Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - $ / shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2021
Apr. 26, 2021
Contract with Customer, Liability, Current, Change    
Entity Registrant Name Microvision, Inc.  
Trading Symbol MVIS  
Entity Listing, Security Trading Currency USD  
Entity Listing, Par Value Per Share $ 0.001  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Central Index Key 0000065770  
Entity File Number 001-34170  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Interactive Data Current Yes  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2021  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   157,951,717
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2021