BLOCKS Modular Smartwatch Project Failure: No Way for Supporters to Refund

ByLydia Scott 2019-08-20 625

The BLOCKS modular smartwatch project is reported to have failed completely and supporters may not be able to get a refund.

BLOCKS modular smartwatch 

BLOCKS modular smartwatch is a watch which strap is made of several modules, each with their own function. You can choose the modules you want to build a smartwatch unique to you.


In 2015, modular technology flourished. In this environment, the BLOCKS modular smartwatch crowdfunding target of $250000 on Kickstarter in just a few hours. Google wanted to work with BLOCKS to provide cross-platform modules for the Project Ara project.


However, in 2016, BLOCKS modular smartwatch project was stranded by partners and is now running out of money, and BLOCKS is liquidating the rest of its assets.

BLOCKS modular smartwatch 


It is reported that the BLOCKS modular smartwatch runs a custom Android system and sent some engineering prototypes to some supporters in 2018, and the project is now completely dead.

BLOCKS modular smartwatch 

More unfortunately, as the BLOCKS modular smartwatch project has been cancelled, supporters of crowdfunding are unlikely to receive a refund, which is basically a waste of money.


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