ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire
Vuzix Corporation (TSX-V: VZX, OTC:BB: VUZI, FMB: V7X) announced today that it has received a $1.9M follow-on production order for display engine electronics for the US Army's Thermal Weapon Sight (TWS) program. This order, to be fulfilled over the next 6 - 8 months, supports continued production of Vuzix' low power display electronics for the Light, Medium, and Heavy Thermal Weapon Sights.
"Vuzix is part of a three company subcontracting team to the US military delivering our proprietary, high reliability, low power electronics modules," said Paul Travers president of Vuzix Corporation. "We look forward to additional orders for our products used in thermal weapon sights, thermal night vision programs, and the upgrades to the low-light image intensifiers currently in the field."
Vuzix has a line of electronics and display engine modules used for both thermal night vision and image intensifier upgrades.
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Video Eyewear products in the defense, consumer and media & entertainment markets. The Company's products, personal display devices that offer users a portable high quality viewing experience, provide solutions for mobility, thermal sighting systems, tactical wearable displays and virtual and augmented reality. With its origins in defense research and development for next generation display solutions, Vuzix holds over 51 patents in the Video Eyewear field. The company has won 9 Consumer Electronics Show Innovations Awards, the RetailVision Best New Product and several wireless technology innovation awards, among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (TSX-V: VZX, OTC:BB: VUZI, FMB: V7X) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan. For more information visit www.vuzix.com.