ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix®
Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a
leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR)
technology and products, today announced that CooperVision, a unit
of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO), one of the world's
leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses, has successfully
deployed Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses equipped with
LogistiVIEW's Vision+ augmented reality warehouse software to
provide hands-free picking guidance at their 275,000 square foot
West Henrietta, New York
distribution site, which at any given time stores more than 120,000
different contact lens products.
LogistiVIEW's Vision+ Software Automation Platform combines the
best of traditional picking tools including augmented reality
PTL, visual instructions, voice interaction, gesture control, and
RF scanning, into a single system. The combined set of
instructions are delivered to the worker intuitively and hands-free
through Vuzix M400 AR Smart Glasses, avoiding the need for any
bolted down infrastructure. AI and computer vision add an
intelligence layer to the process, optimizing tasks and pick
sequence for the best possible efficiency. At the
CooperVision warehouse, employees are now using Vuzix Smart Glasses
to assist with order picking.
"Vuzix' M400 Smart Glasses equipped with LogistiVIEW's Vision+
software provides a hands-free solution that is delivering
efficiency gains in our operations," said Michele Bosa, Vice President, Americas
Distribution of CooperVision.
"The ability to offer LogistiVIEW's patented computer vision and
AR visualizations on Vuzix Smart Glasses provides customers like
CooperVision with a highly flexible solution to boost the
efficiency and accuracy of their operations," said Seth Patin, Founder and CEO of LogistiVIEW.
"The versatility of our M400 Smart Glasses continues to drive
customer demand across a wide range of industry verticals and it's
great to see CooperVision using Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses in their
Upstate New York distribution center to deliver hands-free
productivity gains in their operations," said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix.
CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE: COO), is one
of the world's leading manufacturers of contact lenses. The company
produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly
soft contact lenses that feature advanced materials and optics, and
premium rigid gas permeable lenses for orthokeratology and scleral
designs. CooperVision has a strong heritage of addressing the
toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia,
childhood myopia, and highly irregular corneas; and offers the most
complete portfolio of spherical, toric and multifocal products
available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused
practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective
to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and
wearers. For more information, visit www.coopervision.com.
About Cooper Companies
CooperCompanies ("Cooper") is a global medical device company
publicly traded on the NYSE (NYSE: COO). Cooper operates through
two business units, CooperVision and CooperSurgical.
CooperVision brings a refreshing perspective on vision care with a
commitment to developing a wide range of high-quality products for
contact lens wearers and providing focused practitioner support.
CooperSurgical is committed to advancing the health of women,
babies and families with its diversified portfolio of products and
services focusing on medical devices and fertility & genomics.
Headquartered in San Ramon,
Calif., Cooper has a workforce of more than 12,000 with
products sold in over 100 countries. For more information, please
LogistiVIEW believes in the untapped power of the connected
workforce and creates technology that improves operational
productivity and job satisfaction for workers in manufacturing,
logistics, and retail. Our cloud-based software automation platform
orchestrates frontline work execution and leverages the power of
modern industrial mobile computers to connect people with augmented
reality, artificial intelligence, existing information systems,
connected sensors, and collaborative robots. For more
information, please visit logistiview.com.
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses and Augmented
Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and
enterprise 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 augmented reality. Vuzix holds 179 patents
and 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 2020 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. For more information,
Vuzix website, Twitter and Facebook pages.
Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimer
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 Vuzix' business growth with CooperVision, The Cooper Companies,
LogistiVIEW and among other things the Company's leadership in the
Smart Glasses 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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