Georama is a real-time virtual tour platform that lets anyone travel anywhere in the world instantly. Georama’s technology provides live, guided tours in high definition from a smartphone, wearable camera, or 360-degree camera to people around the world. Viewers can interact in real time to ask questions and make suggestions for an authentic personalized experience—whether it be across mobile, web, or tablet, or even virtual reality.
Anecdotal evidence suggests that children with autism spectrum disorder may find eye contact difficult when engaging with a communication partner, as processing speech and facial expression at the same time results in sensory overload.
A team from the University of Colorado Boulder has used 3D printing to create tactile versions of famous books for visually impaired children. A computer science professor at the university started the Tactile Picture Books Project to create customized solutions for young readers whose needs aren’t met by conventional publishing methods.