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Eurographics Workshop on Graphics for Digital Fabrication
In a culture shaped by the visual, having a visual impairment can present many difficulties, in particular concerning orienta- tion and spatial awareness. Tactile models that allow users to experience an environment haptically can provide the spatial, object-based and sequential information necessary to facilitate visually impaired individuals' orientation and mobility in the environment. The increasing availability of 3D printing technologies and digital model data would allow for the creationdoi:10.2312/gdf.20161075 fatcat:ofqhixoctfgezkai22n3zlluoy