The first step is done.....Paulcke-Platz and crossing the road (Engesserstrasse) towards AKK is now much safer than before due to the installation of a guidance system for the blind on the ground.
The radio transmission of Deutschlandfunk presents latest developments and research: Radio Artikel "Hilfen für Blinde - Draht in eine dunkle Welt" (in German only)
Free Training Material developed by the Project "Training Material for Students with Visual Impairments" is available (in German only). Project and Publications.
The research group of Prof. Stiefelhagen (head of SZS) receives a Google Research Award for its work on "A Mobility and Navigational Aid for Visually Impaired Persons". The "Google Faculty Research Award" is endowed with 83.000 USD for supporting research in computer science, engineering and related disciplines.
Further details see press realase (in German only)
Radio KIT interview (in German only)
Starting with the match on 27 July 2013 KSC offers 10 places equipped with audiodescription for blind and partially sighted football-fans on the grantstand of the KSC Stadium. Reservation and Accompanying Service please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Price is 5 Euro incl. one accompanying person.
From 2013 to 2015 each year 15 job places for scientific employees with disabilities in order to get a PhD will be installed all over Germany. Information and applications to Torsten Prenner, ZAV, Telefon 02 28/ 7 13-10 71, email@example.com.
In case of disability and if you are allowed to use public transports for free you can apply for refunding of the social contribution. Information and form (In German only)
A new, quieter and faster tactile printer is now available for blind and partially sighted students at the SZS. The "EmFuse" can print in color, double-sided and on DIN A3 paper. Information
Special tips for blind and partially sighted women experiencing daily violence are given in this brochure. Information
For information regarding the situation of road works and orientation in Karlsruhe caused by the "Kombilösung" please contact the hotline +49.721.133-5577. The number is available from from Monday till Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m..