Microvision Secures New Contract To Develop Laser Projection Display for a Commercial Transportation Sector Customer


Microvision (NASDAQ:MVIS), the leader in light scanning technologies for display and imaging products, announced today that it has entered into a commercial product development contract with a world leading transportation sector systems integrator. Details of the contract were not disclosed for competitive reasons at the request of the customer.

Under the agreement, Microvision will work with this world leading system integrator to initially design an innovative projection-based display solution for an aerospace application based on Microvision's ultra miniature laser display projector platform.

"In 2006 we defined and implemented a common technology platform strategy which resulted in a flexible display engine, PicoP(TM), that can be leveraged into many high-value applications in the broad transportation market segment," stated Microvision President and CEO Alexander Tokman. "Our unique display engine offers many inherent advantages, such as improved safety which is the focus for this specific program. Increasingly, prospective customers are endorsing Microvision's display platform strategy and we are thrilled that it is resonating with our partners focused on commercial display applications."

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Headquartered in Redmond, Wash., Microvision Inc. is the world leader in the development of high-resolution displays and imaging systems based on the Company's proprietary silicon micro-mirror technology. The Company's technology has applications in a broad range of consumer, medical, industrial, professional and consumer products.

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