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Kopin Expands China Focus, Hires General Manager to Lead Operations

04/08/2015

Sam Zeng Brings Extensive China Experience to Newly Created Position

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kopin® Corporation (NASDAQ:KOPN), a leading developer of innovative wearable computing technologies and solutions, today announced the hiring of Mr. Sam Zeng as General Manager of China Operations.

Mr. Zeng brings more than 20 years of experience in Internet and mobile services, with extensive knowledge of business development and product management. Mr. Zeng started his career at AT&T as a Technology Specialist and then moved to Goldman Sachs as a Senior System Consultant. He subsequently joined Asiainfo Holdings, one of China’s first NASDAQ listed companies, as a founding employee and held various positions, including VP of Software Product Marketing and VP of Strategic Business Development. Later he joined Nokia and became Head of Media & Games China and General Manager of Emerging Business Unit, and then at Motorola Mobility served as Senior Director of Product Software and User Experience.

“Kopin is a leader in smart headset solutions and I am excited to join Kopin to help establish local operations in China and develop new business opportunities,” said Sam Zeng. “I believe Wearable Technology is at the threshold of consumer adoption and I look forward to utilizing my experience with the Chinese business community to identify opportunities for Kopin.”

“We are very excited to have Sam join Kopin, as he brings an understanding of how world-class companies operate and make decisions, along with expertise in founding and building global companies,” said Dr. John C.C. Fan, President and CEO of Kopin Corporation. “With Kopin already partnering with a number of significant customers in China and in discussion with several Tier One companies to develop wearable products, we could not be more pleased to have someone of Sam’s caliber join the organization to help accelerate our expansion into China.”

About Kopin

Kopin Corporation is a leading developer of innovative wearable computing technologies and solutions. Kopin’s technology portfolio includes ultra-small displays, optics, speech enhancement technology, software, low-power ASICs, and ergonomically designed smart headset concept systems. Kopin’s proprietary components and technology are protected by more than 250 global patents and patents pending. For more information, please visit Kopin’s website at www.kopin.com.

Kopin and CyberDisplay are registered trademarks of Kopin Corporation.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this news release may be considered “forward-looking” statements under the “Safe Harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These include, without limitation, statements relating to Wearable Technology is at the threshold of consumer adoption and we are in discussions with several Tier One companies to develop products. 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 risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the following: Wearable Technology may not be adopted by consumers; Wearable Technology may be adopted by consumers but consumers do not want Kopin products; we may not be able to enter into any agreements with any Tier One companies to develop products; the Company’s products may not be accepted by the market place; 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 27, 2014, 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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