Private Transport Provider to Offer an Inclusive Experience in Malta  

Posted on February 20th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Africa, Transportation, February 20 2019 MALTA: eCabs, a leading passenger transport service provider in Malta, is embarking on a ‘reduced mobility agenda’, intended to offer an improved passenger experience and ensure stronger accessibility and ease of use of it services. As part of this agenda, eCabs has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Commission for […]

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Western Sydney Airport Recruits Wheelchair Rugby Players as Accessibility Consultants  

Posted on February 15th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Assistive Technology, Universal Design, February 15 2019 Last week airport representatives announced a sponsorship agreement with the New South Wales (NSW) Wheelchair Rugby League that will see players act as accessibility consultants during development. In Australia, approximately 18.3 percent of the population has one or more disability. “We want to go over and above our legislative requirements when it […]

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Toyota Improves Universal Design Taxicab for Quicker Wheelchair Access  

Posted on February 8th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Asia-Pacific, Transportation, Universal Design, February 8 2019 JAPAN: Toyota Motor Corp. has announced that it will improve its “JPN Taxi” universal design taxicab to enable wheelchair users to get into the vehicle more quickly — cutting the current maximum of around 20 minutes down to three minutes. A driver paces an easier-to-install wheelchair ramp on […]

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M-Enabling Summit Announces 2019 Program – Accessibility: Transforming Users’ Experience  

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Events, February 6 2019 M-Enabling Summit 2019 New accessible technologies are rapidly transforming the way users interact with digital interfaces. In a dramatic paradigm shift, alternative modes of communication and assistive solutions are made available to all users at an ever-lower cost due to the considerable economies of scale of the global mobile marketplace. Speech […]

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Sensory Devices to Access Art at the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum  

Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Middle East, Universal Design, February 6 2019 Tactile representation of George Washington by Tactile Studio highlighting the different symbols of power. ABU DHABI: The Middle East’s states have recently invested a significant amount to create innovative and universal museums institutions in their territory. The 2017 opening of the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi and more […]

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Outdoor Camera Ratings – Dahua North America

Posted on February 5th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

No matter where you are located, winter likely brings a host of inclement weather conditions, from icy cold temperatures to intense rain or snow. Can the outdoor cameras you’ve installed withstand the season? What about the extreme heat of the summer months? Thankfully, no matter what the weather conditions, Dahua has a few simple tips [...]

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Transport System to Cater for Persons with Disabilities  

Posted on February 4th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Africa, Transportation, February 4 2019 A man with a physical disability walks with others to CBD after Nairobi county put to effect the ban of matatus in the CBD / MONICA NJERI KENYA: Nairobi county plans to revamp the public transport system to accommodate people living with disabilities. The Public Road Transport and Traffic Management […]

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Machu Picchu Becomes Wheelchair Accessible  

Posted on February 1st, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Tourism, February 1 2019 Machu Picchu can be accessed by specialised wheelchairs. (Getty) PERU: Machu Picchu, the hugely popular Incan settlement in Peru, is finally wheelchair accessible thanks to a new tour. Wheel the World, an accessible travel company set up so wheelchair users could enjoy bucket list experiences previously off limits to them, launched […]

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Mada Centre Signs Pact with Oman’s ITA  

Posted on January 30th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

ICT, Middle East, January 30 2019 Senior officials of Mada and ITA at the signing of the MoU DOHA, QATAR: Mada Assistive Technology Centre and Oman’s Information Technology Authority (ITA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance co-operation on digital innovation solutions. “We are meeting to witness a successful start to future co-operation […]

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Calgary Building Receives $72,000 Toward Accessibility Renovations  

Posted on January 29th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Built Environment, January 29 2019 Picture credit: (ET Monroy – 660 NEWS CALGARY, Alberta: Seventy-two thousand dollars will go a long way in renovating a local community space. Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, Honourable Carla Qualtrough, said the Evergreen Community SPACES building in Calgary is receiving this money through the Enabling Accessibility Fund. “The idea […]

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