Companies Anticipate Huge Efficiency and Productivity Gains for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Activities in Aerospace, Defense, Medical, Industrial, and Transportation
BOTHELL, Wash., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Microvision, Inc., (Nasdaq: MVIS),
announced today they have formed a co-marketing and business development
relationship with Command Technology, Inc., (CTI) a leading producer of
Interactive Information Delivery Technology, Web Based Applications &
E-Commerce Solutions. The alliance is focused on providing mutual customers
with an advanced mobile computing, visualization, and interactive information
delivery and E-Commerce system for maintenance, repair and overhaul of complex
systems in commercial and defense industries.
According to Igor Boris, Vice President and General Manager of CTI, “Our
strategic alliance with Microvision will allow us to offer to the maintenance
and repair industry a complete mobile, web based information delivery and
E-Commerce system that will be wearable, voice activated and wireless.”
Integrated with a wearable computer, the user will access CTI’s award wining
C2 Interactive Information Delivery System through C2Aircraft.com, a robust
web based application for users to check inventory, order parts or gain access
to maintenance and repair information. The user will view the information by
wearing or holding Microvision’s retinal scanning display, allowing the user
to “overlay” electronic information on to their point of task. The user will
have the ability to be able to conduct maintenance, repair, and overhaul
operations on complex systems and order parts through an E-Commerce link,
Gary Peterson, Microvision’s Business Development Manager for Defense and
Aerospace, commented, “CTI’s solutions have already been reported to reduce
technician research time by 67%.” The value to customers of adding additional
gains to this performance by incorporating our “see-through” display with a
wearable computer will be enormous. We see a broad range of applications for
the technology today in fields such as aerospace, defense, medical,
industrial, and transportation.
The companies announced that proof-of-concept evaluations with
Microvision’s display running CTI’s software have been successfully completed.
Microvision has targeted the second quarter 2001 for delivery of the first
wearable display production units.
Command Technology, Inc. (CTI), established in 1981, is a privately owned,
full-service company specializing in Interactive Information Delivery Systems,
E-Commerce Solutions, WWW Data Delivery Systems, Legacy Data Conversion Into
Powerful Tools and Resources, Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul Management
Systems, IT Outsource Services, Technical data, graphics & CAD development,
and turnkey systems.
CTI’s products have a broad range of applications in fields such as
aerospace, defense, medical, industrial, and transportation.
CTI’s corporate headquarters are located at 404 Thames Street, Groton,
CTI can be contacted at:
Headquartered in Bothell, Wash., Microvision, Inc. is the developer of the
patented Retinal Scanning Display technology and a world leader in micro
miniature optical scanning technology for display and imaging applications.
The company’s technology has application in a broad range of military,
medical, industrial, professional and consumer information products.
Additional information can be found at the company’s web site at
The information set forth in this release includes “forward-looking
statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act
of 1934, as amended, and is subject to the safe harbor created by those
sections. Certain factors that realistically could cause results to differ
materially from those projected in the company’s forward-looking statements
are set forth in the company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly
Reports on Form 10-Q, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.