Utilising a mobile app to assist the physically challenged to travel by rail at ease
With the addition of special functions to the existing mobile app PokeGuide, persons with physical disabilities now can plan for a barrier-free railway journey and locate assistance facilities inside the stations with ease.
Revenue will be generated from in-app advertisements placed by the participating businesses within MTR stations and near station exits.
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Funding Period (Status)
9 months (Ended)
- More than 1,000 visually-impaired people and wheelchair users were engaged to collect their experiences of taking the MTR to refine the "Pokeguide" app.
- Mobile app "Pokeguide" has been enhanced to enable visually impaired people and wheelchair users to travel by the MTR more conveniently and thus facilitates their social life. (available in iOS and Android versions)