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ACTIVmap supported by the ANR

In the context of its 2019 call for projects, the French National Research Agency (ANR) has selected a collaboration between IRIT, IGN and LIMOS laboratories, jointly with FeelObject, to explore for four years the challenge of relief maps for the visually impaired. The funding is a PRCE, and will allow us to move forward intensively, in line with the work already underway. Check back soon on this website for more information.

Have a nice summer!

A tool to assist in the design of relief maps for the visually impaired

Led by several researchers from LIMOS and COGIT team (IGN), the ACTIVmap project has been exploring since the beginning of 2017 the issue of helping to design relief maps for the visually impaired.

Born from the meeting of Jean-Marie Favreau and Guillaume Touya, the project is now expanding with new participants, regular collaborations and research activities, technical experiments, and[ommunication].

Born from the meeting of Jean-Marie Favreau and Guillaume Touya, the project is now expanding with new participants, regular collaborations, research activities, technical experiments and communication.


Pint of Science 2019

The logos of Pint of Science, and the partners of the Clermont-Ferrand event: Astu'sciences, the CROUS, Doct'Auvergne, the UCA, and the city of Clermont-Ferrand.

Jean-Marie Favreau presented ACTIVmap at the Pint of Science 2019 event in Clermont-Ferrand.

A friendly event based on current scientific news, this evening as part of the festival was an opportunity for many very enriching exchanges.

Participation in the annual AILDV Meeting

ACTIVmap stand in the AIDLV annual meeting, 2019

The Association of Locomotive Instructors for the Visually Impaired (AILDV) offers an annual meeting to its members. On the occasion of these days, conferences and workshops are proposed. This year, the meeting took place on March 6 and 7, 2019, and ACTIVmap presented its research activities.

Translated with

LE LAB d'avril 2019

Couverture LE LAB avril 2019

The ACTIVmap project is presented in LE LAB d'avril 2019, the research journal of the University of Clermont Auvergne, which in this issue presents the "Disability and Citizenship" programme, which is sponsored by the State Secretariat for Disabled Persons.

ACTIVmap at the café du savoir (CRDV)

The Cafés du savoir are friendly moments organized by the Centre de Rééducation pour Déficients Visuels (CRDV) to enable professionals in the structure and their partners and the parents of the beneficiaries to discuss scientific issues, technical and medical issues related to visual impairment.

Call for participation

The third call for proposal from adapters is now open, until May 1st, 2018.

Logo de la collecte  ACTIVMap