This is not your average technology.
An estimated 285 million people in the world are visually impaired; this includes legally blind and visually limited persons. For the past two decades there have been no new innovations regarding visually impaired technology. Available technology for visually impaired people (VIP) is expensive, bulky and often limited and only around 5% of visually-impaired people worldwide have the privilege of owning Braille devices. Educational and day to day life for VIPs has remained severely limited.
We were successful in mass-producing our core technology: the electro-magnetic actuator. These actuators are what you see in the Dot Watch. Our feat was drastically minimizing the size and the cost of the current market standard – the piezo-electric cell, which is still used by today through many electronic braille devices. Dot cell is the smallest, most cost-efficient, and the most mobile technology for electronic braille displaying. The Dot cell is the first mass producible, scalable, and affordable actuator technology. It offers an excellent performance at 1/10 of the price, when compared with the existing braille cell technologies.
The minimalist pure white gown has a boat neck, framing the shoulders and emphasising Ms Markle’s waist, and three-quarter length sleeves. The haute couture dress is made of double-bonded silk cady cushioned by an underskirt in triple silk organza. Ms Markle’s veil was held in place by Queen Mary’s diamond bandeau tiara, loaned to her by the Queen.It is named after the wife of King George V, the Queen’s grandfather.At the centre of the bandeau is a detachable brooch of 10 brilliant diamonds, which was given to Queen Mary as a wedding present in 1893. The brooch was later made into the tiara in 1932.The headpiece also includes diamonds and platinum in 11 sections. Ms Markle also wore earrings and bracelet made by Cartier.