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Helping blind and vision impaired people get outside with confidence

Front view of LTH01 eyewear frame

Obstacle detection

The challenge: detect and warn users of obstacles in their path. LTH01 is our first-generation, smart eyewear frame for people with vision impairment, blindness, and spatial perceptual disorders. LTH01 protects the user from collisions with objects at waist and head height. The frame is resistant to water and impact, ensuring safe and confident outdoor activities.


User alerts

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LTH01 alerts users of imminent collisions with dangerous obstacles using vibratory feedback. Our algorithms ensure users receive important warnings about obstacle location and distance while filtering distractions. Feedback is transmitted through the eyewear temples. Optional auxiliary vibrating receptors can be worn over the wrist or elsewhere on the body.

Fashion frames with a high tech core

Lighthouse Tech medical device technology is incorporated modularly in the temples of an eyewear frame allowing users to select their fashion frame components. LTH01 modular series is ready to be incorporated into fashion eyewear collections. Talk with our design team to learn more.

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A picture showing a tester walking in a train station wearing LTH01 eyewear frames

Co-design and validation with blind and vision impaired people are our most important priority.

LTH01 is very comfortable and very lightweight!"

“The vibration alert works smoothly.”

Claudia, blind since the age of 8

alpha tester

LTH01 would have prevented a bad head bump during my stroke rehabilitation"

“The design and colours are nice.”

Anon, visual neglect patient

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Lighthouse Tech aims to benefit blind and vision impaired people, their families, wider social networks, and society as a whole. LTH01 promotes safe, independent outdoor mobility, increasing sense of self-sufficiency and wellbeing.

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Experience in high tech, design, and entrepreneurship

Lighthouse Tech brings together a team with many years in the optical industry, microelectronics, R&D expertise, and a vast network of contacts with strategic partners.

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Franco Burlando


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Dr. Nathan Deutsch

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Andrea Moroni Stampa

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Eyewear designer

Riccardo Baldini

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Financial advisor

Emanuele Pizzatti

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scientific advisor

Dr. Melissa Graboyes


Experience in high-tech, product design, and entrepreneurship

Lighthouse Tech brings together a team with many years in the optical industry, microelectronics, R&D, and a vast network of contacts with strategic partners.


Franco Burlando



Riccardo Baldini



Nathan Deutsch



Emanuele Pizzatti

Advisor - business development


Andrea Moroni Stampa



Melissa Graboyes

Advisor - medical

Lighthouse Tech Sagl

Via Maestri Comacini 10C
6834 Morbio Inferiore

Ticino, Switzerland

+41 79 264 22 01

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