In collaboration with Western Michigan University's Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies, Kevin Abbott, the director of the virtual reality (VR) development studio and Leah Barton, a student and VR lab manager, successfully helped develop 3D-printed maps that can help people with visual impairments navigate campus. These maps were then printed by the Technology Help Desk on 3D printers in the University Computing Center.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Office of Information Technology, "The Real-Life Impact of Virtual Reality" (2019). Tech Talk. 59.