Japanese Cartographers Create Printable 3D Maps for the Blind

Japanese Cartographers Create Printable 3D Maps for the Blind

The Geospatial Information Authority (GSI) of Japan is developing the technology to create low-cost, topographical maps

Vashti Hallissey
  • 18 november 2014

Developers in Japan are creating software that will enable people with visual impairments to move around more freely. Users will download a file online, take it to the nearest 3D printer, and produce a tactile of an online map.

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