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“Blind people have all the same interests, concerns, and aspirations as all who participate in our society and culture, and that culture is reflected in the millions of images that this partnership will help us access,” said Mark Riccobono, President of the National Federation of the Blind.
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The liberating tactile image experience, further enhanced by audio and smell takes users on an adventure.
“When you ask blind people what they want to see, they say `everything,'” Olson says. “There’s no better partners for us than Getty, who has everything, and a community that wants to see everything.”
A collaborative effort will provide access and inclusion to blind and disabled populations by delivering more than 45 million tactile images to museums, science centers, libraries, schools, and government agencies.
The National Federation of the Blind and Tactile Images
The National Federation of the Blind and Tactile Images is Granting $500,000 to Museums and Institutions for Tactile Exhibition Displays
Tactile Images Partners With Getty Images and the National Federation of the Blind to Deliver More Than 45 Million Images to the World's Blind and Disabled Population
3D Technologies Help Blind Experience Art More Fully.
(02:16) Photographer Helps the Blind Experience Famous Paintings.
3D Printing Lets Blind People "See" Paintings.
(02:44) Project Helps the Blind 'See' Art
3D Creations Allow the Blind to Experience the World’s Greatest Artworks in a New Way.
3DPhotoWorks Brings Great Art to the Blind.