Accessible Cities for Everyone – Indoor Navigation, Accesible Transportation and Audio Description

Accessible Cities for Everyone – Indoor Navigation, Accesible Transportation and Audio Description


Can you stop the flow of life? Of course not The life also goes on for visually impaired people who comprise 12% of the population of Turkey 800 thousand visually impaired people are continuing their social life despite the accessibility problems For instance: Gamze She is one of the visually impaired people who like enjoying the life She likes shopping She looks at life optimistically And she prefers to smile When she receives the reply of “Go straight” when she asks for directions Even though she likes watching movies It is difficult for her to follow the visual details and while using the public transportation She always needs someone to inform her about arrival of the bus she is waiting for Turkcell Dream Companion helps Gamze and all other visually impaired individuals attend more and independently to the social life with the technology it provides “Choose the bus stop you would like to get off at” Transportation Company application in Dream Companion sends a voiced notification to the visually impaired user when the bus s/he is waiting for arrives “B2 Seyrantepe bus has arrived to the stop” Moreover, another notification is sent to the bus driver about that a visually impaired people will get on the bus When the visually impaired user is in the bus S/he can learn the stops the bus is passing by receive a voiced notification when the s/he arrives to the stop s/he is waiting for “The stops which are close to you” “Divan Hotel” “You have reached the stop Forum Gaziantep you have been waiting for.” When s/he gets off the bus and reaches to the shopping mall, Transportation Companion application again makes their life easier “Walk around Forum Gaziantep” “About Forum Gaziantep in brief” With the convoy of Dream Companion, visually impaired people are able to receive the information about the stores they are passing by and reaches to the navigation information about the locations of stores, elevators and help desk s/he would like to reach “About the floor -1” “Ready-to-wear store” “The elevator” “The cinema” “The audio description” The audio description technology which is a first in the world With the audio description service of Dream Companion visually impaired people are able to enjoy the movies in theaters without missing any visual details as everyone else “Download the audio description” “Turkcell Dream Companion and Gaziantep Municipality Are Making Visually Impaired Individuals’ Life Easier in Accessible City Gaziantep” Turkcell becomes a dream partner to the dreams of visually impaired people with the collaboration of YGA and Gaziantep Municipality in accessible city Gaziantep