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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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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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