Name, first nameRebecca LoaízaYear of birth1988UniversityECALField of Interest / research fieldProduct / Object DesignTitle of projectGrasping objects: Is our visual sense an obstacle?AbstractUnderstanding the tactile living, through a close dialog with blind people
While creating objects, exploring environment and measuring space, we mostly rely on our visual sense. The images our eyes provide us can often be misleading and even create false appearances.
People with visual impairment have to trust their other senses. The tactile sense helps them to fulfill task we can only accomplish with our eyes.
TutorsAnniina Koivu, Sigurdarson Brynjar, Caroline Niebling