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Brian Turner Joins Microvision's Board of Directors

Brian Turner Joins Microvision's Board of Directors

Executive Brings Leadership and Expertise in Finance and Operations

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 12, 2006--Microvision, Inc. (NASDAQ: MVIS - News), today announced that Brian Turner has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Turner is currently Chief Financial Officer of Coinstar, Inc.

"Brian is an exciting addition to our Board and we are very pleased to have his expertise and experience on the Microvision team as they greatly complement the skills of the existing Microvision Board," said Alexander Tokman, Microvision President and CEO. "Brian brings extensive experience growing, financing and operating public and private companies in addition to his many years of experience in public accounting."

Mr. Turner, 46, joined Coinstar in 2003 as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Real Networks, Inc, a digital media and technology company. Prior to Real Networks, Mr. Turner was employed by BSquare Corp., a software company, where he initially served as Senior Vice President of Operations, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary before being promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to BSquare, Mr. Turner was Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration of Radisys Corp., an embedded software company. Mr. Turner's experience also includes 13 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he held several positions including Director, Corporate Finance.

"This addition of Brian to our Board completes another important milestone of our announced strategy to improve the Company at every level to position it for long-term growth and profitability," concluded Tokman.

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