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VR Training to Facilitate Blind Photography for Navigation

Date & Time
Friday, March 17, 2023 - 10:20 AM PST  
Platinum 2  
This session describes how blind people use a camera in smartphone-based navigation apps, and the challenges they face using a camera for this purpose. It also describes a novel virtual reality-based training environment to address these challenges.  
  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Disability Specific
  • Research & Development
Audience Level
Session Summary (Abstract)
Primary Topic
Blind/Low Vision  
Secondary Topics
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML)
  • Independent Living
  • Mobile Technology
  • Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), & Cross/Mixed Reality (XR)
Session Type
Journal Track  


  • Jonggi Hong
    Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
  • James Coughlan
    Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

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