Our vision for wireless loupes gave an entire industry better sight.
Orascoptic and bb7 collaborated to launch a three-part product evolution that revolutionized dental industry eyewear. Developed concurrently, the products each meet a different need in the marketplace. The first product improved the dental industry standard with a lighter and smaller battery pack that is easier to wear. The second device was an LED retrofit kit – a first-to-market product. The third: A set of best-in-class loupes with an integrated headlamp.
The first product in the evolution, Endeavor, was a headlight that increased brightness, yet reduced the physical size and weight of the unit; the Endeavor was a third lighter than the industry standard. The battery pack was small enough to fit into a pocket and work through dental smocks. Endeavor featured a headlamp that was half the diameter of its predecessor and the smallest (yet mightiest) LED light available.
The second product in the line, Freedom, is a dramatic improvement in ergonomic comfort, hygiene and usability. Freedom was the first product to retrofit any pair of dental loupes with a wireless LED lamp and integrated battery pack. Ethnographic research revealed a need for easy-to-access controls. bb7’s response was to integrate a capacitive touch control of the light allowing for quick and hygienic adjustments. Dentists are finally free of cumbersome cables.
The XV1 dental loupes were designed to be best-in-class. A complete package, XV1s are the first fully integrated wireless loupe and headlight, and feature capacitive touch controls to adjust light intensity. They boast a smaller (yet more durable) battery – half the battery weight of the Freedom. The unit also features a smaller (yet brighter) surgical light and are even lighter thanks to bb7’s overall system miniaturization.
The Endeavor headlamp: One third lighter and half the size.
This wireless headlamp freed dentists from cables - an industry first.
The XV1 is the first and only wireless loupe and headlight in one.
Capacitive touch technology uses static electricity to enable dental professionals to change light intensity with the touch of a gloved hand.