Accessibility for Passengers with Sensory or Cognitive Disabilities

Electrical Disabilities Can Have Different Needs

The needs of those with sensitivity disabilities are different, and can sometimes be at odds, with the needs of other disabled Americans; whereas wireless options could sometimes assist those with sensory disabilities, for example, the same radiation which enables these devices can disable, injure and even kill those with radio-wave disabilities. In fact the entire scope of 5G and Internet of things (IoT) related technologies,... more »

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How people with sight loss perceive autonomous vehicles

In 2018, The CNIB Foundation undertook research into how AV is perceived by people with sight loss. This small study looked at the promise of AV along how those for whom the technology would benefit perceive the promise.

Our research, while not surprising, revealed that early adopters of emerging technology would likely be amongst those who would seek out AV when it became afordible and accessible.

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Accessibility Standards for Autonomous Vehicles

Availability of Autonomous Vehicles (AV) will deliver 'life enhancing' opportunities for many with disabilities. As part of the 'Initiatives for Independent Living' program, AVs represent a giant leap forward, ensuring freedom of travel for millions of citizens.

Having access to personal transportation for those unable to drive a conventional vehicle will provide a wider range of opportunities to access healthcare, public... more »

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