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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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$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

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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

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