Augmented reality for the sight impaired: Innovation Pilot Project

Peter Reid, Dan Riley, E Chakzatis

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Abstract

This Innovation Pilot received a £5000 grant which brought together Teesside University with app developer, Spearhead Interactive and was further supported by Northumbria University. The purpose of the pilot project was to prototype and test a working concept for an Augmented Reality App.
The concept focused on an app that would recognise 'objects of interest' and overlay an enhanced image of the object on the object in order to enable sight impaired user interaction.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jul 2018
EventThe Creative Fuse Conference: Interactions Gallery showing Creative Fuse pilot projects - The Discovery Museum, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 Jul 201811 Jul 2018
https://conferences.ncl.ac.uk/creativefuse/

Conference

ConferenceThe Creative Fuse Conference
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityNewcastle
Period10/07/1811/07/18
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    Reid, P., Riley, D., & Chakzatis, E. (2018). Augmented reality for the sight impaired: Innovation Pilot Project. Paper presented at The Creative Fuse Conference, Newcastle, United Kingdom.