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              • 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

              • Announce your visit and special request to stores and public services

                Using iBeacon and other technologies and accessibility features of regular smartphones, people with disabilities can specify their service need, such as a barrier-free entry or support and guidance and recipients can plan and prepare for the visit. From July 2017 to June 2018 1,000 people downloaded the app.
                Neatebox, “Welcome by Neatebox” App, United Kingdom

              • Several children with visual impairments using the phone application on a trip.

                Audio descriptions-app making movies accessible for the blind

                My Dream Companion was developed by visually impaired YGA graduates and Turkcell, a mobile phone operator. The cost-free app provides audio descriptions of movies without requiring any other equipment or software. From 2015 to 2017 approximately 180,000 persons have benefitted from the app.
                YGA - Young Guru Academy, My Dream Companion, Turkey

              • Someone recording a woman for the mobile news application.

                Easy access to news for persons with disabilities

                Newz Hook provides easy access to news for persons with hearing and visual impairments as well as intellectual disabilities. It also informs parents and special educators on innovations. Between 2016 until 2017, Newz Hook has gained 8,000 users of the app and 20,000 users who read the news every day on the website.
                BarrierBreak, Newz Hook, India

              • 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

              • Project participants are sitting around a table in front a shelf, which holds art works.

                Multi-stakeholder groups developing accessibility solutions in museums

                ARCHES is an EU-funded project that brings together partners from the fields of culture, technology, and academia, as well as people with disabilities. The programme develops, tests, and implements solutions to improve access to culture. Innovations include tactile art and an app to aid museum navigation.
                KHM - Museum of Art History Vienna, ARCHES, Austria

              • Pointers Identify access features & obstacles e.g., a trip hazard. Information covers mobility, hearing, sight & cognitive issues. Knowing what to expect from a venue reduces anxiety & the need to contact them for clarification

                Picture galleries providing comprehensive insight into a venue´s accessibility

                The Blue Badge Style Access Gallery features images of venues, hotels, and restaurants overlaid with notes on accessibility features. The information can be accessed via an app through the Blue Badge Style website, a British disability organization, or via the venue’s website.
                Blue Badge Style, Blue Badge Style Access Gallery, United Kingdom

              • An app reviewing the accessibility of locations by user’s “yes” and “no”

                Access Earth discovered that a simple yes or no answer provides much more clarity than an elaborate three-star rating. One of the main focuses of the website and the app is to create an element of ease in the rating process. This allows users to make a quick, yet valuable, rating of a venue with the option to add any comments.
                Access Earth, Ireland

              • Two persons meeting in an offline meeting spot.

                Social Platform Tailored for People with Disabilities

                Inclov stands for "inclusive love" and is a matchmaking app for people with and without disabilities to make friends and connections. One of the profile items asks about disabilities, if any, including the level of dependency. Inclov reviews applications and verifies stated contact details. In 2018, Inclov had some 50,000 subscribers.
                Inclov, Matchmaking App, India

              • Video teching political-related signs.

                Capturing and distributing critical election-related sign language

                With the "Electoral Sign Language Lexicon" IFES captures critical election-related sign language vocabulary. For explanation there are books, the Internet and an app. Train-the-trainer workshops are also available. Over 300 books have been distributed and the app has been downloaded more than 500 times.
                IFES - International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Electoral Sign Language Lexicon, Libya