ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI), a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets, today announced that it has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree, receiving 4 Innovation Awards for the V-720 Mobile Gaming Platform. The V-720 Mobile Gaming Platform won in four separate categories: Computer Accessories, Gaming Hardware and Accessories, Wireless Handset Accessories, and Headphones. The products chosen were judged by a panel of independent industrial designers, engineers, and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories. Vuzix has now won a total of 20 CES Awards over 11 consecutive years.
Vuzix' V-720 Mobile Gaming Platform will be displayed at the 2015 International CES, which runs Jan. 6-9, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Honorees of the prestigious Innovations Awards were announced at CES Unveiled on November 11th at the Metropolitan Pavilion, New York.
The Vuzix V-720 Mobile Gaming Platform is a high-end pair of video headphones coupled with the Nvidia® shield portable, providing consumers with a wearable gaming solution that is simply second to none. The V-720 Mobile Gaming Platform features HD 720p high-definition displays with a large field of view, equivalent of a home theater's 130" screen viewed at 10 feet. Casual users and serious gamers can enjoy more than 1,000,000 Android games, apps, and movies for an unrivaled mobile gaming experience. The unit also supports HDMI inputs, so the user can hook up to their mobile phone, tablet, console system, PC, and even 3D Blu-ray players. The V-720 Mobile Gaming Platform creates the most advanced mobile gaming system to enter the consumer market, capable of playing basic games to some of the most advanced interactive Virtual Reality and 3D titles available.
"We are incredibly honored to have won 4 CES 2015 Innovation Awards," said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix. "CES Innovation Design and Engineering Awards are coveted awards in the consumer electronics industry. These awards are a testament to our products, our brand, our dedicated staff and our leading presence in the industry. Our Company prides itself on innovation in technology and creating the best products for the consumer, prosumer and enterprise user. We are proud of the V-720 Mobile Gaming Platform and we believe it could revolutionize the way consumers will play games, view entertainment, use apps, and listen to music on the go."
The CES Innovation Awards entries were evaluated on their engineering, aesthetic and design qualities, intended use/function and user value, how the design and innovation of the product directly compares to other products in the marketplace and unique/novel features present. Products chosen as CES Innovation Honorees reflect innovative design and engineering in some of the most cutting edge tech products and services coming to market. 2015 CES Innovation Honoree products are featured on CESweb.org/Innovation.
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 39 patents and 10 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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Certain statements contained in this news release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward looking statements contained in this release relate to the V-720 Video Headphones and its successful use as a mobile game platform, among other things, and the Company's leadership in the Video Eyewear and AR display industry. They are generally identified by words such as "believes," "may," "expects," "anticipates," "should" and similar expressions. Readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which are based upon the Company's beliefs and assumptions as of the date of this release. The Company's actual results could differ materially due to risk factors and other items described in more detail in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Annual Reports and MD&A filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and applicable Canadian securities regulators (copies of which may be obtained at www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov ). Subsequent events and developments may cause these forward-looking statements to change. The Company specifically disclaims any obligation or intention to update or revise these forward-looking statements as a result of changed events or circumstances that occur after the date of this release, except as required by applicable law.
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