Mi Eun Kim, Martin Jaere, Noriaki Maetani

Rainbow Touch is a colour-to-texture translation system especially designed for visually impaired athletes to recognize the colour of their team uniforms. We believe this can help to build team spirit, not only for the players, but also for visually impaired fans that can wear their favourite team’s clothing and sense the team colours through touch. Rainbow Touch uses textures based on dots and lines in variable size and thickness to represent colour based on the continuous spectrum of visual light. Rainbow Touch can be the basis of a new universal colour-to-texture translation language.