DigiLens™ – Groundbreaking Augmented Reality Display for Motorcyclists

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DigiLens Inc. and BMW Motorrad showcase world first waveguide HUD Las Vegas, NV – Jan. 6th, 2016 – DigiLens, Inc. today announced a groundbreaking waveguide display for motorcycle HUDs (Head-Up Displays) at the annual Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas.  The technology will be showcased using a real life motorcycle simulator in the BMW Group booth, to demonstrate how the technology leverages Augmented Reality (AR) to create a completely immersive, mixed reality experience for the rider.  DigiLens intends to offer the motorcycle helmet display to OEM partners within 2016, after […]

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DigiLens announces new expansion and tooling for full color Head-Up Displays.

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SUNNYVALE, CA (Nov-9) – DigiLens Inc. a leader in smart glass technology for use in aeronautics, automotive and consumer electronics applications, announced that it had reached another key milestone, the development of breakthrough Optical IP core tooling suitable for its additional color product development programs. The Company has developed a platform display technology called DigiLens, which enables wafer thin holographic optics to be printed into a nanoscale optical thin film material. The display combines complex optical functionality into a single eyeglass thin lens, eliminating the need for bulky piece-part optical [...]

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DigiLens announces enhanced nano-material for full color and outdoor use Head-Up Displays

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SUNNYVALE, CA (Sept-14) – DigiLens Inc. a leader in smart glass technology for use in aeronautics, automotive and consumer electronics applications, announced that it had reached another key milestone, the development of an advanced material suitable for its additional product development programs for a range of applications including augmented reality and head-up displays for consumer and transportation licensees. The Company has developed a platform display technology called DigiLens, which enables wafer thin holographic optics to be printed into a nanoscale optical thin film material. The display combines complex optical functionality [...]

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Digilens Raises $6.3M Investment To Expand Into Consumer Displays

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SUNNYVALE, CA (Jun-14) – DigiLens Inc. a leader in smart glass technology for use in aeronautics, automotive and consumer electronics applications, announced that it has closed a $6.3 million financing to new and existing investors, including new investors, Alsop Louie and Dolby Family Ventures. The investment will allow the company to undertake additional product development programs for a range of applications including augmented reality and head-up displays for consumer and transportation licensees. The Company has developed a platform display technology called DigiLens, which enables wafer thin holographic optics to be printed […]

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Digilens Inc. Manufacturing Capability To Address Enterprise And Consumer Augmented Reality (AR) Applications

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SUNNYVALE, CA (Apr-15) – DigiLens Inc. announced it is further expanding its manufacturing capability toward enterprise and ultimately consumer Augmented Reality applications. The company recently completed the installation and renovation of 5000ft2 additional R&D facility at its Sunnyvale, California headquarters, but following increased market demand and further investment financing, the company is expanding again. DigiLens founder and CTO, Jonathan Waldern, commented, “Recent technical improvements, in particular with our display materials coatings on film, have accelerated plans to progress to our ultimate dream – a high volume Roll to Roll capability […]

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DigiLens Delivers First Pre-Production HGS-3500 HUD Combiners for Embraer Legacy 450 & 500 Jets

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Sunnyvale, CA (Oct-14) DigiLens marked another significant milestone in its evolution as a world leading waveguide optics company – delivery of the world’s first holographic waveguide Head-Up Display (HUD) into commercial aviation. The HGS-3500 HUD was developed for Rockwell Collins as the enabling component of their integrated synthetic vision system for the Embraer Legacy 450 & 500 series jets. In combining the Rockwell electronic synthetic vision system with the DigiLens holographic optical waveguide HUD, the two companies have developed a unique wide field of view augmented reality solution that transforms […]

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DigiLens Closes $5 Million Investment with Trinity Capital for Manufacturing Equipment

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Sunnyvale, CA (Aug-14) Trinity Capital Investment, a leading provider of venture loans and leases to emerging growth companies, recently provided a $5M venture line of credit to DigiLens, a rapidly-growing holographic optical waveguide technology and materials company located in Silicon Valley, California. The capital will finance increased production of the company’s DigiLens SBG4400 series, holographic digital mastering and copy machines, a toolset that for the first time enables cost effective and consistent “Printing” of precision wide field of view waveguide optics, for a variety of Augmented and Virtual reality displays. […]

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USAF Awards DigiLens a Coveted SBIR Contract for Wide Field of View HUD

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Sunnyvale, CA (May-14) – DigiLens has been awarded a new SBIR-2E contract from the US Air Force to continue development on a compact Head-Up Display (HUD) that will be used in the retrofit avionics market.  This contract follows the previously attained SBIR Contract of April 2013.  Near commercialization, this project leverages work already underway with partner Rockwell Collins and makes use of advanced waveguide technology to deliver greatly expanded pilot eye box and display field of view in a “Slim-Fit” form factor. A HUD is used in many military and […]

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DigiLens Achieves Pilot Line Qualification by Rockwell Collins Avionics Component Manufacture of the HGS-3500 HUD Combiners

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Sunnyvale, CA (Mar-14) – DigiLens Pilot Manufacturing Line has achieved certification to manufacture and supply Holographic Combiners for deployment in the Rockwell Collins HGS-3500 Compact Head-Up Display (HUD).  As part of the certification, Rockwell Collins has confirmed the Purchase Order for the supply of the first Pre-Production components by DigiLens. DigiLens project leader, Stephen Coates, commented, “We are very pleased that the DigiLens Pilot Line has achieved certification for the manufacture and supply of HUD components for Rockwell Collins”. He went on,  “This certification and approval forms the foundation for […]

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DigiLens, Inc.® Completes Pilot Line for Installation and Commissioning for Avionics Component Manufacture

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Sunnyvale, CA (Sep-13) – DigiLens, Inc.® (DigiLens) has successfully commissioned its new 4000 ft2 Cleanroom and Pilot Line, which includes installation and qualification of Automated, Compact Copy Machine Tools. DigiLens has merged its highly advanced and patented digital mastering and holographic techniques with automated and scalable manufacturing techniques which deliver high quality display components for demanding applications in Avionics and other industries. DigiLens Inc. is a leader in holographic optical waveguide technology and materials, serving the aerospace, security and consumer electronics industries. Leveraging a toolbox of optical IP cores, the […]

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