Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly
look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices
designed to help people who have difficulties with vision,
mobility, hearing or other special needs!
There are so many watches on the market nowadays each
individual, even for those with visual impairments. However,
many of these watches lack privacy and can disrupt people around
the wearer. A new company coined Eone has recently
released a sleek, discreet timepiece called the Bradley, a tactile
timepiece designed with everyone in mind.
The company's philosophy states: "We believe that good design
is not exclusive but inclusive." Their debut
product was inspired by Brad Snyder, an ex
naval-officer who lost his eyesight in an explosion in Afghanistan.
Eone wanted to create a timepiece that could accommodate
those with or without vision impairments equally. With the
Bradley, wearers can check the time discreetly during meetings,
interviews, in dark movie theatres and more! In lieu of
standard watch hands, time is indicated by two ball bearings--one
indicating minutes (on top) and the other indicating hours (on the
For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line,
. That was your Accessibility Minute for
this week! I¹m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at
Easter Seals Crossroads, in Indiana.