| Tech |

Learn the Science Behind Orgasmatronics' Space-Age Vibrators

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

One of the few immutable rules of technology today is that it never stops evolving. From smartwatches to self-driving cars, every year brings a new crop of improved gadgets designed to make our lives easier and better. So why haven't our sex toys kept pace?

That's a question that Colorado company Orgasmatronics decided to answer. Led by a Yale-trained physicist and onetime National Institute of Standards and Technology researcher who goes by the name Dr. X. Treme, the company has made it its mission to create some of the most advanced, customizable sex toys on the market. Videographer Bailey Geoghan recently stopped by Dr. X. Treme's lab to learn how he's building an even better version of the X1 vibrator.

Want to learn more about the sexy, sexy science behind Orgasmatronics? Read Chris Utterback's profile of Dr. X. Treme and his company.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.