Himax, Lumus collaborate on next-generation smart glasses development Himax Technologies and Lumus announced another joint initiative to continue developing the next-generation of smart glasses that will set new technological standards in image quality and performance. Himax and Lumus have been successfully collaborating for several years in the field of combat aviation, producing market leading helmet mounted displays. Leveraging their combat-proven solutions and manufacturing capabilities, the two companies are now collaborating to make wearable displays mainstream consumer products.
Himax announces Google will not exercise additional investment option in company Himax Technologies (HIMX) announced that Google (GOOG) has decided not to exercise its previously issued purchase option to make an additional investment into Himax's subsidiary, Himax Display. Himax has been authorized by Google to make the following statement: "Google continues to work closely with Himax as a strategic partner on future technologies and products and will remain a board observer." Shares of Himax are down 13.7% following the report.