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Vuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses to be Featured at American Airlines Hack Wars VI Hackathon

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, is pleased to announce that the Vuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses will be featured at Hack Wars VI, an internal American Airlines hackathon taking place in Dallas, TX on May 3-4. 

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American Airlines Hack Wars VI brings together approximately 1,000 American Airline developers for 24 hours to collaborate, build and innovate.  The Hack Wars VI challenge is focused on elevating the customer travel experience, boosting operational efficiencies and employee performance (baggage handling, gate agents, etc.), or enhancing American Airlines brand image with innovative hacks.

"The Hack Wars VI is a great event to support the American Airlines software development team to deliver new innovative customer experiences on the Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses.  AR content delivered through Vuzix Smart Glasses can have a profound impact in so many areas within the aviation industry including bag handling and customer service on the ground and in the air," 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 153 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 2019 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, Barcelona, Spain and Tokyo, Japan.  For more information, visit Vuzix websiteTwitter 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 the success and impact of this event, 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.

Media and Investor Relations Contact:

Ed McGregor, Director of Investor Relations, Vuzix Corporation ed_mcgregor@vuzix.com Tel: (585) 359-5985

Vuzix Corporation, 25 Hendrix Road, Suite A, West Henrietta, NY 14586 USA,
Investor Information – IR@vuzix.com www.vuzix.com

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