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SOURCE Vuzix Corporation
Established partnerships bring smart glasses and video eyewear to show floor
ROCHESTER, N.Y. and OXFORD, England, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, is bringing its range of smart glasses and HD video eyewear to numerous booth locations at Mobile World Congress this year.
When the world's technology and telecoms industries descend on Barcelona next week it will be hard to avoid seeing Vuzix' award winning M100 smart glasses, V720 video headphones and other eyewear products. Vuzix itself will be showcasing the product range at Sunday's ShowStoppers event, while strategic partners will take the products to the show floor throughout the congress. In addition, on the BrilliantService booth (Hall 8.1 Stand 8.1F41) a demonstration of the custom OEM Mirama HMD is being shown, a product based on Vuzix display engines, which further demonstrates the flexibility of becoming a partner of Vuzix.
Attendees to the congress can view Vuzix devices in action at the following locations:
Showstoppers Sunday February 23rd 16:00 – 19:00 (Palau de la Musica, 4-6 - 08003 Barcelona) – where Vuzix' management team will be demonstrating its:
- CES Awarding winning V720 Video Headphones
- CES Best of Innovations M100 Smart Glasses
- World's first waveguide based HMD the M2000AR for enterprise
- And of course it's acclaimed HD Wrap 1200DX series wearable displays for entertainment
Throughout the congress week, Vuzix M100 devices can also be seen on the following partner stands:
- Docomo – Hall 1- Stand 1BO4MR and Stand 1A34
- SAP – Hall 6- Stand 6A30
- Metaio – Hall App Planet, Hall 8.1- Stand 8.1G47
- Wikitude – Hall App Planet, Hall 8.1 – Stand 8.1B61
- BrilliantService- Hall App Planet, Hall 8.1 Stand 8.1F41
Paul Travers, CEO Vuzix said, "MWC is a key event for Vuzix, we're delighted that the partnerships we created throughout 2013 have enabled us to have significant presence at this year's congress. We look forward to demonstrating the variety of useable applications that are being created for the M100 and M2000AR devices, greeting the world's media during the showstoppers event and discussing future applications with existing and future users of our products."
"2014 is truly the year of wearable computing," Thomas Alt, CEO Metaio said. "For augmented reality, it's important to have a natural and intuitive form factor that enhances the user experience; we're fortunate to have partners like Vuzix who can provide just that, both to our services clients and the developers on the Metaio SDK platform."
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets. The Company's products include personal display and wearable computing devices that offer users a portable high quality viewing experience, provide solutions for mobility, wearable displays and virtual and augmented reality. Vuzix holds 36 patents and 12 additional patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the Video Eyewear field. The Company has won Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) awards for innovation for the years 2005 to 2014 and several wireless technology innovation awards, among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (VUZI:QB) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan.
Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimer
Certain statements contained in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward looking statements contained in this release relate to future product releases, including the M100, M2000AR, V720, and Wrap 1200DX products, future business activities with the various partners demonstrating the Company's products, the value of the IP portfolio, among other things, and the Company's leadership in the Video Eyewear and AR display industry. They are generally identified by words such as "believes," "may," "expects," "anticipates," "should" and similar expressions. Readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which are based upon the Company's beliefs and assumptions as of the date of this release. The Company's actual results could differ materially due to risk factors and other items described in more detail in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Annual Reports and MD&A filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and applicable Canadian securities regulators (copies of which may be obtained at www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov ). Subsequent events and developments may cause these forward-looking statements to change. The Company specifically disclaims any obligation or intention to update or revise these forward-looking statements as a result of changed events or circumstances that occur after the date of this release, except as required by applicable law.
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