Blind Side: Navigating the World Using Bluetooth
Free - Educational Series – Accessible Smart Cities
The Beacon Navigation Project Presents the First Indoor Audio Navigation Experience in Canada Using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Proximity Beacons, Smartphone and Right-Hear Accessible Solution Software to Assist Blind, Visually-Impaired and Anyone Requiring Digital Information to More Easily, Confidently and Independently Navigate Their Surroundings’.
Join us and our Panelists:
Learn and experience: Indoor Audio Navigation. Through an overview and discussion of proximity beacons / smartphone navigation technology. Focusing on current and future expansion and use of this innovative, ground-breaking, technology. And how it assists independent travel. Followed by hands-on navigation over three levels of the Central Library complex. Including, indoor and outdoor navigation to the Accessibility Resource Centre.
Space is limited. Please confirm your attendance via mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name and organization, if applicable and we’ll reserve your seat.
Remember to download the free Right-Hear App to experience indoor audio-based navigation:
For best audio experience when using Right-Hear. We recommend using a bone conducting headset to permit users to both hear the app and surrounding environment.
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