THE LATEST ALPHA SHIPPING NEWS
It’s a monumental day – our first production of Alpha is complete and ready to ship!!! Time to celebrate!
A special shout out to Mio’s China team of... Read more
ALPHA WINS CES AWARD
Hi Alpha Backers,
Since ALPHA really is our "cumulative" baby, I thought all you proud ALPHA parents out there would be happy to hear the news. The CES DESIGN INNOVATION... Read more
THE SHIPPING NEWS (wasn't that a movie with Kevin Spacey?)
Hello Alpha Backers!
The announcement you have all been waiting for - the answer to the big question:
When will I get my ALPHA?
We have approved the results of... Read more
Hello ALPHA Backers!
Team ALPHA has been working hard on Pre-production.
We spent the week in China with Koen Geenen of PHILIPS and MIO's Software Engineer Qin Yu.
Here... Read more
ALPHA IN TESTING
Hello Patient ALPHA Backers,
A few people have been contacting me to ask for an update. It is Golden Week in China and not much is going on so I... Read more
ALPHA EARLY PRODUCTION PICTURES
Hello Team Alpha!
We have been very busy getting ready to deliver your ALPHA. Mass production is undertaken in phases. The first is an Engineering Production Run (EPR). This is... Read more
30 minutes to go! T-Shirts for all?
ALPHA BACKERS ARE THE A-TEAM! LET THE WORLD KNOW. If we can hit $350K in the next 30 minutes, I will send an I'm an ALPHA T-shirt to... Read more
LESS THAN 24 HOURS LEFT! NEW PLEDGE INCENTIVES!
IT’S TIME TO DITCH THE CHEST STRAP
ALPHA BACKERS, this is it. As our campaign draws to a close, I want to put out one final call to spread the... Read more
FREE!! “I’M AN ALPHA” T-SHIRTS FOR ALL! HERE’s HOW AND WAY MORE!
Thank you Thank you Thank you! We made it to our first value add goal of $250K!We can now add a second ALPHA color selection*. Again for your consideration…... Read more
Calling All Fitness Professionals!
Training, coaching and motivating others is tough work and I definitely couldn’t have reached my fitness goals without the extra push! I love my trainer (despite what I... Read more
AN EVEN MORE AWESOME ALPHA?
Only 19 days to go! Team ALPHA have given some serious thought about what to do with your generous financial response to our project! We decided the best... Read more
WHERE ARE THE WOMEN??
DC Rainmaker tested pre-production ALPHA in the pouring rain today by the Eiffel Tower in Paris! He's already tweeted and calls ALPHA "surprisingly accurate." Looking forward to his... Read more
My Interview in Triathlon
Greetings everyone from Tokyo!
I had a super walk (well mostly hike) through the mountain passes of the Japanese Alps. I’ve attached a picture of our Walk Japan guide Ted... Read more
I May Not Be Able to Answer as Promptly...
Greetings from Nagoya Japan! For the next four days I will be walking through the Japanese Alps on the ancient Nakasendo Highway from here to Kyoto. During parts... Read more
YOUR PROTOCOL CHOICE (ANT+ or BT4.0) WILL BE MADE IN THE AUGUST SURVEY
Thank you for responding so quickly to my question about your likely comms protocol choice. I had asked the question of you in order to do my production... Read more
Alpha in Action Part #2: The Fast Run Use Case
So, I have been communicating alot over the last 18 hours but I hope you will be interested in one more post before I crash. This morning (my... Read more
A very IMPORTANT Tutorial on ANT+ vs BT4.0
I started doing a survey of the various backing groups to get a sense of whether people were leaning toward BT4.0 or ANT+ so that I could start... Read more
ALPHA in ACTION
So David Gaya left this comment a few hours ago:
"Any chance of a video of this in action. I'm thinking treadmill or exercise bike + video camera... Read more
Sunset in HK, July 4th Mashable Sunrise for ALPHA!
Here I am in HK and was just getting ready to turn off the computer and try to fool myself into thinking I really wanted to sleep despite... Read more
On my way to HK
Thank you very much to all of you who are making ALPHA happen! I am on my way to China right now to plan for production! I'm still... Read more
THE ALPHA CHALLENGE
I have seen comments to the effect that people hope what we are saying about ALPHA is true because it will certainly be revolutionary. Well, using the principle... Read more
Twofer! Runner's World and TechCrunch Hit the Same Day!
I hope I'm not "overposting" but I wanted to share that Runner's World have weighed in on ALPHA.
Runner's World Reviews Alpha on Kickstarter
Again, thank you... Read more
So How Did TechCrunch Go??
So, how was TechCrunch? John Biggs, East Coast Editor of TechCrunch was kind enough to meet me at the Longbow Pub in Brooklyn while I chowed down on... Read more
Thank you for your continuing support of ALPHA. We are taking ALPHA "on the road" and today, in New York, I met with Jeff Dengate a senior editor... Read more
10% of the way there!
Wow. What else can I say? Thank you everyone! I am at the airport now on my way to NY to meet with Runners World Magazine (!!!) to show them... Read more
Who did the video?
Firstly, I cannot believe the support we have gotten out of the gate! Thank you everyone who has pledged so far for helping us get started. Also, I... Read more