Vuzix Wins Two Awards and Debuts SMART Glasses Technology at Consumer Electronics Show
See Vuzix newest offerings in action at CES – Central Hall Booth #13646
LAS VEGAS – January 11, 2012 – Vuzix Corporation (TSX-V: VZX, OTC:BB: VUZI, FMB: V7X), award-winning manufacturer of video eyewear, announced today that it has won two innovation awards at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) the first for an advanced 3D capable pair of Video Eyewear, and the second for a new monocular see through HMD for the Industrial Augmented Reality solutions.
Vuzix is also showing its Augmented Reality (AR) and Mobile Video Eyewear Offerings, using the latest Wrap series Video Eyewear and maxReality software. Also being shown is the Wrap 1200 3D Mobile Video Eyewear with HDMI connectivity using the new HDMI Power Pak. The HDMI Power Pak allows for hours of operation with mobile devices like the Android phones and home HDMI sources alike.
Finally, Vuzix is also showcasing its SMART Glasses Technology. This new technology is a complete HD see through lens with display engine that neatly fits into the temples of designer styled sunglasses. As the name implies, SMART Glasses Technology is much more than just a wearable TV. Designed to work with SMART Devices that are typically connected to the internet, SMART Glasses are interactive and merge virtual information with the real world.
About Vuzix Corporation Vuzix is a leading supplier of Video Eyewear products in the defense, consumer and media & entertainment markets. The Company’s products, personal display devices that offer users a portable high quality viewing experience; provide solutions for mobility, thermal sighting systems, tactical wearable displays and virtual and augmented reality. With its origins in defense research and development for next generation display solutions, Vuzix holds over 51 patents in the Video Eyewear field. The company has won 9 Consumer Electronics Show Innovations Awards, the RetailVision Best New Product and several wireless technology innovation awards, among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (TSX-V:VZX - News, OTC:BB: VUZI, FMB: V7X) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan. For more information visit www.Vuzix.com.
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