Gabrielle Le Bihan

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For several years, we have been developing a system of perceptual supplementation (Tactos) so as to render spatialized digital information accessible to users with visual deficiencies. After having validated this device in experimental situations and in practical use, we now propose to connect several Tactos systems in a network, so as to allow for access(More)
With the spread of ICT and the Internet during the last two decades, more and more tools rely on graphical interfaces that make them scarcely accessible to the visually impaired. The ITOIP project aims at developing the use of a tactile perceptual supplementation system called Tactos. A partnership with a visually impaired persons (VIP) association allows(More)
This paper presents Touch Through (TT), an innovative smartphone application which provides an alternative way of experiencing interpersonal touch at a distance. Through the design of TT, we are interested in the issue of allowing people at a distance to share emotions and have a feeling of presence. The originality of our approach is to focus on the(More)
Touching is a tangible way to interact and to communicate emotions that becomes unavailable when people are at a distance. In this paper I present Touch Through (TT), a smartphone application which provides an alternative way of experiencing interpersonal touch at a distance. With this system, I am interested in the issue of allowing people to share(More)
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