Tactile Map for the Visually-Impaired Created Using 3D-Printing Technology

Session Information

Session ID
EDU-096  
Date & Time
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 10:00 AM PST  
Location
La Jolla AB, 2nd Floor, Seaport Tower  

Session Description

Track/Topic
Education  
Keywords
  • Blind/Low Vision
  • K-12 Education
  • Mobility
Session Type
General Track  
Abstract
We designed a 3D-printed tactile map for visually-impaired students. The prototypes are useful in navigation while demonstrating aesthetic appeal and improved durability over existing maps.  

Presenter(s)

  • Bryce Van Ross
    Pasadena City College
  • Chi Yeung Chiu
    Pasadena City College
  • Sandra Perez
    Pasadena City College
  • Carlos Andrade
    Pasadena City College

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