XOEye Technologies, a leading enterprise wearables solutions company that is reshaping industrial business processes and data capture announced it has partnered with Vuzix® Corporation (OTCQB: VUZI); a leading supplier of video eyewear and smart glasses in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets. Together, the organizations will focus on delivering custom, end-to-end enterprise wearable technology implementations consisting of ANSI certified smart glasses, a customized embedded Linux software platform, and advanced features and applications to manufacturing, construction, field services and other deskless industries in North America and Europe.
XOEye will bundle Vuzix’ M100 smart glasses with its XOLinux operating system and Vision cloud-based management and communications platform to deliver a wearable computing environment suitable for the toughest frontline work scenarios within manufacturing, construction, field services, and widely distributed organizations. This marks a significant addition to the wearable operating system (OS) landscape that is currently focused on Google’s Android OS, offering a familiar enterprise approach with numerous benefits in speed of development, flexibility of deployment and community contributions to the advancement of the OS .XOEye will also offer customized services including training, development, consulting and ongoing maintenance services in support of its platform solutions.
“Demand for wearables in the workplace continues to increase as requirements for efficiency, workplace safety and compliance across many sectors are becoming increasingly commonplace, and in some cases mandated,” said XOEye Technologies CEO Aaron Salow. “We recognized early on that our greatest value was to focus on developing the platform and applications our customers needed to achieve their business goals, and allow our partners to focus on perfecting the eyewear and other hardware sensors. Vuzix is one of the leading smart glass providers in the market today, and we are pleased to join forces to deliver comprehensive solutions to our joint customers that leverage their market-proven and award-winning M100 smart eyewear.”
The devices will be equipped with an enterprise-grade operating system, XOLinux; designed specifically for business applications and to integrate more seamlessly with existing technology infrastructure. XOEye Vision™ is a cloud-based software suite that, when bundled with smart glasses, collects workplace data and images for later retrieval and analysis while facilitating project management, employee communication, on-site safety and more.
“XOEye understands the specific needs of manufacturing, construction, field services and other desklesss and has developed an open platform and suite of advanced applications for this underserved market,” said Paul Travers, CEO and founder, Vuzix Corporation. “We are excited to offer this platform choice to our customers and to jointly pursue the multitude of opportunities we see in North America and Europe in partnership with a provider who is so highly regarded in the industrial enterprise space.”
XOEye is exhibiting its solutions this week at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas at the Eureka Park NEXT pavilion located in the Sands Convention Center, Level 2, Booth #75616.
To schedule a live demonstration and meeting with CEO Aaron Salow please contact Megan Kathman at (651) 785-3212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About XOEye Technologies XOEye is pioneering a renaissance in the way manufacturing, industrial and widely distributed organizations operate with its industrial-grade wearable technology solutions. It combines wearable computing devices with a custom-fit operating system and cloud-based software for an end-to-end solution that provides a real-time technology solutions for both employee and customer. Business processes including training, remote support, sales, service and auditing can now be fully supported remotely while improving productivity, efficiency, and service quality. XOEye’s XOLinux operating system and cloud-based XOEye Vision ™ application suite are accessible through its open API and developer portal, offering enterprises access to these applications. http://www.xoeye.com/
About Vuzix Corporation Vuzix is a leading supplier of Video Eyewear and Smart Glasses products in the consumer, commercial and entertainment markets. The Company’s products include personal display and wearable computing devices that offer users a portable high quality viewing experience, provide solutions for mobility, wearable displays and virtual and augmented reality. Vuzix holds 39 patents and 10 additional patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the Video Eyewear field. The Company has won Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) awards for innovation for the years 2005 to 2014 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (OTCQB: VUZI) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan.