Kopin Hires General Manager and Vice President of Business Development, Asia to Oversee Asian Operations


Kenny Cheung Brings Extensive Chip and System Experience

Kopin® Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), a leading developer of
innovative wearable computing technologies and solutions, today
announced the hiring of Mr. Kenny Cheung as General Manager and Vice
President, Asia reporting to Dr. John C.C. Fan, Kopin’s President and

Mr. Cheung brings more than 25 years of experience in mobile services
and display technology, with extensive knowledge of sales and marketing
strategy development and implementation. Mr. Cheung started his career
at Motorola Semiconductor Ltd. as Business Operations Manager, Wireless
Communication Division and then moved to Freescale Semiconductoras
General Manager and Senior Director Asia Pacific Region, Wireless Mobile
System Group. He subsequently founded and served as CEO of WE3
Technology Company Ltd., a company engaged in implementing new mobile
multimedia applications into attractive and yet cost effective products.
WE3 technology was acquired by Solomon Systech Ltd., a Hong Kong listed
publicly held company. At Solomon Systech Mr. Cheung was Vice President
of Display System Operations, and most recently served as Vice President
of Mobile Systems Operations and on Solomon’s Board of Directors.

“Kopin is a leader in wearable headset solutions and I am excited to
join the Company to coordinate Asian operations, expand its presence in
wearable applications such as First Person Viewers for drones, and
commercialize Whisper™ technology,” said Kenny Cheung. “It is clear that
voice is replacing touch, but the quality of voice interface has not
been acceptable. This presents great opportunities for Kopin’s
disruptive Whisper technology and chips and I look forward to helping
address this emerging market.”

“We are very excited to have Kenny join Kopin, as his experience in
running operations with an emphasis in sales and marketing will greatly
assist us in commercializing the technologies we have developed,” said
Dr. John C.C. Fan, President and CEO of Kopin Corporation. ”While Kopin
is actively engaged in discussions with several Tier One companies to
develop wearable products, in particular using our Whisper technology,
we could not be more pleased to have someone of Kenny’s caliber join the
organization to help accelerate our expansion in Asia.”

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 300 global patents and patents pending. For more
information, please visit Kopin’s website at www.kopin.com.

Kopin and Whisper are 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 voice replacing touch in many products which
presents great opportunities for Kopin’s Whisper technology and chips
and Kopin is actively engaged in discussion with several Tier One
companies to develop wearable products and in particular our Whisper
technology. 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: Kopin’s
Whisper technology and chips may not be accepted by potential customers;
we may not be able to enter into any agreements with any Tier One
companies to develop wearable products and our Whisper technology; 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 26, 2015, 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.

Kopin Investor Relations
Richard Sneider, 508-870-5959
Street Partners

Joanne Horne, 415-445-3235