EnChroma Glasses Enhance Color for Color Blind People

EnChroma co-founders Don McPherson and Andy Schmeder invented a color-blind glass technology that works and began marketing the eyewear in 2013. Read More →

EnChroma Cracks the Color Code

While EnChroma is not the first company to attempt to solve color blindness, the results EnChroma has been able to achieve have been unprecedented. Read More →

Episode 847: Inventing Accidents

A few years ago, Don McPherson was wearing a pair of tinted glasses on a frisbee field. Don had designed them to protect the eyes of surgeons. Then his friend borrowed them, and saw something he'd never seen before. Read More →

How Universities And Businesses Are Trying To Engineer More Accidental Genius

Some of the greatest discoveries in the world have been totally random and happened by accident. Penicillin, X-ray images, the smoke detector, popsicles. Now, universities and businesses are trying to see if they can create the conditions for the next great accident. Read More →

Local doctor helps 3 men see a whole new world of color

The world doesn't look the same for colorblind people as it does to their friends and family. Three men who are colorblind are hoping all that will change thanks to a special pair of glasses. Read More →

These glasses help people see color for the first time

EnChroma has developed high-tech lenses that can correct most color vision deficiencies.

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EnChroma's Accidental Spectacles Find Niche Among the Colorblind

An inventor of lenses invented to aid surgeons found that they could also help the colorblind, leading him to start a company that sells glasses. Read More →

Watch these colorblind people see color

I’m out with a couple of CNN Producers who also happen to be color blind, and these glasses are supposed to help with that. Apparently they work on non color blind people too. Watch the Video →

Testing Out EnChroma's Glasses for the Colourblind

Azure senior editor David Dick-Agnew – who happens to be colourblind – took a pair for a test drive to see if they live up to the hype. For the majority of people with colour-deficient Read More →

Color-Blind People Try On Special Glasses for First Time

Imagine living your whole life in muted colors, or maybe you don’t have to imagine because color blindness is surprising common Watch the Video →

Video Shows Special Glasses Help Colorblind Boy See Colors

California company ‘EnChroma’ has created glasses with optic filters that allow many with color deficiencies to see a more normal spectrum, including this boy. Watch the Video →

Holiday gift ideas from Techno Claus

It’s that time of year! David Pogue, disguised as a jolly man in red, emerges from the fireplace to deliver some gift suggestions for those on your list who love gadgets. Read More →

I had actually lived most of my life without being a bit aware of my condition—but when I'm presented with one of those tests where a jumble of different colored dots supposedly spell out a specific number, I'm usually stumped. Read More →

Take a look at one of the most exciting frontiers of discovery: Glasses that fix color blindness. Today we speak to Enchroma, which is developing indoor color vision glasses. Watch Video →

When you’re a kid, your world is just your world, and you don’t know it’s different from anyone else’s until that’s pointed out to you. When I was a kid, people pointed to red and called it red, so I called it red; but what I was seeing wasn’t the red they saw at all. Read More →

The trees and the grass on the hill, and then the red and the brown and then the green and the blue. There are so many colors. I can't believe that this is what everyone else gets to see on a regular basis. Watch Video →

Her dad slipped on the glasses and was speechless for the first time in his life....the whole family cried as Bobby found his voice again and began going around pointing out the colors he saw. Watch Video →

Marc Drucker, a user who has had red-green colorblindness his whole life, now wears his sunglasses on a regular basis. “Just trying them on, it was really transformative,” he says. “It’s very strange seeing things differently for the first time in 45 years. Read More →

It's almost like I've waited my whole life for this. I don't want to take them off. Watch Video →

The green of the woman’s dress looks richer and brighter through the glasses and seems to stand out more against the bustle of commuters crossing London Bridge. Read More →