Our Newest Project: Amiloom, a Connected Device that Re-Connects People Face-to-Face
Loyal visionary backers,
Steven and I just hit the live button for our newest and most ambitious project yet, Amiloom: Technology that Re-Connects Us Face-to-Face.
Technology has literally put screens... Read more
The Shield: One last reward!
To all Heroes and Civilians! Not sure if anyone remembered but we have finished the last reward free for all backers to download. It’s a PDF of the backstory of... Read more
The Visor : Stealth Hoodie Day 2 Reward!
Shield Backer, the first day of The Visor: Stealth Hoodie is complete!
Once again, Avid Union is looking forward to rapidly moving toward production, with attention to detail and a... Read more
Redefining the Hoodie: Avid Union's The Visor: Stealth Hoodie on Kickstarter Now
Super Heroes and Civilians:
The Visor: Stealth Hoodie just launched on Kickstarter.
Back today and get The Visor: Stealth Hoodie at an exclusive "Day 1 Avid Union Backers" reward tier... Read more
The Shield US Shipments & More
US Backers: Final Shipments & Current Exchanges
We are shipping the last batch of hoodies and jackets today and they should arrive within one week! Exchanges requested by last week... Read more
Washing your Tech Jacket
Hello Great Superheroes!
Just had a backer message me that his White Shell tech jacket turned pink in the wash. This makes us very concerned as we have tested them... Read more
The Nunchuk Conceals Cables Inside The Shield! Last Week On Kickstarter! Allies Join!
The Nunchuk is in its last week on Kickstarter and we continue to find new ways for our superhero backers to employ our technology. Here, the Nunchuk is seen on... Read more
We have just launched The Nunchuk: Evolved Magnetic Tech Strap!
The Nunchuk is a mindlessly simple piece of tech gear we have been working on for a while.... Read more
The Blade is Live, Day 1 Dedication Backers Tier Closing in 24 hours (10:11am EST 3/12)
The Blade is live!
Wonder Fox is back on the cover!
We have released a very limited amount of special First Backer rewards that will include a surprise gift... Read more
Huge Error From the 3PL Company we Contracted --SO SO SO SORRY!!!
First and foremost, please accept our most humble and sincere apology from the Avid Union Team.
Here is what has happened:
The 3PL company we contracted, Technologydrive.com, are not... Read more
US Shield Tech Jackets shipped from warehouse! US backers will receive in 2-3 days!
Super Heroes and Civilians,
US Shield Tech Jackets and Hoodies are all shipping out of the US warehouse now!!!
All super heroes, super villains, anti-heroes, and civilians residing in the... Read more
Super heroes and civilians,
We (Avid Union) are thrilled to announce that the Shield: Tech Jackets and Hoodies are now shipped!!
We have been running full steam for the last... Read more
IMPORTANT NOTICE!!! You CANNOT wash the RFID Blocking fabric!
Hello All! As we are in the process of shipping out the Shield, we just wanted to put up a dedicated update for the care of our RFID blocking pocket.... Read more
First batch of Hoodies shipped!
We are so excited about how the production is turning out! The Shield is incredible. We know you all will be psyched when you receive them soon!
We... Read more
Moving forward with the production!
We are going through our final production stage and into our quality control process before arranging the shipments for your rewards. Here we want to share with you... Read more
Production progress and delivery schedule
We have been very busy and focused at this stage following up with the production. The Shields are looking great and we can't wait to get them to... Read more
Introducing The Blade • Tech Case : Debuting at CES 2014 and coming soon to Kickstarter!
Get a backstage look as well as an opportunity to set up a meeting for demonstrations of The Blade. Go to our Facebook page for details! https://www.facebook.com/enthousis
Today’s commute whether big... Read more
Please welcome Quebee to the Hall of Heroes!
We have a new super powered technology on Kickstarter that can join our Hall of Heroes!
Quebee is the first mobile multi-camera system for smartphones on Kickstarter. It works with... Read more
White Shell Black Zipper Jacket photos released!!!
Finally we have photos of our White Shell Jacket sample! Production has been going smoothly and we feel confident that all of your Shields will reach you all... Read more
Survey Sent and Black Shell with red zippers available!
Just wanted to say we hear you about the Black shell and Red zippers combo for the Tech Jacket so after an intense day of negotiations with the... Read more
Happy Holidays from The Shield!
In the holiday spirit we would like to thank all of you for your support with a holiday gift card! If anyone would want a higher resolution of... Read more
Meet our new Superhero friend The Notch!
With their amazing powers they have created the next generation activity tracker and movement capture interface, available as tiny modules or integrated with... Read more
Further Free upgrade!!!
Hello you amazing Super Heroes!
Just wanted to update you all on another free upgrade! This is also an idea from an amazing backer: We are adding an elastic adjust... Read more
OK everyone! The revised size chart!
After double checking we have revised the size chart and are now making it available in both inches and cm. We have also created a diagram in which we illustrate... Read more
Sizing Chart Conversion Issues.
We are so sorry but since we have been converting from metrics to Imperial we realized that we have the wrong measurements for the sizing chart! But we are... Read more
Update on Size Chart! And some surprises!
We have been going over all the aspects of production and design with the factory for final production these few days. Although we didn't get to our next... Read more
$80k Raised with free design upgrade and next 100K stretch goal revealed!!!
Hello Everyone! We are so very happy to announce that we have reached our $80k goal! We also have been hard at work improving the Shield, inspired by all of... Read more
New Tech Jacket Shell and Waterproof Zipper Colors!
Thank you for being so patient and supportive of our second project and we have been working very hard to get some more options for all of you... Read more
New Videos Showing Details of Tech Jacket and Tech Hoodie
The prototypes of the Tech Jacket and Tech Hoodie feel awesome --they look incredible with the carbon fiber sheen and weave, shoulder and forearm details and braided stitching,... Read more
Message from Wonder Fox!
We just received a message from Wonder Fox:
"I'm thrilled and flattered by the incredible speed and progress of "The Shield: Tech Jacket with Super Powers
But I... Read more
FUNDED IN 12 HOURS!!!
Amazing you guys!!!
We already hit our funding goal!! Thank you backers!
Want to know what's crazy? Only a group of people the size of a medium-sized high school (1,600)... Read more
Indian MBA Student Asked "How are you Spreading the Word?"
Just a little while ago an Indian MBA student in Bangalore who I met 3 years ago while backpacking in India just asked, "Congrats on your kick starter... Read more
Amazon payments working better using Firefox
We have gotten quite a few messages from people having problems pledging due to Amazon errors.
We have found that using Firefox as a browser is more reliable.... Read more
Amazing stats!!! 1/3 people watching the video are backing! We just need to spread the word!!!
This is amazing!!
1/3 views are backing our project!! Our design is red hot!! We are not surprised! You guys have not yet even seen The Shield in... Read more
An Amazing 1st Hour!!!!
We are extremely excited to have hit almost 25% of our goal in the first hour!!!
This is all because of you guys!!! Look what you have helped us do... Read more