Mar 082015

Transport for London is trialling a scheme where visually impaired passengers on the Underground can use NFC beacons to navigate the system reports the BBC.

Using beacons and smartphones to assist the disabled is exactly the sort of applications we can see being rolled out to help all members of the community.

These services are illustrations of how newer technologies are going to help level the workforce and make our cities more accessible for those who are less able bodied.

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