[BCAB] Microsoft Develops Device That Helps Blind and Visually Impaired Navigate Virtual Spaces - COOL BLIND TECH

David Reynolds david at dkreynolds.plus.com
Tue Mar 6 10:30:39 GMT 2018


Barry,

You could make some pretty fancy games with it,


David.


On 06-Mar-18 9:00 AM, Barry Hill wrote:
> Interesting, but what's it for?  I can see that it would be useful for
> training with the cane, but not more useful than actually taking a vi person
> out into real-life situations.  Of course, it's safer than real-life, but
> that's false security that could come back and bite them once they are out
> in the real world.  If they built in different eye conditions, it could be a
> great tool for demonstrating at VI awareness courses or teaching rehab
> workers.  Other than that, is it just for the experience?
>
> Cheers
>
> Barry
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roy Warner via Bcab <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
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> Subject: [BCAB] Microsoft Develops Device That Helps Blind and Visually
> Impaired Navigate Virtual Spaces - COOL BLIND TECH
>
>
>
> An interesting news item
> https://coolblindtech.com/microsoft-develops-device-helps-blind-visually-imp
> aired-navigate-virtual-spaces/
>
>
>   Sent from Roy Warner's iPhone
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