Important Notice!! Due to a realignment of National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) priorities, AbleData will be discontinued on September 27th, 2020. We will post additional information as it becomes available.
AbleRoad is an Iphone or Ipad application designed for individuals with many types of disabilities who wish to know the accessibility of a location. AbleRoad allows the user to locate, rate and review accessible places near them.
Aira Access is a smartphone application that connects people who are blind or low vision to a remote trained professional agent who can help them navigate the environment through a video link. The service offers both a free option and a subscription plan.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 06/2008) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Audio address building locator. Small transmitter unit projects magnetic field onto street from building to be located. A coded signal is picked up by portable receiver unit.
Aware Audible Wayfinding is a wayfinding application designed for people who are visually impaired and have difficulty reading printed materials. Aware uses programmed iBeacon wayfinding tags to guide users as they perform daily activities.
---- PROTOTYPE ---------BBeep is a Sonic Collision Avoidance System consisting of a smart suitcase, coupled with a camera and the NavCog way-finding smartphone application designed help people with visual disabilities navigate airport terminals safely and i
DISCONTINUED. RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Keychain with sound activated beeper. Will sense a finger snap or hand clap within 15 feet and respond with a loud beep. Will work if keys are covered by papers or clothing. Attaches to key ring.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 05/93) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Child's electronic mobility aid or training aid. Identical in function to other versions of the Sonicguide but has a small frame with adjustable side arms.
Eye-D is a mobile app designed to help individuals who are blind or have low vision orient themselves in unfamiliar environments, navigate to nearby locations, and explore their surroundings independently.
Fastmall™ is an interactive application designed for use by individuals with neurological disabilities to ease their shopping experience. With this app, users can navigate any mall map without the need for GPS or WIFI. Users can download any mall map.
DISCONTINUED. (Verified 1/2009) RETAINED IN DATABASE FOR REFERENCE. Guido is a walking frame and electronic mobility aid designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision and mobility disabilities.