create #AccessibleOlli world’s most accessible bus for aging & disabled

Urban mobility is a $1.5T market affecting 4 billion people. Our aging and disabled citizens are underserved by current transportation systems. Societal pressures and regulations require that everyone make all of their transportation fully accessible.

#AccessibleOlli is crowdsourced effort for you & your community to use cognitive & IoT technologies, design thinking & #STEM with schools to create the “world’s most accessible mobility” for aging & disabled. With Olli self-driving shuttle from Local Motors as testbed for integrating accessible designs and prototypes you create in a global design challenge and 9 city worldwide Watson IoT hackathon series. Your work culminates in CES `18 #AccessibleOlli exhibition with your #AccessibleOlli autonomous shuttle interacting with the public and assistive technologies such as autonomous wheelchairs.

#AccessibleOlli needs your insights and sweat to solve accessibility challenges. As with Olli, your #AccessibleOlli contributions are portable to cars, elevators, hotels, hospitals, trains and homes.

Get on the bus! Join CTA FoundationAARPMITPTECH schoolsASULocal MotorsUltrahapticswhat3words, MapboxFront PorchIBM AccessibilityWatson IoT AutoLAB, cities pursuing #AccessibleOlli grants, and all others that want to contribute. IBMers check out

Need people with disabilities, accessible design, IoT, robotics, directed audio, diarization, augmented reality, haptics, ultrasonic haptics, machine vision, multi-modal transportation, and recommend technologies to complete your vision for the “world’s most accessible transportation”.

#AccessibleOlli twitter and #AccessibleOlli LinkedIn Share your love for what we’re doing with @localmotors and our community.

#AccessibleOlli team talking about why this work is so important to the world

 #AccessibleOlli design thinking workshop with PTECH school kids, Local Motors, CTA Foundation, IBM Accessibility and Watson IoT AutoLAB

PTECHOllicopy #AccessibleOlli design thinking at AARP Hatchery in Washington DC with IBM Accessibility, Local Motors and CTA Foundation working with aging experts representing the needs of AARP’s 38 million members


IBM Olli #1 we could use as rolling testbed for #AccessibleOlli


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