We have taken another great step toward higher volume shipping of ORWL! Our team in Taipei handed over 36 units to FedEx last week, bound for backers in the US. Read the full update.
We are very excited to share that we expect to start shipping certified products in just a few short weeks! Please see below for the individual pieces of the story - there are many important details. Read the full update.
Apologies for the radio silence. We're currently going through the FCC certification process, awaiting the last fix to the key fobs, and finally shipping the first units. Read the full update.
In this update, we report on a security fix, the fit of mechanical parts, RF stability, and a small delivery delay. Read the full update.
The bare mainboards are built and work as expected! If you need to update your shipping address, now is the time. Read the full update.
ORWL pricing is nearly doubling! Read the full update.
We know everyone is anxiously awaiting their ORWLs. It took a while to overcome parts shortages, but production is finally underway and we have a detailed delivery schedule. In addition, ORWL is getting some attention from the Edison Awards. Read the full update.
Thank you for the ongoing patience! We’ve continued to be extremely busy over the last few weeks. One important result is we have completely addressed the thermal performance! Read the full update.
We’ve been asked several times to highlight how we protect against the kind of in-transit modifying that the NSA TAO group has performed on other products in the past. Read the full update.
In our December update, we promised more detail about our third-party security reviews as they become available. Read the full update.
We’ve been very busy over the last few weeks answering everyone’s questions. We have been overwhelmed with the number of contacts and thankful for so much interest and the many requests. Some of this feedback has driven our approach to security reviews and encouraged us to strengthen some parts of the product! We have made a lot of important progress that we want to share. Read the full update.
In our previous update, we laid out the basics of the licensing for ORWL. We now have some more details and some actual sources to share. Read the full update.
As promised at the beginning of the campaign, here is an update on the licensing of ORWL. Read the full update.
As a small token of our appreciation for our early backers' help getting ORWL off the ground, all ORWL units ordered during the campaign will include at no additional charge an aluminum carrying case with custom foam cutouts for securely and stylishly transporting ORWL and all its accessories. Read the full update.
As mentioned in a previous update, we've entered an agreement with Eltan to bring Coreboot to ORWL and that we would make public the exact work to be done. Without further ado, we've posted on the ORWL wiki the relevant portions of our statement of work with Eltan. Read the full update.
Recently, Joanna Rutkowska, the founder of Qubes OS (which we announced as a default OS option), posted on her Invisible Things blog and on Twitter some of her thoughts on ORWL. We offer here our comments and responses to specific points, as well as a more general response. Read the full update.
At the core of ORWL's physical security are two secure microcontroller units (MCUs), one on the mainboard (Maxim’s MAX32550) and one in the key fob (STMicroelectronics’ ST54D). This update goes into detail about the secure MCUs. Read the full update.
First, thanks to all our backers so far for helping us reach our funding goal so early in the campaign! Read the full update.
Qubes OS is now available as one of the pre-installed operating system choices for ORWL, joining Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Read the full update.
We’ve been getting a lot of great questions about ORWL, which has helped us flesh out the ORWL wiki. Of particular interest are two new documents: the product requirements document (PRD) and the datasheet. Read the full update.