Project members from Sound of Vision aim to attend the 22nd International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2016) ICAD is a highly interdisciplinary academic conference with relevance to researchers, practitioners, musicians, and students interested in the design of sounds to support tasks, improve performance, guide decisions, augment awareness, and enhance experiences. It is unique in… Continue Reading Call for participation – ICAD 2016Details
The Sound Prototyping Tool is an internal tool created for the Sound of Vision project. It is used for creating and testing different sounds rendering models of custom defined 3D virtual scenes that mimic some of the real world situations visually impaired people might face. The tool is used to perform, save and model various sound tests. It also represents a great base which can be extended for other sound rendering related tasks, like headphone quality testing, HRTF testing, etc.
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The next Sound of Vision project meeting is set to take place at the Buda Mercure hotel in Budapest, between February 16-19, 2016. The project team will assess current achievements and will weigh the advantages and drawbacks of each technology proposed for use within the project’s deliverable, in order to ensure that it remains safe,… Continue Reading Upcoming Sound of Vision meeting scheduled!Details
On the international “White Cane Safety Day” which is held on October 15 every year, the first Charity Relay Run was organized in Győr, Hungary. Together with our local partners at the blind community, Lions Club and University, the Sound of Vision team used the occasion for distributing our mission, sharing information and establishing new contacts. Registration fees were donated for charity to the blind community. Continue Reading White Cane Safety Day EventDetails
The second consortium meeting was held at the Institute of Electronics at the Lodz University of Technology and was organized by the Polish consortium partner. The meeting was attended by 32 participants from Iceland, Romania, Italy, Hungary and Poland. The agenda of the meeting was focused on the status reports and action plans for the second work… Continue Reading Consortium meeting at the Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland, September 22-25, 2015Details
The National Institute for the Blind, Visually Impaired, and Deaf-blind in Iceland is a national institute governed by the Ministry of Welfare and was established in 2009. The main goals of the institute are rehabilitation, education, and counseling. The primary purpose of the institute is to service clients, their families, teachers, and other professionals in… Continue Reading First lessons in Orientation and MobilityDetails
Auretigaa! is an auditory game that was developed for testing and assisting the objectives of the Sound of Vision project. Developers at the Széchenyi István University from Győr, Hungary uploaded an Android application to the Google PlayStore called Auretigaa!, an auditory reaction time game. It can be downloaded for free. The app is a research… Continue Reading Download Auretigaa!Details