Vuzix Corporation, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Converge IoT, a North American distributor of 4G LTE and 5G hardware, software and connectivity solutions and bundles.
Converge IoT is an exclusive National Primary Agent for the T-Mobile for Business Channel Partner Program and will sell Vuzix smart glasses across multiple industry verticals using T-Mobile’s 5G network, the largest, fastest and most reliable 5G network in the U.S. Vuzix has already received and shipped an initial smart glasses order from Converge IoT.
Converge IoT supports T-Mobile for Business customers with 4G LTE and 5G equipment to connect their wireless solution. Converge onboards best-in-class solutions into its Partner Teaming Program, and its direct carrier sales teams cover strategic accounts, enterprise, SMB/mid-market, and government. Solutions using Vuzix smart glasses are expected to be most impactful to businesses with field technical workers such as residential and commercial property maintenance, construction, healthcare, utilities, automotive, and many more.
“Converge IoT strives to be a leader in innovative solutions that utilize 4G and 5G wireless connectivity. The addition of Vuzix to our line-up is the perfect example of how 5G will transform how companies do business today,” stated Mark Savage, CEO of Converge IoT. “We look forward to working closely with Vuzix to support direct customers as well as resellers to deliver cutting edge Vuzix smart glasses. We believe their solutions will be critical components in business process transformation utilizing 5G technology.”
“We are continuing to increase the number of sales and support options available to North American customers with the addition of established distribution partners such as Converge IoT,” said Paul Travers, President and CEO of Vuzix. “Vuzix smart glasses will support their efforts to help T-Mobile for Business customers gain a competitive advantage by using technological tools for the design of digital work processes across production, logistics, retail, field services and healthcare.”
Vuzix Corporation announced in December 2021 that the Company has entered into an agreement with Verizon to leverage the power of Verizon’s 5G and edge computing technologies to deliver a first-of-its-kind augmented reality experience for sports and gaming.
“By leveraging Verizon’s 5G Edge and ultra-lightweight AR smart glasses from Vuzix, we are delivering immersive technology in the field of sports training and fan experience,” said Brian Mecum, Vice President of Device Technology at Verizon.
“5G and edge compute are important elements to ultimately deliver low latency and optimal performance of powerful smart glasses-based applications. We’re excited to further our relationship with Verizon to leverage Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband network and our award-winning Vuzix Shield smart glasses to deliver new cutting-edge augmented reality experiences to sports and games,” said Paul Travers, President and Chief Executive Officer at Vuzix.