| Nasdaq: KOPN
Similar to: Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
Kopin Corp. designs, manufactures and markets III-V products and miniature flat panel displays. Its products include voice-activated, wireless, hands-free Golden-i mobile computing headsets, power-efficient, ultra-small liquid crystal displays and heterojunction bipolar transistors. It also offers commercial semiconductor products that use gallium nitride and gallium arsenide based substrates. Its Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor wafers help in developing gallium arsenide power amplifiers for wireless handsets and are also used in code division multiple access, global system mobile and time division multiple access power amplifiers and third generation wireless handset standards, as well as in high speed fiber optic switching and the fabrication of power amplifiers for devices that communicate using wireless fidelity or WiFi integrated circuits. Its CyberDisplay's products are transmissive LCDs that is high-quality single-crystal silicon transistors used in consumer electronics, military and mobile communications devices, including camcorders, digital cameras, electronic view finders in camcorders and digital cameras, thermal weapon sights and for applications, such as reading email and browsing the Internet using digital wireless devices and viewing video from other consumer electronics devices, such as MP3 or iPod storage devices. It sells its III-V products directly to integrated circuit manufacturers in the United States and Asia and consumer electronic display products directly, as well as through distributors to original equipment manufacturers and prime contractors of the U.S. government or foreign governments. It was founded by John C.C. Fan in April 1984 and is headquartered in Taunton, MA.