[Art_beyond_sight_educators] Saint Louis Science Center, TV

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Thu Aug 29 13:20:59 UTC 2013

Science Center sets shows for visually impaired

The Saint Louis Science Center presents a new star show designed 
specifically for children who are blind or have low vision. "Feeling the 
Stars," adapted from the existing show "The Little Star That Could", 
gives individuals with visual impairment an accessible and immersive 
experience in the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.


bit off subject but very interesting
This Glove Could Help Deaf-Blind People Communicate With Anyone, Anywhere

Scientist Creates Tactile Photographs So the Blind Can 'See' by Touch

TV allows Blind to feel objects on screen[video]

Japanese broadcasting company NHK <http://www.nhk.or.jp/english/> is 
planning to implement a TV service that allows its viewers to touch 
virtual objects on the screen.  In line with this, the company is 
developing a tactile system that applies stimuli to five points on one 

The system can help people feel virtual objects through tactile or 
kinesthetic sense allows a person to feel the 3D shape or 2D graph of an 
object on the screen through his finger.

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