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Stonestreet One Partners with Kopin as Bluetooth Software Provider for Golden-iTM Computing Headset

02/16/2010

Kopin's Golden-i(TM) Developer Kits to Launch at Mobile World Congress 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Stonestreet One, a leading provider of Bluetooth software solutions since 2000, has partnered with Kopin(R) Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), the largest U.S. manufacturer of micro displays for consumer, industrial and military applications, on the development of Kopin's Golden-i(TM) Headset and Developer Kits. The Golden-i Developer Kits will officially launch this week at Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, Spain. Stonestreet One was selected by Kopin to provide the Bluetooth protocol stack software for the Golden-i platform.

A lightweight (3 to 7 ounce) wireless Bluetooth - WiFi computing headset, Golden-i delivers a new category of mobile communications and computing capability. Providing a familiar 15-inch PC display, which appears virtually 18 inches from the users eye, Golden-i also offers a hands-free natural speech recognition interface for wireless remote control over an array of host devices including cellular phones, PCs, company networks, including industrial test and repair equipment.

"We are delighted to have the opportunity to license Bluetopia(R), our full-featured Bluetooth protocol stack, to Kopin for such an innovative mobile speech and hands-free product," said Tim Reilly, President and Founder of Stonestreet One.

"Golden-i's advanced capabilities and ease of use is the result of integrating the best technologies and components available in the world today," said Jeffrey Jacobsen, Kopin's Sr. Advisor to the CEO and Golden-i Program Mgr. "Stonestreet One is at the top of their game, the best Bluetooth stack and profile developer in the world. Stonestreet One was a natural fit with Golden-i's world leading team of technology partners."

Stonestreet One is a global leader providing software solutions for today and tomorrow's Bluetooth wireless technology. Bluetopia and BTExplorer, the company's Bluetooth Connection Manager for Windows CE and Windows Mobile based devices, have been deployed by many product manufacturers around the world and are currently shipping in millions of enterprise and consumer devices on the market today. Stonestreet One offerings are used by leading chipmakers, distributors, embedded software companies and OEMs in personal computing, automotive, biomedical, mobile communications and consumer electronics products. The company is also preparing for the future of Bluetooth wireless technology with Bluetopia(R)+LE and Bluetopia(R)+HS to support Bluetooth low energy and Bluetooth high speed specifications, respectively. Stonestreet One is a member of the Bluetooth SIG EcoSystem committee, an advisory board which provides insight to the Bluetooth SIG's board of directors on the future of the wireless connectivity market.

Golden-i Developer Kits Golden-i units will be available for demonstrations in Hall 8, Motorola's booth #8A51 at the World Mobile Congress 2010 held in Barcelona, Spain, February 15th through 18th. Kopin is now taking orders for Golden-i Developer Kits from the May production lot.

About Stonestreet One

Stonestreet One has been a leading provider of Bluetooth software solutions since 2000. Our offerings are centered around our Bluetopia(R) protocol stack and are used by leading chipmakers, distributors, embedded software companies and OEMs around the world in personal computing, automotive, biomedical, mobile communications and consumer electronics products. We are an Associate Member of the Bluetooth SIG and are headquartered in Louisville, KY. www.stonestreetone.com

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 concept is protected by Kopin's patents and patents pending.


    Source: Stonestreet One