Dematic expands logistics IT offering with Vuzix Smart Glasses

SYDNEY – October 4, 2017 — Dematic, a leading global supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain, today announced it is now a distributor of Vuzix Smart Glasses in Australia and New Zealand.

The addition of Vuzix Smart Glasses allows Dematic’s Real Time Logistics group to expand its integrated solution offering, with a hands-free mobile computing solution that can be used within the warehouse for inventory management tasks such as picking orders, inventory replenishment and inventory cycle counting.

Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses are a hands-free wearable computer that combine the features of a barcode scanner, a voice picking system, and a vision picking system. Designed specifically for industrial settings, they are an ergonomically designed and rugged Android-based device. They feature an nHD monocular display and Intel processor, large internal storage, recording features, and wireless connectivity capabilities. The Vuzix glasses also have a 10 mega pixel, 1080p camera that records, stores, and plays back still pictures and video, perfect for pick, pack, ship tasks as well as for maintenance and remote support functions.

“Dematic helps our supply chain customers achieve operational excellence by offering the most appropriate solution for each application,” said Brian Lang, Dematic’s Director of Real Time Logistics. “Including the Vuzix Smart Glasses in the Dematic portfolio of solutions creates more choices for customers and can optimise their order fulfilment.”

Ruggedised against water, dust and dirt, the Smart Glasses give the user versatility to navigate and use the glasses in almost any working environment. They also include the flexibility of multiple mounting options and enhanced battery packs for long or high-intensity users.

“Vuzix is excited to partner with market-leading integrator, Dematic, to deliver our innovative M300 Smart Glasses to supply chain operators across Australia and New Zealand,” said Paul Travers, CEO and President of Vuzix. “The Smart Glasses are proven to deliver productivity and accuracy gains, while reducing training time in supply chain operations. Dematic is the perfect partner to integrate this industry -winning technology into their client’s complex and demanding logistic operations.”

Further information: Dematic Pty Limited, 24 Narabang Way, Belrose NSW 2085, Australia. Tel: +61 2 9486 5555. www.dematic.com.au

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About Dematic

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimise the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centres and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centres. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

About Vuzix

Vuzix is a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets. The Company’s products include personal display and wearable computing devices that offer users a portable high quality viewing experience, provide solutions for mobility, wearable displays and virtual and augmented reality. Vuzix holds 58 patents and 37 additional patents pending and numerous IP licenses in the Video Eyewear field. The Company has won Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) awards for innovation for the years 2005 to 2017 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others.

The Company has won Consumer Electronics Show (or CES) awards for innovation for the years 2005 to 2017 and several wireless technology innovation awards among others. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (NASDAQ: VUZI) with offices in Rochester, NY; Oxford, UK; and Tokyo, Japan.