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Fujifilm Selects Kopin's CyberEVF 230K for New Ultra-High-Zoom Digital Camera

11/29/2007

TAUNTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2007--Kopin(R) Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), the leading provider of microdisplays for mobile consumer electronics, announced today that Fujifilm Corporation, a global leader in the digital camera industry, continued its adoption of Kopin electronic viewfinders (EVFs) by incorporating Kopin's CyberEVF(R) 230K into its new FinePix S8000fd SLR-styled camera with 18x optical zoom. It is the second Fujifilm model to use a Kopin EVF module.

Source: Kopin(R) Corporation

     
 
"We are delighted about our expanded relationship with Fujifilm," said Dr. John C.C. Fan, Kopin president and CEO. "Our CyberEVF 230K delivers high-quality images in a tiny package, helping users of Fujifilm's latest FinePix S8000fd model take superb high-definition pictures. The market demand for SLR-style cameras, which have an attached high-zoom lens, is increasing rapidly because they combine advanced features for excellent-quality pictures, ease of use, and an affordable price. By providing exceptional quality and value to the SLR-style cameras, our compact EVF modules are becoming the EVF of choice among the world's leading high-zoom digital camera makers."

The Kopin CyberEVF 230K delivers brilliant, natural-colored images in virtually any light conditions. For consumers, it ensures that the image seen through the EVF precisely matches the photograph " at any zoom level. For digital camera manufacturers, Kopin's complete EVF solution provides reduced time to market.

The Fujifilm FinePix S8000fd with 8 megapixels brings wide-angle, long-zoom technology to the consumer market. It features the Company's latest Dual Image Stabilization for blur-free image, Face Detection technology for superb portrait picture taking, automatic red eye removal, and ISO settings of up to ISO6400 (at 50% resolution) " features normally found only in a high-end SLR digital camera. The FinePix S8000fd is available at a retail price of $399.95.

In June 2007, Kopin announced that Fujifilm had selected the CyberEVF 230K-NF for its new 7-megapixel S700 digital camera.

About Kopin

Kopin Corporation produces lightweight, power-efficient, ultra-small liquid crystal displays and heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs) that are revolutionizing the way people around the world see, hear and communicate. Kopin has shipped more than 20 million displays for a range of consumer and military applications including digital cameras, personal video eyewear, camcorders, thermal weapon sights and night vision systems. The Company's unique HBTs, which help to enhance battery life, talk time and signal clarity, have been integrated into billions of wireless handsets as well as into WiFi, VoIP and high-speed Internet data transmission systems. Kopin's proprietary display and HBT technologies are protected by more than 200 global patents and patents pending. For more information, please visit Kopin's website at www.kopin.com.

Kopin, CyberEVF and The NanoSemiconductor Company are trademarks of Kopin Corporation.

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this news release about Fujifilm's selection of CyberEVF 230K in its digital camera may be considered "forward-looking" under the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements, including the statement that the Company's compact EVF modules are becoming the EVF of choice among the world's leading high-zoom digital camera makers, involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. These statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. Factors that might affect the actual results, performance or achievements include, among other things, competitive products and pricing; the potential that Kopin might be unable to cost-effectively manufacture its CyberEVF 230K; an increase in the price of raw materials used to produce Kopin's microdisplays; changes in consumer preference for digital cameras, or the emergence of alternative photographic technologies; issues related to the supply or production of non-Kopin components used to manufacture its customers' digital cameras; the potential consequences surrounding any findings relating to the Company's special committee's ongoing internal review of stock option granting practices; uncertainty of results of pending civil litigation related to the Company's stock option grant practices; the potential for further delays related to the Company's regulatory filings; general economic and business conditions; and other risk factors and cautionary statements listed in the Company's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. The Company undertakes no responsibility to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstance occurring after the date of this report.

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