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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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Voice, AI, and the future

Visions of the future have been plentiful and varied over the years. Whether there are Jetsons’ style robot maids, futuristic computer girlfriends of Her, or the holodeck of Star Trek, one thing is strangely consistent: no matter how advanced or strange the technology, most of the future can be controlled simply by the power of […]

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Come find us at SXSW!

Orion is going to be visiting SXSW this year, and we’ll be bringing Onyx! Make sure to catch us while we’re there and get a chance to be one of the first people to see the new Onyx in action. More details can be found below:  

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Have you seen the new Onyx?

We hope you’re as excited about the new Onyx as we are. This week, a few of our employees wanted to speak with you directly about some of the new features and improvements we’ve made. You can find out more about Onyx by clicking here. Feel free to also check our help page for some frequently asked […]

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The new Onyx is here!

Meet the new Onyx: faster, smaller, lighter, clearer sounding We are so excited to bring you the new Onyx: the easy, elegant way to talk to your friends, family and coworkers instantly, no matter how far apart you are. How often have you missed what’s going on around you because you were typing or reading […]

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OnBeep Debuts First Product, Onyx

OnBeep Debuts First Product, Onyx New Wearable Device for Real-Time Group Communication SAN FRANCISCO – November 5, 2014 – Today OnBeep announced the launch of its debut product, Onyx, a new wearable voice communication device that allows groups to collaborate effortlessly in real-time. Onyx lets users connect with each other without having to look down […]

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Orion Unveils New Onyx

New Screen-Free Accessory Makes Instant Voice Communication Possible Across Any Distance San Francisco, CA – February 17, 2016 – Today Orion unveiled the new Onyx, a single-touch wearable accessory that unites people in real-time without the distraction of a phone screen. Onyx is the newest product from Orion, a company that creates communication accessories to […]

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Why text-based communication is confusing

We’ve all seen it before, whether it was through a text message to a friend or an email to a coworker. Somehow — despite our best efforts — a message gets misunderstood, misread, or misfiled, and leads to trouble. It’s been the subject of more than a few jokes, and we all agree it happens. […]

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Touring Alcatraz with Onyx

Recently, my family took me on a surprise trip to Alcatraz for my birthday. As is standard practice on the weekends, we donned our Onyx and connected to Orion so that we’re connected when we need it. Just getting out of the house with the diaper bag, snacks, and having all children accounted for, was […]

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Uncloaking Orion: Behind the Scenes with Dan Phung

From studying fruit flies, to getting fired from The Strand, to working at Popeye’s Chicken and Biscuits, Orion Software Engineer and resident data diver Dan Phung is all about the hustle. He recently gave a talk and interview at the Splunk .conf 2015, titled “Reaching for the Stars by Splunking Orion: A Distributed Near Real-Time […]

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