AbleRoad is an Iphone or Ipad application designed for individuals with many types of disabilities who wish to know the accessibility of a location. AbleRoad allows the user to locate, rate and review accessible places near them. Rate accessibility of locations based on categories such as Mobility, Hearing, Sight, Cognitive. Ratings and reviews appear in the app and on the AbleRoad.com website for the entire AbleRoad community in user's area to use.
-- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a navigational device similar to a white cane in the form of footwear (i.e. shoes) to assist individuals who are blind or have low vision in navigating to a specific geographic location. Anirudh Sharma, a young researcher at Hewlett-Packard Labs in Bangalore, India designed this prototype system entitled "Le Chal," which is Hindi for "Take Me There." The Le Chal system is designed to assist users in navigating when walking to specific geo
Wheelmap is an environmental accessibility mapping program for people with mobility disabilities, walking disabilities and other disabilities that require that the indoor or outdoor environment be adapted to be completely accessible. The program provides information provided by other Wheelmap users about the accessibility for specific locations. Wheelmap displays a map of a selected area with icons to indicate specific types of locations such as accommodations, restaurants, banks, post offices,
WheelMate is an environmental accessibility mapping program for people with mobility disabilities, walking disabilities and other disabilities that require that the indoor or outdoor environment be adapted to be completely accessible. WheelMate lets users locate wheelchair-accessible toilets and parking spaces. As of 2013, the app lists more than 30,000 locations across 45 countries. Locations can be added and verified by users of the app to ensure the information stays up-to-date and useful. Us