Kopin Teams with Edmund Optics for Worldwide Distribution of Microdisplay Module Products

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Kopin Teams with Edmund Optics for Worldwide Distribution of Microdisplay Module Products

RUBY Module Launches in 2013 Catalog and Now Available Worldwide

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kopin® Corporation (NAS: KOPN) , a leading manufacturer of critical components for body-worn mobile wireless computing systems, today announced the partnership with Edmund Optics to distribute the RUBY Module, an SVGA (600 x 800) microdisplay module offered in full-color and monochrome versions. The Ruby Module incorporates an LCD display, backlight and control electronics in a fully integrated package for ease of customer integration.


"The partnership with Edmund Optics extends the global reach of our solutions," said Dr. John C.C. Fan, Kopin's CEO. "The Ruby Module is in keeping with our strategy of offering critical components and reference systems enabling our customers to develop proprietary mobile products. The Ruby Module includes two of the six key technologies we are focusing on, our proprietary low power displays and electronics."

The Kopin Ruby SVGA Microdisplay Module and evaluation kit are in-stock and available for immediate delivery through Edmund Optics' 2013 catalog and website. Edmund Optics is a global supplier of stock and custom precision optical components and assemblies. Edmund Optics' 26,500 stock components are supported by free technical support, 24 hours a day / 6 days a week, in seven different languages and are available for next day delivery. The Ruby Module can be purchased directly from Edmund Optics and can be found on the company's website at: www.edmundoptics.com using the search words: RUBY Module.

"Kopin is a leading supplier of microdisplays for an array of consumer, industrial, and defense applications," stated Bill Dover, Director Business Development for Edmund Optics, "The high performance and quality of their products is consistent with those we promote through our catalog. Our current and growing eyepiece selection complements the RUBY Module and our 'same day shipping' provides our customers with instant solutions to their imaging system needs."

The Ruby SVGA Microdisplay Module will be on display at SPIE Defense Security + Sensing, April 30 - May 2, 2013, at Kopin booth # 1868.

About Edmund

Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology for R&D, electronics, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and military markets around the globe. EO is the world's largest supplier of off-the-shelf optical components. Customers can purchase items by contacting EO at 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog, or via the website at www.edmundoptics.com.

About Kopin

Kopin Corporation is the developer of Golden-i Technology which includes ultra-small liquid crystal displays, optics, software, speech enhancement, ASICs and ergonomic design for the creation of voice and gesture controlled, wireless, hands-free mobile body-worn computing systems, ruggedized military imaging systems is revolutionizing the way people around the world see, hear and communicate. Kopin has shipped more than 30 million displays for a range of consumer and military applications including digital cameras, personal video eyewear, camcorders, thermal weapon sights and night vision systems. Kopin's proprietary display and Golden-i Technology are protected by more than 200 global patents and patents pending. For more information, please visit Kopin's website at www.kopin.com and www.mygoldeni.com.

Kopin, Golden-i and The NanoSemiconductor Company are trademarks of Kopin Corporation.

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this news release about the award from the U.S. government may be considered "forward-looking" under the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.These include statements relating to the partnership with Edmund Optics extends the globalreach of our solutions;the Ruby Module is in keeping with our strategy of offering critical components and reference systems to our customers for them to develop proprietary mobile products; and the Ruby Module includes two of the six key technologies we are focusing on, our proprietary low power display and electronics. These statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. Factors that might affect the actual results, performance or achievements include, among other things, we may decide to discontinue to offer the Ruby module through Edmund Optics (partnership); we may not sell any Ruby Modules through Edmund Optics; we may change our strategy of offering critical components and reference systems;, we may be unable to sell critical component and referencesystems; we may change the key technologies we are focusing on; and other risk factors and cautionary statements listed in the Company's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the 12 months ended December 29, 2012.

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