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Marston, J.R., Klatzky, R. L., Giudice, N. A., Loomis, J. M, Golledge, R. G., (2008, July 9) Measuring Blind Users' Cognitive Load when using various Navigation Interfaces, Vision 2008 - The 9th International Conference on Low Vision, Montreal, Canada

Marston, J.R., Golledge, R. G., Loomis, J. M, Klatzky, R. L., Giudice, N. A., (2008, April 10) Substituting for Vision: Field Experiments with Several Orientation and Navigation Devices, Invited presentation at the Vision Research Seminar Series, Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Marston, J.R., Golledge, R. G., Loomis, J. M, Klatzky, R. L., Giudice, N. A., (2008, April 9) Accessible and Portable Navigation Devices for the Blind: Interface Options, Invited presentation at the Atlanta Center for the Visually Impaired and Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Marston, J.R., Golledge, R. G., Loomis, J. M, Klatzky, R. L., Giudice, , N. A., (20087, April 9) . Substituting for Vision: Field Experiments with Several Orientation and Navigation Devices, Invited presentation at the Atlanta VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Center of Excellence in Vision Loss, Atlanta, GA

Loomis, J. M, Golledge, R. G., Klatzky, R. L., Marston, J.R., Giudice,, N. A., (2008, April 1) Twenty years of research on the Personal Guidance System: What did we learn?, Invited presentation at the ThinkSpatial Forum on Spatial Thinking, spatial@UCSB, University of California Santa Barbara, CA

Marston, J. R., Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (2007, August 7) Using Virtual Spatialized Output to Augment and Improve the User Interface of GPS Navigation Systems for People who are Blind, Invited paper at the XXIII International Cartographic Conference, Moscow, Russia.

Marston, J. R., Klatzky, R.L., Giudice, N.A., Loomis, J. M., & Golledge, R. G. (2007, April 19) Measuring Cognitive Load of Non-Visual Navigation Interfaces, Invited paper at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) 104tnd Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Golledge, R. G., Marston, J. R., Loomis, J. M., & Klatzky, R.L. (2007, April 19), Wayfinding Without Sight: The Haptic Pointer Interface, Invited paper at the Association of American Geographers (AAG) 104tnd Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Marston, J. R., Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R.G. & Klatzky, R. L. (2005,April 4). Improving the user interface of GPS navigation systems for blind people: spatialized displays that augment speech information, Vision 2005, London, UK

Marston, J. R., Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. ( 2005, April 1) Intuitive, egocentric, and personal navigation devices for the visually impaired: Field tests from outdoor and indoor environments. Invited presentation, The School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, The University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Marston, J. R., Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (2005, March 11) Intuitive and egocentric wayfinding for persons who are visually impaired: Experimental data from indoor and outdoor environments. Invited presentation at the Department of Geography, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Marston, J. R., Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (2004, November 1) Access solutions: Applying Geographic Techniques to Understand, Research, and Solve Problems of Access for Persons with Physical Disabilities. Invited presentation at the School of Social Sciences Workshop lecture series, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

Marston, J. R., Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (2004, June, 30) Public Transportation and the Visually Impaired: Identification of Problems and Barriers, Measurements of Accessibility, and Technological Methods to Increase Usage and Travel Participation. Invited workshop presented at the Conference and Workshop on Assistive Technologies for Vision and Hearing Impairment, Support Technologies for Independent Living and Work Granada, Spain

Marston, J. R., Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L., (2004, May 20). Evolution of UCSB's Personal Guidance System and GPS Technologies for the Blind,. Invited presentation at the FY(2004) Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) "IT Barrier Free Project for Disable Person" consortium project Standardizing Investigation Committee, Tokyo, Japan..

Golledge, R. G., Loomis, J. M., & Klatzky, R. L. (2001, September 14). Components of a Personal Guidance System (PGS) for vision impaired travelers. Annual Meeting of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Santa Barbara, CA.

