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Hone is a Bluetooth 4.0 device for your iPhone 4S that helps you find your keys - and it's made in the USA.
1,132 backers pledged $85,426 to help bring this project to life.

Hone shipping begins

Posted by Geoffrey Litwack (Creator)

The first Hones are shipping to Europe

The first complete Hones have rolled off the assembly line and are en route to some of our European backers. The reason for this is that we have cleared EU/CE certification but are still waiting for FCC and Canadian IC final grants. We should receive our grant from the FCC within the next few business days, at which point we will begin domestic shipments. We expect all pledges to be fulfilled within the next few weeks. You will receive a tracking number from Shipwire prior to receiving your pledge.

Thank you

Attached is a video of the first panel of boards rolling off of our line (in Hatfield, PA) - the first time we've ever cried in front of a robot. The first wave of Hones are on their way into the world and we couldn't have done it without your support.

With Gratitude,

Geoff & Louis

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    1. Geoffrey Litwack Creator on

      Cathy: If you go to in Safari on your iPhone or iPad you'll see a banner at the top that links to the app. Also, here is a direct link to iTunes:…

    2. Cathy Havican on

      Received my shipment notification yesterday! Congratulations on your success...
      One question - I don't see the app in the iPhone store. When will the app be available to download?

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      Ben Martin on

      Had shipping notification this morning :) (UK)

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      Frederick Lorico on

      got a confirmation that mine is being shipped..thanks and can't wait to use the product. worth the wait...

    5. Geoffrey Litwack Creator on

      Sean - the final batch of Hones is going out next week, if you haven't received yours yet keep an eye on your email for a shipping notification!

    6. Sean Harold on

      Looking forward to this - is San Francisco being shipped to yet? Eager to receive... My girlfriend keeps losing her keys. ;)

    7. France on

      I'm in Europe and nothing has arrived yet ...

    8. Geoffrey Litwack Creator on

      Anna - don't worry! If you haven't gotten one yet, you should by next week. Thanks for backing us!

    9. Anna Adam on

      At what point do I worry that I haven't gotten a shipping notice? I'm in Texas...

    10. Geoffrey Litwack Creator on

      Jeroen - if you haven't received yours yet, the next batch will be all shipped out by next week. Keep an eye out for an email shipping notification!

    11. Jeroen van Kooten on

      Hi guys,
      Just wondering how far along you guys are with the EU shipments..


    12. Geoffrey Litwack Creator on

      Brian: We did get our FCC Grant, and shipping has begun! If your reward hasn't gone out yet, you should see a shipping notification by next week, latest.

    13. Brian Moss on

      Did you get FCC final clearance?

    14. Geoffrey Litwack Creator on

      Chris - Some have gone out, new plastics are arriving at our CM tomorrow to be assembled and fulfill all remaining pledges. Thank you for your patience, we are almost there!

    15. Chris Lyon on

      What's the word on shipping? Been about two weeks without an update.

    16. Geoffrey Litwack Creator on

      Dave - it does, thank you!
      Nixolus - There are no barriers to shipping the Aus units, we're shipping as we get units in the order we received pledges except for the USA and Canada (for now).
      LBalk - Unfortunately we don't have a way to do local pickup, all the Hones are leaving the factory and going direct to Shipwire for fulfillment.

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      LBalk on

      Hatfield- thats 5 minutes from here, I can pick it up.

    18. Nixolus on

      Hi, getting excited here. But where are you with Australian backers?

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      wabn on

      congratulations on the first shipments! It must feel great, and deservedly so.

      Dave B.