Immensa Technology Labs, the UAE-based 3D printing company, has announced a partnership to offer the first 3D-printed eyewear product line in the UAE.
After over a year of internal tests and prototypes, the frames are now market-ready and will represent the first regionally 3D-printed commercial product, the company said in a statement.
The partnership has been established with Dubai-based Monogram Eyewear, it added.
Bassel Kabak, founder and managing director at Monogram Eyewear, said: “We are delighted and proud to be introducing the first 3D-printed eyewear to Dubai, set to revolutionise the regional optical market.
"Conceived and created at Immensa, these frames are in line with the ‘Dubai 3D Printing Strategy’ and will offer a sustainable and innovative approach to the age-old industry.”
Customers purchasing these 3D-printed frames — ranging between AED1,300 and AED1,650 — can choose from 15 pre-set designs and a choice of four colours.
The frames will be printed using industry-established material and a unique blend of titanium alloy.
Fahmi Al Shawwa, CEO at Immensa Technology Labs, said: “Our scientists and engineers tirelessly worked with them to develop revolutionary, 3D-printed eyewear frames that we believe will take the market by storm.”For all the latest tech news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.