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Vinghog Incorporates eMagin Microdisplays

OLEDs to be Used in Norwegian Soldier Modernization Program

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y., & TØNSBERG, Norway, July 21, 2004 -- eMagin Corporation (AMEX: EMA), the leading manufacturer of active matrix OLED-on-silicon displays, has placed its award-winning SVGA+ microdisplay in a fire control system (FCS) being developed by Vinghøg AS of Tønsberg, Norway. The company is preparing the system as part of the Norwegian Soldier Modernization Program. Vinghøg designed this system as a stand-alone universal site for all weapons and calibers from 5.56 to 40 mm automatic grenade launcher.

The Vingsight FCS uses a see-through OLED microdisplay to deliver graphic and text information as overlays on the target image. The overlays show the user's own position, target position, waypoint indication, and bank and arrow indication for direction. In addition, an integrated camera provides enhanced low-light operation. The Vingsight system also contains a laser rangefinder, digital magnetic compass, GPS, motion and temperature sensors, and storage capacity for ten images. It communicates by USB2.

"Modernizing our military means preparing them for the 21st century; so we built our system to take advantage of the latest technologies and deliver capabilities for tomorrow's conflicts," said Trygve Egenes, Managing Director, Vinghøg AS. "The OLED display can deliver the brightness we need for daylight and low-light applications at temperatures starting at -40oC. And its low power and weight make it ideal for the Vingsight."

"The Vingsight FCS delivers critical information where and when it's needed. Vinghøg has done an efficient, effective design," said Susan Jones, eMagin's chief marketing and strategy officer. "It's exciting for us to see our displays used in such a critical and advanced system."

About Vinghøg AS Vinghøg's tradition and reputation for quality and innovation began over 50 years ago when the company was first established to rebuild cannons and fortifications for the Norwegian government. In the early days the company worked closely with the Norwegian defense forces to improve their existing products and develop new equipment. Over the years the business has grown from being a small and efficient manufacturer concentrating on serving their domestic market to a truly international, sophisticated mechanical, electro-optical engineering company with customers around the world. For more information, go to

About eMagin Corporation: A leader in OLED technology and personal display systems, eMagin manufactures and integrates high-resolution OLED microdisplays, magnifying optics, and systems technologies to create a virtual image comparable to that of a large computer monitor or a large-screen television. eMagin's OLED displays have been incorporated into a variety of near-eye imaging products for military, industrial, medical, and consumer markets that choose eMagin's award-winning technology as a core component for their solutions. eMagin's first personal display system, the Z800 3DVisor, provides superb 3D stereovision and headtracking for PC gaming, training and simulation, and other applications. It won the CEA's Best of Innovations award in the digital display category and won additional recognition in the electronic gaming category. eMagin's microdisplay manufacturing and R&D operations are co-located with IBM on its campus in East Fishkill, New York. System design facilities and sales and marketing are located in Bellevue, Washington. A sales office is located in Tokyo, Japan. For additional information, please visit and

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Note:eMagin, Eyebud, 3DVisor, X800 and Z800 are trademarks of eMagin Corporation.


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