Vuzix Public Company Parent: Intel

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Founded in 1997 by Paul Travers, Vuzix is a supplier of wearable display technology, virtual reality and augmented reality devices and accompanying software. The company's personal display devices are used for mobile and immersive augmented reality applications — such as 3D gaming, healthcare, manufacturing training, and military tactical equipment. Vuzix'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 augmented reality. The company holds numerous patents and IP licenses in the Video Eyewear field. In addition to its headquarters in the US, Vuzix also has offices in the UK (Oxford), Spain (Barcelona) and Japan (Tokyo). On January 5, 2015, Intel acquired 30% of Vuzix's stock for $24.8 million. [caption id="attachment_5246" align="aligncenter" width="1005"]Vuzix Blade Vuzix Blade AR smart glasses provide a wearable smart display with a see-through viewing experience[/caption] During CES 2019, Vuzix unveiled its AR smart glasses that have been in development for years. Called Vuzix Blade, they feature a miniature display in the right lens of a pair of bulky sunglasses using what's known as waveguide technology. The company refers to this technology as the "Cobra Display Engine." The Blade works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, and is being offered for $999.99. In April 2019, Vuzix announced a strategic partnership with VSee Lab, a San Jose-based video telehealth company, to introduce a telehealth and telemedicine smart glasses solution for Vuzix' M300XL and Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses.
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Total $47.9M
Select investors Intel Capital
Last update: July 13, 2019