Competence in spatial thinking, usage of maps or other spatial tools is not self-evident for all; it is a dexterity, which can be cultivated.
VISTE project has been featured on the cover, as well as in the main article of Promitheas, the periodical publication of the National Technical University of Athens (issue 12, May - June 2019, pages 8-9).
VISTE project is featured in the article "Grand Challenges in Accessible Maps" by Jon Froehlich, Anke Brock, Anat Caspi, João Guerreiro, Kotaro Hara, Reuben Kirkham, Johannes Schöning, Benjamin Tannert, on ACM Interactions 26, 2 (February 2019).
The VISTE hands-on workshop held at Liceul Special pentru Deficienti de Vedere Cluj-Napoca in January 2019 has been presented in two television programs on TVR CLUJ.
Our spatial thinking - augmented reality workshop for students of the Primary School of Polydendri & the Special Elementary School for the Blind in Athens was featured on Greek public television evening news on January 31, 2019.
Liceul Special pentru Deficienți de Vedere Cluj-Napoca organizează miercuri, 23.01.2019, între orele 11:00-17:00, în sala festivă a liceului workshop-ul intitulat „Metode inovatoare în activitățile de predare inclusivă”.
ΗΜΕΡΙΔΑ «ΚΑΛΛΙΕΡΓΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΧΩΡΙΚΗΣ ΣΚΕΨΗΣ ΓΙΑ ΠΑΙΔΙΑ ΜΕ ΣΟΒΑΡΑ ΠΡΟΒΛΗΜΑΤΑ ΟΡΑΣΗΣ ΜΕ ΤΗ ΧΡΗΣΗ ΥΠΟΣΤΗΡΙΚΤΙΚΩΝ ΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΩΝ»
Το Σάββατο 19 Ιανουαρίου 2019, το Ειδικό Δημοτικό Σχολείο Τυφλών Καλλιθέας διοργανώνει ημερίδα για την «Καλλιέργεια της χωρικής σκέψης για παιδιά με σοβαρά προβλήματα όρασης με τη χρήση υποστηρικτικών τεχνολογιών».
Thu, 27/09/2018 to Fri, 28/09/2018
In the last week of September 2018, VISTE was presented at two major public events in France and in Greece.
The third project meeting for “VISTE: Empowering Spatial Thinking of Students with Visual Impairment” (Erasmus+) was realized on September 7, 2018. The meeting was hosted by the Special Elementary School for the Blind in Athens, in Kallithea, Greece.
Towards a Multisensory Augmented Reality Map for Blind and Low Vision People (CHI 2018 presentation)
Watch Dr. Anke Brock present VISTE, the augmented reality prototype and the user study at the CHI 2018 conference: