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Announcing Orion Labs Translator: Real-Time Wearable Voice Translation

UPDATE (01/08/2020): Orion Language Translation supports over 60 languages. To learn more about Language Translation and Voice-Activated Business Automation, visit our AI Workflows page. My co-founder Greg & I founded Orion to help people do more together, in real-time, using the power of voice. We knew we were in the very beginning of a once-in-a-decade […]

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Orion Labs completes $18.25M in Funding to Expand its Next Generation Voice Platform for Real-time Business

Investment signals rapid shift to voice as new interface, transforming business, enterprise, and government organizations. San Francisco, Wednesday, September 6, 2017 – Orion Labs, the fast-growing voice communication platform for teams in business, enterprise, and government organizations announced completion of an $18.25 million financing. Funds will be used to expand sales, partnerships, and accelerate the […]

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We’re Going Back to Our Roots at APCO 2017

APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo is the event for public safety communications professionals. We’ll be attending the conference this year, and are excited to present to an audience of over 5,500 attendees between August 13th-17th. Going to Denver allows us to showcase Orion’s roots: creating a communications system that brings the same capabilities that […]

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Heads Up, Eyes Up: The Cost of Distractions

To say that interruptions and distractions at work are common would be an understatement. On average, we’re interrupted once every 11 minutes at work. That’s more than 40 interruptions per day, 200 per week, and 8,000 per year. The problem with this many interruptions is not that they’re annoying, but rather that they have a […]

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Orion Gets a New Home

After three years on Mission Street, we’ve set up shop a few short blocks away in San Francisco’s SoMissPo neighborhood. Our new space is bigger and brighter, with high ceilings and enormous windows. There’s even a library with a fireplace to curl up next to! Moving is hard work. Our volunteer move team made that work easier […]

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Tips From the Pros on Getting the Most Out of Onyx

This past weekend, Orion Labs moved offices from our old space on Mission Street in San Francisco to new and much more spacious digs on Utah Street. A number of us worked hard on Sunday to get the place ready for our teammates’ first day in our new office. Onyx proved to be just the […]

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Federal Resources Partners With Orion Labs for Real-Time Voice Solutions

Orion Labs’ groundbreaking real-time communications platform will enable Federal Resources to address the growing demand for voice-powered solutions Stevensville, MD – June 15, 2017 – Federal Resources, a leading provider of Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) solutions, today announces a partnership with Orion Labs, a voice company revolutionizing push-to-talk communications. This […]

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What We Learned at Cine Gear Expo 2017

2 Days and 3 Ways to use Onyx We had a blast at Cine Gear Expo last week, talking with entertainment professionals that work behind the scenes of the film and television industry. People who stopped by our booth tried guessing the weight difference between an Onyx and traditional walkie-talkie (hint: those old bricks are […]

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What Gets Me Up in the Morning?

By Jamirsen Ezell, Firmware Engineer It’s important to me that I work on interesting, challenging projects as an engineer. So, it was great news that when I first joined the Orion Labs team in August of 2016 we were working on an interesting problem: battery life. The amount of time a device can be used […]

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Communicating Across Your Small Business

Case Study: Mrs. Patel’s   In our 24/7 culture, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to make time for both your family and your business. The world expects business owners to be on top of their jobs every hour of every day. While being available and accessible to employees and business partners at any time is a […]

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