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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Rick Santos Joins Digilens As Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer

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SUNNYVALE, CA (Jul-24) – DigiLens Inc. today announced that Rick Santos has joined its management team as Executive VP & CFO. Santos brings over 20 years of corporate financial management experience with public and privately held technology companies, having joined from Powervation Inc., where he also served as CFO, and was instrumental in the all-cash acquisition by ROHM Co., Ltd., announced July 23rd. Santos brings senior financial leadership experience from technology companies including: Validity Sensors, Inc. (acquired by Synaptics), Intel Corporation (NSDQ: INTC), VxTel (acquired by Intel), Exar Corporation (NSDQ: […]

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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 Waveguide Optics Used For Digital Night Vision Reduces Bulky Tubes To Eyeglass Form Factor

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SUNNYVALE, CA (Feb-15) – DigiLens, a leading Augmented Reality (AR) display developer announced an improved eyeglass display now only 1.2mm thin.  This development ushers in a new generation of wearable technology, as the eyeglass incorporates “Optical IP Cores”, who’s bragg grating structures expand the display exit pupil both horizontally and vertically in the waveguide. Funded by USAF, the display also resulted in a 25x25mm eyebox, relieving need for user’s eye separation adjustment.   Display technology reporter Chris Chinnock commented, “This is a significant breakthrough for the future of Augmented Reality displays.  […]

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DigiLens Announces additional 5,000ft2 Manufacturing Facility Expansion

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Sunnyvale, CA (Dec-14) – DigiLens has expanded its capacity, commissioning an additional 5,000ft2 of manufacturing space to extend the manufacturing capacity for delivery of state of the art digital mastering and holographic Switchable Bragg Gratings (SBGs) for Avionics HUD applications. The new space houses more of the companies 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. DigiLens CEO, Jonathan Waldern, commented, “We […]

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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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