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Digitized Accessibility

Smart technology enables accessibility when not otherwise possible

Implications - Unique city infrastructure, apps and other initiatives aim to make everyday life easier by providing extra assistance to those who need it most. Through the use of beacon technology and other cutting edge resources, smart navigation tools make daily errands easier and make accessible institutions and destinations otherwise difficult to visit or maneuver.
Workshop Question — What digital resources could you implement to make your brand more accessible?
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Featured Examples

Blind-Assisting Beacon Systems
Blind-Assisting Beacon Systems
This Subway Navigation System Helps to Guide Blind Passengers
Eugene Gao is set to design a new subway navigation system that would rely on Bluetooth beacons to guide blind passengers between stations. Gao came up with the idea for the project after reading... MORE
Robotic Museum Guides
Robotic Museum Guides
The De Young Museum is Making Their Tours Accessible to All
The De Young Museum in San Francisco has developed a unique program that will enable robot guided tours of the museum for individuals who are unable to physically visit. The De Young Museum’s... MORE
Sight-Sharing Apps
Sight-Sharing Apps
Be My Eyes is a Crowdsourced Video Chat that Helps Blind Individuals
The Be My Eyes app is a great tool for visual impaired individuals as well as those who believe they can help make a difference in their lives. It is a crowdsourced video chat service that allows... MORE
Beacon Airport Navigation
Beacon Airport Navigation
The indoo.rs Indoor Navigation at SFO Helps Blind Travelers Get Around
San Francisco International Airport’s beacon technology-based indoor navigation system is intended to guide the blind within the building. Interior mapping company indoo.rs determines the... MORE
Public Accessibility Beacons
Public Accessibility Beacons
TFL's Bluetooth Beacons Help the Blind Navigate London's Underground
Aiming to improve public accessibility, Transport for London (TFL) installed a network of Bluetooth beacons throughout the London underground. While there are many apps for navigation above ground... MORE
Accessible Transit Apps
Accessible Transit Apps
Alert-A-Ride by Meghan Lazier is a Service for Disabled Citizens
Commuting in the city as a disabled individual can be a nightmare for a number of reasons—many of which are addressed by the Alert-A-Ride app. Similar to Uber, “riders to track their... MORE
Visually Impaired Wearable Tech
Visually Impaired Wearable Tech
The Microsoft Headset Emits a 3D-Soundscape of Audio as a Guide
Addressing the safety and freedom of the visually impaired is at the heart of this Microsoft headset. It is an exciting piece of wearable technology that creates a 3D-soundscape of audio to guide... MORE

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