It is great pleasure to announce that Wide-Range Auditory Orientation Training System (WR-AOTS) has been released. I shall be happy if WR-AOTS can be useful learning material for beginners in auditory orientation training.

WR-AOTS is distributed free of charge to people concerned with the blind. If you are interested, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please try WR-AOTS, and return any opinions, requests, or criticisms. I would be very happy if WR-AOTS can be of help to auditory orientation training in the blind education or rehabilitation.

Yoshikazu Seki, Ph.D.
Behavior Information Design Group,
Human Informatics and Interaction Research Institute,
Department of Information Technology and Human Factors,
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology,

and members of WR-AOTS™ Project.