MicroVision Enters into $1.5 Million Agreement with Fortune Global 100 Customer for Display Module Support Services
Companies extend collaboration following completion of development as they prepare for production
REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MicroVision, Inc. (NASDAQ: MVIS), a leader in innovative ultra-miniature projection display technology, today announced it has entered into an agreement valued at $1.5 million with its Fortune Global 100 customer for display module support services.
MicroVision recently announced successful completion of development work under an April 2013 agreement. The company and its customer will now transition to focusing on commercialization activities that are expected to span several phases including production readiness, initial production and market launch for the display module.
“We are pleased to provide continued support to our Fortune Global 100 customer as we work together to bring the display module incorporating PicoP® display technology to market,” said Alexander Tokman, president and CEO of MicroVision.
MicroVision is the creator of PicoP® display technology, an ultra-miniature laser projection solution for mobile consumer electronics, automotive head-up displays and other applications. MicroVision’s patented display technology helps OEMs break down display boundaries and offer enhanced visibility to mobile experiences. Nearly two decades of research has led MicroVision to become an independently recognized leader in the development of intellectual property. The company is based in Redmond, Wash.
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MicroVision and PicoP are trademarks of MicroVision, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.
Certain statements contained in this release, including those relating to growth, future products and collaborations, technology development and sales and product benefits, and those containing words such as “expected” are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the company's forward-looking statements include the following: our ability to raise additional capital when needed; products incorporating our PicoP display engine may not achieve market acceptance, commercial partners may not perform under agreements as anticipated, we may be unsuccessful in identifying parties interested in paying any amounts or amounts we deem desirable for the purchase or license of IP assets, our or our customers failure to perform under open purchase orders; our financial and technical resources relative to those of our competitors; our ability to keep up with rapid technological change; government regulation of our technologies; our ability to enforce our intellectual property rights and protect our proprietary technologies; the ability to obtain additional contract awards; the timing of commercial product launches and delays in product development; the ability to achieve key technical milestones in key products; dependence on third parties to develop, manufacture, sell and market our products; potential product liability claims; and other risk factors identified from time to time in the company's SEC reports, including the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC. Except as expressly required by federal securities laws, we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in circumstances or any other reason.
Dawn Goetter, 425-882-6629 (investors)
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Source: MicroVision, Inc.
Released October 27, 2014