Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses Now Provide Mac and PC Screen Mirroring Through iDisplay
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that the Company's M300 Smart Glasses now supports iDisplay to provide screen mirroring and act as an additional display for a Mac or PC.
With the iDisplay application installed on the M300, the M300 Smart Glasses transforms itself into a screen mirror for a Mac or Windows based PC by mirroring the computer's desktop directly into the display of the smart glasses. This solution instantly transforms your M300 into a powerful out-of-box productivity tool. Users can also use their M300 Smart Glasses through iDisplay as an additional display by dragging and dropping part of your Mac or PC screen onto the M300 Smart Glasses. iDisplay works through Wifi or USB cable, and is used by individuals and organizations worldwide to enhance productivity and to organize their screen space in the best possible way.
A demonstration video of the Vuzix M300 running the iDisplay application can be viewed through the following link: https://youtu.be/X6tsg-MoPI8. The iDisplay application, developed by Shape GmbH, is available from the major app stores.
"With AR/MR/VR starting to take the world by storm, iDisplay's innovative software enhances productivity of people and organizations who are using touch-screen and AR/VR devices," says Ig Berezovsky, Shape's CEO. "There are countless use cases that add value across B2B, education, and B2C, and a Vuzix M300 - iDisplay combination working out-of-the-box is set to be the choice of early AR adopters".
"The iDisplay application in conjunction with the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses provides an out-of-the-box innovative enterprise productivity tool to wirelessly connect and mirror multiple smart glasses from one PC," said Paul Travers CEO and President of Vuzix. "Display mirroring from an external computer is one of the top 10 requested applications from customers and we are now able to address this business opportunity through our relationship with iDisplay on the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses".
About Shape GmbH
SHAPE GmbH ( www.shape.ag ) is the developer of iDisplay ( www.getidisplay.com ) and other award-winning apps. Company's innovative software enhances productivity of people and organizations who are using mobile touch-screen and AR/VR/MR devices.
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise 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 51 patents and 39 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 2017 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (NASDAQ: VUZI) 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 the M300 Smart Glasses, the iDisplay application and its benefits, and among other things, the Company's leadership in the Video Eyewear, VR 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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Released June 28, 2017