July Production and Announcements
We are happy to report good news on our first large scale device production:
Final Sample Preliminary Approval!
The final Aurora production samples have arrived from our factories and we're... Read more
June Production Newsletter
Final Samples & Kickstarter Shipping Schedule!
As of this letter, all Aurora Kickstarter parts (batteries, chips, circuit boards, plastics, etc) have arrived at our factories and we await delivery of the ... Read more
Kickstarter Device Production Continues
It's that time of the month again! Lots of great news coming at you today so let’s dig in.
Last month we announced mass production had begun for... Read more
All Remaining Kickstarter Devices in Production!
Over the last month, our team has been focused on manufacturing the remaining Aurora Kickstarter devices. We are in the first phase of large scale mass production: assembling... Read more
Mass Production Update #12
Last month we promised to soon increase the Aurora Dreamband production order volume. Today we are excited to deliver on that promise.
Just last week we... Read more
Mass Production Update #11
Box Art Sneak Peak!
we're so excited to give you a sneak peak of the final device designs (above) and box art for the Aurora:
The Aurora boxes are en route... Read more
Exciting New Feature Announced & Aurora Patch 1.3 Released
Happy Holidays from the iWinks family!
As a gift to all of our backers, we are so excited to announce that The Aurora will come equipped with a ... Read more
Mass Production Update #10, Dreamband Production Ramping Up!
Dear wonderful backers! We are so pleased to make some exciting announcements today!
We have received the next batch of 100 fully assembled Aurora Dreamband devices (up from 20 last... Read more
Lucid Dreaming User Reports and Testimonials #1
Just a few weeks ago we unleashed our basic lucid dreaming features into the hands of our public test group for the first time ever. Today we share the first ... Read more
Mass Production Update #9. Early Access Units Shipped!
Our first wave of 20 production samples have shipped and are being received and tested by selected backers - signaling the beginning of our first public testing round!
As... Read more
Manufacturing Update #8. Roll Call: Developer's Apprentice Backers!!
The wait is over! Our first wave of final production Aurora Dreambands and supporting software are being distributed to the next tier of kickstarter backers!!!
Last update, we promised... Read more
Mass Production Update #7
Greetings fellow dreamers,
Here are a few updates for you:
The iWinks team has been doing a tremendous job of ironing out all the final kinks in manufacturing... Read more
Mass Production Update #6
iWinks is proud to announce that we have received our first batch of mass-produced Aurora Dreamband devices!!
We have been working diligently with our factories over the last 6 months... Read more
Mass Production Update #5
and thank you for supporting Aurora Dreamband - the world's first sleep sensing headband designed to influence dreams! We started as a kickstarter project to build the most... Read more
Technical Post #2 - Discovering The Aurora Platform
We are excited to announce a collaboration with tech giant INTEL and UC Berkley's Entrepreneurship center! Working closely with these groups, iWinks recently participated in a one-of-a-kind tech... Read more
Mass Production Update #4 / Tech Chat THIS SUNDAY!
Last Sunday, during our live Periscope chat, we promised a more in-depth KS update. Here it is! If you missed the chat, please join us every Sunday at... Read more
Mass Production Update #3 :
Hello again dreamers,
we are happy to report that the plastic cases from our manufacturing partners have arrived and they look great! Check in on periscope tonight (link on twitter)... Read more
The BIG BETA Update
We are happy to announce that we have shipped out the first Aurora Dreamband beta units to our Master-Developer kickstarter backers!
You read that right! We are... Read more
Mass Production Update #2
We hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season! Given that it is now the middle of December we have a few important updates about the Aurora Dreamband production timeline!! ... Read more
Aurora Mass Production Officially Begins!
We are overwhelmed with excitement to announce that we've begun mass productionof the Aurora Dreamband!! We've placed our down payment and now the injection molds for the case... Read more
Technical Post #1 - Testing & Firmware Updates
This week we eagerly await the confirmation of our final Aurora designs. Meanwhile we are finalizing production-level purchase orders with our manufacturing partners. We want to thank all of you, our... Read more
Where's My Thing?
Greetings and apologies for this long overdue update,
Thanks for checking in on our progress with Aurora: the Dream-Enhancing Headband - we are very proud to share that although things have been... Read more
Aurora DreamBand Manufacturing in China
Aurora Manufacturing Update
Iwinks has been in China this week visiting factories and going over production plans and much good has come from the trip.
Manufacturing the Aurora DreamBand Headstrap ... Read more
Aurora Mass Production, New IWINKS Logo, Website and Survey!!
Hello again loyal backers!
More News on Mass Production
As part of our continued efforts to finalize Aurora's mass production channels, our team will be meeting with our factory in Shenzhen this weekend.... Read more
Aurora DreamBand 3D-Printed Cases Have Arrived!
In our last update we announced that we are finally nearing completion of the Aurora's enclosure design. We'd like to clarify that all modifications to our earlier enclosure... Read more
Aurora Design-For-Manufacturing Update
Dear trusted backers,
we are very sorry for the recent radio silence. Over a year ago you chose us to represent your interests in exploring the revolutionary crowdfunded space of ... Read more
New Case Design, Updated Aurora Production Schedule and More!!
