Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, today announced that CooperVision, a unit of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE: COO), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses, has successfully deployed Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses equipped with LogistiVIEW’s Vision+ augmented reality warehouse software to provide hands-free picking guidance at their 275,000 square foot West Henrietta, New York distribution site, which at any given time stores more than 120,000 different contact lens products.
LogistiVIEW’s Vision+ Software Automation Platform combines the best of traditional picking tools including augmented reality PTL, visual instructions, voice interaction, gesture control, and RF scanning, into a single system. The combined set of instructions are delivered to the worker intuitively and hands-free through Vuzix M400 AR Smart Glasses, avoiding the need for any bolted down infrastructure. AI and computer vision add an intelligence layer to the process, optimizing tasks and pick sequence for the best possible efficiency. At the CooperVision warehouse, employees are now using Vuzix Smart Glasses to assist with order picking.
“Vuzix’ M400 Smart Glasses equipped with LogistiVIEW’s Vision+ software provides a hands-free solution that is delivering efficiency gains in our operations,” said Michele Bosa, Vice President, Americas Distribution of CooperVision.
“The ability to offer LogistiVIEW’s patented computer vision and AR visualizations on Vuzix Smart Glasses provides customers like CooperVision with a highly flexible solution to boost the efficiency and accuracy of their operations,” said Seth Patin, Founder and CEO of LogistiVIEW.
“The versatility of our M400 Smart Glasses continues to drive customer demand across a wide range of industry verticals and it’s great to see CooperVision using Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses in their Upstate New York distribution center to deliver hands-free productivity gains in their operations,” said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix.