Voice-enabled ‘accessible journey planner’ launched on Google and Amazon

Voice-enabled ‘accessible journey planner’ launched on Google and Amazon

A new journey planning voice recognition tool has launched on Google and Amazon Alexa which is designed to help disabled people navigate London.

This type of software has been around for a while, but has not until now taken step-free or other accessibility requirements into account. The new version, when enabled, only suggests accessible routes, and takes the differing journey time into account.

Developed by insurance firm, Simply Business, in partnership with mobility equipment charity, Whizz-Kidz, the software is integrated with Transport for London’s API.

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