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Last week on Monday 12th, we organized a workshop for the CAP4Access project that aimed to discuss ideas and methods on how the developed tools and services within the project would be exploited especially after the project has came to an end.
Dr. Emmanuel Sofianopoulos was the expert for the workshop appointed by the European Commission. The workshop [...]

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COST action IC1203 is a European Network Exploring Research into Geospatial Information Crowdsourcing: software and methodologies for harnessing geographic information from the crowd (ENERGIC). The action has been greatly active in the past 3 years and is now delivering the results via their website as well as their Youtube channel.
One of the outputs of this action [...]

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The 7th PCC meeting for CAP4Access project took place on September 8th in Bonn. The meeting was focused on presentations and discussions regarding the works that have been progressed since the last meeting and more importantly, clarifying and planning on what remains to be done for the final deliverables by end of the year. From GIScience [...]

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CAP4Access e-Newsletter No. 4, May 2016
Revised set of tools published
Dear Readers,
The project has entered its third and final year at the start of 2016. After a successful project review in mid-February, the revised set of tools has now been made public. All CAP4Access tools deal with accessibility of the built [...]

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May 5th is the European protest day for equal rights of people with disabilities. In this scope the Heidelberg advisory board of people with disabilities organised an event at the Theaterplatz Heidelberg to raise awareness regarding the needs of disabled people. As in the previous year the CAP4access team from GIScience group of Heidelberg [...]

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The 6th PCC meeting of CAP4Access EU project was held during 21st and 22nd of April in Vienna. Adam Rousell, Stefan Hahmann and Amin Mobasheri attended this meeting from GIScience research group of Heidelberg University. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the progress of deliverables as well as to perform the first experiment [...]

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Among other great apps OpenRouteService and the corresponding Navigation App developed in our group have been mentioned in the germanwide magazine “MENSCHEN. das magazin.” (~30k copies). The current issue has a special focus on accessibility, where particularly the wheelchair profile of ORS that is currently under development in the scope of the CAP4Access project fits [...]

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Stellenausschreibung Geoinformatik, Universität Heidelberg
Navigation, Routing & LBS mit OSM (VGI)
Am Lehrstuhl Geoinformatik der Universität Heidelberg ist baldmöglichst eine Stelle als Wissenschaftl. Mitarbeiter (100%, TVL) - gerne als PostDoc - zu besetzen. Die relevanten Themengebiete beinhalten insbesondere Forschung und Entwicklung in min. einem der folgenden Bereiche (Schwerpunktsetzung möglich):
• Navigation (In- / Outdoor) mit OpenStreetMap [...]

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As part of the MyAccessible.EU project (CAP4Access) several tools have been developed at GIScience in Heidelberg. These tools aim at collecting information about accessibility of places and to assist in movement through environments for people with reduced mobility. These tools include a mobile (Android) and web application for the collection and display of obstacles in [...]

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Our EU project CAP4Access (MyAccessible.EU) has organized a first international expert workshop during the 5th International Congress on “Tourism for All” in Madrid on 23 September, 2015.
The 5th International Congress on Tourism for All has been held in Madrid from September 23 to 25. The first CAP4Access international expert workshop was organized during this important [...]

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