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Tekcapital’s Lucyd launches new line of Bluetooth glasses

The investment firm said Lucyd’s new collection would include 10 exclusive designs with more than 20 types of corrective lenses
Lucyd loud glasses
The Lucyd Loud range allows wearers to listen music, make phone calls and use voice assistants

Tekcapital PLC’s (LON:TEK) shares got a boost on Tuesday after its portfolio firm, Lucyd, launched Loud 2.0, a new range of its Bluetooth-enabled glasses.

The investment firm said Lucyd’s new collection would include 10 exclusive designs with more than 20 types of corrective lenses.

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The Lucyd Loud range has speakers integrated into the frames of glasses, allowing wearers to listen music, make phone calls and use voice assistants such as Siri and Alexa without the need for headphones.

"We are delighted to see the continuing progress of Lucyd with their launch of Loud 2.0”, said Dr Clifford Gross, chairman of Tekcapital.

“We believe that Lucyd is well positioned to see growth of its products in the new segment it has pioneered -- online prescription eyewear that enables the use of digital assistants."

In early trading, Tekcapital’s shares were up 1.4% at 10.7p.

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