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Orion Labs Wins IoT Breakthrough Award and Continues to Scale After Award-Winning 2017

Next Generation Voice Platform for Real-Time Business Invests in Additional Bot and Automation Capabilities as Voice Becomes Recognized as the Next Major Tech Trend SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 11, 2018 — Orion Labs, the fast-growing voice platform for teams in business, enterprise, and government organizations, today shares highlights from 2017, which included an expansion into retail and […]

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Orion Labs selected as IoT Wearables Innovation Vendor of the Year by 2018 IoT Breakthrough Awards

IoT Breakthrough Awards recognizes Onyx smart wearable walkie-talkie IoT Breakthrough has selected Orion Labs, the fast-growing voice platform for teams, for its 2018 “IoT Wearables Innovation Vendor of the Year” award. Orion Labs was recognized for its innovative product Onyx, the smart, wearable walkie-talkie, which delivers realtime voice services to anyone, across any distance. The […]

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The New Orion App for iOS: Lighter, Brighter, and More Useful

We heard your feedback and requests. And we’re delighted to announce a brand new version of the Orion app for iOS. Our user experience, design, and product teams completely redesigned and rethought the app, in a project that was over one year in the making. Available today, the new iOS app does a better job […]

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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 Orion Voice Bots for Process 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 […]

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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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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 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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