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There’s a new firmware update for Onyx!

We are constantly working to improve your experience with Onyx and the companion Orion app. To that tune, we released a new firmware update for Onyx earlier this week and it’s one you’ll want to get, for improved battery life and message transmission. Updating your Onyx firmware only takes a few minutes; to get the […]

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Top 5 Real-Life Star Trek Gadgets

To boldly go where no tech has gone before Whether it was the original series, The Next Generation, or Star Trek Into Darkness, many of us look to the stars and hope that Scotty will beam us up into an adventure. What if we could transport ourselves across vast distances? Like few other sci-fi franchises, […]

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Onyx featured on Hot97’s HOT in Tech!

Watch Orion Labs’ CEO Jesse Robbins demo Onyx on HOT 97’s HOT in Tech with hosts Jesse Kirshbaum and Tat Wza. Tune in to see how the Onyx works, and for a way to save on your next order. HOT In Tech spoke with Jesse about how easy it use Onyx, and why it’s a […]

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A father and his Onyx

It was my grandfather who taught me about communications. He started his career as a Radio Operator during World War II, being stationed in Pearl Harbor mere days after the attack. He continued this passion for communications by becoming a Ham Radio operator and, after moving to Florida for retirement, coordinating disaster communications during many […]

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Onyx featured on NewsWatch

Onyx was featured on last Friday’s NewsWatch, that aired on the Discovery Channel! While most people tend to think of smartwatches and fitness trackers when they hear the word “wearable”, Onyx is a new kind of wearable for heads-up voice communication in real time, over any distance. “Phones, tablets, the internet and pretty much all […]

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Onyx pre-orders are shipping soon!

Hi there! I have some exciting news to share with you. The first shipment of Onyx is just arriving from our manufacturing facility in China. If you ordered before April 6th, your Onyx will be shipping soon! We’re giving them all a fresh firmware update, a charge, and a hug before shipping them out in […]

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Biking with Onyx

This week’s blogpost comes to us courtesy of Ellen, our Product Manager: To me, the most thrilling experience discovering a new city is on a bicycle. I love getting a feel for the streets and the pulse of life in a new, strange place by exploring on my bike. Seeing the sun shimmer on the […]

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Orion visits SXSW

Every year, Austin’s SXSW brings together a remarkable array of thinkers and performers. From energetic tech talks to impressive concerts and breathtaking films, SXSW embodies the vibrant energy and eccentricity of the city. We had a blast being a part of the SXSW Interactive Festival and trade show last week. And boy, did it live […]

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Onyx is as good as an extra pair of hands for this busy mom

At Orion, we love hearing from our customers. This week, we were excited to hear from Julie, a busy mother who has been using Onyx to make her life easier. With her permission, we’re sharing her story here: With two kids under five, leaving the house sometimes feels like jumping out of a plane in […]

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