Computer GRaphics Access for Blind people through a haptic virtual
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.
more information on the hardware and software technology
underrpinning GRAB, click on Technology.
presentations, papers and other publications, click on Links.
Taking GRAB to
the next stage
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.
EUROPEAN INFORMATION SOCIETY TECHNOLOGIES (IST) PROGRAMME