SKULLY Technologies Selects Kopin’s Microdisplay for its Motorcycle
Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), a leading developer of innovative
wearable computing technologies and solutions, today announced that
SKULLY Technologies has incorporated Kopin’s WQVGA Microdisplay and A230
driver IC in the SKULLY FENIX AR motorcycle helmet.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, SKULLY Technologies designs and
manufactures the SKULLY FENIX AR “smart helmet.” The sleek, attractive
design integrates a rear view camera, heads-up display, in helmet
turn-by-turn navigation, and audio and smart voice controls. The SKULLY
FENIX AR provides augmented reality experience by providing the rider
critical information while they look through their visor in order to
increase the rider’s situational awareness and improve safety. The FENIX
AR (with an ASP of $1,899) is currently available in three attractive
colors and six different sizes.
“Kopin’s renowned industry-leading expertise in microdisplays and
optical technologies was very evident to us when choosing a near-to-eye
display,” said Ivan Contreras, President and CEO, SKULLY Technologies.
“Kopin’s WQVGA display is a key feature of the SKULLY FENIX AR smart
helmet, and plays a significant role in increasing rider safety while
also improving the riding experience.”
“We are delighted that SKULLY Technologies has chosen our WQVGA LCD for
its smart motorcycle helmet,” said Greg Truman, Head of Industrial and
Enterprise AR, Kopin. “We have a long and rich history of developing
products for augmented reality applications for the military. Now you
are seeing these products moving into industrial and consumer markets to
improve worker productivity, safety and increasing the joy of an
Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, Kopin’s technologies and
solutions are available as components, providing individual
capabilities, or as reference systems providing integrated solutions.
Today, Kopin is focused on helping its customers develop wearable
headset systems more rapidly. The low power, high brightness, WQVGA
Microdisplay, selected by SKULLY, has a resolution of 428×240 and is
To learn more about Kopin, visit www.kopin.com.
To learn more about SKULLY Technologies and reserve the FENIX AR, visit https://skullytechnologies.com/.
Kopin Corporation is a leading developer and provider of innovative
wearable technologies and critical components for integration into
wearable computing systems for military, industrial and consumer
products. Kopin’s technology portfolio includes ultra-small displays,
optics, speech enhancement technology, voice-interface and hands-free
control software, low-power ASICs, and ergonomically designed smart
headset reference systems. Kopin’s proprietary components and technology
are protected by more than 300 global patents and patents pending. For
more information, please visit Kopin’s website at www.kopin.com.
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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 our belief that
ourproducts are moving into industrial markets and consumer
markets to improve worker productivity, safety and increasing the joy of
an experience. 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, there may not be demand
for our products in the industrial or consumer markets; we may have
production issues which prevent us from shipping our products; customers
may choose our competitor products and other risk factors and cautionary
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statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including
the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the 12 months ended December 31,
2017, and Kopin’s subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking
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Kopin and only as of the date on which they are made. We undertake no
obligation to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect
events or circumstances occurring after the date of this release.
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