June Update: Production capacity increases
Another month of production runs and batch shipments has flown by! We hit a lot of big milestones this month that we're feeling really good about, and that... Read more
May Update: Shipping, scaling up, and more
We're finishing up May strong as we continue to co-work with our factory. In fact, we're posting this latest update directly from the production line! We've delivered rewards... Read more
April Update: Ramping Up
Welcome to the April update! We're excited to see the first hands-on impressions from the glasses rolling in! We've been communicating with backers who have received their units... Read more
March Update: Drumroll, please...
What's that drumroll for, you may ask? Well, we've finally hit that big milestone that we've all been waiting for. We're shipping!
We've finally hit... Read more
February Update: New clamps, app update, and more
As mentioned in the January update, most of our factories and suppliers were off work for the Chinese New Year holiday. While the factories were off, we worked... Read more
January Update: Full Production
We’d like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! We think 2019 is going to be a big year for connected eyewear, and we’re excited to share that... Read more
December Update: Finishing 2018 Strong
Happy holidays to those celebrating around the world, and we wish everyone a very happy New Year as we move into 2019! We’ve been wrapping up 2018 by... Read more
November Update: Making Progress
Hope everyone had a pleasant month of November! Production work continued throughout the month and we've been able to complete training with our factory as planned as well... Read more
October Update: Refining The Process
Welcome to another monthly update! Last time we left off we were covering production, the hurdles associated with this first batch, and the remaining work left to be... Read more
September Update: Factory Days
It’s been our busiest month of production work yet! Most of our day-to-day work has shifted substantially into supporting production. This involves everything from training assembly staff at... Read more
August Update: Reliability Testing
Welcome to Vue’s monthly update! It’s been another packed month as we work to support production and move toward getting everyone’s rewards shipped! Let’s dive in!
FCC &... Read more
July Update: Off To The Races!
Another month, another update! This update contains important guidelines for backers to be aware of as we approach shipment, so after we get through the technical portion, please... Read more
June Update: Upping The (Manufacturing) Volume
It’s been a busy and exciting month! Last time we left off, we were performing another pre-production run of 100 units and were working diligently with our partners... Read more
May Update: Pre-production Work
It’s been another whirlwind of a month! Production activities are underway and represent a big shift in our day-to-day activities. Supporting production means we spend a lot more... Read more
April Update—Samples Galore
April has shaped up to be a busy month! As we get closer to mass-production, there are lots of different areas that are finally coming together. This means... Read more
March Update—Mass Production Prep
Welcome to another Vue update! As noted in February, we reconvened with our factories in early March after Chinese New Year ended. We immediately assessed how prepared we were... Read more
February Update—Lunar New Year
To everyone around the world who is celebrating, we wish you a Happy Lunar/Chinese New Year! As we’ve been discussing in recent updates, this is one of the... Read more
Welcome to the first update of 2018! It’s been an extremely busy month for us as we prepare for the Lunar New Year (also called Chinese New Year)... Read more
Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year! Overall, 2017 was an incredibly busy year and we anticipate 2018 being even busier! We truly wish all of you... Read more
Welcome to Vue’s November update. 2017 is almost over and we’ve been reflecting on the awesome journey thus far. At this time last year, we were in the... Read more
It’s an exciting time of year for Vue! We’re entering the true production phase! To help everyone understand what this means, we’ll think about product development as three... Read more
Welcome to another Vue update! With each passing month the product continues to come together, and we’re feeling more and more excited as we get closer to shipping.... Read more
August Update: Timelines, Progress, and more!
We’re entering the final stretch of summer in the northern hemisphere and have been making solid progress. Hope everyone is enjoying themselves!
This update will first walk through... Read more
Brief Mid-August Update
Hi everyone, please read this update thoroughly! It is short and only about logistics regarding prescriptions and paying for upgrades/add-ons on BackerKit. We have gotten a lot of questions about... Read more
Welcome to another Vue update. As always, it’s been an extremely busy month for us. There have been a lot of exciting things coming together as the year... Read more
It's typhoon season over at our office in China, but nonetheless we've been battling the stormy weather and making progress. As we mentioned in our last update, we... Read more
We have been quite busy since our last update, but are excited to share our progress with you! In the past month we've been evaluating prototypes, touring factories,... Read more
Thank you everyone for your patience with the prescription surveys. Because of the limited number of HIPAA-compliant survey providers, we had no choice but to split up frame... Read more
Prescription, Development, and More!
Hey everyone, a bit of practical business to start this update off. We mentioned in the previous update that we were planning to charge for upgrades and add-ons.... Read more
Surveys are coming!
Hey everyone—surveys will be sent out over the next few days. We are using BackerKit, which is an awesome platform that makes it easy for you to customize your Vue... Read more
CES 2017 Roundup
Hey backers! As mentioned in the previous update, we had the chance to exhibit at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. We wanted to post a quick update to showcase... Read more
Happy New Year! Ready for 2017!
Happy New Year!
To all our backers from around the world, we wish you a very happy new year! We're off to a solid start in 2017 and wanted to... Read more
FUNDED! We did it! Thank you!
A sincere thank you to all of you who made this happen. We wanted to let you know that we are humbled and in awe of this support.... Read more
You're awesome—$1.2M and rising!
Hey backers! As always, thank you for your support. We've just hit our latest stretch goal of $1.2M. That means we've unlocked the Kickstarter exclusive temple piece as well as optional... Read more
HUGE milestone! Thank you for $1M!
Wow—thank you to everyone who has believed in this campaign. This is an incredible milestone for us, and one that we are so happy to have reached. With so many... Read more
Live events, press, and more!
$800k and rising!
As always, thank you so much for the continued support. We've far exceeded our goal and we are really excited to have you all on board. The... Read more
$500k—second stretch goal unlocked!
You did it again!
Thanks to everyone’s support, we’ve flown by our second stretch goal. This is a great threshold you've helped us cross, as it means that all... Read more
We heard you—new lens option!
Thank you to everyone who has pledged thus far. We passed $330k today and we're just barely over one week in! It means a lot to have so... Read more
Thank you & stretch goals!
What an amazing first few days. Our deepest thanks to all of you for carrying us past our $50,000 goal in a matter of hours on Day 1! We... Read more