HMS to Demonstrate Human Machine Interface Solutions on the Vuzix M300 at the Rockwell Automation Fair
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that HMS, a global organization with operations in 11 countries focused on industrial networking and remote management solutions will be demonstrating human machine interface (HMI) solutions on the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses at the Rockwell Automation Fair taking place November 15-16, 2017 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.
HMS and Vuzix will be showcasing a hands-free solution running on the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses as a companion device to leverage the HMS Anybus wireless module to operators and maintenance workers at the Rockwell Automation Fair. Operators and maintenance workers are already required to wear safety goggles and by using the Vuzix M300 users can utilize the high-resolution camera to record video of events and provide photo documentation of issues completed tasks completely hands-free.
HMS, which stands for Hardware Meets Software™ connects more than 4 million devices around the world and enable their customers to widen their market and improve their business. HMS products, solutions and know-how enable industrial hardware to get connected to IoT software. As such, HMS enables the Industrial Internet of Things which is all about Connecting Devices™.
"From the first majority to the next man in we continue to see the shift in the industry IoT strategy to introduce proven hands-free mobile devices like the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses to machine operators and maintenance workers to provide remote HMI access to equipment in the field," said Paul Boris, COO, Vuzix.
"We are excited that the Vuzix M300, a hands-free solution to deliver human machine interface and remote management solutions to operators and maintenance workers was selected by HMS to be introduced to potential customers at the Rockwell Automation Fair," said Paul Travers, CEO and President, Vuzix. "With over 3 million connected devices around the world HMS provides Vuzix new opportunities to expand our mobile workers and field maintenance customer base."
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 virtual and augmented reality. Vuzix holds 59 patents and 42 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 2018 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.
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Released November 15, 2017