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Syndiant Displays Selected by Vuzix to Develop Augmented Reality Eyewear
Syndiant displays allow Vuzix to introduce the world’s first waveguide based high definition see-through wearable display system designed to provide augmented reality and hands-free access to information.
DALLAS – (January 7, 2013) – Syndiant, a leader in high resolution microdisplays, has teamed with Vuzix to provide the HD 720p panel to enable its first HD see-through wearable display, M2000AR.
“We have selected the Syndiant SYL2271 HD panel as it provides all the best features for our see-through optical waveguide systems, including HD resolution, small form factor and high brightness”, said Paul Travers, CEO of Vuzix.
“Syndiant believes that wearable displays will experience explosive growth in the consumer electronics and industrial markets,” said Keith Lewis, VP of Sales and Marketing of Syndiant. “Vuzix is a great partner due to their deep experience and strong IP position in the near-to-eye space. Vuzix’ optical waveguide technology is the right solution to enable see-through displays. Furthermore, we believe that see-through wearable displays will be the winning approach for augmented reality in an attractive form factor that will be embraced by the mass market.”
Syndiant will be at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas January 8-11th 2013 and will demonstrate their new HD solution and their entire product line. Syndiant will have a private suite in the Las Vegas Hotel adjoining the Convention Center.
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of video and cloud connected video eyewear products in the consumer, industrial, media and entertainment markets. The company’s personal display products offer users a portable high quality viewing experience for industrial wearable displays, consumer digital content viewing as well as 3D, virtual and augmented reality experiences. Vuzix also provides developer software and support to enable the growth and development of AR applications for its mobile devices. Vuzix holds over 47 patents and patents pending in the video eyewear field. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan. For more information visit www.vuzix.com
About Syndiant, Inc.
SYNDIANT manufactures high resolution light modulating chips used in pico projectors small enough to embed in a cell phone. SYNDIANT’s patented all digital technology provides a large screen experience in handheld electronics. The company has offices in Dallas, Taiwan and Hong Kong. www.syndiant.com.