Prominent feature of Košice will be more accessible for blind people

The project launch is scheduled for December.

(Source: TASR)

A project using new technology will make St Elisabeth Cathedral in Košice, which is possible to discover with our travel guide, more accessible to blind and visually-impaired people.

There will be 12 information desks with QR codes and NFC chips added in December. After they are scanned via an app, they will receive text on individual monuments in audio format.

Let this guide be your key to the most ravishingly beautiful secrets of the Košice Region (www.spectacularslovakia.sk)Let this guide be your key to the most ravishingly beautiful secrets of the Košice Region (www.spectacularslovakia.sk) (Source: Spectacular Slovakia)

Another three desks will be placed in Urbanova Tower.

Pilgrim's road

The Via Cassoviensis and Donum Regis project is conducted by the Feman association together with parish of Saint Elisabeth in Košice and Union of the Sightless and Blind of Slovakia. The Culture Ministry supported the project with €8,000.

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