By P. L. Emiliani (auth.), P. L. Emiliani (eds.)
This e-book is predicated at the papers offered on the Workshop on "Rehabilitation of the Visually Impaired" held in Flo rence on the Institute for the learn on Electromagnetic Waves of the Italian learn Council on April 4-6, 1984. The Workshop, subsidized through the Committee for clinical and Public well-being study of the fee of the ecu groups, was once intended to replace rules concerning the desire, value and feasibility of a eu cooperation within the box of visible impairment and to spot promising learn parts, the place present nationwide actions might make the most of any such collaboration that allows you to elevate their potency. specifically, it handled the advance ment and use of technical aids (mainly according to pcs and sign processing concepts) and with the elaboration, overview and standardization of latest equipment and assessments. The attendance was once multidisciplinary, together with researchers from the fields of know-how, drugs and psychology and representatives from businesses keen on the rehabi litation of the visually impaired. 5 technical periods have been prepared, facing the next themes: automated construction of Braille and platforms for paperless Braille, aids for interpreting and for the interplay with coded informa tion resources, low imaginative and prescient aids, transduction of visible infor mation right into a tactile illustration, mobility aids. 3 diversified program sectors have been mostly thought of: schooling and tradition, vocational education, mobility. a last consultation was once dedicated to a dialogue in operating teams. the implications are in brief defined within the following concise file of the Workshop.