Talking Watches for the Blind and the Visually Impaired from Health and Care.co.uk
Wednesday, 25 November 2009 | Paul
Health and Care are pleased to offer a great range of talking watches for the visually impaired and the blind. Talking watches have been designed for the visually impaired and the blind to help them know what time it is when they are unable to see the time on a clock or a watch.
Health and Care’s range of talking watches come with both analogue and digital displays and with a choice straps in leather, plastic, chrome and metal. The talking watches are all equipped with a clear and simple vocal announcement of the time at the touch of a button. A talking watch can significantly improve a person’s quality of life they are losing their sight and in turn their independence. By being able to tell the time independently, the wearer of a talking watch will be able to keep to appointments and lead a normal life.
Health and Care has a range of 6 talking watches designed for the blind and the visually impaired. The Talking Atomic Watch and the Talking Atomic Bracelet Watch both have the voice time announcement recorded by the Royal National Institute for the Blind. This ensures that the time announcement is very clear and easily understood by the wearer. These talking watches have been specially designed for the blind and the visually impaired.
The Talking Classic Analogue Watch from Health and Care is available in a men’s and ladies size and there is a choice of a gold finish strap or a leather strap. The talking function and clear analogue face assists visually impaired and the blind to tell the time at the simple touch of a button. The Talking Classic Analogue Watch also has voice feedback to assist the wearer when setting the time. There is also an option to have an automatic hourly time announcement with an easy to use on/off button.
The talking watch that has the RNIB voice recording is called the Talking Atomic Watch with Bracelet. The watch speaks the time and date in a clear voice with radio controlled accuracy. The talking watch also adjusts to local time in many countries and to British summer and winter time and has a large clear analogue face.
For those who prefer a talking watch with a digital face there is the Talking Big Digit Watch. This talking watch has been designed for the visually impaired and the blind and it has an oversize digital display. There is a clear announcement of the date and time. The Talking Big Digit Watch also has an hourly time announcement and four alarms that can be used as reminders to take medication.
The range of talking watches available to purchase from Health and Care start from only £18.99 and look just like a normal watch. The range of talking watches available from Health and Care are ideal gifts for friends and relatives for Christmas. Grandparents with visual impairments may not be aware that talking watches exist and how they can be a huge improvement for the quality of life for a visually impaired or blind person.