“Touchable Reminiscences” is an experiment that goals to assist the blind bodily re-experience visible reminiscences utilizing 3D printers. This undertaking, which was developed by LOLA for the Singapore-based firm Pirate3D, examined 3D printing know-how in an unexplored discipline and achieved unimaginable outcomes.
Simply as Braille was invented to assist the blind share and soak up data extra simply, this technique has the potential to unlock entry to photographs that had been as soon as utterly locked away from the blind group by reproducing them as 3D sculptures or reliefs. Learn on to see extra and to observe a video of the undertaking in motion.
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Blind individuals can’t bear in mind all the particulars in images, which may make visible reminiscences fade over time
With the assistance of 3D printing know-how, Pirate3D recreated the reminiscences of 5 individuals. Right here’s a recreated picture of two siblings:
The quilt design for a blind musician’s album:
The blind director of images who labored on this film scene lastly obtained to “see” it:
Outdated household images recreated:
The individuals’ reactions are priceless:
(From left to proper) Yassine, Mario, Daniela, Gabor and Meritxell