Experience it at HP Discover 2015 Las Vegas Event at the Sands Expo and VenetianROCHESTER, N.Y., June 2, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, is pleased to announce today that its M100 Smart Glasses are now being used in a new HP solution, Visual Remote Guidance (VRG). This solution was announced and showcased at the recent Interop IT Conference & Expo in Las Vegas and is being shown this week at HP Discover 2015 at the Sand Expo and Venetian also in Las Vegas. To watch VRG in action along with the M100 Smart Glasses please view the following link: http://livestream.com/accounts/13007022/events/4010450.
The Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses are a hands-free display and wearable computer, designed for the enterprise user. The M100 contains a virtual display with an integrated camera and a powerful processing engine. It allows the Android® OS to wirelessly connect via Bluetooth or WiFi directly to most standard networks or to a smartphone or other compatible device.
Visual Remote Guidance can be used for live collaboration between customers and remote service engineers via HP MyRoom, enabling real-time voice, video and content sharing. VRG allows a user to securely connect the latest wearable technology, including Vuzix' M100 Smart Glasses, to the enterprise through the cloud.
Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix, said, "The more enterprise apps developed add to the growing value of Smart Glasses and the wearable market, which is expected to grow rapidly into a billion dollar industry. These solutions are applicable to so many industries and can drastically improve a company's operational efficiency. We actively partner with some of the largest companies in a host of fields to deliver some of the top commercial and enterprise solutions on the market. We are very impressed by the HP solution and are happy they chose our M100 Smart Glasses to help deliver it to their clients."
"We've taken our HP MyRoom environment which is fully encrypted and enterprise secure and integrated it with wearables like Vuzix' M100, creating Visual Remote Guidance. VRG enables remote hands-free collaboration between a customer with a need or problem, and an expert providing the solution via detailed audio/video guidance. VRG can reduce both the time and cost to resolve issues," said Garry Orsolini, Director of Technology, Education Services, Technology Services at HP. "We use Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses as a vehicle for our solution because they are powerful enough to do what we want and are among the best products in the wearable display space today."
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment 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 virtual and augmented reality. Vuzix holds 41 patents and 10 additional 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 2014 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (VUZI) with offices in Rochester, NY; Oxford, UK; and Tokyo, Japan.
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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 Visual Remote Guidance and the M100 Smart Glasses and there use in remote service applications. 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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