The Japanisches Palais is one of the museums of the the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden (Dresden State Art Collections – SKD). From now on, blind and visually impaired people can move around independently. This is because the „blindFind“ guidance system not only enables them to find their way around the museum building independently, but at the same time it also takes on a mediation role in terms of content. Visitors can use our free „blindFind“ app (Android and iOS) to navigate the wireless „visorBoxes“ installed at key points in the rooms. These use acoustic signals and announcements to guide them to the stairs and toilets, for example. They also provide information on opening hours and exhibits. The exhibition „Dialogue among guests – The Damaskuszimmer in Dresden invites!“ is currently fully equipped with blindFind and, in addition to information on orientation, also provides the audio guide to the exhibition and audio descriptions of selected exhibits directly in the blindFind app. The SKD is thus making another important contribution to inclusion and accessibility at the Japanisches Palais.
The SKD informed about it via press release on April 12, 2023.