Exploration of Unknown Spaces by People Who Are Blind Using a Multi-sensory Virtual Environment

@inproceedings{Lahav2004ExplorationOU,
  title={Exploration of Unknown Spaces by People Who Are Blind Using a Multi-sensory Virtual Environment},
  author={Orly Lahav and David Mioduser},
  year={2004}
}
The ability to explore unknown spaces independently, safely and efficiently is a combined product of motor, sensory, and cognitive skills. Normal exercise of this ability directly affects an individual’s quality of life. Mental mapping of spaces and of the possible paths for navigating these spaces is essential for the development of efficient orientation and mobility (O&M) skills. Most of the information required for this mental mapping is gathered through the visual channel (Lynch, 1960… CONTINUE READING
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