SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 4, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
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25 Hendrix Road, Suite A, West Henrietta, New York 14586
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|Item 1.01||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On October 4, 2018, Vuzix Corporation (the “Company”) entered into amendment No. 1 to agreements (the “TDG Amendment”), with TDG Acquisition Company, LLC (“TDG”). The TDG Amendment amends certain provisions of prior agreements between Vuzix and TDG, including an asset purchase agreement dated June 15, 2012, and an authorized reseller agreement dated June 15, 2012.
Pursuant to the TDG Amendment, the Company will be permitted to engage in sales of heads-up display components or subsystems (and any services to support such sale) for incorporation into a finished good or system for sale to military organization, subject to certain conditions. The Company will also be permitted to sell its products to defense and security organizations that include business customers and governmental entity customers that primarily provide security and defense services, including police, fire fighters, EMTs, other first responders, homeland and border security. The Company will owe TDG commissions with respect to all such sales until June 2022.
Pursuant to the TDG Amendment, the Company also agreed to pay to TDG $1,500,000, as follows: (a) $750,000, within three (3) days after the date of the TDG Agreement; (b) $500,000, on or before January 4, 2019; and $250,000, on or before April 5, 2019.
The foregoing description of the TDG Amendment is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of such agreement filed as an exhibit to this Form 8-K.
|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On October 10, 2018 the Company issued a press release regarding the TDG Amendment. A copy of the press release is attached as an exhibit hereto.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
† Confidential treatment is requested for certain confidential portions of this exhibit pursuant to Rule 24b-2 under the Exchange Act. In accordance with Rule 24b-2, these confidential portions have been omitted from this exhibit and filed separately with the Commission
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: October 10, 2018||VUZIX CORPORATION|
/s/ Grant Russell
Chief Financial Officer