ABOUT AUDIODYSSEY: "AudiOdyssey" is a video game in which the player acts as a DJ, attempting to incite the crowd to dance, thrilling more and more people with his or her rhythmic creations. Players form catchy tunes by swinging a motion-sensing Nintendo(r) Wii(tm) controller to set the rhythm and musical tracks . Players without a Wii can use the arrow keys on their keyboard. The funkier the beat, the better the score.
ACCESSIBLE TO EVERYONE: There are more than 200 video games customized for visually impaired competitors, which makes this activity accessible to those who would otherwise be unable to enjoy it. Many of the video games have specialized interfaces adapted for those who are unable to see well. However, "AudiOdyssey" is designed to be played by everyone, and includes visual information, making it easy for sighted and visually impaired friends to play this game together.
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., contributed to the information contained in the TV portion of this report.