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_id ecaade2012_133
id ecaade2012_133
authors Koch, Volker; Lückert, Angelika J.; Schwarz, Thorsten; Both, Petra von; Diziol, Peter
year 2012
title Haptic Paintings: Using Rapid Prototyping Technologies to Grant Visually Impaired Persons Access to Paintings, Sculptures, Graphics and Architecture
source Achten, Henri; Pavlicek, Jiri; Hulin, Jaroslav; Matejovska, Dana (eds.), Digital Physicality - Proceedings of the 30th eCAADe Conference - Volume 2 / ISBN 978-9-4912070-3-7, Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Architecture (Czech Republic) 12-14 September 2012, pp. 511-517
wos WOS:000330320600054
summary The paper describes an ongoing cooperation of architecture students with museum educational services and visually impaired persons. The project aims at conveying non-haptic art like paintings or graphics in public exhibitions to visually impaired people (blind or partially sighted). The concept combines rapid prototyping technologies with art interpretation and strategies for transporting visual information by haptic expressions. To reach this goal the students produce small and haptic explorable exhibits of the paintings by using rapid prototyping technologies and manufacture hand-outs, which can be touched by the blind people during guided tours at the exhibition.
keywords Rapid prototyping; haptic experience; design parameters; inclusive design
series eCAADe
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