Tetra Ryerson

Engineering that breaks down barriers

Tetra Ryerson is a student run group that works with the North American Society of Tetra. Together we create assistive devices for individuals with disabilities

Accessibility App

The purpose of our project is to make a change and difference in the society of disabled individuals by developing an accessibility app that outlines various access points on the Ryerson campus. Our app will serve the purpose of guiding disabled individuals through the designated scope that we have chosen, and making an app that is easily accessible to every user. Our plan is to base our app on AccessAble by Creatanet, which maps out all the possible routes for a campus located in the United States and general GPS’s as they can track the exact location of someone at that moment. This app will be android-based, as it will accessible to more phones, rather than using iOS, which only targets iPhones.  This app will contain route guidance much like a normal GPS, but it designated only for the scope as this point, however it will also provide statistics for traffic in central hubs such as SLC, making the user more aware as to when they should access these areas. As parking, can be difficult, this app will also locate the best parking spots based on the user’s destination. As every person is unique, a person’s disability is also unique to that specific person. The goal is to try to make the app as user friendly and accommodating as possible. To ensure this, the user can choose preferences based on their disability so that they can use the app.

Powered by Squarespace