Deep in the woods, just outside of Idyll wild California, I was shooting a piece on how to do a “Clover Leaf Recon.”I had intended to produce that piece and only include short blurbs about the gear I had chosen to use, but when I started to research the glasses I had with me I found the coating on them so interesting that I thought I should share it with you all.Discount Oakley.As a Sniper Instructor, grey had become my favorite color.It’s easy to darken or lighten, but its best attribute is its ability to smoothly blend into shadows and of course, when you’re hiding, there are always shadows. Fake Oakleys. For this reason I had brought out a grey pair of Oakley’s new Fuel Cell Cerakote glasses. As expected I was pleased with the fit, weight, and lenses but I was especially happy to see that after hours of crawling through bushes, and shoving the glasses in and out of my pockets, that they weren’t destroyed.I knew they had a Cerakote finish on them, but to be honest, and I’m embarrassed to say this, I really didn’t know anything about Cerakote until I started doing the research for my original article.
Here’s what grabbed my attention about what Oakley is using to coat their glasses.Oakley and Intel’s Radar Pace training sunglasses, which were introduced at CES last year, are now available to buy. The sunglasses come with built-in earbuds that allow the sunglasses to respond to voice commands. Cheap Oakley Sunglasses. You can ask how far you’ve traveled and your pace, and your voice assistant “coach” will respond along with encouragement to keep going. The sunglasses are also outfitted with a bunch of sensors, including an accelerometer and gyroscope.They can also apparently detect pressure, humidity, and proximity.Oakley Sunglasses Sale. The gradient on the sunglasses’ lens is called “Prizm Road.” I enjoy it. It reminds me of Word art or PowerPoint slides.The sunglasses pair with your phone through Bluetooth and can be controlled through the Radar Pace’s companion Android / iOS app.
If you don’t feel like using voice controls or the app, there’s also a touch pad on the sunglasses where you can skip songs, take phone calls, and adjust the volume. Oakley Sunglasses. The Rio 2016 Olympics will showcase a high-tech perspective when athletes don the latest in sunglass technology. From lenses engineered to filter specific colors to help athletes see their field of play with distinction, to lenses diamond-polished for exacting shape, companies such as Oakley and Nike have turned to technology to spruce up their latest performance sunglasses.Of course, they still believe in a fashion-forward design for it all.Oakley Womens Sunglasses.New for Rio, Oakley created a series of five performance frames hand-painted in its Green Fade collection, a tie to the original green the brand used in 1980. But it’s the Prizm lenses inside—using specific dye mixes to block and filter light wavelengths—that gets the engineers excited.
Athletes see color in three specific regions: short, medium and long wavelengths. By using dyes in the polycarbonate “Plutonite” lens, engineers maximize color wavelengths sensitive to the color they want the lens to accentuate while sifting out colors in nearby wavelengths. “We use the lens as a filter,” says Wayne Chumbley, Oakley vision performance lab manager. “We filter good light and bad light to make it meaningful for the athletes. Oakley Sunglasses For Men.”That filtering allows Prizm lenses to clean up environments and sharpen details, akin to upgrading to HD. American Olympic triathlete Gwen Jorgensen says she noticed the difference. Oakley Outlet. “After the race when I take off my lenses, it is almost like the normal environment becomes dull,” she says. “With Prizm, everything really comes alive—so many pops of colors and I can see details that I couldn’t see with the naked eye.”
All lenses start with a clear, purified resin that gets colorized through dyes. That resin, after an extrusion process, is then placed into an injection mold to form the final lens material. By creating a gap in color on either side of a specific wavelength, the chosen wavelength seems that much more extreme. “We are creating a lot of detail and depth perception, which creates performance value,” Chumbley says. Cheap Oakleys. “Color separation is the key. Bad light is what muddies the field.”Oakley has eight distinct Prizm lenses—with one tuned for snow, we could see seven of the eight at Rio—all formed over years of lab and field testing, which includes Olympic athletes. Oakley Sunglasses Outlet. Jorgensen competes in the Oakley Prizm Road lens. “I travel from tree-covered roads to the open road on black asphalt and need a lens and tint that will help me across those environments,” she says.