World’s First Braille Smartwatch has Tactile Dots for Users to Feel Messages on Screen

braille watch for the blind

There’s a new smartwatch called Dot hitting the shelves that’s designed specifically for people who are blind. It’s a sleek-looking device that represents a different direction for assistive smartwatches. Many of these timepieces have previously relied on audio prompts, but instead, the Dot displays braille text. The circular face can exhibit four characters on the screen at a time—this makes the braille watch the first of its kind.

The way it works sounds simple, but it took nearly three years to develop Dot. It’s easy to see why as the face displays four cells of six balls each, and the company had to Lees verder

Via:: Technologie, MET


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