Standard Innovation took home two industry awards at the 2013 Adultex Awards in Queensland, Australia. We-Vibe 3 won ‘Best Selling Pleasure Product’ and Thrill by We-Vibe won for ‘Most Innovative Pleasure Product’. These wins mark the 10th industry award for the We-Vibe product line and the third prize for the recently introduced Thrill by We-Vibe. Read more here!
“Being recognized by the industry for creating the top-selling and most innovative products makes me incredibly proud of what we at We-Vibe have created,” Standard Innovation CEO Danny Osadca. “The We-Vibe team works extremely hard to invent and bring to market the highest quality, most stimulating pleasure products. Thank you retailers, distributors and Adultex for recognizing our hard work.”
Huffington Post Newspaper announces that the makers of We-Vibe may be bringing their products to a drugstore near you! And why not? From electric toothbrushes to razors, there is no shortage of rechargeable devices for sale in drugstores today. Why not add vibrators to the list? Read more here!
“I don’t see why it wouldn’t be looked at in the same wholesome category” as other upscale drugstore consumer electronics, said Danny Osadca, CEO of Standard Innovation, the Ottawa-based company that makes the We-Vibe…Currently available for sale in sex-toy shops and online, the We-Vibe is a pliable, C-shaped clip. A woman can wear it snuggly around her pubic bone during sex for a little extra buzz in all the right places, and it leaves her partner plenty of space for his or her part in the missionary, and other, activity.
Smart Planet reports that 3-D printing is the way of the future! According to President Obama, 3-d printing will revolutionize the way we make nearly everything. So why not sex toys! Standard Innovation uses this technology to develop their health and wellness products and we, the consumers, reap the rewards! Read more here!
Standard Innovation’s success can be measured in its sales. The company, founded in 2008, has already sold millions of units, and its prospects are rising. Last year’s revenues were around US$35 million, and Osadca forecasts growth of up to $50 million in 2013. Having 3D printing technology to prototype and not relying upon outsourced development is key to its success, he said, adding it’s also enhancing adult relationships. “While we use technology to make our lives better every day, it seems that few companies have applied that thinking to making our sex lives better,” Osadca told BusinessWeek.
Bloomberg Business Week highlights a few startup companies that have been shaking things up in the vibrator market. Among them is Standard Innovation with its We-Vibe family of products and the launch of their latest solo toy- The Thrill. Read more here!
Launched in 2008 with less than $1 million in funding, Bruce and Melody Murison’s first product was the We-Vibe, a C-shaped dual vibrator designed to be enjoyed by both partners while having sex. Their 40-employee Ottawa (Canada) company,Standard Innovation, has since introduced a slew of other gizmos and sold a total of more than 2 million units online and in stores around the world. “While we use technology to make our lives better every day, it seems that few companies have applied that thinking to making our sex lives better,” says Danny Osadca, Standard’s chief executive.
Standard Innovation Corporation recently accepted the Powered Pleasure Product of the Year Award for Thrill by We-Vibe at the XBIZ Awards 2013 gala in Las Angeles. Read more here!
“We are thrilled to accept the Pleasured Product of the Year for Thrill by We-Vibe,” said Lorraine Byerley, vice president of marketing, Standard Innovation Corporation. “It’s especially rewarding when you know that it was our industry peers who voted for Thrill — so to you we say ‘thank you for your continued support of the innovative We-Vibe brand of sexual wellness products.’”
XBiz reports that Standard Innovation Corporation has launched a blog on the Science of Sex. It reveals findings from the company’s research lab and insights from guest bloggers. Science of Sex will investigate and share with the public the many domains of sexuality from cultural to psychological to physiological. Read more here!
Standard Innovation collaborates with therapists, obstetrics and gynecology professionals, and sexuality researchers from around the world to create innovative, body-safe and eco-friendly products. The knowledge being accumulated is relevant to today’s conversations. Through the Science of Sex blog, the company says it aims to make accurate information accessible to everyone by bridging the gap between research being conducted and its availability in the public domain; sparking discussions about sexuality; and sharing its passion and enthusiasm for sexual health and wellness.
The Grid highlights a ground-shaking development in the world of Canadian consumer electronics, Standard Innovation’s We-Vibe products. Read more here!
As sex toys have quietly moved upmarket and into the mainstream, the past decade has already produced sleek designs, quieter motors, and even vibrators that work by remote control. Now, Bechthold, an engineer at Standard Innovation—who spent three decades working in military and aerospace engineering, designing everything from banking encryption to electronic countermeasures—believes we’re about to start exploring uncharted territory courtesy of what’s called “materials science”: the study of how things are put together at the molecular level, and how they can be manipulated in new ways. Bechthold foresees a brave new world where toys can move as never before, or stimulate sensitive bits using methods other than the tried-and-true vibrations. “There’s some really out-there material science being worked on,” he says. “There are materials that can twitch and move based on electrical stimulation.”
Online Magazine EmpowHer invites ladies to explore Vegas’ CES. The article profiles companies that make an assortment of devices catering to women. From devices to track your daily fitness goals, nutritional levels and calorie intake to devices that enhance sex for both partners! They’re ofcourse refering to the We-Vibe couples vibrator! Read more here!
We-Vibe has caught fire with many foreign markets. It offers a “couple’s aid” which improves intimacy in relationships with many products, devices that are amazingly constructed and beneficial.
ABS-CBN news is asking can technology improve sex? The makers of the We-Vibe, which unveiled their new product at the Consumer Electronics Show are certainly proving that it can as they push the envelope at the world’s biggest tech gathering in Las Vegas. Read more here!
Tristan Weedmark, “sexology relations coordinator for” the Canadian-based maker of the device, Standard Innovation, said millions of people have already tried the device, which is based on research from the University of Guelph. ”It’s the only vibrator which can be worn while making love,” she told AFP. “It stimulates the G-spot, the clitoris and the penis simultaneously.”This enables both a male and a female to get the benefit of the stimulator, she said: “It enhances sexuality instead of detracting from it.”
PCMag online magazine highlights Standard Innovation’s presence at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show, praising VP of product development, Grant Bechthold, who used to make bomb disposal suits and electronic countermeasures to stop roadside explosives. Read more here!
WeVibe doesn’t look like your typical vibrator, and it’s not made by the typical people in the typical way. The latest WeVibe models are flexible rather than hard, a little squeezable, downright pliable. It took a guy with military experience, a “digital mannequin” named Jessie, and a couple of high-end 3D printers to get there.