Google Israel launched Street View Israel - Access Israel showcased how Street View can help with accessibility

The concept is simple, people with disabilities want to know (prior to leaving their homes) if their destination is truly accessible to them via handicapped parking, curb access, proper wheelchair flooring, van access to parking lot, whether the front entrance has stairs or not and more...
22/04/2012
The Street View Google-car

 

Google's Street View allows people with disabilities to find out about all of the information needed without leaving their home and face the bitter dissappointment that comes from a lack of accessibility.

 

Access Israel work to promote accessibility and improve quality of life and independance of people with disabilities. Access Israel maintains a digital database on thousands of locations in Israel. Said database includes vital information on the accessibility of the locations, whether public buildings or bussinesses.

 

The database, developed by Daronet, is managed by using both Google Maps and now Google Street View and allows surfers access to credible sources of information both about accessibility within locations and outside locations.

 

To the buildings and bussinesses accessibility database (Hebrew)

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