In corporation with TNO, we investigate how spatial sound can be used to assist visually impaired and blind people with indoor navigation.
• 1 HoloLens
• 1 student from the University of Groningen
• 1 Visio school Haren
• 10 visually impaired and blind students
• 2 enthusiastic teachers
Method of preparation
The first half year, the students investigates the accuracy of Spatial Sound in terms of direction, distance and location in space. In the second half of the year, he experiments using a prototype if students can follow a route using Spatial Sound.
A follow-the-mosquito game has been developed and at the end of July, research results will be published.
Lianne Noteboom, project manager VisioLab