name of the application
Menkens et al, 2011
short description of the application (one-two sentences)
A mobile wheelchair navigation and support system, which enables wheelchairs users to obtain detailed and accurate information about barriers and obstacles in the public infrastructure.
status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration, …)
general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists, …
open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software
which modes of transport can be monitored (bicycle, public transportation, car, …)
wheelchair users and pedestrians
who can launch a campaign
There is no possibility to participate and launch your own campaigns.
which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data
GPS-signal and camera.
quantitative: what kind of data is measured
speed, distance, noise, location,…
Localization and visualization of the obstacles.
what type of qualitative data is gathered
Specific obstacles can be commented on by users (text) and even rated (scores).
what kind of data is calculated
CO², cost, health ; What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)
POI’s linked with comments (classification) are tagged to a geo-location.
which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)
method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics
All tagged POI’s are shown on a map as small icons, depending on their classification. By selecting a POI on the map, all stored information including accessibility information details are shown.
self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…
There is a link to social media where all users are listed in a reputation, reward and ranking system.
applicability of results
are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?
gaps and limitations of the campaign or application
other important remarks for the review, links to other projects, …
While traveling on the calculated route, in case data was incorrecr or an undocumented barrier has been put up, the calculated route can be ranked and additional accessibility information or a new POI can be GEO-tagged.// php echo wpdocs_custom_taxonomies_terms_links(); ?>