An interesting paper dealing with creating training regimes for people using prosphetic vision devices. As regards the vOICe, activities such as reading can be ignored until the user gains proficiency but the other activities such as going down a corridor that has large symbols painted on the walls can be carried out and are applicable.
Archives for May 2009
The image of a Monkey and it’s soundscape.
Image curtacy Anurag Varma.
Just a quick note to readers that it does not seem to be possible to download Dragon Naturally Speaking 10.1. When you navigate to
you are asked for your contact information and dragon serial number.
Once you have entered these items, you are taken to another page where you need to wait some more. You will be told that Nuance is sending an e-mail with download instructions. The e-mail comes but the download link is not active.
A very long article on the importance of Braille. The article also deals with neuron plasticity that occurs when reading Braille.
All this is related to the US government release a coin with Braille markings.
We have been told not to mix sight with touch since sight is like another language. However, new research states that cross modal integration is possible.
Read more here