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Minus-Two: Multimedia, Sound Spatialization and 3D Representation for Cognitively Impaired Children

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Minus-Two: Multimedia, Sound Spatialization and 3D Representation for Cognitively Impaired Children
: Multimedia and Hypermedia technologies can be successfully used in education and rehabilitation for cognitively disabled persons. In particular, storytelling has always proved successfully in creating imaginary worlds that could both protect the child from the difficulties of the outer world and create the conditions to feed new stimuli without causing discomfort. However, traditional storytelling techniques (paper, pencil, the voice of the teacher) sometimes might be vastly improved by using multimedia and hypermedia technologies. The possibility to play different music, to explore spatialized sounds, to record sounds and voices, and the opportunity to play with 3D images within a 3D space using devices as simple as touch screens, may ensure an enhanced level of attention from the children and may give to the teacher new and powerful tools to convey his/her message through the common activity. In this paper we motivate the use of hypermedia educational techniques with cognitively im...
Thimoty Barbieri, Antonio Bianchi, Licia Sbattella
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Where ICCHP
Authors Thimoty Barbieri, Antonio Bianchi, Licia Sbattella
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