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A wireless headset without speakers?  Discover how Sound Band can open your ears...
A wireless headset without speakers? Discover how Sound Band can open your ears...
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    1. Ikalios
      Superbacker
      2 days ago

      Wow, 5 years already and still nothing. I forgot totally about it for the last year. How can you still not finish those, there are tons on the market. Just buy some and ship them to your backers.

    2. Thomas 3 days ago

      I have not received my reward. Please refund.
      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    3. Sergio Hernandez 4 days ago

      I hereby invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    4. Dharmesh Vasant on April 12

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    5. Jason Stark on April 7

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    6. Missing avatar

      fatoad on April 1

      I have not received my reward. Please refund.
      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

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      George on March 29

      Never received the product that I pledged for, please refund the amount pledged.

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."

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      Zafeer on March 23

      I hereby invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    9. igor zusev on March 19

      I want my refund

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      Robert Pickering on March 18

      What I find completely deplorable is that they still have http://www.soundband.com/ online and stating "It's here", when we all know it's not. Joe once sent me a direct message via his joe@hybra.us email account, but that domain is now gone. It's sad, this is only one of 3 Kickstarter projects that I've backed and that has completely failed. At least the other projects had the decency to inform their backers that they wouldn't be able to fulfill their project and they provided some recompense. Joe and his team just provide lies.

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      Robert Pickering on March 18

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    12. Paul Quick
      Superbacker
      on March 18

      https://www.bloomberg.com/profiles/companies/0522838D:US-hybra-advance-technology-inc
      Meagan wells is Ryan’s wife and the communications director. Number in link.

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      Sean Pelkey
      Superbacker
      on March 16

      I have not received my reward. Please refund.
      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    14. Dave H. on March 11

      If there is any karma, I'll meet up with these bozos in hell where the punishment for their multitude of sins is in part being forced to listen to Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head 24/7 with a Sound Band patched together with duct tape and really uncomfortable piezos.

      Until that day, I'll take solace knowing that a simple Web search forever links these a$$hats to a failure and the perpetration of a fraud against 3,982 well intentioned individuals.

      Imagine, going out of business and not saying goodbye. Consistently true to form.

    15. Chris Hogan on March 10

      Refund my money. Now.

    16. Javin Joseph Hatcherian on March 9

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    17. marilynn lomazow on March 9

      The company went bust.. it's closed. if you look online.. we are all screwed. You take a chance and it they fail, there is nothing anyone can do about it. You are not getting any money back. time to move on. I don't do much with Kickstarter any more. a lot if the tech stuff is already out there. google an idea first before you jump in..

    18. BJ Van Gundy on March 7

      Ryan and Co: You still suck. That is all.

    19. Minh Nguyen
      Superbacker
      on March 3

      I hereby invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    20. Missing avatar

      Alejandro Rivera on February 25

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    21. Kenneth Salomon on February 19

      Last Login by creator June 18, 2017

      I dont see this as someone thats looking at feedback or making any good hearted attempt to fulfilling the goals of the project in any way.

    22. Kenneth Salomon on February 19

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

      Anyone get a refund yet? This is absurd!

    23. Tushar N. Dadarwala on February 18

      I hereby invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    24. Dave H. on February 13

      Just wasting more Kickstarter storage space while waiting for a project update...

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      Chris Miller on January 31

      Can't believe people still believe we may get something or might see a refund. Time to cut the losses and hope karma gets these crooks. Lesson learned for me, never back a project on KS for new technology to save a few dollars. Otherwise, you end up paying money on a thought ran by morons that never come through. Like their "ORB" Ring. I'll stick to buying wallets or belts in here. Never again. Rot in hell you crook. I hope you blew all your money on hookers, drugs, and whatever else you do to get by. Good luck on your next scam. You will see jail time one day.

    26. Jon Carlson on January 31

      I hereby invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    27. Missing avatar

      Adam Odeh on January 29

      I hereby invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    28. Tim Williams on January 24

      Can we get an update every 6 months please?

