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Motorola Solutions and Kopin Corporation Announce Agreement to Develop Hands-Free Wireless Computing Headset

11/22/2010

Joint development of computing headset will offer innovative solutions to mobile workers with instant access to digital information

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. & TAUNTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Motorola Solutions business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Kopin Corporation (Nasdaq: KOPN) to develop a hands-free computer and communications headset. This new device category is a head-worn, mobile computer headset with full voice, audio and PC capabilities, leveraging Kopin's advanced system and micro-display technologies to create a virtual 15-inch monitor that supports simulation software, streaming video on-demand and other large-screen enterprise applications.

This new device category is a head-worn, mobile computer headset with full voice, audio and PC capabilities, leveraging Kopin's advanced system and micro-display technologies to create a virtual 15-inch monitor that supports simulation software, streaming video on-demand and other large-screen enterprise applications. (Photo: Business Wire)

KEY FACTS

    --  This new category of wearable computer provides hands-free remote
        control and instant access to digital information and broadcast
        programming. Access is also available for Internet services, including
        streaming video over Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, allowing simultaneous
        real-time interface with multiple mobile devices, servers and networks.
    --  These unique capabilities are enabled through a gesture- and
        voice-recognition-based user interface.
    --  Development Kit units will be generally available from Kopin by January
        2011 to software application developers and select Motorola enterprise
        and public safety customers.
    --  The development kits provide early access and experience with advanced
        hands-free mobile computing and communication headsets capable of
        interfacing with existing legacy systems and software platforms.

SUPPORTING QUOTES

Jeffrey Jacobsen, Senior Advisor to CEO and Golden-i Program Manager, Kopin Corporation:

"The Golden-i(R) platform offers spontaneous mobile access to virtually any digital information in the world, on-demand. Imagine leaving your laptop at the office and still having full access to all of its information, applications and services while traveling. The Golden-i platform will truly change the way people work and live."

Tom Bianculli, Senior Director, Emerging Business, Chief Technology Office, Motorola Solutions:

"We believe this computer headset will be a game-changing solution for mobile workforces and represents the future in wearable computing. As the leader in enterprise mobile computing, Motorola Solutions is working with Kopin to explore new innovations and cutting-edge technologies that will help our customers continue to improve their operational efficiency and increase their productivity."

SUPPORTING RESOURCES


Websites:  http://www.kopin.com/golden-i/

           http://www.mygoldeni.com/Home.aspx



Video: Motorola head-mounted computer demonstration

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.

The Golden-i(R) concept is protected by Kopin's patents and patents pending.

About Motorola

Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to mobile and wireline digital communication devices that provide compelling experiences, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $22 billion in 2009. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.

Kopin, CyberDisplay, Golden-i and The NanoSemiconductor Company are registered trademarks of Kopin Corporation. All other company names or product names are the trademarks of their respective owners.

MOTOROLA, MOTO, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. (C) 2010 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved.

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    Source: Kopin Corporation