Vuzix partners with Acty AR software solution to provide remote support to the manufacturing industry
ROCHESTER, N.Y.,, March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), (“Vuzix” or the “Company”), a leading provider of smart glasses and augmented reality (AR) technologies and products, today announced a new partnership with Icona Srl (“Icona”), a provider of innovative software platforms including Acty, its remote video assistance software.
Acty’s use cases cover machinery, manufacturing and field service and specific vertical customers include material working (metal, glass, wood, plastic, etc.), laser cutting, packaging , food and beverages (packaging, processing, bottling, filling, etc.), miscellaneous appliances and equipment, and energy (renewables, installation, etc.). Most of Acty’s current customers are in the manufacturing sector, working in complex and sometimes even hazardous environments, where focus, alertness and efficiency are of the utmost importance. With Acty software and Vuzix smart glasses, information sharing, communication and support are facilitated, allowing customers to save time, work more easily and carry out all their operations. Acty is the remote video support software that lets you see through the eyes of your technicians in the field.
Augmented reality features built into Acty allow you to guide technicians step-by-step through service calls and resolve issues in real time. With the use of Vuzix smart glasses, remote experts can work hands-free, accurately diagnose the critical problem and find a solution, reduce the time needed to understand the problem and avoid unnecessary travel expenses. You can enjoy an exclusive 15-day free trial here.
“Vuzix smart glasses running Acty software represent a compelling remote support solution for a wide range of use cases and vertical markets,” said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix. “We look forward to working with Icona to bring this solution to a growing list of customers.”
“We are very pleased with our partnership with Vuzix, which allows us to take a step forward in the digital transformation of our customers. With Vuzix’s innovative and high-performance smart glasses, we will be able to respond more effectively to the needs of our customers. for attend remotely and at the same time work hands-free,” said Giorgio NepaCEO of Icona.
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading provider of smart eyewear and augmented reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets. The Company’s products include personal displays and portable computing devices that provide users with a high-quality portable viewing experience, provide solutions for mobility, portable displays and augmented reality. Vuzix holds 245 patents and patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the field of video eyewear. The company has won innovation awards at the Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) for the years 2005 to 2022 and several wireless technology innovation awards, among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (NASDAQ: VUZI) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, United Kingdomand Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit the Vuzix website, Twitter and Facebook pages.
Icona Srl is a software company that develops and sells customer support and aftermarket software to make support intuitive and innovative. Our customer support software is easy to use, easily adapts to different business needs and adopts innovative technologies. All our solutions are based on the concept of tracking: tracking allows you to both optimize support and increase your business. Icona Srl is part of Icona Technology Spa.
Acty is the remote video assistance software that lets you see through the eyes of your technicians in the field. Augmented reality features built into Acty allow you to guide technicians step-by-step through service calls and resolve issues in real time. Through the use of smart glasses, remote experts can work hands-free, accurately diagnose the critical problem and find a solution, shorten the time to understand the problem and avoid unnecessary travel expenses.
Disclaimer of Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements contained in this press release are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements in this release relate to Vuzix smart glasses, our business relationship and future opportunities with Icona and its customers, and among other things the company’s leadership in the smart glasses and AR display industry. They are usually identified by words such as “believes”, “may”, “expects”, “anticipates”, “should” and similar expressions. Readers should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are based on the Company’s beliefs and assumptions as of the date of this release. The Company’s actual results could differ materially due to risk factors and other matters described in more detail in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s annual reports and MD&A filed with the Securities and Exchange. United States Commission and applicable Canadian securities regulators (copies of which may be obtained at www.sedar.com Where www.sec.gov). Subsequent events and developments may cause these forward-looking statements to change. The Company specifically disclaims any obligation or intention to update or revise these forward-looking statements as a result of changes in events or circumstances after the date of this release, except as required by applicable law.
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