Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


Cover - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Oct. 24, 2022
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2022  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity File Number 001-34170  
Entity Registrant Name MicroVision, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0000065770  
Entity Tax Identification Number 91-1600822  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Address, Address Line One 6244 185th Avenue NE  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 100  
Entity Address, City or Town Redmond  
Entity Address, State or Province WA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 98052  
City Area Code (425)  
Local Phone Number 936-6847  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share  
Trading Symbol MVIS  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   166,035,291