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              • A person on a wheelchair accessing a ramp.

                Crowd-sourced reviews on 1,000 sites across Egypt

                The app allows persons disabilities to search for venues such as shops, restaurants, and public offices that provide the accessibility features that they require. Users can request Helm to review a venue and upload it to the app, if approved, or give their own ratings. More than 1,000 people use Entaleq regularly.
                Helm, Enteleq app, Egypt

              • A young boy with down syndrom is very engaged in playing on a tablet while at the same time expanding his vocabulary. In the background other children do the same.

                Literacy app to stimulate reading development for children with Down Syndrome

                La Mesita was developed at the Catholic University of Chile. It is a free app that supports the reading development of children, especially those with Down Syndrome. Users can select a specific environment, such as a fair or an amusement park. La Mesita adapts to the user´s characteristics, and allows for an endless number of activities.
                Catholic University of Chile, Centre for the Development of Inclusive Technologies, La Mesita, Chile

              • A smartphone and a laptop show two different maps of Barcelona, one large scale and one zoomed in, in which the locations of accessible parking spots are depicted with little symbols.

                Web/App identifying the location of parking spaces for people with disabilities

                Park4Dis is a free EU-wide web/app that locates accessible parking spaces. Launched by the NGO Asociación de Personas con Movilidad Reducida from Spain, it is financed through subscriptions sold to municipalities, but also to tourist boards and shopping centres.
                AsoPMR - Association of People with Reduced Mobility, Park4Dis, Spain

              • Accurate navigation system for the blind and visually impaired to improve public services

                Waymap, an IT-start-up company from the United Kingdom, enables visually impaired people to orient themselves indoors and outdoors with a location accuracy of one meter. It is aimed at public transport operators, who offer the service free of charge to customers with disabilities.
                Waymap, Waymap, United Kingdom

              • Multi-method approach to improving university accessibility for blind students

                In 2018, King Abdulaziz University (KAU) launched a project to make its facilities accessible to students with disabilities. Focusing on students with visual impairments, the university installed tactile pathways and Bluetooth beacons, converted textbooks to digital formats and launched a barrier-free test centre.
                King Abdulaziz University, Inclusion Programme, Saudi Arabia

              • Five persons, two women and three men with different disabilities hold up signs saying: “Breaking barriers, access for all!” They are at a booth at the World Youth Forum in Sharm El-Sheikh.

                Using analytic tools to make workplaces more accessible and jobs more inclusive

                Helm is working with companies in Egypt to provide both job analysis for recruitment and accessibility consultancy services, including accessibility audits. By 2020, Helm had completed a total of 1,063 accessibility audits in a number of sectors and helped recruit 100 people with disabilities.
                Helm, Workplace Inclusive Solutions, Egypt

              • Competition among students for innovative devices and software

                UNIKATE is a competition among a wide variety of students to solve every-day problems of persons with disabilities and the elderly. UNIKATE’s mission is to use their creative potential to invent tools and devices that support the specific needs, with the goal of constructing prototypes of the most promising ideas.
                Austrian Council for the Disabled, Unikate Ideenwettbewerb, Austria

              • A man stands behind the counter at a coffee shop and holds a tablet displaying the DeafTawk app to a woman on the other side of the counter.

                Sign language relay service with a successful scaling strategy

                DeafTawk is a technology start-up that has developed a mobile application that connects deaf users with certified sign language interpreters in real time and around the clock via video calls. DeafTawk is available on both IOS and Android, and in 2020 has 14,600 users in Pakistan as well as in Singapore.
                DeafTawk, DeafTawk, Pakistan

              • Controlling the computer with

                eye movements

                Irisbond Primma is a system whereby a simple and intuitive interface allows users to access any Windows computer application accurately through eye movement. With just the use of their eyes, those who are disabled and have slurred speech can access the usual functions, such as surfing the Internet, writing texts, sending an email, etc.
                Irisbond, Spain

              • A screenshot of the map indicating accessbility features of the buildings.

                The playful way to create accessibility maps

                The free app features a gamification element called "AXS Mapathons," whereby teams compete against each other in real time while rating venues in their community on their accessibility. Google supports AXS Map through their annual volunteer programme, Google Serve. By mid of 2017, ASX Map had 100,000 users in 200 cities.
                AXS Map, United States of America