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Interactive learning application for handicapped children with using of virtual-reality technologies

The paper describes an application primarily developed for the teaching of handicapped children based on the symbolic-text method. Additionally, the application is enriched with the ability to display 3D models using mixed reality technologies. The application has modes to work both Children and Teacher. Children can use Free Learning Mode…

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The application of symbolic-text interface for handicapped persons education

This paper discusses and describes various health problems of handicapped children. Very important is description of the forms of teaching and learning of such persons through which can be designed the user interface. The work functionality is mainly focused on teaching of disabled persons through special symbols which represent individual…

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Users with reduced security awareness and the interfaces of computer systems

This paper describes a security area of the user interface for persons with reduced security awareness. The introduction is a description of some related projects, particularly with a focus on interface systems for the disabled users. Then there is a description of the possibilities of customizing the user interface and…

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Virtual environments and their possible impact to treat visual impairment

The article focuses on the use of virtual environments for the rehabilitation of visual disorders. The introduction describes the essence of deploying virtual environments using image stereoscopy and virtual cave technology. From a user and system interaction , it describes the current state for monitor users view in the virtual…

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Virtual cave system with training activities for handicaped people

The article focuses on the virtual cave system in LIRKIS laboratory, at the Technical University in Košice. LIRKIS Virtual Cave uses a cluster computing for 3D scene rendering and provides interactions between the user and the system. The use of virtual scenes is extensible of rehabilitation activities for handicapped people.…

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Peripheral Devices Support for LIRKIS CAVE

LIRKIS CAVE, designed and built at the home institution of the authors, is an immersive virtual reality environment of unique, cylinder based construction with stereoscopic video output provided by twenty 55” 3D LCD displays. While the visualization engine of the CAVE is optimized for the unusual display arrangement, motion tracking…

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On architecture and performance of LIRKIS CAVE system

The paper presents LIRKIS CAVE, a Cave Automatic Virtual Environment, developed and built at the home institution of authors. The most significant features of LIRKIS CAVE are a compact and transportable design and use of LCD displays, organized in a decagon. The CAVE is described in terms of hardware and…

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Virtual-reality technologies in the process of handicapped persons education

The article describes virtual reality in the context of the education process of handycapped people. The results and outcomes obtained in the framework of the research and other projects in the LIRKIS laboratory working at the DCI FEEI TU Košice are the main basis of this article. One part is…

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Microsoft HoloLens and its usage by handicapped persons

In today's modern society, the use of personal computers or smart mobile devices is indispensable part of people in civilized world. The main reason of this article is to provide a different perspective at the use of the HoloLens data helmet for people with disabilities and to faciliating their lives.…

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Sensing muscle tension to control virtual environments

Virtual reality systems create interaction between users and virtual environment. There are several types of I / O control devices to achieve quality between user and system interaction. Current hand-held and armband devices detect the tension of the user's muscles. The article compares the different types of muscle tension monitoring…

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Computer control by eye and head movement by handicapped person

The day-to-day use of smart phones and other personal computers has become part of everyone. In spite of the great advances in recent times, the control of these devices is relatively limited by monotonous input devices. People with upper limb disabilities have a major problem when using traditional input devices.…

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Virtual-reality technologies in the process of handicapped persons education

This paper describes a security area of the user interface for persons with reduced security awareness. The introduction is a description of some related projects, particularly with a focus on interface systems for the disabled users. Then there is a description of the possibilities of customizing the user interface and…

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Virtual-Reality Technologies and Smart Environments in the Process of Disabled People Education

Information technologies impact our daily life in many significant ways. Nevertheless, there is a lack of availability of some technologies to the wide public caused by their location and price. This insufficiency seems to be even bigger for disabled people. LIRKIS laboratory of Technical university of Košice proposes solutions in…

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A view to the impact of some VR-technologies in an education of disabled people

New technologies and information technologies especially impact our daily life in many significant ways. Despite there is a lack of availability of some technologies to the wide public caused by their location and price. This insufficiency seems to be even bigger for handicapped people and it is more bigger if…

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Microsoft HoloLens and its usage by handicapped persons

In today's modern society, the use of personal computers or smart mobile devices is indispensable part of people in civilized world. The main reason of this article is to provide a different perspective at the use of the HoloLens data helmet for people with disabilities and to faciliating their lives.…

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Microsoft HoloLens and its usage by handicapped persons

In today's modern society, the use of personal computers or smart mobile devices is indispensable part of people in civilized world. The main reason of this article is to provide a different perspective at the use of the HoloLens data helmet for people with disabilities and to faciliating their lives.…

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Enhancing interaction of CAVE systems with regards to disabilities

Abstract: Article deals with the possibilities of interaction in virtual reality (VR) systems with application to disabled persons. Using these technologies and appropriate learning methods can improve, accelerate and facilitate the learning of disabled children. For this reason, further development is directed to extend the interaction in VR systems (specifically…

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