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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Kopin Corporation Appoints James K. Brewington to Board Of Directors; Lucent Technologies Executive Brings Nearly 40 Years of Communications Industry Experience

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About Kopin

Kopin Corporation produces lightweight, power-efficient, ultra-small liquid crystal displays and heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs) that are revolutionizing the way people around the world see, hear and communicate. Kopin already has shipped more than 20 million displays for a range of consumer and military applications including digital cameras, personal video eyewear, camcorders, thermal weapon sights and night vision systems. The Company's unique HBTs, which help to enhance battery life, talk time and signal clarity, have been integrated into billions of wireless handsets as well as into WiFi, VoIP and high-speed Internet data transmission systems. Kopin's proprietary display and HBT technologies are protected by more than 200 global patents and patents pending. For more information, please visit Kopin's website at www.kopin.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this news release about the election of James K. Brewington to Kopin Corp.'s Board of Directors may be considered "forward-looking" statements under the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These include the expectation that Brewington's background will be invaluable as the Company continues to expand the opportunities for its HBT and display businesses. These statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could materially affect future results. These risks include, but are not limited to: technical, manufacturing, marketing or other issues that may prevent either the adoption or rapid acceptance of the Company's products; competitive products and pricing; the risk that new product initiatives and other research and development efforts may not be successful; the loss of significant customers; the potential that costs to produce the Company's microdisplay and HBT products will increase significantly, or that yields will decline; the potential that military programs involving Kopin's products will be delayed or cancelled; the potential that the Company's military and commercial customers might be unable to ramp production volumes of their products; market acceptance of video eyewear products; manufacturing delays, technical issues, economic conditions or external factors that may prevent the Company from achieving its financial guidance; and other risk factors and cautionary statements listed in the Company's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These include, but are not limited to, the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005.

CyberDisplay and The NanoSemiconductor Company are trademarks of Kopin Corporation.

Kopin - The NanoSemiconductor Company(TM)

CONTACT: Kopin Corporation Richard Sneider, 508-824-6696 Chief Financial Officer rsneider@kopin.com or Sharon Merrill Associates, Inc. Scott Solomon, 617-542-5300 Vice President ssolomon@investorrelations.com KEYWORD: MASSACHUSETTSINDUSTRY KEYWORD: HARDWARE COMPUTERS/ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURING MANAGEMENT CHANGESSOURCE: Kopin Corporation

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