3/2/2005 9:35:00 AM
Flic Laser Bar Code Scanner Coupled with Media Collector
Software is Targeted at Mass Market
BOTHELL, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 2, 2005–
Microvision (Nasdaq:MVIS), the leader in light scanning
technologies for displays and imaging, announced today that channel
partner Intelli Innovations is being featured on HGTV in an episode of
American Home 2005 that is running from February 27, 2005, through
March 7, 2005.
The episode, entitled, “Leather Tiles, Super Stain-Fighting
Fabric, Kid Smart Smoke Alarm,” will run five times in March and the
schedule may be found at www.HGTV.com. In the episode, Microvision’s
Flic Laser Bar Code Scanner, private labeled as the IntelliScanner, is
shown with Intelli Innovations’s Media Collector software. The
application allows consumers to catalog, manage, and share their
books, DVDs, CDs and more. The application also retrieves detailed
product information and cover artwork from the Internet just like
iTunes(R) does for your CDs.
“This segment does a great job of illustrating how bar-code
scanning is beginning its move into the mass market in a range of
web-based consumer applications,” said Greg Olson, Flic Marketing
Manager. “Simplicity and affordability make the Flic Scanner an ideal
choice for this growing market segment. The Flic Software Development
Kit and our new FlicMate Partner Program make it easy for the
development community to design software applications around the Flic
that delight customers and create new business opportunities.”
About Microvision: www.microvision.com
Headquartered in Bothell, Wash., Microvision Inc. is the world
leader in the development of high-resolution displays and imaging
systems based on the company’s proprietary silicon micro-mirror
technology. The company’s technology has applications in a broad range
of military, medical, industrial, professional and consumer products.
About Intelli Innovations: www.intellisw.com
Founded in 1998, Intelli Innovations delivers innovative,
award-winning business peripherals and software for Mac OS X and
Windows. The company’s flagship IntelliScanner barcode readers offer
complete solutions for inventory, personal collecting and more.
Certain statements contained in this release, including those
relating to product applications, are forward-looking statements that
involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those projected in the
company’s forward-looking statements include the following: market
acceptance of our technologies and products; our ability to obtain
financing; our financial and technical resources relative to those of
our competitors; our ability to keep up with rapid technological
change; government regulation of our technologies; our ability to
enforce our intellectual property rights and protect our proprietary
technologies; the ability to obtain additional contract awards and to
develop partnership opportunities; the timing of commercial product
launches; the ability to achieve key technical milestones in key
products; and other risk factors identified from time to time in the
company’s SEC reports, including in its Annual Report on 10-K for the
year ended December 31, 2003, and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
CONTACT: Microvision Inc.
Matt Nichols, 425-415-6657 (media)
Brian Heagler, 425-415-6794 (investors)
SOURCE: Microvision Inc.