­­­­Netherlands' National Police Unit Using Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses in Police Work Study

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced that Netherlands' National Police Unit is actively using Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses to conduct an investigation into the use of augmented reality by its police force.

The investigation, which follows preliminary testing in laboratory situations, is being undertaken in collaboration with the universities of Leiden and Twente and the country's police academy. Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses are being used by both mounted and on-foot police officers to provide heads-up hands-free route information for unfamiliar areas as well as additional information including notifications of crimes, suspect pursuit and troublesome locations. Initial officer feedback from use the field this summer has been positive.

"The overall design and the see-through waveguide optics of the Vuzix Blade are proving to be essential must-have features for deployments into police and security operations. We're pleased with the positive officer feedback received thus far in this study and look forward to seeing a full proof of concept successfully completed by this police force," said Paul Travers, President and Chief Executive Officer at Vuzix.

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.

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