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K2A mobile app

Pedestrian button conveniently available on your smartphone with live location specific messaging – bringing the pedestrian experience into the 21st century.

Features 

Audible on iPhone & Android

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Design vetted by CNIB

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Customizable user profile options

Live location specific messaging

Compatible with BlindSquare - #1 navigation app used by persons living with blindness.

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how to use the app

 

Graphic representation of the step 1,2,3 of how to use the app

STEP 1

  • When you arrive at the intersection you will receive an automatic audible message with the intersection name and additional information (if available).
  • Establish proper orientation with the curb and crosswalk – focus on safety and your alignment, not finding the pole with the button.

 

STEP 2

  • When appropriately aligned, select the street that you would like cross using which one of the following 3  options: 
  1. Using buttons on the screen (Voiceover compatible)
  2. Using volume buttons on the side of the phone
  3. By voice command

* select your preferred method on “detailed settings” page.

STEP 3

  • When the Walk sign comes on for your desired crossing direction, the intersection speaker will play an audible signal. Always validate that the audible signal is for your desired crossing direction (audible signal standards vary by region).
  • Pay attention to your environment and the sound of approaching vehicles to determine when it is safe to cross.
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    K2A FOB

    Small handheld device allows pedestrians to focus on alignment and safety with increased control, flexibility and convenience at the crosswalk. 

      Features 

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      Audible street names without data plan

      High contrast buttons

      Long lasting battery

      Secure to lanyard, cane, dog harness or wheelchair

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      how to use the FOB

      Graphic representation of step 1,2,3 of how to use the fob

      STEP 1

      • When you arrive at the intersection, establish proper orientation with the curb and crosswalk – focus on safety and your alignment, not finding the pole with the button. 
      • When appropriately aligned press button 3 to receive audible intersection name from intersection speakers.

      STEP 2

      • Select the street you would like to cross. Button 1 is to cross the first street listed in the intersection name and Button 2 is to cross the second street listed in the intersection name.
      • The Fob will vibrate to confirm that your request has been sent to the intersection.

      STEP 3

      • When the Walk sign comes on for your desired crossing direction, the intersection speaker will play an audible signal. Always validate that the audible signal is for your desired crossing direction (audible signal standards vary by region).
      • Pay attention to your environment and the sound of approaching vehicles to determine when it is safe to cross.

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