New Product Delivers Huge Home Theater Video, Gaming and VR for Mobile Devices, Game Consoles, PCs and MoreROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of video eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, enterprise and entertainment markets, today announced that it has begun shipping its iWear Video Headphones to consumers. The multi-platform iWear Video Headphones are the ideal personal, portable video entertainment and gaming system with VR support and winner of four Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 awards. iWear Video Headphones are now available for purchase on the Vuzix website and at www.amazon.com/dp/B0193KKJTO.
In October, Vuzix shipped the first orders to developers. This week, the company began shipping the product to consumers, starting with initial pre-orders. Going forward, incoming new orders will be shipped according to the terms and conditions at the time of order.
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"We are excited to begin consumer shipments of the iWear Video Headphones," said Paul Travers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vuzix. "We are fulfilling orders quickly now and anticipate strong demand going forward."
"The iWear Video Headphones reflect our pursuit of providing one of the best entertainment and gaming experiences that users can find. Its portability and compatibility allow people to enjoy their video headphones on almost any platform. Whether it's a gaming console, iPhone, VR application, computer or even drones, with the appropriate receiver, the user can just plug the iWear in and enhance their gaming or entertainment experience," Mr. Travers added. "It also makes the perfect gift."
The Vuzix iWear Video Headphones are the ultimate mobile video entertainment and gaming system and are compatible with most HDMI sources. Winner of four CES 2015 awards, the iWear Video Headphones have integrated motion tracking, OSR, Unity 3D, and Unreal gaming engine support with a growing list of games and VR title support. The iWear features dual HD Displays and revolutionary nano-optics that provide the equivalent experience of a 125" home television from 10 feet and allow the wearer to play games, interact with apps, watch 2D, 3D and 360°VR movies and even fly drones. iWear is completely portable and battery-driven so that the user can enjoy it at home or on-the-go and it delivers a one-of-a-kind experience.
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 12 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 2015 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (NASDAQ: VUZI) with offices in Greater 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 the release of the iWear Video Headphones and past and new orders for this product, and among other things the Company's leadership in the Video Eyewear, VR 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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