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myIDkey is a voice-activated, fingerprint secure Bluetooth / USB Drive that displays passwords and personal info online and on the go.
myIDkey is a voice-activated, fingerprint secure Bluetooth / USB Drive that displays passwords and personal info online and on the go.
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    1. KS Addict
      Superbacker
      about 17 hours ago

      This project is beyond dead.

    2. Lawrence J Speece about 18 hours ago

      Still waiting!!!!!!!

    3. Marques Ivey
      Superbacker
      3 days ago

      This was my very first kickstarter project that I backed. This project is what brought me to kickstarter. Funny, that the very project that brought me to Kickstarter is one that has never been fulfilled. People pledge hard earned money to only lose it. Please provide an update or speak facts about the future or lack thereof for this product.

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      dim3m on July 28

      I got my myIDkey long time ago. Never really used it.

    5. KS Addict
      Superbacker
      on July 12

      @Sherri & @Steven - Sadly they won't be returning any money to anyone. Nor product. No refunds. Consider it a total fail on the part of MyIDkey / Arkami

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      Steven Farwell on July 12

      Give me my money back you thief!!!

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      Sherri Bethea on June 30

      Send my money back please

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      BG on June 27

      Send him messages through LinkedIn.

    9. Roger Brown on June 1

      @Karl H. You must be kidding!

    10. KS Addict
      Superbacker
      on May 23

      @ Sally Scott - We'll never hear form Ben Chen or the other dirt bags every again.

    11. Sally Scott on May 20

      Time for another update. We know we're not going to get what we paid for but at least have the decency to be honest and own the fact these devices are never coming and that there are better products already on the market now. Big waste of money. Not happy

    12. KS Addict
      Superbacker
      on May 16

      @ Karl Hedstrom - Sadly it's never going to happen. Just another failed kickstarter (aka fraud, aka scam)

    13. Karl Hedstrom
      Superbacker
      on May 15

      I just sent you a KS message with my new reward mailing address, because I am moving at the end of June. Really hope to get this some day. Thanks!

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      Andrew Ruth on April 13

      We need to get a law that does not like projects like this take money unless they have a product to sell. That is the issue with these sties, a lot of people will get the product but some will not. I was burned on a few projects 3 out of maybe 20. I will not back expensive projects any longer. Kickstarter needs to get things like this under control. They hold the money or something like that.

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      CEASAR WHEELER on April 7

      This comment has been removed by Kickstarter.

    16. Brandon Robinson on April 6

      I think all we can do now is follow Chen and his team and protest any other projects, whether on kickstart or elsewhere.

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      Bertram Obiesie on March 15

      Has anyone made any inquiries on a class action lawsuit and what it takes to get one started? At this point, it does not seem like anyone is getting a dime for a refund from these folks. Something needs to be done quick before the statue of limitation is exceeded.

    18. Oliver Irgendwo on March 10

      Check out the Management Team from Sonovation. You are going to see some familiar faces from the scammer team http://www.sonavation.com/management-3/ the very same person which started the project here in kickstarter from Arkami Inc. is still in the Manager list from Sonovation. This was all planned from start. Take our money and scam everybody.

    19. Oliver Irgendwo on March 10

      They are professional criminals at Sonovation and Arkami, Inc. first they took our $500.000 and developed the hell out of it, than they simple sold the company to Sonovation with some fake deal to sneak out of their obligation. Now selling under different name and products specs. the products which we have financed. And on top of all this Kickstarter just let it be like many other scams as well. Never again! I am cured from crowdfunding projects thats for sure!

    20. Lawrence J Speece on February 20

      Thanks Arik for the information you provided. I was unaware that Sonovation had not made any progress with the IDKEY-M! What a fiasco this has become. I have to wonder what Ben's role is in all this mess??

    21. Roger Brown on February 13, 2017

      KS = Keep Scamming?

    22. Matt Symons on February 11, 2017

      I live about 10 minutes from Sonovation's office here in Florida. Think I might stop by there to say hello.

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      Garrett Gee
      Superbacker
      on February 9, 2017

      lol.

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      Richard Sanborn on February 9, 2017

      Please send me my refund

    25. Marie-Andree Poisson
      Superbacker
      on February 8, 2017

      So is the "new" keys comming? ;-)

    26. Malcolm Butler on January 26, 2017

      So are we screwed or do we call this guy (Bruce Rector) and ask for the funds back?

    27. Arik on January 23, 2017

      In case someone had doubts.
      The final nail in this coffin has been nailed long time ago.

      January 19, 2017

      Better Business Bureau
      Southeast Florida and Caribbean Division
      441 Beacon Cir., Ste. 4
      West Palm Beach, FL 33407

      Re: Consumer Complaint by Arik , Complaint ID No. 90379XXX
      Dear Sir or Madam:
      On January 13, 2017, Sonavation Inc. (“Sonavation”) received the above-referenced complaint from the Better Business Bureau servicing Southeast Florida and the Caribbean (“BBB”) (the “Complaint”). By way of his Complaint, Arik (“Mr. Arik”) contends that a product initially presented by Arkami, Inc. (“Arkami”), and into which he invested monetary funds, has not been produced to date. He is requesting a refund of his investment from Sonavation. Sonavation appreciates the opportunity to provide this response.
      By way of background, Arkami presented the “myIDKEY” product through Kickstarter PBC (https://www.kickstarter.com), a web-based funding site (“Kickstarter”), in March 2013. For various reasons, the product was not delivered to Kickstarter participants and Arkami was unable to continue its operations. In December 2014, Sonavation acquired the foreclosed assets of Arkami from its secured shareholders. Following the acquisition, it became evident that Sonavation needed to invest additional time, energy, and resources to complete development of the product. Should Sonavation succeed in resolving certain design flaws, the company can apply for and obtain the required industry certifications and export approvals which are a prerequisite for delivery of the IDKEY™ M to consumers. Sonavation regrets any inconvenience Mr. Arik may have experienced.
      If you, or Mr. Arik, have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me directly at 561-209-1201. Thank you once again for allowing Sonavation the opportunity to address this customer concern.

