March 9, 2022 – Dispelix, a provider of see-through waveguide displays for augmented and mixed reality (AR/MR) wearables, and AAC Technologies Holdings Inc., a solutions provider for smart devices, have announced a strategic partnership that will combine Dispelix’ waveguide technology with AAC’s expertise in wafer-level optics mass manufacturing. Through the partnership the two companies will provide the AR and MR wearables industry with access to high quality see-through waveguide displays.
With the announcement, AAC becomes one of Dispelix’ strategic partners for the mass manufacturing of its see-through waveguide displays to support the growing global demand associated with the AR and MR wearables markets. The companies stated that they will now be working together to provide the “highest quality waveguide displays designed to deliver industry-leading form factor, image quality and clarity performance.”
Antti Sunnari, CEO of Dispelix, said: “We’re delighted to announce our partnership with AAC, one of the very few mass-manufacturers of high precision miniaturized optical components for high-volume consumer applications. AAC’s proven expertise in ramping up, scaling, and efficiently operating novel and highly complex wafer-level manufacturing processes for mass-customized optical components adds a completely new dimension to our offering. The partnership will ensure strength & competitive edge for customers of both companies with highly manufacturable waveguide display solutions featuring unmatched performance and quality.”
Dr. Antonino F. Parrinello, Head of Corporate Development at AAC, commented: “We are delighted to join Dispelix in their path toward the deployment of high-end AR solutions to the consumer market. This partnership will leverage the full potential of AAC’s unique manufacturing platform and global operations to support all customers engaged in the development of system-level solutions enabled by Dispelix unique technology. AAC considers this moment of rapid growth of the AR/MR market as an important opportunity to deliver strategic value for our customers and to continue to strengthen our position as a global leader in the precision optics space.”
Image credit: Dispelix / AAC Technologies Holdings Inc.
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