8/11/2003 9:36:00 AM
BOTHELL, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 11, 2003–Microvision
(Nasdaq:MVIS) today announced that its CEO, Rick Rutkowski, will speak
at the 7th Annual Telecosm Conference, “The Turnaround Telecosm”.
The conference takes place on August 25th and 26th in Squaw Creek,
Lake Tahoe, and is co-hosted by George Gilder, Editor-in-Chief of the
Gilder Technology Report and Steve Forbes, Editor-in-Chief of Forbes
For countries and companies alike, the key question becomes how to
identify the technologies on which the future is being built. The
Gilder/Forbes Telecosm Conference is an annual event for business
leaders from the telecommunications, technology, investment and public
policy arenas who gather to debate global issues and opportunities
surrounding the Telecosm.
On Tuesday, August 26th, Mr. Rutkowski will speak about
Microvision’s technology as it relates to emerging trends in
information technology and systems, and will participate in a panel
discussion entitled “Visualizing the Future: photography and imaging”.
Other speakers presenting at the 7th Annual Gilder Forbes Telecosm
Conference include: Verizon CEO, Ivan Seidenberg, Intel COO, Paul
Otellini; Internet Pioneer, Bob Metcalfe; Brian Halla, CEO, National
Semiconductor; Carver Mead, Chairman and Founder, Foveon, Andy
Kessler, Author, Wall Street Meat; Greg Papadopoulos, CTO, Sun
Microsystems; Gilder Technology Report, Editor, Nick Tredennick;
Boingo CEO, Sky Dayton; and Bill Smith, CTO, BellSouth.
Additional conference information can be found at:
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 micromirror
technology. The company’s technology has applications in a broad range
of military, medical, industrial, professional and consumer products.
Microvision has been working with Canon, BMW, the Electronics
Research Lab of Volkswagen of America, Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon
Endo Surgery subsidiary, Honda and others to develop a number of
display and image capture product applications based on its
proprietary scanned beam technology.
Forward Looking Statement
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, 2002 and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.
CONTACT: Microvision Inc.
Brian Heagler (investors), 425-415-6794
Matt Nichols (media), 425-415-6657
SOURCE: Microvision Inc.