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eMagin Microdisplays Dazzle at SIGGRAPH CyberFashion Show

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eMagin's Z800 3DVisor as featured at 2005 SIGGRAPH Cyberfashion event. (Photo: Business Wire)

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2005--eMagin Corporation (AMEX:EMA) showcased its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) microdisplay technology in four virtual imaging applications at this year's SIGGRAPH Cyberfashion 4 event Wednesday evening at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

"Cyberfashion lets us visualize a future where virtual imaging is ubiquitous," said Susan Jones, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, eMagin Corporation. "Our OLED microdisplays deliver the high-color, high-contrast content that make virtual imaging compelling."

eMagin displays were highlighted in four applications in the Cyberfashion event:

-- The eMagin Z800 3DVisor, which first became available at the end of June, provides a view equivalent to a 105-inch screen at twelve feet in both 2D and 3D modes. Its high-speed head tracker enables 360-degree virtual-surround viewing. Completing this experience is an integrated, audio system with high fidelity ear buds and a built-in noise-canceling microphone. In addition, the Z800 3DVisor delivers this experience while drawing its power from any standard USB port with no additional power sources. The Z800 3DVisor allows PC users to have large private screen views and PC game players to step virtually inside the game.

-- Total Fire Group's Fire Warrior Micro Thermal Camera was modeled by Eric Gradman, of the popular Los Angeles based band "Mutaytor," wearing professional fire fighter gear provided by L.N. Curtis & Sons, Seattle, WA and the Poulsbo, WA Fire Department. The Fire Warrior employs a state-of-art bolometer to collect critical information and display it through a hands-free virtual imaging module developed by eMagin. The camera lets firefighters see through smoke and darkness to locate hot spots, perform search and rescue, or find their way to safety. The infrared camera runs up to four hours on two AA batteries. In addition, the camera's (OLED) display starts delivering data on startup, even at temperatures as low as -40 degrees C.

-- Liteye Systems' LE500 provides a high-performance, rugged package based on patented optics and an eMagin SVGA+ OLED microdisplay. The LE500 features user-selectable, see-through or occluded capability for augmented reality applications. Liteye developed proprietary optics specifically to further enhance the contrast and clarity of the eMagin OLED display.

-- eMagin's prototype(TM) eGlass monocular personal display system runs off USB power, weighs under 3 ounces, provides high speed video using OLED technology, and permits users to see the equivalent of a 105 inch virtual screen. The eGlass display is designed for use in mobile industrial and commercial applications requiring access to high information content hands free data and video.

In addition, at the SIGGRAPH exhibition this week, 5DT (Fifth Dimension Technologies) featured its OLED based 800-40 Head Mounted Display (HMD) which provides for user configurable immersion levels. Other features are adjustable top/back ratchets, a mounting base for head trackers and a flip-up mode for reality checks. 5DT has developed simulators and systems in the following fields: Animation, Automotive, Aviation, Defense, High Voltage, Industrial, Landscape Technology, Marine, Medical, Mining and Visualization.

"It's exciting that while these eMagin-equipped products let us glimpse the virtual future of imaging and computing, they are available now," said Jones. "These products provide greatly enhanced personal mobility with virtual access to high resolution images, complete web pages, documents, and personal entertainment."

Produced by Psymbiote and charmed.com, the annual high-tech fashion show was held in conjunction with the SIGGRAPH 2005 International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques.

About eMagin Corporation

A leader in virtual imaging technology, eMagin integrates high-resolution OLED microdisplays, magnifying optics, and systems technologies to create a virtual image that appears comparable to that of a computer monitor or a large-screen television. With unique technology for producing high-performance small molecule OLED-on-silicon microdisplays and related optical systems, eMagin is the only company to supply these displays in commercial quantities to OEMs. In addition, the company sells integrated modules to military, industrial and medical customers, and has recently announced its first consumer system, the Z800 3D Visor. eMagin's microdisplay operations are co-located with IBM on its campus in East Fishkill, N.Y. Optics and system design facilities are located in Redmond, Wash. For additional information, please visit http://www.emagin.com/ and http://www.3dvisor.com/.

About CyberFashion 0100

CyberFashion 0100 is produced by Alex Lightman and Isa Gordon. Gordon is the artistic director of the Psymbiote Project, a creative cybernetics research collaboration that explores the cultural, theoretical, and practical applications of being cyborg. For more information please visit http://psymbiote.org/cyfash/.

Note: eMagin and Z800 3DVisor are trademarks of eMagin Corporation.

eMagin Corporation
Joe Runde, 425-882-7878, x240, jrunde@emagin.com
Sue Jones, 425-882-7878, x208, sjones@emagin.com
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