Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Mar. 01, 2019
Jun. 29, 2018
Document And Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name Microvision, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0000065770    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2018    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Is Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer? No    
Is Entity a Voluntary Filer? No    
Entity Shell Company false    
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   102,105,000  
Entity Public Float     $ 104.2
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018