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Kodak Selects Kopin's CyberEVF 230-NF module for New Digital Camera with HD Features


TAUNTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 26, 2007--Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), the leading provider of microdisplays for mobile consumer electronics, announced today that Eastman Kodak Company, one of the world's leading camera makers, has expanded its use of Kopin electronic viewfinders (EVF) by selecting Kopin's CyberEVF(R) 230K-NF module for its new EASYSHARE Z812 IS digital camera. It is the fourth EASYSHARE model unveiled using Kopin's ultra-compact EVF.

"Kodak's increasing use of our EVF products is a testament to their quality and value," said Dr. John C.C. Fan, Kopin president and CEO. "By delivering a superb image quality in a tiny package, Kopin's EVF helps users of this latest KODAK EASYSHARE model to take brilliant HD pictures and videos. This marks another milestone in our strategy to make Kopin's compact modules the EVF of choice among the world's leading high-zoom digital camera makers."

The CyberEVF 230K-NF displays brilliant, natural color images in virtually any light. 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 and lower production costs.

The KODAK EASYSHARE Z812 IS with 8.2 mega pixels is designed for the aspiring photographer who wants an easy-to-use camera that delivers exceptional image quality with every shot. Equipped with the impressive SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH 12x optical zoom lens, the Z812 IS captures HD still images and video, and has the ability to extract quality still pictures from videos. The camera's auto-focus accuracy, Optical Image Stabilization and high ISO (up to 3200) allow consumers to capture brighter, clearer shots in low-light or fast-action situations. It also features Face Detection Technology, which automatically adjusts the camera's settings - and gives users the option of manually selecting the aperture and shutter speed. The suggested manufacturer's retail price of the Z812 IS camera is US $299.

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

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

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this news release 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 believes Kodak's increasing use of our electronic viewfinder (EVF) products is a testament to their quality and value, 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(R) 230K-NF; 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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