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Vuzix Receives Blade Smart Glasses Purchase Order from New Prosumer-Oriented Partner

Date Announced: 03 Jun 2019

Transparent waveguide optics 'critical' for consumer sports application.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announces that the Company has successfully moved past a proof of concept with a new prosumer-oriented partner and has received a purchase order for 100 Blade Smart Glasses to be integrated into their smart wearable consumer sports platform for production. The proof of concept phase with this company began in Q1 2019 with their initial purchase of Blade units and has proven very successful. The Blade Smart Glasses deployment program with this new partner is expected to expand to approximately 1,000 deployed systems before the end of 2019. 

"The overall design and the see-through waveguide optics are critical must have features for our prosumer partner. We're excited to see this customer move rapidly from proof of concept and into production with this follow-on purchase order and we expect this deployment program to expand significantly over the back half of 2019," said Paul Travers, President and Chief Executive Officer at Vuzix.

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