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Three-dimensional tactile symbols relief maps for the visually impaired

Author
Gual, J.; Puyuelo, M.; Lloveras, J.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
20th International Association of Societies of Design Research
Date of publication
2011
Presentation's date
2011-10-31
Book of congress proceedings
Proceedings of 20th IASDR 2011
First page
D05-1
Last page
D05-4
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/15116 Open in new window
URL
http://www.iasdr2011.org/ Open in new window
Abstract
This study presents the first results of a doctoral thesis carried out on tactile maps and symbols for the guidance of the visually impaired. The fundamental question raised in this paper is whether the haptic and usability reading of these devices can be improved by including three-dimensional tactile symbols. The main working hypothesis that arises is whether it is possible to extend and diversify the range of symbols beyond those currently existing by including three-dimensional tactile symbo...
Citation
Gual, J.; Puyuelo, M.; Lloveras, J. Three-dimensional tactile symbols relief maps for the visually impaired. A: International Association of Societies of Design Research. "Proceedings of 20th IASDR 2011". Delft: 2011, p. D05-1-D05-4.
Group of research
PITP - Technological Innovation Projects of Products

Participants

  • Gual Ortí, Jaume  (author and speaker )
  • Puyuelo, Marina  (author and speaker )
  • Lloveras Macia, Joaquin  (author and speaker )