[games_access] SimViz: visual impairment simulator

Thomas Westin thomas at westin.nu
Mon Nov 16 16:09:06 EST 2015


Yes Cardboard itself certainly is affordable :)

/Thomas

> 16Nov 2015 kl. 07:00 skrev Eelke Folmer <eelke.folmer at gmail.com>:
> 
> Hi Thomas, 
> 
> Fortunately Cardboard <http://www.amazon.com/Baoer-Cardboard-Valencia-Quality-Virtual/dp/B00LQ6ICJ8/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1447653471&sr=8-4&keywords=cardboard+google> won't break the bank. I haven't been super involved in game accessibility but I did read about all these new accessibility features that have been added to game consoles, which is great (although probably to comply with FCC regulations) 
> 
> best Eelke
> 
> Eelke Folmer - Assoc. Prof. Human-Computer Interaction - University of Nevada - eelke.com <http://eelke.com/>             
> 
> On Sun, Nov 15, 2015 at 10:08 AM, Thomas Westin <thomas at westin.nu <mailto:thomas at westin.nu>> wrote:
> Very nice Eelke, 
> 
> Sadly I don’t have a Cardboard (or Android device) but this is a good motivation to save up for one (just struggling to motivate buying a XB1 and PS4 too just to show all nice new access features to my students...)
> 
> Best,
> Thomas
> 
>> 15Nov 2015 kl. 07:26 skrev Eelke Folmer <eelke.folmer at gmail.com <mailto:eelke.folmer at gmail.com>>:
>> 
>> Hi, 
>> 
>> My lab made a visual impairment simulator for Google Cardboard <https://www.google.com/get/cardboard/> that you can download it for free in the play <https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.humanpluslab.visimulation.simviz> store. Great for quick accessibility inspections or to provide a better understanding how a visually impaired person sees the world. 
>> 
>> best Eelke
>> 
>> Eelke Folmer - Assoc. Prof. Human-Computer Interaction - University of Nevada - eelke.com <http://eelke.com/>             
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