Vuzix is a supplier of wearable display technology, virtual reality and augmented reality.

Vuzix manufactures and sells computer display devices and software. 

Vuzix was founded in 1997 by Paul Travers and is based in Rochester, New York, with additional offices in Oxford, UK; and Tokyo, Japan.

Vuzix personal display devices are used for mobile and immersive augmented reality applications, such as 3D gaming, manufacturing training, and military tactical equipment.

Vuzix went public in Feb 6, 2015, with an undisclosed IPO valuation. On January 5, 2015, Intel acquired 30% of Vuzix's stock for $24.8 million.

Vuzix'x 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 66 patents and 43 additional patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the near-eye display field. 

Vuzix created the first video eyewear to support stereoscopic 3D for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

 

Vuzix won Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) awards for innovation for the years 2005 to 2018 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others.  

 

 

  • Year founded: 1997
  • Funding Info: $47.9M in 6 funding rounds (Last funding type: Post-IPO Equity)- Vuzix has made a $2.6M investment in WakingApp Realities on Dec 3, 2018
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Rochester
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States
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