Sunglasses with Thermic Technology treatment, one of the great technological innovations introduced to eyewear by Italia Independent as a result of intense research born from the automotive industry. It is a complex process that involves the application of a particular thermochromatic substance to the surface of the eyewear whose transparency is subject to the reversible change of its optical properties as a function of temperature by means of a chemical reaction. Eyewear characterized by this kind of treatment, in essence, changes color upon reaching a temperature of 30° centigrade. In fact, once this precise threshold is reached, the thermochromatic pigment vanishes allowing the underlying color or texture to become visible. Once the initial thermal conditions are reinstated and the chemical reactivity of the material becomes static, the substance reappears, thus restoring the original color of the eyewear, a technology that was awarded the year's best innovation by MIT Review Italy in May 2014.
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