Vuzix Corporation the leading developer and supplier of smart glasses, today announced its participation at the Wearable Tech Expo, hosted at the Kimmel Center in Manhattan, NY from July 24th to 25th. The Wearable Tech Expo will feature pioneers of wearable technology and the companies that are now driving the wearable tech market with real products. The wearable-computer market may swell to $6 billion by 2016, according to Wellingborough, U.K.-based IMS Research.
Vuzix’ CEO Paul Travers will be a keynote speaker at the Expo on Thursday morning from 8:45-9:45am on July 25th. Mr. Travers will speak about Smart Glasses as Wearable Tech and Augmented Reality.Travers is a pioneer of Augmented Reality and the wearable technology industry, having created some of the first wearable tech in 1997.
As a sponsor of the event, Vuzix will be raffling off two Silver SDK Developer Kits for the M100 Smart Glasses. Vuzix will also show the M100 for visitors, showing the capabilities of the new product for both enterprise and consumer applications. The Company will also join the Demo Forum, where wearable tech companies will be given 10 minutes to showcase their products in front of judges, competing for awards.
Vuzix CEO Paul J. Travers explained, “Wearable devices are the foundation of a rapidly emerging industry that has the potential to reshape our daily lives. I am thrilled to speak at the Wearable Tech Expo, and I am excited to showcase some of Vuzix’ recent developments with the M100. Vuzix is very pleased to have the opportunity to participate in these events and to support the wearable tech community.”
The Expo will include a range of speakers from a cross-section of thought leaders, innovators and product creation “dreamers” who have turned wearable tech into the next major growth area of high-tech. During the exhibition attendees will be able to interact with new products and applications, while learning about emerging capabilities and functionality of cutting-edge wearable technology. For more information on the event please visit: http://www.wearabletechworld.com/conference/
About The Vuzix M100
The Vuzix M100, a hands free display peripheral for your smartphone, has a built-in color display driven by a powerful processing engine running the Android OS, an integrated head tracker and GPS for spatial and positional awareness. An integrated camera enables video recording, still image capture and the potential for powerful augmented reality applications. Interactive tracking and an integrated camera, combined with newly developed applications on the M100 and a wireless link to the Cloud, enable the merging of virtual information with the real world.