Participating High Schools

Workshops Theme 2 Group D

Japan(Niigata) Nagaoka High school

School Introduction Video

Presentation Summary

Title Hazard maps for the visually impaired.
Survey Introduction Because visually impaired people can not utilize hazard maps and may delay their escape.
Method Create a 3D map for the visually impaired based on the hazard map of Murakami city.
Subject Mr, Igarasi
Results A hazard map was created using a 3D printer, and Mr, Igarasi, who is visually impaired, actually used the 3D hazard map to give us his impressions and suggestions for improvement.
Issues ・ We do not know our current location and the distance and time to the shelter.                      
・ We do not know what is up and down the map.      
・Few people can read Braille and it cannot be utilize
Action Plan ・ Improve the problem areas based on the advice received←introducing voice (When the button is pressed, the location of the shelter is read out, and so on.)