Now deaf-blind users can easily keep track of time with Helen, the alarm clock that is developed especially with them in mind. Over 100 years ago, Helen Keller completed her university degree despite the countless obstacles posed by her deaf-blindness. She inspired thousands or even millions of people, including us, so we decided to name the latest Bones creation "Helen".
Helen is an alarm clock, created for the deaf-blind user without compromising the small size and ease of operation that the Milestone players are known for. The credit card sized Helen makes sure the deaf-blind user gets up on time in the morning. For the heavy sleepers, an external pillow shaker is included that connects to Helen.
During the day, users can always check the time and with the integrated timer one can set reminders - for instance in the kitchen or for public transportation. Helen does not use fragile watch hands, but offers the user very tactile and big buttons. Simple but efficient vibration signals announce the time and the last adjustment that was made, allowing the deaf-blind user to set the time and create alarms independently.
In addition to the vibration signals, a voice announcement can be activated, for the benefit of an instructor during training sessions.