Company Profile

WearWorks Inc
Profile last edited on: 9/8/2022      CAGE: 7XSM6      UEI: M86GCL7XH971

Business Identifier: Wearable haptic technologies for navigation
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Location Information

111 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
   (203) 747-9762
Location: Single
Congr. District: 12
County: Kings

Public Profile

Wearworks Inc develops haptic design technologies and products. The firm's first product - WAYBAND - a wearable haptic navigation device for the blind and visually impaired, guiding users using only vibration. The WAYBAND recieved significant press coverage after Simon Wheatcroft, a blind runner, used it to run the New York City Marathon in 2017.

Extent of SBIR involvement

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Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition

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Less than .5M
VC funded?
Privately Held
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IP Holdings

Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2018 1 NSF $225,000
Project Title: Wearable Haptic Navigation Device for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Key People / Management

  Loreta Hysa -- Chief Marketing Officer

  Keith L Kirkland -- Co-Founder. Head of Sales

  Yangyang Wang -- Co-Founder Head of Operations & Software

  Kevin Yoo -- Co-Founder. Head of Product + Marketing