|information = tactile_model|
|A model of buildings and surroundings that can be explored with fingers.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: In use|
|Tools for this tag|
A tactile model is a model of buildings and surroundings that can be explored with fingers.
Tag a tactile model like this:
- blind:description:en=Tactile model showing the historic capitol.
- blind:description:de=Taktiles Modell vom historischen Rathaus.
- see DisabilityDescription.
- braille=yes/no (If you know the language you can also use braille:lg=yes/no )
- embossed_letters=yes/no if there are embossed printed letters (If you know the language you can also use embossed_letters:lg=yes/no )
- artist=* Name of artist who created the model.
- material=* e.g. steel, bronze, plastic.
- website=* if there is a website with additional information
- represented_date=* The year in which the model was created if representing the current reality. The year represented if the model is historical.
This is a picture of a public tactile model in Braunschweig, Germany, at the market place Altstadtmarkt.
Tactile model in Soest, Germany.
Tactile model in Münster, Germany.
Tactile model with Braille text in Bielefeld, Germany.
Rendering of public tactile models on visual maps
There is a visual map with features for the blind:
Tactile models are planned to be rendered there
Frequently used combinations
List of tactile models (and maps)
List of tactile models and maps to work on tactile_map/list