Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ:VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, today announced that the Company has received initial follow-on orders and delivered M400 Smart Glasses kits to support remote support and training after rapid and successful proof of concept evaluations were performed by two new customers. The COVID-19 global pandemic continues to be an accelerant for the adoption within the enterprise smart glasses.
The first customer is a Fortune 500 engine manufacturer and distributor and after a rapid and successful proof of concept evaluation was completed this summer using a hand full of M400 Smart Glasses to support technicians with remote guidance and training, the customer placed a follow-on order that was recently delivered for broader deployment of M400 Smart Glasses.
The second company is leading global provider of pharmaceutical air transportation solutions and after a rapid and successful proof of concept evaluation using one M400 Smart Glasses to support technicians with remote guidance and training, the company placed a follow-on order for many more M400 Smart Glasses that was recently delivered.
"Over the last few quarters, we have witnessed many customers both large and small within the enterprise smart glasses industry moving faster between pilot evaluation and volume deployments into their operations. These two customers are proof points and prime examples of how Vuzix Smart Glasses are being effective out of the box to deliver remote guidance and training to provide sizable benefits for our customers," said Paul Travers, Vuzix President and Chief Executive Officer. "We look forward to supporting these customers as they continue to deploy Vuzix Smart Glasses across their operations."
In addition to these two direct customers, Vuzix also received a follow-on M400 Smart Glasses order (unit total not disclosed due to competitive reasons) from Brochesia, a software solution provider based in Italy that sells smart glasses based solution into enterprise to support manufacturing, healthcare, field service and logistics.
After successfully piloting the Vuzix M400 Smart glasses, Brochesia will be delivering devices to enterprise end customers to be deployed in support of industrial production, construction, transportation and the marine industry.
"The Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses powered by the Brochesia software suite have been well received by our customers and we are pleased to see them moving from forward from pilots to production," commented Claudia Simon, Chief Operating Officer of Brochesia.
"The Brochesia software platform with the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses are being put to work across multiple enterprise verticals," said Paul Travers, Vuzix President and Chief Executive Officer. "Vuzix looks forward to supporting Brochesia's as they continue to roll out their Vuzix Smart Glasses-based solution across their extensive customer base."