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The challenge

Have you ever been in a situation where you were facing directly into the sun and could not see a thing, even with sunglasses? Have you ever had to take your sunglasses off because it was too dark to read a display? Blinding light is a constant problem in our daily lives such as driving against a rising or setting sun. Such light is highly irritating and can heavily impede vision.

The solution

The Flashade does everything that conventional sunglasses fail at. It ONLY blocks the bright and glaring lights in your surrounding by darkening specific miniature segments in the lens, keeping the remaining field of view at a comfortable brightness. Sunlight is instantly darkened to a comfortable degree, no matter if it is while driving, biking or flying. This technology can create an entirely new visual experience!

Flashade selectively blocks only bright lights in your view by darkening tiny segments in the lens. It uses a smart optical film to sense the incoming glare and applies a suitable tint, so that light intensity is homogenous over the entire field of view.

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Team info

>Julian Jathe
We are looking for new team members with the following skills




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