SOL The Sounding Landscape

Starting date
October 10, 2001
Duration (months)
24
Departments
Computer Science
Managers or local contacts
Murino Vittorio
URL
http://vips.sci.univr.it/html/projects.html

The objective of this project is to develop a technology (algorithms and
prototype) thet will enable blind people to see the world with their
ears. By equipping the blind people with a portable computer, earphones
and a stereo camera pair, it is possible to give him a thee-dimensional
(3D) reconstruction of the scene that is encoded by appropriate sound
syntesis techniques.

Sponsors:

Agenzia Spaziale Italiana
Funds: assigned and managed by the department

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