Klatzky, R. L., Loomis, J. R., & Golledge, R. G. (2001, November). Navigation without vision in blind and sighted. Invited symposium presentation. Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic society, Orlando, FL.

Klatzky, R. L., Loomis, J. R., & Golledge, R. G. (2001, November 2). Wayfinding without vision: Technology for helping the visually impaired navigate and learn about space. Invited keynote presentation. Digital Frontier, the Buffalo Summit, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (2000). GPS-based navigation systems for the visually impaired. Symposium on Low-Vision at the Meeting of the American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, FL.

Klatzky, R. L., Loomis, J. R., & Golledge, R. G. . (2000). Human navigation in the absence of visual input. State-of-the-art lecture. International Congress of Psychology, Sweden.

Loomis, J. .M., Lippa, Y., Klatzky, R., L. & Golledge, R< G. (2000, November). Spatial updating of locations specified by 3-D sound and spatial language. Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, New Orleans, LA.

Loomis, J. M., Klatzky, R. L., & Golledge, R. G. (1999, March 9-11). Auditory distance perception in real, virtual, and mixed environments. First International Symposium on Mixed Reality, Yokohama, Japan.

Golledge, R. G., Loomis, J. M., & Klatzky, R. L. (1998). Auditory maps: What are they and how can they be used to teach geography? Morphological Eyes and Ears: Learning and Assessment of Geographic Space, Southwest Texas State University.

Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (1996, March). Navigation without sight. Rank Prize Funds Symposium on Technology to Assist the Blind and Visually Impaired, Grasmere, England.

Loomis, J. M., & Golledge, R. G. (1996). A GPS-based navigation system for the blind: A personal navigation system using GPS and audio virtual reality. Science and Engineering Council of Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA.

Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (1996, October 2-4). GPS for the blind. Trimble Surveying & Mapping Users Conference, San Jose, CA.

Loomis, J. M. & Soule, J. I. 1996). Virtual acoustic displays for real and virtual environments. Proceedings of the Society for Information Display 1996 International Symposium. San Diego, CA, May 12-17: 965-968.

Golledge, R. G., Loomis, J. M., & Klatzky, R. L. (1995, March 17). GPS, GIS, and PGS! Assistive Technology for Disabled People. Transportation and Society Seminar, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Loomis, J. M., Beall, A. C., Klatzky, R. L., & Golledge, R. G . (1995). Evaluating the sensory inputs to path integration. Psychonomic Society Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.

Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (1995, February 1-2). Personal guidance system for blind persons. Conference on Orientation and Navigation Systems for Blind Persons, Hatfield, England.

Loomis, J. M. (1995). Some research issues in spatial hearing. Proceedings of the IEEE Signal Processing Society 1995 Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, Mohonk, NY, Oct. 15-18.

Golledge, R. G., Loomis, J. M., & Klatzky, R. L. (1994, February 20-26). Auditory maps as alternatives to tactual maps. 4th International Symposium on Maps and Graphics for the Visually Impaired, São Paulo, Brazil.

Loomis, J. M., ., Golledge, R. G., & Klatzky, R. L. (1993). Personal guidance system for the visually impaired using GPS, GIS, and VR technologies. Proceedings, First Annual International Conference, Virtual Reality and Persons with Disabilities, Millbrae, CA, June 17-18. Sponsored by Center for Disabilities, California State University, Northridge. Millbrae, CA: 71-74.

Loomis, J. M., Klatzky, R. L., & Golledge, R. G. (1993). Path integration: A neglected form of human navigation. Navigation and Environmental Cognition: Ecological Considerations. Symposium conducted at the 7th International Conference on Perception and Action, Vancouver, BC, August. H. Heft.

Speigle, J. M. & Loomis, J. M. (1993). Auditory distance perception by translating observers. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Research Frontiers in Virtual Reality, San Jose, CA, October 25-26, 1993. Washington, DC, IEEE: 92-99.

