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Please touch the art: experiences in developing for the visually impaired

Abstract:

Museums hold collections of objects. Interventions, such as audio descriptions, objects, and maps, make these accessible to the visitors with visual impairments but 2-dimensional objects, such as maps, photographs and paintings, can still present challenges. An inter-disciplinary project works to improve access to visual art works via audio and touch interfaces. The outputs include an improved understanding of the how to improve access to the art collections for the audience and a re-usable t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5334/jors.231

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Oxford e-Research Centre
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5805-1367
Publisher:
Ubiquity Press
Journal:
Journal of Open Research Software More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
4
Publication date:
2019-03-13
Acceptance date:
2018-12-17
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ISSN:
2049-9647
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Pubs id:
pubs:975848
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uuid:ca5a3c34-5ba1-4bc2-91ab-dd7b1067f782
Local pid:
pubs:975848
Source identifiers:
975848
Deposit date:
2019-02-22

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