Though there are already some products that are intended to be worn by blind people, the technological solutions implemented in their construction are far from perfect, and their functionality is somewhat questionable.
Today, this segment of population can choose between two major options. The first type of existing products are analog watches that enable their wearers to remove the crystals and then tell the correct time by feeling the position of the hands on these watches. The second available options are digital watches with features that use recorded voice which is activated by a press on the pushpiece.
However, both types have their disadvantages. The first one can be hard to denote and tell the precise time, while the second one can attract a lot of unwanted attention.
In order to create the product that would perfectly fit for the blind, a San Francisco-based company, Haptica, and its designer, David Sanchez, have created a clever concept watch. The fact that differentiates this wristwatch from other products is the fact that it uses Braille alphabet to display the time.
However, the company still does not have enough funds to start producing it. Hopefully, it will attract enough interest and funding to start manufacturing the product that is bound to help the people with impaired eyesight.