About us

BlindShell History

The members of BlindShell team

2013

The BlindShell idea came from a master thesis that was focusing on the possibilities how to make smartphones more accessible for the blind and visually impaired. 

The BlindShell team at international fair in US

2014

In 2014 BlindShell won The Idea Of The Year award and Vodafone foundation helped us to launch the whole project. 


Facts about the blind

According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 2.2 billion visually impaired people in the world, of which more than 40 million are blind.

Where are we now?

BlindShell is currently available in 23 countries worldwide. In late 2019 we successfully entered the market in the United States and we have big plans there in the world of assistive technologies.

Who is helping us?

We cooperate with Czech Blind United association and we also listen to the feedback from our customers. 


Deloitte building

2019

In 2019 BlindShell took the15th place in the Rising Star category of the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 50 CE.

Detail of Blindshell phones - black, red and silver

2020

BlindShell sells 2 models of its own phones worldwide. Blindshell Classic and BlindShell Classic LITE.

BlindShell team

In the Prague branch a small team of enthusiasts takes care of the development and sales of BlindShell phones all over the world.  We see in our efforts for BlindShell more than just work.


Jan Šimík

CEO


Filip Hrdlička

Sales Manager


Elisabeth Jarosz

D-A-CH Manager


Kristýna Savaryová

Marketing Manager


Honza Pechan

CTO


Tereza Petráčková

Operations Manager

What we rely on

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Designed By The Blind And Visually Impaired

We develop our phones in cooperation with the blind and visually impaired community, testing every detail.

The customer is always right

Outstanding Custumer Service

We take care of our customers and help them with everything they need. We are always here for them. 

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Simple And Intuitive Control

We design our phones to make them as easy as possible but still smart, to help with everything necessary but also to entertain.  

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Lifetime Free Update

We do not rest on our laurels, we are constantly improving our phones, we propose new functions and lifetime free updates for all our clients. 

What we have already achieved

Delloitte Fast 50 2019

Winner - European Youth Award 2015

DHL UNICREDIT Exporter award 2017

Vodafone logo

Idea of the year 2014 Winner

Deloitte logo

Deloitte NOTED 2017

Black BlindShell Classic with leather flip case

BlindShell phones

Have a look at our phones that make every day easier for the blind and visually impaired