|Vuzix Teams Up With BlackBerry To Deliver M300 Smart Glasses to Enterprise Customers|
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation ( VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce the company has teamed up with BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) to enable IT departments to manage and secure the data accessed and captured through its smart glasses. Deployed with BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) software, Vuzix Smart Glasses will enable the millions of employees estimated to use head worn wearable devices on the job to communicate clearly and access critical data, without interruption from the task at hand.
"We are excited to partner with BlackBerry, a global leader in secure operating systems, mobile communications and mobile device management to deliver secure and simple applications to BlackBerry's enterprise customers built around the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses", said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix.
BlackBerry UEM enables customers to connect and manage wearable enterprise devices alongside other endpoints such as smartphones, tablets and laptops – all on a trusted, secure and scalable platform. It supports all major operating systems and provides the granular control, visibility and flexibility that IT needs to secure all endpoints.
"As more and more devices and connection points emerge, IT departments are tasked with not only ensuring data and information are secure, but also providing a unified workspace for employees," said Mark Wilson, SVP and Chief Evangelist, BlackBerry. "We're excited to partner with Vuzix to provide an innovative solution that will improve productivity and most importantly help keep people and information safe."
The Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses featuring BlackBerry® UEM, a simple way to deploy and manage smart glasses will be overviewed during the 'Best Practices for Deploying Smart Glasses in Your Enterprise' webinar on August 10th, 2017 at 12:00 pm (Eastern Time). Additionally, Vuzix will be showcasing the M300 Smart Glasses at BlackBerry's Security Summit 2017 taking place in London on October 24-25, 2017 and in New York on November 14-15, 2017.
A video demonstration of Vuzix smart glasses powered by BlackBerry UEM can be viewed through BlackBerry's YouTube channel via the following link.