Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Mar. 15, 2021
Jun. 30, 2020
Document and Entity Information      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2020    
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    
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    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   57,886,988  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Public Float     $ 83,000,000
Amendment Flag false