Loomis, J. M., Golledge, R. G.,, & Klatzky, R. L. (1991, October) . Personal guidance system employing a virtual auditory display. IEEE ASSP Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, New Paltz, NY.

Golledge, R. G., Loomis, J. M., & Klatzky, R. L. (1990, July). Navigation aids for the blind. 22nd International Congress of Applied Psychology, Kyoto, Japan.

Newspaper & Television


Radio & Television

GPS for Blind Travelers. Talk on Australian National Radio (ABC), Melbourne, Australia, April, 1996.

GPS for Visually Impaired People. television program: "Bad Influence" - Yorkshire Television, Yorkshire, England, August, 1995.

Beyond 2000, Discovery Channel television program, (taped April, 1994) "The Personal Guidance System" (with J. Loomis and J. Teitz), aired summer 1994 (Australia), Winter 1995 (USA)

Pulse of the Planet, radio program, (taped April, 1994) "The Personal Guidance System." Aired on over 200 public and commercial stations (USA) May, 1994.

FLASH News Service (San Diego, CA) (taped November, 1993) "10 minute interview on the Personal Guidance System." Distributed to network services (1000+ USA stations) aired January, 1994.

KFON Radio (Austin, TX) live Talk Radio interview on Personal Guidance System, January 1994.

KNEX (Ventura, CA) live Talk Radio interview on Bob and Dave show, January, 1994.

WARM (Scranton, PA) live radio interview on Personal Guidance System, January, 1994


Newspaper & Magazines



Goleta Valley Voice (October 11, 2002) "UCSB Researchers Close in on New Dimensions for the Visually Impaired." Pp. 1 & 6;

Government Technology (Supplement) (December, 1996) "Objects speak so the blind can walk" (article on PGS, pp. 12-14).

GIS World (October, 1996) "GIS/GPS provide system for the blind" (article on PGS, vol.9 (10), p. 14).

Professional Surveyor (October, 1996) "GIS/GPS provides high tech help for the blind" (article on PGS, Vol 16(7), p. 52).

Reader's Digest (August, 1996) "Never get lost again" (article on PGS, pp. 55-59).

Scientific American (February, 1996) "The Global Positioning System" (article including details of PGS, pp. 44-50).

ADVANCE for Occupational Therapists (January 8, 1996) Stahl, C., "A guiding star for people without sight, ADVANCE for Occupational Therapists", p.17 (article on PGS).

National Geographic (October, 1995) "Information revolution" (article including details of PGS, pp. 5-37).

Today's Science on File (May, 1995) "New technologies aid people with disabilities" (article on PGS, vol. 3(9), p. 202).

MIT Technology Review (April 10, 1995) "High-tech help for the blind" (article on PGS).

Graduating Engineer (December, 1994) "How do you find the best Chinese food in town?" (article on PGS in Passages section, p. 14).

Focus Magazin (German magazine, November, 1994) "Signale aus dem All leiten Blinde" (article on PGS in Forschung & Technik section, Vol. 44, p. 218.

The New York Times (September 6, 1994) "Sonic Device for Blind May Aid Navigation." The New York Times, Science Times, pp. B5-B6.

Santa Barbara News-Press (September 27, 1994) "UCSB Profs Take Lead in System for Blind." Life/Science, D1, D3.

International magazine and newspaper coverage of the Personal Guidance System, including:

ABC (Spanish newspaper, December 1995) "Lazarillos electrónicos: Cuando el oído sustituye a la vista" (article on PGS in Science section, p. 56).

Sciences et Avenir (French magazine, December 1995) La "réalité augmentée" (article on PGS in Techno Informatique section, p. 107).

Super Interessante (Brazilian magazine, December 1995) "Cegos teleguiados por satellite" (article on PGS in Supernoticias section, p. 10).

Numerous write-ups in other countries such as the U.S.A. (including the New York Times, 4/13/94, B6 & 9/16/94, C1), Italy, Portugal, Thailand, Mexico, Japan, etc.