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You know, with YONO.  YONO, the only in-ear ovulation predictor.
You know, with YONO.  YONO, the only in-ear ovulation predictor.
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YONO Fertility Friend, a wearable basal thermometer

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YONO is the first in-ear wearable thermometer and the smallest wellness wearable. It captures the real core body temperature instead of skin temperature, providing reliable Basal Body Temperature data for women trying to conceive.

Reliable

  • YONO fits snugly yet comfortably in the ear without falling out
  • Measures core body temperature instead of skin temperature, which can easily be affected by ambient temperature 
  • Tells you the real basal body temperature (lowest body temperature) which usually happens between 2-6 am during sleep

Comfortable

  • High-quality silicone-encased earbud Left-right indifferent
  • You can wear YONO and comfortably sleep on either ear 
  • Three different sizes of ear-fit for your comfort 
  •  Ear-fit can easily be replaced and washed 
  • The shape and size of the earbud makes it easy to hold and handle

Effortless

  • Place YONO in the ear before bed 
  • Take YONO off in the morning 
  • Leave the data measuring, recording, transmission, and charting for YONO to handle

Safe 

  • No Bluetooth module in the earbud 
  • No data transmission during sleep 
  • YONO base station is a safe and hygienic place to store the earbud

How to Use YONO

  • A woman wears the comfortable silicone-encased earpiece (similar to an earbud) all night during which data is collected multiple times to determine lowest BBT
  • The earbud is stored in the Base Station where the data is transferred and synced with the YONO iOS or Android APP
  • The APP helps women manage their overall health and track other symptoms associated with ovulation
  • With data analytics, YONO becomes more predictive with each monthly cycle
  • YONO base station is portable and only needs to be charged once a week 

Specification

The YONO Journey

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How YONO Started

The YONO design originated from Vanessa, YONO's founder and CEO, a Stanford GSB graduate. When Vanessa was trying to conceive, her OB/GYN asked her to measure BBT data daily. She found that even for the most disciplined women, it's difficult to finish one month's data measuring, recording, and plotting. Working with Dr. Nanette Lashay (MD, FACOG), Vanessa led YONO team to leverage the most innovative wearable technology in order to help women suffering from the same problem. 

What's Next 

The YONO team has finished the industrial, mechanical, and electronic design of the YONO device. Despite the help from our angel investors, a little more funding is needed for molding, PCBA, and building inventory so we can reach mass production. Currently we are in the process of designing for manufacturing and selecting manufacturing partners in California.

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Risks and challenges

YONO team built three versions of prototypes from the beginning of this company. We obtained some data from early prototypes and completed proof of concept. Aside from manufacturing, the risk of this project is relatively low. When we were building samples, we encountered some problem with the molding of some parts. We'll finish the design for manufacturing and make the molding cost-effective.

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    Pledge US$ 1 or more About US$ 1.00

    We are so excited to make YONO a reality, and we thank you for your support!

    Pledge $1+ and you will get:

    -To be a member of the exclusive YONO community
    -Your name listed on our supporters' list on our website www.yonolabs.com

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    Pledge US$ 60 or more About US$ 60

    We want to make YONO available to everyone. Pledge $60+ and you will get

    -A lease for up to four months of one set of YONO. If you get pregnant in less than four months, share your story with us, and you will get a refund of $15 for each month not used.

    - Your choice of YONO earbud in sea foam, bold violet or light green colors
    - YONO base station
    - One set of ear-fit (S, M, L)
    - USB charging cord for YONO base station

    This is less expensive than the YONO MSRP lease price of $20/month

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    Super early bird- one set of YONO. You can always transfer YONO to a friend once you are pregnant. Share your story with us and we'll change the registered name, and send a new set of ear-fit to your friend.

    - Your choice of YONO earbud in sea foam, bold violet or light green colors
    - YONO base station
    - One set of ear-fit (S, M, L)
    - USB charging cord for YONO base station

    With a MSRP of $149, this is a special offer for our first supporters. The offer isn't going to last long. Pledge fast to get YONO at its lowest cost.

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    Pledge US$ 119 or more About US$ 119

    KICKSTARTER SPECIAL- one set of YONO. You can always transfer YONO to a friend once you are pregnant. Share your story with us and we'll change the registered name, and send a new set of ear-fit to your friend.

    - Your choice of YONO earbud in sea foam, bold violet or light green colors
    - YONO base station
    - One set of ear-fit (S, M, L)
    - USB charging cord for YONO base station

    At $30 below the MSRP of $149, this pledge offers great value. You don't want to miss this offer. Get it while the offer is good!

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    Pledge US$ 150 or more About US$ 150

    We want to make YONO available to everyone. Pledge $150+ and you will get

    -A lease for up to 12-months of one set of YONO. If you get pregnant in less than 12 months, share your story with us, and you will get a refund of $15 for each month not used.

    - Your choice of YONO earbud in sea foam, bold violet or light green colors
    - YONO base station
    - One set of ear-fit (S, M, L)
    - USB charging cord for YONO base station

    This is less expensive than YONO's MSRP lease price of $20 a month.

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    Pledge US$ 169 or more About US$ 169

    Super early bird package- two sets of the YONO device. You can always transfer YONO to a friend once you are pregnant. Share your story with us and we'll change the registered name, and send a new set of ear-fit to your friend.

    - Your choice of two YONO earbuds in sea foam, bold violet or light green colors
    - Two YONO base stations
    - Two sets of ear-fit (S, M, L)
    - Two USB charging cords for YONO base station

    Super early bird package, this pledge offers the greatest value. You don't want to miss this offer. Get it while the offer is good!

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    KICKSTARTER SPECIAL- five sets of YONO

    For kickstarter special, $595+ will get you:
    - Your choice of five YONO earbuds in sea foam, bold violet or light green colors
    - Five YONO base stations
    - Five sets of earfit (S, M, L)
    - Five USB charging cords for YONO base station

    At $30 below the MSRP of $149, this pledge offers great value. You don't want to miss this offer. Get it while the offer is good!

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    Pledge US$ 1,190 or more About US$ 1,190

    KICKSTARTER SPECIAL- ten sets of YONO device

    For kickstarter special, $1190+ will get you:
    - Your choice of ten YONO earbuds in sea foam, bold violet or light green colors
    - Ten YONO base stations
    - Ten sets of earfit (S, M, L)
    - Ten USB charging cords for YONO base station

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    Pledge US$ 1,500 or more About US$ 1,500

    Come to Sunnyvale, CA to meet the YONO team. Lunch and half day Silicon Valley tour with YONO founders.

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Funding period

- (45 days)