Right-Hear / Beacon Proof of Concept

Vancouver Central Library

A 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 Vancouver Central Library complex. Including, indoor and outdoor navigation to the Accessibility Resource Centre

Right-Hear / Beacon Proof of Concept

Hilton Vancouver Convention Centre

Alliance for the Equality of Blind Canadians AEBC National Convention Augmented Reality – Exploring the potential and opportunities possible through BLE (Bluetooth low energy) beacons, smartphones and apps. Focusing on the importance of standardization and best practices to create consistent and repeatable experiences for users. Utilizing the Right-Hear accessible audio indoor navigation platform and app. Giving attendees the opportunity to experience and explore and augment their reality through accessibility zones created within the Hotel.