Time share

Standard, simple human interaction: person A asks what time it is and person B responds accordingly. Happens a kazillion times a day…but can become complicated if, say, person B has a speech disability or person A has a hearing disability. B could, of course, turn their wrist to display their watch, but the face is then at an angle that could be hard for A to view. Maezm is proposing a “sharing watch”–not specifically for people with disabilities, btw–where B simply turns the face 90 degrees to make it easier for A to read. We propose taking this a step further; why not take advantage of gyro technology to move the dial automatically depending on wrist positioning, letting people with dexterity disabilities in on the conversation as well?

DesignBoom: Maezm: Sharing watch

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