    29. Philippe van Nedervelde
      Superbacker
      on January 23

      I hereby invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

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      Chris Miller on January 22

      I think the cartels in China took these pricks out. Only explanation on why they haven’t delivered anything

    31. LIM KAY KHENG on January 17

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

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      13vrod on January 16

      Most expensive t shirt I've bought in my life

    33. Virtually Real on January 15

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    34. Fiel Veredus on January 15

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    35. Jack Griffiths-Jackson on January 14

      I would like to politely request an update on this project, if this can no longer go ahead please could you let me know so I can move on? Many thanks.

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      Victor Chang on January 10

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    37. Ron Cashman on December 31

      Check this out people another pie in the sky hybra product http://www.hybratech.com/ORB.aspx
      Just like the many other rings bioring massive scam on IGG & KS

    38. Mo Firouz on December 27

      This is as much of a scam as any phishing attempt anywhere can be. Nevertheless, I'm going with the flow and try and retrieve my money that these guys have stolen.

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    39. vrysen on December 26

      I have not received my order.
      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    40. No more Kickstarter on December 23

      Promised for Dec 2013. Ha ha ha. #scam

    41. Kick No Mo on December 22

      I invoke the Light of God within. I am a clear and perfect channel. Light is my Guide”.

      The Invocation knows no religion. It calls upon the divine Light which is the source of all faiths. Anyone can call upon and activate it.

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      Dan Russell on December 20

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount

    43. Kick No Mo on December 19

      BT chip in the screenshots is current https://twitter.com/bluecreation1

    44. Kick No Mo on December 19

      Someone should contact Accro Tool & Manufacturing.

      They are doing the Tooling. There contact information is in the last update.

    45. Mr. B on December 17

      I have always believed from the beginning that the money was used by Ryan, Megan, and whoever else as their Exit Plan from this godforsaken thing. Either from anything that they had put in with our good friend Joe or as a way to be able to finance their baby-making and go off and have a life of their own outside of sound band. There's no money, there never was money, there's no development and there never will be development. This is a fucking joke!

    46. Yann Quélo on December 15

      I have not received my order.
      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    47. Dave H. on December 14

      Joe, Thiel, in the spirit of Christmas and starting the New Year off on a good footing, how about this?

      If between now and January 5, 2018 you publicly acknowledge here on KickStarter by way of a project update that despite your best efforts and intentions, you & Hybra are unable to meet and fulfill the terms and conditions of the SoundBand project, I promise in return not to pursue you for the return of any money that would be owed to me as a result of such a disclosure and going forward to completely cease making public comments on this site and elsewhere disparaging you and HAT inc.

      I cannot speak for everyone else who like me is waiting for a resolution to this debacle, but I suspect that you coming clean and acknowledging the obvious will will go a long way to allowing most to chalk this project up to experience and to move on.

      "The truth shall set you free."

    48. Missing avatar

      Joseph Tomchuk on December 14

      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

    49. Dave H. on December 13

      I invoke my right to call Hybra Advance Technology & Joe Thiel lying P.O.S.
      Hybra for being deceptive from the very listing of this project on KickStarter. Despite later claims of not fully appreciating the complexities to fulfill their promises to backers, Hybra lied, obfuscated and announced the very first delivery delay within hours of the funding campaign closing.

      Even giving Joe Thiel the benefit of the doubt and assuming a genuine desire to ride a white horse to the rescue and produce the soundband - come on Joe, at some point between then and now, you have come to realize that this venture like others you have been associated with is nothing more than "pie in the sky" and will never be feasible to produce. Rather than say so and open yourself to requests to return the $547,000, or the need to declare bankruptcy to get out from under your financial obligations to backers, you have chosen to make even more spurious sporadic promises via fake updates that you know not to be true. Unable to produce the product and unable to admit failure, this is destined to be the longest running KS project in a state of limbo, ever!

      Clearly, insult after injury with no terminal resolution in sight.

    50. Ron Wilson on December 12

      Enough is enough. I have yet to receive my unit witn no update in at least six months.

      I have not received my order.
      I invoke my rights under Kickstarter's Terms of Use:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/terms-of-use/oct2012
      "Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."
      I demand a full refund for my pledge amount.

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