Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
Nov. 08, 2021
Document and Entity Information    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2021  
Entity File Number 001-35955  
Entity Registrant Name Vuzix Corp  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Central Index Key 0001463972  
Entity Tax Identification Number 04-3392453  
Entity Address, Address Line One 25 Hendrix Road, Suite A  
Entity Address, City or Town West Henrietta  
Entity Address, State or Province NY  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 14586  
City Area Code 585  
Local Phone Number 359-5900  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock  
Trading Symbol VUZI  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   63,631,676
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false