnChroma continues to lead in advocating for color accessibility with the launch of the EnChroma Color Accessibility Program .