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Digital Information Uncategorized

Year in Review and Outlook for 2023

New Way to See Digital Graphics via Internet Multimodal Access to Graphical Exploration (IMAGE) Hello, IMAGE Community! This is Cyan Kuo, Usability Research Lead of the IMAGE Project (https://image.a11y.mcgill.ca). Thank you again for all your help and support this past year. Your contribution is critical to our research and we hope that we can continue […]

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Built Environment Innovation Transportation

Accessible Digital Wayfinding

Making Complicated Transit Hubs Easier to Navigate In our role  as a social impact company. Gateway Navigation CCC Ltd. has been promoting the technology of accessible digital augmented reality (AR) wayfinding since 2017. Which is why we are so excited with the ground-breaking work being implemented by tech start up companies, Waymap, Accessibuild and Goodmaps. […]

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Digital Information Innovation Internet

A11Y (Internet Accessibility)

Ground-breaking Web Graphics Technology Launches at CSUN 2022, North America’s Largest Assistive Technology Conference Anaheim— March 16, 2022 — Today at the CSUN 2022 Imagine trying to visit a web page full of interesting and informative graphics if you couldn’t see. You would get the text read out to you with a screen-reader, but descriptions […]

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New Assistive Tech Coming 2022

Robotics and Chrome Browser Extension Come to IMAGE New Year’s Day signifies the start of the final quarter for the funding of the IMAGE Project by Innovation Science Economic Development Canada. In which the researchers at the Shared Reality Lab at McGill University are in high gear to complete the initial version of IMAGE and […]

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Event Innovation

Join Us at #NFB21 With Our IMAGE Project Partners

Making internet graphics accessible through rich audio and touch Welcome! This project is carried out by McGill University’s Shared Reality Lab (SRL), in strategic partnership with Gateway Navigation CCC Ltd and the Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) the largest member-based organization of blind consumers in Canada. The project is funded by Innovation Science Economic Development Canada through the Assistive Technology Program. […]

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Internet News Project

Influencing Change Begins with Participation

McGill Shared Reality Lab Is Recruiting Users of the Internet Who Are Blind, Deaf-Blind or Low Vision to Participate in the IMAGE Project McGill University in Partnership with Gateway Navigation CCC Ltd and the Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) is seeking individuals with lived experience to participate in the planning, design, testing and trialing […]

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News Project

#NAW: National Accessibility Week and our New Initiatives

Working Together to Remove Barriers At Gateway Navigation we live and breathe inclusion, accessibility, and sustainability 365 days of the year. National Accessibility Week #NAW. Reminds us to take this moment to share with everyone. The exciting initiatives we are partnering to create a Barrier Free Canada as imagined  by persons who live disability everyday. […]

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Awareness News

Access Radio’s SoapBox Interview

60-Minute Podcast: discover Everything you need to know about digital indoor navigation Well, maybe not everything, but without a doubt many of the high points to give a good understanding of the technology and the far-reaching benefits it offers in creating inclusive and welcoming venues for everyone. Join Access Radio’s, Soapbox host extraordinaire Amy Amantea […]

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Advocacy Event workshop

Buy Social Canada Symposium – April 26, 2021.

Buy Social Canada Working Together to create healthy, vibrant communities. What is Buy Social Canada (BSC)? Well, in the case of Gateway Navigation, we are a registered member and certified social enterprise supplier listed with BSC. In which we operate under incorporation articles and policies stating our company’s: Social objective to create accessible and inclusive […]

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News Project

Inclusive Audio-Based Indoor Navigation Pilot

Update: CF-Pacific Centre Pilot A Case Study In December 2020, we announced the pilot underway at CF-Pacific Centre. In partnership with: Y4U, creators of the Accessibuild app to assist people with disabilities to navigate the built environment more easily and confidently around them.  Y4U Technologies Inc. is a North Bay, Ontario company specializing in 3D […]