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Kopin’s Golden-i® Wins “Best in Show” Award at World Future Society’s Annual Conference

09/01/2011

Golden-i® Recognized as Leading Product Innovation at International Futurists Conference

TAUNTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kopin® Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN) today announced that Golden-i®, the hands-free cloud computing headset in development with Motorola Solutions, Inc., has captured the “Best in Show” and “Most Buyable” awards of the inventions showcased at Futurists: BetaLaunch, the premier launch event for cutting-edge technology from the world’s future thinkers. The Golden-i headset was also voted by attendees as the invention that “makes me feel like I’m in the future, now!”

“We are thrilled and honored that Golden-i has been recognized with these awards by the World Future Society and its members,” said Kopin President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. John C.C. Fan. “With a 15-inch virtual screen image that is controlled by voice and head motion, the compact hands-free Golden-i headset is the ultimate mobile computer! From the automobile industry to the energy market, from industrial design to mobile gaming, we believe the possibilities and applications for Golden-i are boundless.”

“The ubiquity of network connectivity has resulted in an ‘everyone and everything connected world’ – a fabric by which we are all connected resulting in crowd-based collective intelligence,” said Tom Bianculli, Senior Director, Emerging Business, Chief Technology Office, Motorola Solutions. “We have seen user interfaces migrate from textual to graphical and now to natural utilizing gestures, speech recognition and a blending of the digital and physical worlds by leveraging augmented reality to quickly and simply provide end users with the right information at the right time. We believe Golden-i is uniquely positioned to capitalize on this confluence of technology trends in a way that will revolutionize how field service and public safety workers get access to better, faster situational awareness.”

About Kopin

Kopin Corporation’s voice-activated, wireless, hands-free Golden-i® mobile computing headsets, power-efficient, ultra-small liquid crystal displays and heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs) 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 innovative Golden-i computing headsets are generating strong interest in industrial, medical, military, homeland security and utility applications. The Company’s unique HBTs help to enhance battery life, talk time and signal clarity, and 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, Golden-i and III-V 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, Golden-i and The NanoSemiconductor Company are trademarks of Kopin Corporation.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this news release about future expectations for Golden-i may be considered “forward-looking” statements under the “Safe Harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. 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. These include statements relating to Golden-i headset being the ultimate mobile computer; the Company’s belief that the possibilities for Golden-i are boundless; and the belief that Golden-i is uniquely positioned to capitalize on a confluence of technology trends in a way that will revolutionize how field service and public safety workers get access to better, faster situational awareness. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the potential that: the Company’s efforts to roll out Golden-i may be delayed or might be unsuccessful; the Company may be unable to produce Golden-i in the necessary volumes; the relationship between Kopin and its Golden-i technology partners may not be successful, or prospective customers may be unwilling to purchase the product; the Company will be adversely affected by competitive products and pricing; new product initiatives and other research and development efforts may not be successful; the Company could experience the loss of significant customers; manufacturing delays, technical issues, economic conditions or external factors may prevent the Company from achieving its objectives; and other risk factors and cautionary statements listed in the Company’s periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the 12 months ended December 25, 2010, and the Company’s subsequent filings 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 circumstances occurring after the date of this report.

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