Virtual Touch Book: A Mixed-Reality Book for Inclusive Education

  • Juan Mateu
  • María José Lasala Bello
  • Xavier Alamán
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8867)


This article presents the Virtual Touch Book, a book with special features that is able to interact with a virtual world. Depending on what page the book is opened, the virtual world contents and behaviour are adapted. An experiment on using this technology was carried out at the IES Ernest Lluch high school, involving students on attention to diversity courses and dealing with the theme "Ancient Greece".


virtual worlds tangible user interfaces inclusive education 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Mateu
    • 1
  • María José Lasala Bello
    • 2
  • Xavier Alamán
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)MadridSpain
  2. 2.IES Ernest LluchCunit, TarragonaSpain

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