Vuzix CEO Paul Travers to Speak At the Wearable Device Technology Expo in Tokyo, Japan

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI) ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of video eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, announced today that its CEO Paul Travers has been invited to speak at the 1st WEARABLE EXPO – Wearable Device Technology Expo in Tokyo, Japan, held on January 14 -16, 2015.

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Title: "Latest Developments in Smartglasses and Hardware Maker's Take on the Potential of Wearables"
Location: Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan
Date: Friday, January 16, 2015
Time: 12:00-1:30pm

The Wearable Expo is the world's largest wearable expo featuring the latest marketing trends and technologies from around the world. Vuzix will showcasing its M100 Smart Glasses, M2000AR and V-720 prototype in its booth at EAST HALL, E17-38.

"I am honored to be attending and speaking at the world's largest wearable tech expo.  Vuzix has gained a lot of experience and knowledge over the years as one of the leaders and early pioneers in the wearable display and smart glasses markets. This opportunity to address our peers as to industry developments and the directions we see in this burgeoning space, is welcomed." said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix.

Within the wearable device industry, new product development and technological development are making advance every day. By 2018, the market size is estimated to reach USD 12 billion, increasing 6.5 times compared to today. WEARABLE EXPO will become the center of development for wearable technology gathering all related technologies and industrial professionals from all over the world.  

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 39 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.

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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 M100 Smart Glasses, size and success of 1st WEARABLE EXPO – Wearable Device Technology Expo, new product demonstrations at EXPO, future business, and 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 and, respectively). 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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