Maps Sonification System Using Digitiser for Visually Impaired Children

  • Gintautas Daunys
  • Vidas Lauruska
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4061)


Presentation of graphical information is key problem during teaching of visually impaired children. The developed system is devoted for investigation of graphical information by blind user using a digitiser. SVG language with additional elements is used for describing of maps. Non-speech sounds are used to transfer information about colour. Alerting sound signals is issued near two regions boundary.


Graphical Information Impaired Child Blind People Blind User Scalable Vector Graphic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gintautas Daunys
    • 1
  • Vidas Lauruska
    • 1
  1. 1.Siauliai UniversitySiauliaiLithuania

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