Mitsui Chemicals, the Japanese lens materials specialist that took over Corning's SunSensors photochromic business last May, has formed a new U.S. company in San José, Whole You, to launch an improved version of PixelOptics' emPower electronic autofocusing technology for opthalmic lenses. As reported in VMail, Mitsui bought the related patents at an auction after PixelOptics filed for bankruptcy protection in November 2013. Whole You will also market other products intended to help people who have sensory of mobility problems. The company is run by Yasunori Nishiyama. VMail reports that it has no plans to support former customers of PixelOptics.

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