Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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Document and Entity Information
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2013
May 20, 2013
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Document Type 10-Q  
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Amendment Description The purposes of this amendment to Vuzix Corporation's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 15, 2013 (the "Form 10-Q"), are: (i) to correct the number of shares on the front cover of the Form 10-Q as the last two digits were transposed and understating the issued common shares by 11, and (ii) to correct the sub-total of long-term liabilities as of March 31, 2013, with the Total Liabilities sub-total remaining unchanged and as originally reported, and (iii) correct two amounts relating to unpaid accrued interest in arrears which were overstated by $3,000 in the main body section Item 2 so as to agree to the financial statement note amount of $23,862 and (iv) to furnish revised Exhibit 101, which contains the XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) Interactive Data File for the financial statements and notes included in Part I, Item 1 of the Form 10-QA that reflect the noted corrections (i) to (iii). No other changes have been made to the Form 10-Q or XBRL Interactive Data. This amendment speaks as of the original filing date of the Form 10-Q, does not reflect events that may have occurred subsequent to the original filing date and does not modify or update in any way disclosures made in the Form 10-Q except as noted above.  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2013  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Trading Symbol vuzi  
Entity Registrant Name Vuzix Corp  
Entity Central Index Key 0001463972  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock Shares Outstanding   3,536,865