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Vuzix iWear ships AV310 glasses - the first 16:9 personal media viewer

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February 19, 2009

At  USD 250, the AV310 offers a high level of personal adjustment, including focus for each eye, so you can create your own virtual entertainment environment almost anywhere.

At USD 250, the AV310 offers a high level of personal adjustment, including focus for each eye, so you can create your own virtual entertainment environment almost anywhere.

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February 20, 2009 Vuzix Corporation's iWear® AV310 Widescreen headset is now on retail shelves. The 16:9 aspect ratio AV310 is compatible with all NTSC and PAL devices with video output, iPod, portable media players, video cameras, cell phones with video output and equates to viewing a virtual 52’ screen from 9-feet. At USD 250, it offers a high level of personal adjustment, including focus for each eye, so you can create your own virtual entertainment environment almost anywhere.

The AV310 will run for five full hours on a single AA battery and offers independent focus adjustment (individual adjustment for each eye ) and an adjustable nosepiece and earphones for comfort. Users can also expect wide-ranging compatibility, as the AV310 is compatible with all NTSC or PAL devices with a video output, all iPod models, portable media players, video cameras, cellular phones with video output, gaming consoles, digital cameras and DVD players. The AV310’s features include:

    • Virtual 52’ screen viewed from 9-feet • Full 16:9 Widescreen Aspect Ratio • Independent +2 to -5 diopter focus, providing individual adjustment for each eye • Twin high-resolution LCD displays • “Vuzix’ 3D” watermark compliant • Removable and comfort fit earbuds • Adjustable, hypoallergenic nosepiece • AccuTilt™ viewer with 15 degrees of tilt adjustment • Up to 5 hours of battery life on one AA battery • On screen display settings control • For use with or without eyeglasses
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