Vuzix Breaks Out New “Wrap Fashion Shades” Video Eyewear

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Vusix has moved “video eyewear” forward yet again with their new Wrap Fashion Shades. The Fashion Shades offer an

interchangeable collection features four different colors – red, blue, amber, and mirror – giving Wrap users several options when looking to personalize their video eyewear.

The Wrap Fashion Shades cost $19.99 per pair or $49.95 for a 4-color pack. They snap on to all current models of the Vusix Wrap eyewear to add color and personalization.

It is a far cry from the early versions of video eyewear that, for better or worse…

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…made you look like Star Trek’s Geordie La Forge. Seriously, look at the nice glasses in the first image and then compare them to the one directly above… well done Vuzix!

The full press release follows…

Rochester, NY – June 21, 2010 – Vuzix Corporation (TSX-V: VZX), the leader in video eyewear for the mainstream consumer, defense and low vision markets, is excited to announce the availability of the new Wrap Fashion Shades. The interchangeable collection features four different colors – red, blue, amber, and mirror – giving Wrap users several options when looking to personalize their video eyewear.

Setting the standard for stylish wearable displays, the Wrap Fashion Shades snap-on to all current models of Wrap video eyewear for maximum ease of application. Each Shade is made of durable plastic yet features a smooth, glossy finish for a dazzling appearance.

“The Wrap Fashion Shades are part of an accessory line that will be made available to Wrap users to allow for ultimate customization and visual appeal”, says Paul Travers, CEO of Vuzix. “Our video eyewear can now seamlessly complement any mood, personality, or outfit.”

Each Shade can be purchased separately ($19.99 MSRP per pair) or at $49.95 MSRP for the 4-color combo “Fashion Pack”. For more information or to purchase, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimer

Certain statements contained in this 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 may relate to, among other things, future products, product features and applications. They are generally identified by words such as “plans,” “seeks,” “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 from those projected in the Company’s forward-looking statements due to, among other things, our ability to raise necessary capital; government regulation of our technologies; our ability to enforce our intellectual property rights and protect our proprietary technologies; the timing of new product launches; delays in product development; and dependence on third parties for certain key components. These risk factors and others are described in the Company’s reports filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and applicable Canadian securities regulators. 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.

About Vuzix Corporation

Vuzix Corporation manufactures personal display devices for the entertainment, defense, industrial and low vision medical markets. Vuzix products provide users with a portable and private big screen experience that delivers big screen mobile entertainment in the consumer markets, low vision assist in the medical markets and tactical information in the defense markets. The company is revolutionizing the mobile display industry and aims to continue to create products that enrich the lives of its customers. Vuzix has won six CES Innovations Awards since 2005, the 2008 RetailVision Best New Product – Hardware Award among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix recently became a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE: VZX) with offices in Rochester, NY, London, UK and Tokyo, Japan.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.