Interactive PC Games for Blind Players?By AT Journal, Vol. 90, No. 1
Publication Date: February 2004
Article describes the VTPlayer from VirTouch, which is a computer video game player designed for people who are blind or have low vision. The VTPlayer is a mouse that allows the user to experience the on-screen action through sound and motion. The device has been used by educators in Europe and the United States because of its integration of enjoyment, education, and therapeutic concepts such as spatial awareness, personal navigation, and other vital cognitive skills. Two software games, called Space War and Hidden Bombs, are also available from VirTouch.
Assistive Products Discussed: HIDDEN BOMBS
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