The ALTA XLd uses advanced Smart Design technology to produce custom shapes for Briot edgers with built-in milling capability. It blocks automatically using a camera based system to help eliminate human error.

Alta Xld Automatic Tracer / BlockerTracer Features include

  • Multi-axis tracer precisely records the frame’s characteristics, shape, and curvature.
  • Traces Metal, Plastic / Zyl frames along with patterns and demo lenses.
  • Automatic progressive lens recognition.
  • Easy positioning of the frame.
  • Gentle frame realignment during clamping operation.
  • Camera-based lens tracing
  • Automatic drill point recognition
  • Memory: 512 jobs and 2048 patterns.

Blocker Features include:

  • Parallax and prism-free camera blocking.
  • Ergonomic.
  • Completely automatic blocking
  • Eliminates human error from manual blocking.


Chemistrie Eyewear that ClicksSmart Design 2.0 Optical Tracer and Shape Design System
The Smart Design camera system helps increase the accuracy of shape reproduction far beyond what can be achieved with a conventional stylus.

Automatic Drill Point Recognition
Process drill mount work without the headache from programming coordinates manually.

Advanced Shape Modification
Complete control over shape modification to ensure the shape is exactly the right size

Smart Design Milling
Ability to trace and modify complex shapes utilizing the advanced milling tool on select Alta and Attitude Patternless Edgers

Camera-based Blocking
The parallax-free camera blocking has been simplified to 3 easy steps that help eliminate the possiblity of human error during the blocking process.