Hello again backers,
We have lots of exciting news to share today! Aurora, the lucid dreaming headband is well on its way towards production. We have locked in our circuit... Read more
Aurora Production Underway, LAST CHANCE to Preorder at Discounted Rate, Mobile App Progress and More!
Dear loyal backers,
Today we are closer than ever to shipping Aurora. We have finished our final circuit design and sent it off to be printed. The last design... Read more
Aurora Manufacturing Progress & Announcing The iWinks Service!!
its been a long couple of weeks here at iwinks HQ and we are very excitedto report our progress today ;) Aurora is well on its way to... Read more
The Aurora Production Schedule
Hello again backers
We recognize that it is now March and apologize for not yet providing any new information on your Aurora shipment yet. Therefore this update is focused on... Read more
New Year, New Energy!!
The iWinks Team wishes you a happy and healthy New Year. We hope you are enjoying a smooth transition back to ‘reality’ – we know we sure have! We're back... Read more
The Aurora - Better, Faster, Smaller. Now with MicroSD Card!
We've been working hard to design a system that operates on its own and our focus has been consumed by that goal over the last few months. Now,... Read more
Aurora Release Estimated 2015
Greetings lovely backers!
We want to open up with a great big thank you and apologies for the duration since our last update. Many backers prefer we keep in closer... Read more
Well gang, we just got our Aurora enclosures printed out and assembled here in the lab aaand... we are very excited with the outcome!
As with most designs... Read more
The Final Pre-Prototype Update
It is now the month of August and the Aurora Train is headed full speed heading down the track towards release! We've been busy - Our new prototypes... Read more
Update for 7/25
Hello Backers! Happy Friday!
We wanted to take a moment while we work towards our new manufacturing prototypes to remind everyone that we are based in science and experience.
Lucid... Read more
When will I receive my Aurora?
Our new estimated ship date is now late October/ November, 2014.
We stated this in early June but we've had tons of inquiries regarding shipment of Aurora. We... Read more
iWinks featured by Intel and Vice Magazine, accepted into Accelerator and more!
Hey guys What a busy couple of weeks it’s been!
Today is a big day for us as we just received the final PCB from our factory –... Read more
Update - Production Schedule
Hello, Aurora Backers! In this update, we wanted to take a quick moment to say thank you for all your support. We are working hard to deliver you the best... Read more
New Lucid Dreaming Kickstarter Campaign
Good afternoon backers,
There is another lucid dreaming kickstarter campaign that we wanted to bring to your attention...
Translating Dreams, a project from our friend and lucid dream aficionado, Daniel... Read more
(Another) Free Upgrade!
its been a long couple of weeks and in that time we've made great progress in technology development. We've confirmed that our new PCB design can reliably collect... Read more
Exciting New Dream Research and iWinks Progress
It's not every week that the world of academic dream research makes a breakthrough discovery. Recently, a team of researchers proved that lucid dreams can be induced by... Read more
Updates for All! (Progress Permitting)
A warm hello to our lovely backers,
we've tallied your requests from the last update and today we are pleased to announce a new update policy. Moving forward, you... Read more
The "Update" Update
We've been hard at work in the lab and have some exciting news to report! Since we last spoke we've been busting our backs to get the electronic... Read more
Lucidity Fest and Manufacturing Update
Its been a while since we spoke, too long really, so hello again and sorry for the delay! Although you haven’t heard much from us, it’s sure been a... Read more
We Owe You All The BIGGEST THANK YOU!
THANK YOU from iWinks!
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So far, 2014 is truly off to a great start for the iWinks family. We owe this grand success to ... Read more
< 2 Days left to Order at Our Special Kickstarter Price!
Thank you! As indicated by our zazzed-up main graphic, we are now in the final hours of our campaign.
We are overjoyed with the outcome you’ve helped us... Read more
Reddit AMA is live now!
Come join the conversation over the next few hours!
Dream Big America- Listen and Vote!
We have a great opportunity with the Dream Big Americaprogram. It’s an exciting radio show where new entrepreneurs give a 2 minute pitch to a big... Read more
It's more than just two guys making iWinks happen, and we're excited to introduce the lead mobile developer, Danny Anderson. We’ve talked a little about how we plan on supporting... Read more
We're Upgrading The Aurora! iWinks Featured on Mashable and Dream Big America!
Dear backers, Wow!! Thanks to you, we have received some killer coverage and are still cruising to higher and higher levels every day. It’s been a real RUSH getting here!... Read more
iWinks Featured on Kickstarter! Science & Fan Mail Inside!!
We are proud to share that, thanks to your support and endless efforts to help us get the good word out, we were recently featured as a... Read more
Happy New Year! Tech Demo and Stretch Goal Inside!
100K And Counting!
We are kicking off the new year with a smile; we hope you enjoy our latest brief tech demo above. From the iWinks team, here's wishing you... Read more
Funding Goal Reached! Announcing iWinks Commitment to Open Sleep and a New Partnership!
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
Christmas came a day late for iWinks this year. Better late than never! Due to your unprecedented support we're on our way to creating... Read more
We got featured on ABC 10 News in San Diego!
Michael Chen, of ABC 10 News contacted us this morning and got us a spot on the air today. We really can't thank him and all our supporters enough. You... Read more