Description of Uvex variotronic ff - black mat carbon / variotronic - Glasses
The future right in front of your eyes
uvex revolutionises bike glasses with a trend-setting glass technology that adapts to rapidly changing lighting conditions automatically or with the press of a button. This is made possible by a laminate of liquid crystals with electrochromatic activation through by a photocell light sensor. It reacts to the current intensity of light and regulates the tint of the glass in a split second. The uvex variotronic is available as the Sports Shield for cyclists, and as the full frame version optimized for mountain bikers.
Sudden blindness in a dark tunnel on the speedy downhill race? Stopping to change glasses because all at once, the trail has disappeared into the dusky pine forest? Or simply donŽt want to carry a change of glasses? The revolutionary high tech development by uvex is the solution: In just the blink of an eye, the new uvex variotronic ff sports glasses adapt the tint of the glasses to the lighting conditions of the environment. This is made possible by the interaction of integrated light sensor with a specifically developed liquid crystal foil with electrochromatic activation that tints or clears the glasses in a matter of seconds, automatically or manually by pressing a button. The light setting has a light transmission of 64%, while the tinted glass only allows 16% light to pass through. The advantage is clear to see: The technology provides you with more safety and self-confidence in demanding situations and enables top performances even with changing light conditions. The variotronic ff bike glasses are powered by a rechargeable, integrated accumulator with 50h operating duration. The revolutionary etint glass technology is part of an exclusive cooperation between uvex and the US-specialist AlphaMicron.
100% UVA, UVB, UVC Protection
Engineered in Germany
Adaptable Soft Nosepads
Adjustable, cold formable Soft Earpieces
Technology of Uvex variotronic
100% UV protection
UV-absorbing filters built directly into the raw material protect the retina 100 % from damaging UV rays up to 400 nm. All lenses give 100 % UVA, UVB and UVC protection. It is also the basis of our company name. uv-ex = ultraviolet excluded.
Variotronic® - Lens tinting in 0.1 second
Revolutionary: uvex variotronic® technology is a class above - in just 0.1 second: pressing the button or using the built-in light sensor triggers electrochromatic activation of a liquid crystal film on the polycarbonate lens. A sensor constantly monitors light intensity and changes transmission from 64 % (light) to 16 % (dark). The e-Tint® liquid crystals in this high-tech lens modify the level of shade in an instant. All powered by a built-in battery, rechargeable via USB. This revolutionary lens technology stems from our exclusive partnership with US experts at AlphaMicron.
Supravision® - Ultimate anti-fog coating
Special surface treatment ensures fog-free vision - without altering the optical quality of the lens.
Adaptable Soft Nose Pads and Soft Earpieces
Eyewear fits perfectly when you can't feel you're wearing it. Soft nose pads and soft ear pieces ensure pressure-free comfort. Many models feature cold-formable soft-finish legs - easy to ensure the perfect fit.
uvex eyewear undergoes special tests in their uvex testing center. They can fully guarantee quality-tested safety and function. Testing generates new insights and data which help them develop the next generation of innovative technologies.
Break Resistant - Impact 162 km/h
uvex eyewear is tested in accordance with standard EN ISO 12312-1:2013. This includes a demanding impact test: a 6 mm steel ball, weighing 0.86 g is fired at the lens at a speed of 45 m/s (162 km/h). Mechanical strength is assured - and your eyes are safe.
Robust and scratch-proof
Lenses are made from durable polycarbonate, which maintains its mechanical strength down to temperatures as low as minus 40 °C. Special coating protects the lenses from damage - scratch resistant, without impairing optical clarity - in accordance with standard EN ISO 12312-1. Outer lens resists scratches and marks (excludes mirror lenses).
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Fact Sheet of Uvex variotronic ff - black mat carbon / variotronic - Glasses
Uvex variotronic ff - black mat carbon / variotronic - Glasses
Thanks to the LCD technology - this high-tech glasses make the difference - immediately: in less than 0,1 seconds the brand new uvex variotronic s is adapting its tinting to the light situation - fully automatic or via a single click.