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Kopin Named to Globe 100

05/24/2010

Boston Globe Annual Magazine Ranks Top Massachusetts-Based Public Companies

TAUNTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kopin(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: KOPN), the largest U.S. manufacturer of micro-displays for consumer, industrial and military applications, today announced that it has been named to the The Boston Globe's 22nd annual "Globe 100," a list of top performing public companies in Massachusetts.

The Globe 100 list is based on a composite score derived from financial data for the four quarters ending December 31, 2009. Kopin was ranked 26th among Massachusetts-based companies whose stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ, New York Stock Exchange or American Stock Exchange.

"Companies on the Globe 100 list represent the very best in Massachusetts business. These companies show vision and set examples for how to adapt to a tough economic climate," said Shirley Leung, business editor of The Boston Globe.

To qualify for the Globe 100, a company must have been public for the entire 2009 calendar year and have reported a positive net income for both 2008 and 2009.

"We are thrilled to have earned the 26th position on this year's Globe 100, and the 6th position among technology companies in Massachusetts," said Dr. John C.C. Fan, John C.C. Fan, president and chief executive officer. "Having recently celebrated our 25th anniversary in business, these rankings are a reflection of our emphasis on being technologically aggressive but financially conservative. I wish to thanks all our employees and business partners who made this possible."

This year, 82 Massachusetts companies were named to the Globe 100 making the list the most exclusive to date, while serving as a reminder of the challenging economic climate.

About the Globe 100 ranking methodology

The Globe 100 ranks Massachusetts-based public companies based on financial data from the four quarters ending closest to December 31, 2009, and for corresponding quarters a year earlier. To be eligible, the company must be traded publicly for the entire 2009 calendar year on the New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq or the American Stock Exchange and report revenue and profit for both 2008 and 2009. Companies are ranked on four criteria: return on average equity, one-year percentage change in revenue, one-year percentage change in profit margin and 2009 revenue.

About The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe and Boston.com are wholly owned by The New York Times Company, a leading media company with 2009 revenues of $2.4 billion, which includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers and more than 50 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.

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 30 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.

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