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              • Using mainstream lower-cost home automation

                The project centres on the use of Environmental Control Systems and how equipment from the mainstream home automation market can be made accessible and affordable to students/service users with disabilities. 23 ECS systems have been installed over the life of the project and a report ("Enabling Technology") has been published.
                Scope - Disability Charity, United Kingdom

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                A million-user online platform is strengthening Latein American DPOs

                The POETA model is is an accessible vocational toolbox for organisations, so-called DPOs, working with people with disabilities in the areas of life skills, technologies and vocational preparation. The POETA Social Franchise Platform replicates and expands the model for DPOs, in Latin America and the Caribbean.
                Trust for the Americas, United States of America

              • A man with visual impairments using the application.

                Outdoor and indoor orientation for people who are blind

                The app uses audible messages to provide users with information about their location, pointing out street junctions and reporting on places of interest, such as businesses, institutions, etc. If required, it can also guide the user to a specific point. By mid-2017 Lazarillo had already more than 7,000 users in 14 countries.
                Lazarillo Tec SpA, Chile

              • The Association of Train Operating Companies (ATOC) has produced a map of the mainland National Rail network in the UK that provides at-a-glance information about the accessibility of many stations.

                "Stations Made Easy" allows passengers to evaluate accessibility before they start their journey. Interactive station maps provide detailed information about accessibility at every station on the rail network in Great Britain. Stations Made Easy also allows passengers to identify routes through stations which best meet their needs.
                ATOC - Association of Train Operating Companies, Web-based tool to plan access to railway stations, United Kingdom

              • An app for orientation in open and closed spaces

                Installed on a smart phone, Step-Ear enables users to find their way in public surroundings using Audio-signs and pre-placed Beacons. Users can call for help in an emergency and they can communicate with public transport personnel. As of 2018, Step-Hear has placed more than 3,500 Audio signs throughout Israel.
                Step-Hear, Israel

              • 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

              • Quality healthcare and counselling through video technology

                doctHERs is a novel health care platform that connects female doctors to millions of underserved patients, including those with disabilities, in real-time while leveraging online technology. doctHERs overcomes sociocultural barriers that tie women to their homes, and at the same times provides access to quality health care.
                DoctHers, Pakistan

              • Video-interpreting service for sign language and foreign languages

                VEASYT Live! was the first online video interpreting service for sign language in Italy. The service was created in 2013 to enable public institutions to communicate with deaf people. Since then, the service was expanded by offering video interpreting into foreign languages, which has attracted the interest also of businesses.
                VEASYT - Digital Services for Breaking Down Communication Barriers, Italy

              • A montage of 6 images on white background showing the accessibility implementations of the Port Arthur Historic Site.

                Website collecting comprehensive facts about accessible travelling in a whole region

                Travel for All, a social business from Australia, launched the Travel For All Guide - a comprehensive travel guide for travellers with disabilities. The website provides vetted information that is co-created by its users, and offers a toolkit on accessibility issues for tourism suppliers.
                Travel For All, Travel For All, Australia

              • Assistive technologies and teacher training in mainstream schools

                The "Active Inclusion" project introduces assistive technologies and learning possibilities into primary schools and carries out networking and lobbying activities. Also the programme offers trainings for teachers from participating schools as well as educational software programmes for children with disabilities.
                Open The Windows, North Macedonia