ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), a leading supplier of video eyewear and smart glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, announced today that it will provide its award-winning M100 Smart Glasses at 11 AT&T Developer Program "Hackathon" Events.
In support of AT&T's Hackathon series, Vuzix will contribute M100 Smart Glasses products as part of the hackathon development challenge. A Vuzix technical representative will also be on hand to coach developers on the features of their product, and field Q&A with participants of the event. Registered AT&T hackathon developers also are able to take advantage of exclusive special pricing on Vuzix's M100 Smart Glasses and SDK before, during and after the event. In addition, the Company has offered its award-winning M100 Smart Glasses as prize giveaways.
"We are proud to be attending and participating at the AT&T developer events this year. This serves as a great opportunity to support AT&T and provide visibility for our products, particularly our award-winning M100 Smart Glasses," said Paul Travers, CEO of Vuzix. "We look forward to encouraging and helping world class developers use the latest tools and technologies at their disposal to create innovative solutions."
Mobile App Hackathons are events produced by the AT&T Developer Program that are designed for attendees (technical & non-technical) to build apps/mobile apps, compete for prizes across different categories and meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects. Hackathons introduce developers to the latest cutting edge tools to help deploy apps with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud. The hackathon theme changes depending on the event. Please check http://developer.att.com/ for a calendar of AT&T hackathons.
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 36 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 2014 and several wireless technology innovation awards, among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (VUZI.QB) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan.
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