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GRAB
Computer GRaphics Access for Blind people through a haptic virtual environment
GRAB user with fingers in GRAB 'thimbles'
The GRAB project has allowed the development of a new Haptic & Audio Virtual Environment to allow blind and visually impaired persons to have access to the three-dimensional graphic computer world through the senses of touch and hearing.
For more information on the hardware and software technology underrpinning GRAB, click on Technology.
For information on the potential and current applications of GRAB for users, click on Users and applications.
For presentations, papers and other publications, click on Links.


Taking GRAB to the next stage
The GRAB project members welcomes ideas and offers to develop GRAB further. The team especially welcomes opportunities to commercialise the haptic interface, geometric modeler and applications developed as part of the project.
Please contact the relevant project partner: click here for details >>>.

SUPPORTED BY EUROPEAN INFORMATION SOCIETY TECHNOLOGIES (IST) PROGRAMME