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Subsequent Events

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Subsequent Events
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent Events
Note 15 – Subsequent Events
 
Software Licenses and Investment:
 
On October 4, 2018, the Company invested in WakingApp Ltd., a private corporation that is in the
augmented reality software
tool market. The Company participated in a financing round with other investors that resulted in
the Company 
acquiring less than a 1% ownership interest, in the form of preferred stock, in WakingApp Ltd., for a purchase price of $250,000. As part of this investment, the Company entered into a commercial agreement with WakingApp
such that WakingApp would:
 (i) provide full support of the Company’s AR products 
through the WakingApp AR tool software;
 (ii) provide three (3) working AR environments built with their tools to give away as demonstrations on the M300; and (iii) allow the Company to provide 60-day free licenses to their AR software tool to up to 100,000 of the Company’s developers and customers.
 
Non-Compete Amendment:
 
On October 4, 2018, 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 organizations, 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.