ROCHESTER, NY, July 26, 2022 – Vuzix® Corporation, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Westbase.io, leading distributor of Extended Reality (XR) technologies, 4G/5G and IoT for industry. Vuzix has received and shipped against a significant first volume purchase order from Westbase.io, who will distribute across Europe from our UK and EU-based warehouses.
Westbase.io has over 30 years of experience working with enterprise customers that have distributed assets and workforces, providing technologies that connect workers and enable better ways of communicating, educating and operating. We are a channel-only business committed to offering best-in-class XR technologies for use in industry and enterprise, so bringing the right products and services to our partners is key to addressing and winning new XR business. The addition of Vuzix to the Westbase.io portfolio will provide our partners with greater choice, allowing them to address an even wider range of use cases. Key market verticals served by Westbase.io include utilities, automotive, healthcare and manufacturing.
“Westbase.io is pleased to be adding the Vuzix product range to our portfolio as a distributor in the Nordics, Benelux, UK and Ireland,” said Sacha Kakad, Managing Director of Westbase.io. “We’re increasing our investment in, and focus on, Extended Reality (XR) as part of our connected technology strategy; Vuzix’ industry experience and innovative product line provide a further platform for growth in this fast-moving market sector. By combining Vuzix’ augmented reality smart glasses with Westbase.io’s operational technology experience, and our value-added approach, the XR ecosystem we will offer to our partners is class-leading.”
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Westbase.io, a leading distributor who is well positioned to provide us with new and diverse distribution opportunities in a high demand region,” said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix. “We look forward to supporting their efforts to help their customers gain competitive advantages within their respective industry verticals.”