Hands-on with Canon’s World Unseen | Access Tech Live

Hands-on with Canon’s World Unseen | Access Tech Live

Hands-on with Canon’s World Unseen! In this clip from Access Tech Live on AMI-tv hosts Steven Scott and Marc Aflalo are welcomed by Lawrence Gunther. In this video we explore a “Canon’s World Unseen” project that allows visually impaired individuals to experience tactile versions of photographs. Lawrence Gunther shares his experience with the project, describing the braille and tactile elements of the photographs. The discussion also touches on other tactile experiences and the implications of the technology. The cost and accessibility of the technology are discussed, along with the potential for future advancements.

Chapters
00:00 Introduction to the Project
01:26 Lawrence Gunther’s Experience
03:37 Other Tactile Experiences
05:16 Implications of the Technology
07:39 Accessibility and Cost
09:05 Future Possibilities
10:02 Wrap-up and Question of the Day

Takeaways
Tactile versions of photographs provide visually impaired individuals with a unique and immersive experience.
The technology allows for the creation of high-definition, textured images that can be explored through touch.
The cost of the technology is currently high, but there is potential for it to become more accessible in the future.
The ability to create tactile versions of personal photographs opens up new possibilities for visually impaired individuals to connect with and experience visual memories.


About Access Tech Live
Access Tech Live is a weekly TV show that explores the world of technology and accessibility. Hosted by Steven Scott and Marc Aflalo, two experts in the field of assistive technology, the show features panel guests and features discussing how tech affects people with all kinds of disabilities. Whether it’s specialist gear or commercial devices, Access Tech Live will bring you the latest news, reviews, and interviews on how technology can enhance the lives of people with disabilities. Tune in every Thursday from noon to 1 pm ET on AMI-tv or stream online at accesstechlive.com to learn more about the intersection of technology and accessibility. Access Tech Live is the show that informs and educates you on all things tech and accessibility. Don’t miss it!

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AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI’s vision is to establish and support a voice for Canadians with disabilities, representing their interests, concerns and values through inclusion, representation, accessible media, reflection, representation and portrayal.

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