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.
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.
Who is helping us?
We cooperate with Czech Blind United association and we also listen to the feedback from our customers.
In 2019 BlindShell took the15th place in the Rising Star category of the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 50 CE.
BlindShell sells 2 models of its own phones worldwide. Blindshell Classic and BlindShell Classic LITE.
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.