Orion Onyx Review: Star Trek communicator fumbles its prime directive

As product ideas go, “the Star Trek communicator, made real” requires little explanation. Orion Labs’ Onyx aims to keep our smartphones in our pockets and bags where they belong, and return us to the halcyon days of push-to-talk or – if you’re old enough to remember them – walkie-talkies by getting us into group conversations again.

This is actually Orion Labs’ second attempt at a communicator-style device. The first-generation “Onyx Classic” was a lot less glamorous – think “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” type panic button for the elderly – though the concept was much the same.


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