Mobile Assistant for the visually impaired

In Krasnoyarsk, launched a mobile application that will communicate visually impaired movement of buses.

Krasnoyarsk visually impaired will be able to learn about the approach to the bus stop on the phone — an appropriate app for mobile devices developed by experts commissioned by "Krasnoyarskgortransa."

The so-called "mobile assistant" is an adapted copy of the existing site monitoring by public transport. But when using this application in your phone at the visually impaired or blind person all the information about the movement of buses sounded by the operator. The application itself is a user starts from the menu.

One of the first application is experienced today the chairman of the local branch of the All-Russian Society for the Blind Stepan Kuznetsov. The annex includes all bus routes and stops in the near future plan to install a trolley buses and trams. Today, the applications that have been developed in the framework of the regional program, installed on phones for free more than 200 users.

According to the director, "Krasnoyarskgortransa" Boris Obukhov, in test mode, the application earned at the end of last year. "In 2012, a forum was held in Krasnoyarsk visually impaired people, considered a variety of programs to inform passengers. And the Department of Transportation tasked us to offer consumers a product. Within six months, we have modified the existing site, and the terms of reference formed the All-Russian Society for the Blind "- said Butts.

The Department of Transport Krasnoyarsk administration explained that the application can be obtained by contacting any branch of the All-Russian Society for the Blind.

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