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'Accessible Christmas,' an Application That Allows Blind People to Enjoy Christmas Lights

By Universidad de Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)

December 11, 2020

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Visually impaired people can enjoy Christmas lights in Madrid through a mobile application from researchers at Spain's Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

The free Accessible Christmas app employs audio descriptions assigned to different streets, informing users of what they are looking at.

The app begins operating automatically when users turn on its geolocation system, playing the audio, sharing information about the scenes depicted, and providing additional information about the display's creation.

Accessible Christmas also allows users to remotely enjoy the lights by searching through the list of available streets.

From Universidad de Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)
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