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Newest Wrap 1200 boasts industry best 16:9 widescreen display equivalent to a 75″ screen viewed from 10 feet
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2011 — Vuzix Corporation (TSX-V: VZX, OTC:BB: VUZI, FMB: V7X), award-winning manufacturer of video eyewear, is excited to announce the availability of the new Wrap 1200 Video Eyewear. The plug and play, sunglass style Wrap 1200 features an industry best 16:9 aspect ratio widescreen 3D display that is equivalent to viewing a 75″ display from 10 feet. The Wrap 1200 is the ideal travel companion to watch movies or catch up on television shows on a long flight and supports both 2D and 3D content.
“We spent over a year developing the Wrap 1200, ensuring it is one of the most advanced, feature rich video eyewear ever produced,” said Paul Travers, CEO Vuzix Corporation. “The combination of a 16:9 high resolution widescreen display along with our AccuTilt® display angle technology provides our customers with an unmatched mobile viewing experience.”
The Wrap 1200′s AccuTilt® technology allows the user to adjust the eyewear up or down 15 degrees to achieve the optimum viewing angle and a customized fit. The Wrap 1200 also has optics that allow the user to position the displays to match the user’s IPD (Interpupillary Distance or eye separation) allowing for the optimum placement in front of each eye (much like binoculars). The Wrap 1200 also has convenient on-screen display controls (brightness, contrast, hue and color saturation), independent left and right eye focal adjustment and both component and composite video connections for superior video quality and maximum compatibility with devices including, game consoles, media players, phones, DVD players and tablets. Optional VGA connectivity is available along with a full line of accessories
The stylish Wrap 1200 is wearable over most prescription glasses and features an adjustable hypoallergenic nosepiece and detachable premium quality noise-isolating stereo earphones to ensure an unmatched user experience. Two included rechargeable AA batteries and charger provide up to 3 hours of video playback or users can substitute two lithium ion batteries for up to 7 hours.
The Vuzix Wrap 1200 is available now at Vuzix.com for $499.99.
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About Vuzix Corporation:
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Video Eyewear products in the defense, consumer and media & entertainment markets. The Company’s products, personal display devices that offer users a portable high quality viewing experience; provide solutions for mobility, thermal sighting systems, tactical wearable displays and virtual and augmented reality. With its origins in defense research and development for next generation display solutions, Vuzix holds over 51 patents in the Video Eyewear field. The company has won 9 Consumer Electronics Show Innovations Awards, the RetailVision Best New Product and several wireless technology innovation awards, among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (TSX-V:VZX – News, OTC:BB: VUZI, FMB: V7X) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan. For more information visit www.Vuzix.com