There are approximately 1.3 billion people living with some form of vision impairment in the world.
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How to Create a Smart City for Deaf and Hearing Impaired People?
From the conception of your smart city, take into account the difficulties met by people with hearing impairments. The smart city needs to be exemplary in terms of accessibility.
How to Create a Smart City for Blind and Visually Impaired People?
A smart city represents the gateway for a more accessible and inclusive city. Its sole purpose is to serve its citizens, including those with visual impairments.
How to Create a Smart City for People with Physical Disabilities?
A smart city for people with physical disabilities takes into account their needs. Especially regarding their mobility.
Disability Statistics in the US: Looking Beyond Figures for an Accessible and Inclusive Society
Disability Statistics in the US: Looking Beyond Figures for an Accessible and Inclusive Society Around 61 million adults in the United States live with a disability. Diving into disability statistics in the US will help us know exactly who is concerned and what...
Our Audio Beacons Guide the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Helsinki Subway
Our Audio Beacons Guide the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Helsinki SubwayOur audio beacons equip the new line of the Helsinki subway in Finland. They help blind and visually impaired people locate the points of interest of a station. For users with visual...
Will Remote Activation Become the Norm for Accessible Pedestrian Signals?
Will Remote Activation Become the Norm for Accessible Pedestrian Signals?Without pushbutton, there are no accessible pedestrian signals. That’s how APS work in the U.S. But more and more cities have been exploring remote activation like New York City. The Department...
Hearing Impaired People: a Multitude of Profiles for Different Needs
Hearing Impaired People: a Multitude of Profiles for Different Needs Did you know that hearing impaired people have several profiles and that the way they identify themselves is important? You may be familiar with deaf and hard of hearing people but for each of...
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