Interview with Marion Guerriero on the Pilot earpiece

August 10, 2017Uncategorized

Interview with Marion Guerriero, VP of Marketing and Communications at Waverly Labs What do you do at Waverly Labs? I oversee all aspects of marketing and communications for the company, the products, and of course, the community of followers and backers. My work also includes managing international media and e-commerce, in four languages. Tell us … Read More


Manufacturing Tooling

Manufacturing: Tooling has started!

July 13, 2017Uncategorized

Over the past two months, our team has made significant strides towards the production of the Pilot Translating Earpiece. After many considerations and a lot of testing, we have made several improvements which allow for a more comfortable and effortless experience. June   Ear Tips Adjustments We have been working on creating ear tips for … Read More


Interview with Nicholas Ruiz on Speech Translation

June 14, 2017Uncategorized

Interview: Nicholas Ruiz, PhD. Speech translation and Natural Language Processing researcher and Speech Translation Advisor for Waverly Labs. What do you do at Waverly Labs? I give insights into the current trends in speech recognition and machine translation and recommend strategies on how to best translate from one language to another. First and foremost, when and … Read More


$5M in Pilot pre-orders!

May 23, 2017Uncategorized

A year after our IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign started, the Pilot Translating Earpiece reached $5 million in pre-orders or 25,000 units sold! So some of you may be wondering, what is so special about Pilot? Here is what we respond… The sharing experience: with a partner or in a group For a fluid and continuous multilingual … Read More



Manufacturing: Engineering Sample

May 2, 2017News

Three weeks ago, Sergio returned from our manufacturer’s factory in China and upon his recommendation, we made an important decision. In order to improve the quality of the Pilot’s audio and translation system, we decided to make designs improvements on the microphone placement and the antenna design, delaying the estimated shipping date to the Fall. … Read More


Stage One Startup Interview with CEO Andrew Ochoa

April 19, 2017Uncategorized

CEO Andrew Ochoa is this week’s guest speaker at Stage One Startup! Listen to him talk about Pilot, our team and the crowdfunding campaign on episode 42: Creating an innovative product that changes the world and bridges the gap between languages and people! Link to Podcast. Stay tuned! –Team Waverly


Shenzhen China: sneak peek

April 17, 2017Uncategorized

Sergio, our Head of Design Engineering, spent the month of March in Shenzhen, China to oversee the Pilot manufacturing. He recently came back to New York for a few days before returning for several months of production and post-production.     Sergio went to China for what we call “preliminary production” which consists of finalizing … Read More


product development

The Product Development Journey!

April 11, 2017News

Recently, we hired Craig as a product manager. Craig is responsible for understanding and overseeing the development of UX (User Experience) and his job is critical. Why? Because the Pilot app is more complex than your average language translation tool. Pilot is dynamic (thanks to the conversational mode), and runs conjointly with a wearable device (the … Read More


Our First Public Demo at MWC!

March 9, 2017Uncategorized

Last week, we attended the 4YFN (Four Years from Now) event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain and we showcased the Pilot translating earpiece for the first public demo! It was great meeting people from around the world and sharing our vision for the Pilot earpiece: to bridge language barriers. We discussed the three main usages for … Read More


Announcing at least 10 additional languages!

February 21, 2017Uncategorized

Language is often described as a building block in the process of constructing and interpreting the world around us. As the world becomes more global, we can’t help but sometimes find ourselves “lost in translation”, and unable to fully understand a certain culture or its people. In some ways, it is languages that allows us … Read More