Audio description for 3-Dimensional (3D) virtual worlds

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Peter Leong https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1549-0893
Sarah Espinosa
Melissa Peterson

Keywords

Audio description, 3D virtual worlds, virtual campus

Abstract

Three-dimensional (3D) virtual worlds have little to offer people with visual disabilities because the experience is largely visual in nature. This paper describes a project that seeks to develop best practices for creating audio description for 3D virtual worlds by creating and testing audio descriptions for the University of Hawaiʻi  at Manoa College of Education’s OpenSim virtual campus as a proof of concept.

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