AR 与黑莓之间有多少关系?近两年逐渐进入大众视野的 AR 与前智能手机时代的霸主之间隔了一个时代。尽管我们已经很久没有见过黑莓的产品，但转型的他们似乎准备好下一次战斗了。
这也是黑莓首次与可穿戴设备有所联系。2014 年，黑莓公司 CEO 程守宗曾表示公司对这一领域有所兴趣。之后也有关于黑莓将推出智能手表的传闻，但都不了了之。
Vuzix Teams Up With BlackBerry To Deliver M300 Smart Glasses to Enterprise Customers
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce the company has teamed up with BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) to enable IT departments to manage and secure the data accessed and captured through its smart glasses. Deployed with BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) software, Vuzix Smart Glasses will enable the millions of employees estimated to use head worn wearable devices on the job to communicate clearly and access critical data, without interruption from the task at hand.
“We are excited to partner with BlackBerry, a global leader in secure operating systems, mobile communications and mobile device management to deliver secure and simple applications to BlackBerry’s enterprise customers built around the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses”, said Paul Travers, President, and CEO of Vuzix.
BlackBerry UEM enables customers to connect and manage wearable enterprise devices alongside other endpoints such as smartphones, tablets and laptops – all on a trusted, secure and scalable platform. It supports all major operating systems and provides the granular control, visibility and flexibility that IT needs to secure all endpoints.
“As more and more devices and connection points emerge, IT departments are tasked with not only ensuring data and information are secure, but also providing a unified workspace for employees,” said Mark Wilson, SVP and Chief Evangelist, BlackBerry. “We’re excited to partner with Vuzix to provide an innovative solution that will improve productivity and most importantly help keep people and information safe.”
The Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses featuring BlackBerry® UEM, a simple way to deploy and manage smart glasses will be overviewed during the ‘Best Practices for Deploying Smart Glasses in Your Enterprise’ webinar on August 10th, 2017 at 12:00 pm (Eastern Time). Additionally, Vuzix will be showcasing the M300 Smart Glasses at BlackBerry’s Security Summit 2017 taking place in London on October 24-25, 2017 and in New York on November 14-15, 2017.
About Vuzix Corporation
Vuzix is a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) 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 51 patents and 39 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. Founded in 1997, Vuzix is a public company (NASDAQ: VUZI) with offices in Rochester, NY, Oxford, UK and Tokyo, Japan.
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