ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, enterprise, and entertainment markets, announced today that it will be attending the Computer Entertainment Developers Conference 2016 (CEDEC 2016) at the PACIFICO YOKOHAMA Conference center (Minatomirai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama) from August 24th – 26th. At the event Vuzix will be demonstrating some of its newest wearable display technology including the iWear Video Headphones and M300 Smart Glasses. The Vuzix booth is at is No.36 on 3rd floor. Please visit the below link about CEDEC 2016 for more details.
Vuzix will be showcasing Pokémon GO mirrored from a smartphone to the M100 Smart Glasses over a Wi-Fi connection. The user interface is using a Pochiru BT Controller. The Pochiru is a simple device containing a button. Even if your smartphone is in your bag or you are wearing gloves, you can still easily load and manipulate compatible applications using the button without selecting them from the home screen. Perfect for catching Pokémon characters without taking your phone out of your pocket. Visit this link to see a demonstration of the M100 and Pokémon GO.
Vuzix is a member of the OMA (Open Mobile Alliance) and Device WebAPI consortium and the Pokémon GO/M100 solution is enabled with third party support from leading OMA partners using the WebAPI interface GotAPI.
Also on display at the booth will be the engaging new VR flight sim, Fighter Base running on the iWear Video Headphones; integrated with our native Unity Driver.
Mark Vange from Fighter Base LLC, Founder commented, "The Fighter Base team is excited to feature support for the iWear in our upcoming Massively Multiplayer VR flight combat game. Adding iWear support was very quick and easy and the thoughtful physical design means that long term testing and play are very comfortable." For more information on Fighter Base visit: https://fighterba.se/home/
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, enterprise 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 43 patents and 23 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 2016 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (NASDAQ: VUZI) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan.
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