An Approach for Ontologically Supporting of Space Orientation Teaching of Blind Pupils Using Virtual Sound Reality

  • Dariusz Mikulowski
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)


The blind encounter great difficulties in independent movement in an open environment. There are various systems that support their orientation usually based on devices such as suitably adapted GPS, cameras, RFIDs and their respective software. But there are no computer-assisted systems that would help with teaching blind children to move without exposing them to danger. It seems that a good idea for constructing such an assistant system would be to replace a physical reality with the help of suitable computer software in which the semantic technologies are used.


Blind pupils Obstacle hearing Ontological support of orientation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of SciencesSiedlce University of Natural Sciences and HumanitiesSiedlcePoland

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