Web 3D Challenges on the Socialization and Integration of People with Activity Limitations

  • Yiannis Laouris
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5616)


The Web 3D presents theoretical possibilities to render many physical and mental disabilities disappear. It allows users to do things they may not be able to do in the real world. This paper examines the requirements regarding accessibility and discusses the impact that 3D worlds could have on the socialization and integration of people with special needs.


Web 3D Accessibility Second Life haptic devices socialization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yiannis Laouris
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  1. 1.Cyprus Neuroscience & Technology InstituteNicosiaCyprus

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