Delhi’s Visually Impaired Lose Out as Civic Agencies Pass the Buck

Much publicised “Accessible India Campaign”, an initiative of the NDA government seems to have hit a roadblock as 14 civic agencies in the capital received flak by the Delhi High Court for the bad condition…

TTC Testing New Tactile and Braille Route Information Signs

Navigating the city’s transit system is stressful as it is, but it can be even more so if you’re visually impaired. Which is why the TTC is testing out new accessibility measures, including Braille and…

Japan finds a solution to help blind people navigate stations safely

OSAKA — The latest technology is increasingly being employed to improve safety of blind people and convenience when using railway facilities Among these initiatives, West Japan Railway Co. (JR West) on Sept. 3 revealed its…

La importancia de las baldosas táctiles en la arquitectura

+ 17 La accesibilidad es una de las consideraciones más importantes en la arquitectura, ya que garantiza que el entorno construido satisfaga a personas de todas las capacidades. Sin embargo, las concepciones populares sobre la discapacidad y…

8TH ECPVI -EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON PSYCHOLOGY AND VISUAL IMPAIRMENT

  Thursday, November 5, 2020 to Friday, November 6, 2020Hotel Krystal, Prague, Czech Republic Who? Are you working with people with visual impairment? Are you a researcher conducting research in the area of visual impairment? Are you…

The history of tactile paths

Tactile paving was first developed by Seiichi Miyake in 1965 and was first introduced into the streets Okayama, Japan in 1967. Its use gradually spread throughout Japan and then in the world. For aesthetic reasons,…