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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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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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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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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An interview with Gabe Schubiner of Decibel Festival

Last weekend saw the 12th annual Decibel Festival, a Seattle-based electronic music festival aiming to expose attendees to leading-edge multimedia art from around the globe. We had a chance to catch up with Gabe Schubiner, one of the all-volunteer staff that works behind the scenes to make DB Fest a reality, about how he came to work […]

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Orion Named 2015 “Fierce 15” Winner by FierceWireless

Orion is proud to announce that we were recently named to the FierceWireless “Fierce 15” list for 2015. The “Fierce 15” highlights and honors some of the most innovative and promising privately held wireless companies, as selected by FierceWireless editors. Editors Sue Marek, Mike Dano and Phil Goldstein declared Orion to be among the top […]

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The Trouble with Text

Today’s communication scene is dominated by typing words on a device (text messaging, tweeting, emailing or communicating using a number of emerging text-driven apps). Whether you’re grabbing a cup of coffee or walking around your office, chances are, there’s someone in your vicinity whose head is buried in his or her phone, tapping away to friends. […]

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