Manufacturing: Final Production Tests!

November 2, 2017Uncategorized

After the feedback from our beta testing, Sergio (Head of Design Engineering) returned to China to prepare for the first production run on the assembly line next week. This is the first time we will have all the final components and parts that make up Pilot ready.   Packaging We are overseeing the final inserts … Read More

Beta Test 1 is Completed!

October 12, 2017Uncategorized

Last week, we invited a group of Pilot pre-order customers to our office in Brooklyn, NY to test out the Pilot earpieces and the Speech Translator app. It was the first time our pre-order customers had a chance to experience Pilot, and it couldn’t have gone any better! It was important to conduct this first … Read More

Manufacturing: Final Samples

September 28, 2017Uncategorized

In the previous manufacturing update, we shared that tooling had started, and now tooling is finished! Tooling is an important step as this means we have finished iterating on the design and made sure everything fits perfectly! It also means we are ready to move on to production – Yay! You have been requesting a … Read More

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 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

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