Vuzix Adds Microsoft Intune and MobileIron Mobile Device Management Application Support for its M400 Smart Glasses
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced today the support of mobile device management applications Microsoft Intune and MobileIron Core and MobileIron Cloud for use with Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses.
As enterprise customers scale the quantities of their deployed smart glasses, mobile device management (MDM) is an important onboarding process for many of Vuzix' larger customers and in some cases is the final stage prior to broader enterprise rollouts. With the latest MDM support from Microsoft Intune and MobileIron, enterprise customers can efficiently deploy network configurations, certificates, remote install applications, remotely lock or wipe a device, enforce device passcodes and view device inventory details.
The Vuzix M400 can be quickly enrolled into the MobileIron UEM using the Device Admin deployment method (other Android Enrollment modes are not currently supported), to allow end users to pick up the device and instantly see the efficiency increases without needing to go through a configuration/setup phase. The Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses have also been added to MobileIron's marketplace, which allows MobileIron enterprise companies interested in smart glasses to connect directly with Vuzix for their go-to-market solution. MobileIron Core is a key component of the MobileIron Platform. It is the administrative console through which administrators can define security and management policies for devices, apps, and content. MobileIron Core also integrates with enterprise IT systems such as LDAP directories, email, content repositories, and network access control systems.
"Security and management of Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses devices in the field are very important decision criteria for Fortune 1000 companies that are in the process of qualifying our M400 Smart Glasses for large scale rollouts," said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix. "We are pleased to have the support and expertise of some of the largest mobile device management platforms to support our growing enterprise customer install base using Vuzix Smart Glasses."
The Vuzix M400 is now supported by growing number of leading mobile device management software platforms including Microsoft Intine, MobileIron, VMWare Airwatch, SOTI MobiControl and 42Gears Sure MDM. A downloadable whitepaper containing more information about mobile device management to support larger Vuzix smart glasses deployments can be found here on Vuzix' website.
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) 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 augmented reality. Vuzix holds 166 patents and 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 2020 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. For more information, visit Vuzix website, Twitter and Facebook pages.
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 Vuzix' business growth with MobileIron and other MDM providers mentioned, and among other things the Company's leadership in the Smart Glasses 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 August 12, 2020