July 3, 2019 – Vuzix Corporation has announced the expansion of supported Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses apps to more than 45 applications that run natively on the Blade, representing a doubling of the number of available applications for customers over the last few months.
The Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses now support a wide range of apps and platforms, including:
- Streaming and video platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, NBA, Roku, Spectrum TV, VLC and Ted Talks;
- News and weather platforms including AccuWeather, NY Times, Washington Post and Vuzix News;
- Web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Dolphin are now supported to provide internet web browsing capabilities;
- Social media platforms including Facebook Lite, WeChat, TikTok and Tumblr are now available for download;
- Applications such as Yelp, Yuge, Extractory and Mercari Lens Beta provide augmented reality shopping and restaurant experiences;
- Utility applications including DJI Drone, SiriusXM, Bubble Level, Doc Viewer, The Voice for Android, ScreenCastApp, Scoreboard and Spotify are now supported;
- See-what-I-see video applications for enterprises including Zoom, Remote Eye and Gemvision are supported.
Paul Travers, President and Chief Executive Officer at Vuzix, commented: “The ecosystem of applications supported by the Vuzix Blade continues to expand and we have a significant number of applications across several categories in queue that will continue to be added to the Vuzix App Store. The Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses featuring Vuzix’ proprietary see-through optics technology packed into a lightweight and compact form factor continues to deliver digital content and experiences in the real world that have never been consumed through smart glasses before. From drone support to real-time language translation, these applications are exciting our customers across the markets in which they are being sold.”
Vuzix is also running its Vuzix Blade App Development Contest. Contest submissions will be accepted until September 30, 2019 and a panel of judges from Vuzix, Verizon and other industry partners will be responsible for selecting the winners.
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