Vuzix Receives Second Follow-on Development Commitment from a Global Aerospace Firm for a Waveguide-Based HMD System
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced it has received an additional follow-on development commitment from a global Tier-1 Aerospace firm to build a customized commercial avionics waveguide-based head mounted display (HMD) system.
The customized HMD development program with this customer continues to expand. The first stage of the program with this Tier-1 Aerospace firm was completed in the fourth quarter of 2018 and the second stage of this program was announced in May 2019. The most recent follow-on commitment for the third stage of this program totals approximately $400,000 and is expected to be completed before the end of 2019.
"We are very pleased with the progress we continue to make with this customer as we jointly work together on a significant production opportunity in the commercial avionics space," said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix. "OEM custom waveguide-based development and production projects such as this represent a highly profitable vehicle for leveraging our extensive optical expertise and IP and we look forward to announcing further developments with this firm and others going forward."
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, and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit Vuzix website, Twitter and Facebook pages.
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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 Vuzix business growth with the commercial avionics partner, the success of this program, future orders 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 June 26, 2019