BVI News & Updates

  • Blind student devises audio-tactile graphics display

    Posted by Columbia Regional Program at 1/14/2016

    A blind undergraduate is developing an audio-tactile graphics display (TGD) that turns scientific and mathematical diagrams and graphs into a touchable format, in an attempt to make life easier for visually impaired students.

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  • Students Learn to Play Ball Despite Visual Impairments

    Posted by Columbia Regional Program at 11/13/2015

    Students with visual impairments in Tyler Texas learn to play baseball, volleyball, golf, and other games at a recreation event focused on encouraging participation in sports and liesure. 

    Check out this related story on "Beep Baseball" at CBS News.

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  • Unseen Art Open Source Platform Allows Individuals with Visual Impairment to Enjoy 3D Printed Art

    Posted by Columbia Regional Program at 11/12/2015

    Marc Dillon, founder of Unseen Art, is making classic forms of classic art, including paintings and sculptures, more accessible to the blind and visually impaired using 3D printing techniques. 

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