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Using Virtual Reality to Enable Individuals with Severe Visual Disabilities to Read Books

Abstract : In this work, we present a bespoke assistive tool for people with severe visual disabilities. We are able to download text from books and present these books to our users in a virtual reality environment. This gives them specific capabilities to manipulate the text and factors such as brightness, size and contrast, in order for them to gain a comfortable reading experience.
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Kurtis Weir, Fernando Loizides, Vinita Nahar, Amar Aggoun. Using Virtual Reality to Enable Individuals with Severe Visual Disabilities to Read Books. 17th IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (INTERACT), Sep 2019, Paphos, Cyprus. pp.680-684, ⟨10.1007/978-3-030-29390-1_62⟩. ⟨hal-02878636⟩

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