Seeing in 3D: New Problems In Accessibility

McAllister, Graham (2008) Seeing in 3D: New Problems In Accessibility. In: CHArt Twenty Fourth Annual Conference, Birkbeck, University of London.

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Abstract

Virtual worlds such as Second Life are becoming an increasingly popular place to learn, socialise, and do business. However, these 3D virtual worlds are not accessible to people who are visually impaired, effectively creating a digital divide. This paper discusses the barriers to access for blind and visually impaired people to these increasingly popular environments, and asks the question to the CHArt community, 'Can we engage in 3D digital worlds without vision?'

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Depositing User: Graham McAllister
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:39
Last Modified: 31 May 2012 11:31
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/17651
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