BLOCKS will be available in 3 colour options, which you will be able to select after launch, and will be made from a high quality, durable plastic. Casings in other materials and colours will be made available next year onwards.
BLOCKS watches are IP67 certified, which means they can withstand immersion up to 1 m for certain periods of time. This will keep you covered in case your watch gets wet in the rain or you accidentally drop it into a puddle. The company are aiming for IP68 certification one of the highest levels of certifications, so that you will be able to go for a swim with your BLOCKS watch
BLOCKS reaches $100000 in the first minute of the campaign and $250000 of Kickstarter goal in less than a hour!
In a recent interview, Co-founder Ali Tahmaseb says the first test units embedded in the final design are planned for the end of December “The development of the Core has been done. Initial designs for Modules are done, components are selected. The Modules are made at prototype stage but the electronics for the Modules for the final product needs to be produced and tested,” he adds, discussing what development work is still outstanding at this stage.
“On the software side, the Android optimizations are mainly done. We have partnered up with a software company with very talented engineers previously in the Google Android team, that are working on even more optimizations and interactions. We have done an initial version of our launcher and menus but are still working on the User Interface.”