Presenting the AccessibleMap Association
AccessibleMap Association is a non-profit organisation for the operation, research and development of barrier-free geographical applications. A main focus is the use of open data to attach important information for people with special needs to the map. All output and functions are tested in close co-operation with end user organisations.
Wolfgang W. Wasserburger
Wolfgang W. Wasserburger holds a master degree in Spatial Planning from Vienna University of Technology and is president of the AccessibleMap Association. His research and project work focuses on the development of geographical applications and barrier-free information technology for people with special needs and making open data accessible for all. His work specially emphasises on the development of algorithms for semantic description of digital map contents. As a “Certified WebAccessibility Expert” he is officially commissioned by the Austrian Economic Chambers to audit websites for their accessibility. He has worked on multiple projects dealing with various kinds of disabilities, for example “Accessible Map”, “AmauroMap”, “ARGUS”, “iScope” or “Viator”.
Clemens Beyer holds a master degree in Spatial Planning from Vienna University of Technology. His research and projects work focuses on transportation planning, web mapping, application design and development and adaptation of web applications and online maps for elderly people and people with special needs. In the project “senTOUR” he has worked on barrier-free information technology for elderly people in the tourism sector.