Lygo International confirms exclusive UK distribution deal with GUNNAR Optiks.

Southampton, UK, 3 rd October 2011 – Lygo International have today announced exclusive U.K. Distribution of the GUNNAR Optiks range of Gaming Eyewear. GUNNAR ® Optiks is a technology company that develops digital performance eyewear for enhancing the gaming experience. GUNNARS not only provide an immediate and noticeable visual advantage but also help reduce the negative side effects of extended eye exposure to a digital screen. GUNNARS come with patent-pending i-AMP™ lens technology, specifically formulated to increase visual performance and combat the effects of eye fatigue.

 “More and more gamers are demanding products to enhance their game, and allow them to play longer”, said Lygo International Media Manager Craig Morrow, “The GUNNAR range gives gamers exactly what they want and more. The product delivers not only a gaming advantage but has the added benefit of reducing eye fatigue and associated issues caused by extended gaming sessions”.

"We are delighted to be working with the team at Lygo”, said GUNNAR Optiks Cofounder and Patent Developer Joe Croft, “I am confident that Lygo's capabilities will ensure a successful launch of the GUNNAR range in the UK and Ireland”.

The UK Range includes the following frame designs: Jigsaw, E11ven, CoCo, Phantom, Paralex, Legend, PPK and Wi-Five.

Key features of GUNNAR Optiks Advance Gaming Eyewear:

  • Amber Tint – Specially formulated lens tint conditions and shifts the colour spectrum to provide superior contrast, detail and resolution
  • Minimizes Eye Fatigue – Lens geometry and tint reduces visual stress and dry eyes
  • Reduces Glare – Lens coatings and material reduces glare and improves visual focus
  • Improves Focus – Amber lens tint and geometry help your eyes focus more naturally improving peripheral vision, comfort and protecting against fatigue
  • Sharpens Detail – i-AMP® lens technology enhances detail for sharper, clearer vision
  • Fit – Lightweight frame, extended coverage, adjustable nose pads, and custom spring hinges
  • 20/20 Ready – Out of the box solution for 20/20 or 20/20 corrected vision
·         Carl Zeiss Vision – Zeiss coatings and tints, custom-tuned through GUNNAR’s pROFILE™ specifications.

About GUNNAR Optiks

Founded in 2005, GUNNAR Optiks, LLC designs and engineers Advanced Computer Eyewear and Advanced Gaming Eyewear to protect and enhance vision using revolutionary technology solutions. After almost 4 years of research and development, GUNNAR introduced the first Technology Eyewear category in late 2008. This pioneered eyewear to combat eyestrain associated with long-term viewing of digital screens. At CES 2010, GUNNAR unveiled the first professional-grade, optically correct 3D glasses on the market, utilizing the latest in lens technology.  GUNNAR is a privately held company headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, visit

GUNNAR, the GUNNAR logo, and i-AMP are registered trademarks of GUNNAR Optiks, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies. Copyright 2011. GUNNAR Optiks, LLC. All rights reserved.

About Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc.

Carl Zeiss Vision is a worldwide leader in developing and manufacturing ophthalmic lenses, lens coatings and dispensary technologies.

Premium eyeglass lenses from Carl Zeiss are the result of more than 160 years of advanced research and innovation in all areas of precision optics. For decades, the world’s scientists, doctors, researchers and engineers have relied on optics from Carl Zeiss. From surgical microscopes and lasers to telescopes and lenses used in space exploration, Carl Zeiss is the undisputed expert in premium optics.

About Lygo International.

Lygo International Ltd is an industry leader in designing, manufacturing and supplying accessories for all major video gaming platforms. Formed in 1999 to supply high quality, attractively packaged and sensibly priced gaming accessories to the European market, we quickly established ourselves as Europe’s largest private label games company, shipping and stock planning in excess of 5 million units a year. We are continuing the development of Hubb Accessories; our very own range of high quality gaming and technology products and aim to deliver new and exciting gaming accessories to our product offering.

In 2011 we became exclusive UK distributor and support centre for the Turtle Beach range of Professional Gaming Headsets, offering the full range of Turtle Beach products to the UK market for the very first time.  We continue to look for other exciting brands and opportunities to further enhance the product offering to our customers.

Our corporate headquarters based in Darlington (UK) house the main logistical operation, warehousing and customer support centre, with satellite offices in the South of England and Hong Kong handling the main sales and development operations.


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