Sapphire, rejected "sapphire" and corrections
This has been a long project so far, much longer than I ever expected: we have hit some pretty big bumps on the road to completion. On behalf... Read more
Digging into the new AGENT OS 2.0 core
Over the past few months, our technology team has been making some good progress on the AGENT OS 2.0 core. In today's update, I will share some technical details of... Read more
Silicone rubber watch straps
Silicone rubber watch straps
For the AGENT Smartwatch, we have two watch strap material options: silicone rubber and genuine leather. [Of course: other 22mm straps will work too.]
These materials... Read more
New Windows Phone app (and moving forward)
First of all, please accept my apology for the unusually long delay since Kickstarter Update #28.
Over the last month or so, we have received a number of PMs from... Read more
AGENT OS and watch case updates
This month we are continuing our work to add IPv6 support to AGENT OS—so that AGENT wearables can communicate with Internet-connected gadgets (and the larger Internet).
We are also working... Read more
AGENT OS and leather strap updates
In this update, we will dig fairly deep into the new networking features (IPv6 stack) of AGENT OS 2.0. We will also give you a quick update on progress from... Read more
Status update, AGENT 2.0 and more
In today's update we will cover our current status: an overview of what we have accomplished so far and items that are left to do—across both software and hardware. There... Read more
AGENT Smartwatch components and moisture sensitivity levels
This year our team has been slowly pushing through the watch case design process (after switching watch case ODMs this spring and effectively restarting much of the process). The watch... Read more
Spring leaf switches and factory update
This last month the watch case team has been sorting out the mechanical integration between our watch case and smart movement (circuit board).
We also received silicone watch strap samples... Read more
Watch case updates and factory space
This last month the watch case team has been finishing up their work on the watch case.
We have also been busy sourcing backup suppliers and preparing the factory space... Read more
Updates: watch case, straps and more
The watch case team has been busy fixing the watch case issues discovered in the fit-validation samples.
They have also designed a new and improved glass case back for the... Read more
Watch case manufacturer and samples
This last month or so has been a flurry of watch case activity, building and analyzing the fit-validation samples.
The first two samples have arrived and our watch case design... Read more
Watch case update and behind-the-scenes
The AGENT Smartwatch is a high-tech custom timepiece, designed for final assembly in the USA.
In contrast, the majority of watches are assembled using off-the-shelf watch components, customized and manufactured... Read more
Watch case molds and developer roadmap
When we designed AGENT, we wanted a fashionable smart watch with great battery life that could also run real apps. And we wanted it to be cloud-connected, delivering personalized information... Read more
Battery gauges and calibration results
Batteries are wonderful things, providing portable power to our gadgets. They can also be a source of frustration, running low on power when least expected.
Like the fuel gauge in... Read more
Bluetooth Proximity and Qi pre-certification tests
The best technology is often unseen—seamlessly blended into our environment, automatically sensing and reacting to our needs.
AGENT offers a nifty "phone link lost" feature, alerting you when you step... Read more
November SDK update and wireless power coils
We believe that a smartwatch can be so much more than just a secondary display for your smartphone.
Caller ID and notifications are compelling features for a smartwatch. But a... Read more
Components, airplane mode and the third trimester
We have raised funds together, to make the AGENT Smartwatch a reality. We have turned our prototypes into manufacturable circuit boards. And we have taken our already-sophisticated circuit designs and... Read more
Battery gauges, ambient light sensors and SDK update
To deliver extraordinary battery run-time with every AGENT Smartwatch, we designed every circuit and selected every component for optimal power consumption.
Last month, we improved the dual-processor architecture and the... Read more
Smartwatch and watch strap enhancements
Preparing a product for manufacturing requires extensive testing.
Unlike software, hardware cannot be changed once a device has been manufactured. So the first half of our schedule has been focused... Read more
Wireless charger update and engineering details
Kickstarter enables us to build great new products together, as a community of like-minded individuals.
As part of that process, we're excited to share both progress updates and cool behind-the-scenes... Read more
RGB LEDs, charging coils and design-for-manufacturing
AGENT is the first smartwatch that doesn't compromise. So naturally it needs a wireless charger built to a similar standard.
We have been neck deep in engineering these last few... Read more
Circuit boards, charger update and Xamarin.Android
July brought beautiful summer weather to the USA's east coast, encouraging New Yorkers to get outside and enjoy the sun.
Or so we're told. We have been spending a lot... Read more
Developer tools, Windows 8.1 support and circuit boards
Thank you all again for your outpouring of support during our fundraising campaign.
You collectively pledged over $1 million, more than ten times our goal, and selected rewards of almost... Read more
Announcing the watch app store
The AGENT smartwatch has a lot of cool features, but what makes it really amazing is its ability to run powerful watch apps—and still get great battery life.
Some of... Read more
Open house invitation and new watchfaces
Open house invitation
We wish we could meet all of our amazing backers in person. We are grateful that we got to meet some of you at the World Science... Read more
Announcing premium weather data
Weather shapes our daily activities.
It affects what we wear, how we travel from place to place, and even what we do when we get there.
While designing the AGENT... Read more
World Science Festival and extra-long watchstraps
World Science Festival
We have really enjoyed meeting so many of you over the last week and a half, through thousands of online conversations.
We would love to meet some... Read more
Announcing international font support
We are awed by the diversity of our backers. You are helping make AGENT a reality——from every corner of the globe.
Many of you speak English as a second (or... Read more
Opening up January rewards
You, our backers, continue to amaze!
In less than five days we have completely run out of December "watch with charger" rewards. Simply incredible.
Many of you have asked if... Read more
Wow. In less than 10 hours, you made our dream of manufacturing the AGENT smartwatch a reality.
We are so very humbled by the outpouring of support. You, our backers,... Read more