The 5 Best Braille Watches
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Braille watches are adapted timepieces that enable the visually impaired and blind to tell time (Source).
These watches for the blind feature tactile embossments on the dial that help sight impaired users tell time, so it's not technically 'braille' (Source).
The tactile markings are commonly configured so that the 3, 6, and 9 hours are identified by two dots, the 12 is marked with three, and the rest of the hours are embossed with a single dot (Source).
The watch will swing open, often hinged at the 3, 6, 9 or 12 hour mark. In terms of adaptive timepieces, there are also
Though, the LSS and the Reizen are both talking braille watches themselves. You just press a button and the watch tells you what time it is.
Indeed, if you're buying an adaptive timepiece for a loved one, you'll want to figure out what their preference is- whether a braille watch, a low-vision watch, or a standalone talking watch is the best option for them (Source).
For men, the talking Reizen option is the best bet- though it has a 7" as opposed to a traditional 8" watch band. So you'll want to make sure that it will fit your or your loved one's wrist.
Video: The Seiko Women's Braille Watch
For women, reviewers endorse the Seiko braille watch, though if you're looking for a speaking braille watch, the LSS is a runner-up.