[Originally Published on: May 19, 2014] OneFone company launched the world’s first braille phone for blind people in United Kingdom. The phone goes on sale in London and company released it at 60 Pound.
The special thing in this phone is that the 3D printing technique is used to made this device. This technique is perfect to made personalized braille button.
In this phone, all the parts are not 3D printed, it means some of its parts are 3D printed and some of them are come up with 2 choices. In which those people also have options who don’t know braille script.
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The button interface is also provided with the phone in which the text is highlighted in the button. This phone is only able to perform some easy tasks. We should expect high speed features with this phone.
As we can see in the pictures that there is no screen in this phone. Th phone also has volume rocker button to customize the volume. In the below side of volume button, answer and reject button are situated.
The 12 number keypad is also provided to users. Users can save contacts with name and photo in this phone. Look-wise the phone comes in several colors.
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However this phone is the first braille smartphone in the world but last year India based firm Kriyate developed a prototype of a braille smartphone but Kriyate don’t released it for sale.