      Very truly yours,
      Bruce Rector
      Bruce Rector
      Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
      Sonavation, Inc.

    28. Mance on January 22, 2017

      2 years and still nothing. No refund and now we have an orange turd in the White House. FML.

    29. Brett Unruh on January 20, 2017

      This is ridiculous. We all deserve a refund. We have endured a long enough wait.

    30. Arik on January 19, 2017

      On that note and without any personal gain from it have a look at Qkey - A smart, simple, and secure online experience.Its here on Kickstarter

    31. Arik on January 19, 2017

      Not expecting anything, but need to feel I have done SOMETHING :)

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      R. Sanchez Goldar on January 17, 2017

      Maybe we should celebrate some kind of aniversary?

    33. Richard van der Pool on January 15, 2017

      Still waiting for updates...

    34. Luke Stevenson on January 14, 2017

      4 years later, and it's kind of sad that a solo hacker has made more progress building something on his lonesome than the entire project team + Sonavations have achieved here.

      https://hackaday.io/project/9564-rpi-zero-wifi-enabled-hardware-password-manager

      Makes me think you wankers have completely forgotten about us.

    35. KS Addict
      Superbacker
      on January 14, 2017

      If any of the clowns from Sonavation happen to see this post please walk down the hall and punch Ben Chen in the nutz.

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      James Webster on January 13, 2017

      OMG are people really still here asking for a refund??? I gave up over a year ago and came back to see if there was any surprise update that we would see a product or our money back and its the same thing. Backers asking for refund and creator/Sonavation never responding back. Out of curiousity, has anyone heard from Sonavation?

    37. Arik on January 12, 2017

      Filed the complaint...with BBB .Just to make a point!

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      Steve on January 8, 2017

      Please refund - your team has been less than forthcoming with updates and has shown a severe lack of integrity and respect for customers

    39. J
      Superbacker
      on December 21, 2016

      Please refund my pledge

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      Morgan Gibson on December 18, 2016

      I am requesting a refund of my pledge.

    41. Shane Christman
      Superbacker
      on December 16, 2016

      Please come clean and refund my money or send me my myIDkey. It sucks getting screwed on these crowd funding sites when you're just trying to help someone make their dream a reality.

      -Shane

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      Margarete Quinones on December 15, 2016

      That's supposed to be BBB. Oops

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      Margarete Quinones on December 15, 2016

      I filed a complaint with the BBab last year that's why we got that lame update. I wrote to kickstarter just now. Let's see if they actually give a crap. I need to do the Attorney General. Has anyone consulted an attorney for a class action lawsuit? I think we deserve a refund of more money than what we paid for all the bullcrap this company has shoveled at us. They don't respond to emails anymore. Surprise surprise. And kickstarter you're funny be respectful and considerate. Maybe you should tell these scammers that. I hope they're choking on our money

    44. Trogdor
      Superbacker
      on December 6, 2016

      @KS
      Actually, I'd accept a video of that (no cup allowed) in lieu of the reward at that point. Not just Benny but all the Sr. Mgmt.

    45. KS Addict
      Superbacker
      on December 6, 2016

      @ Bruce Rector - We'll call it even if you walk down the hall to Ben Chen's office and kick him square in the nards. :-)

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      David Taterka on December 5, 2016

      Non-Response from the BBB complaint:

      Dear Sir or Madam:
      On November 29, 2016, Sonavation Inc. (“Sonavation”) received the above-referenced complaint from the Better Business Bureau servicing Southeast Florida and the Caribbean (“BBB”) (the “Complaint”). By way of his Complaint, David Taterka (“Mr. Taterka”) contends that a product initially presented by Arkami, Inc. (“Arkami”), and into which he invested monetary funds, has not been produced to date. He is requesting a refund of his investment from Sonavation. Sonavation appreciates the opportunity to provide this response
      .
      By way of background, Arkami presented the “myIDKEY” product through Kickstarter PBC
      (https://www.kickstarter.com), a web-based funding site (“Kickstarter”), in March 2013. For various reasons, the product was not delivered to Kickstarter participants and Arkami was unable to continue its operations. In December 2014, Sonavation acquired the foreclosed assets of Arkami from its secured shareholders. Following the acquisition, it became evident that Sonavation needed to invest additional time, energy, and resources to complete development of the product. Should Sonavation succeed in resolving certain design flaws, the company can apply for and obtain the required industry certifications and export approvals which are a prerequisite for delivery of the IDKEY™ M to consumers. Sonavation
      regrets any inconvenience Mr. Taterka may have experienced.

      If you, or Mr. Taterka, have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me directly at 561-209-1201. Thank you once again for allowing Sonavation the opportunity to address this customer concern.

      Very truly yours,
      Bruce Rector

      Bruce Rector
      Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
      Sonavation, Inc.

    47. KS Addict
      Superbacker
      on December 1, 2016

      +1 @ Alistair Dale They should have shipped us all a #2 pencil and a pad of post-it notes.

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