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Click&Push Accessibility Inc. is a social enterprise dedicated to increasing the ease of personal mobility for all by providing technology capable of improving accessibility and creation of inclusive communities. Our main project involves launching an accessibility mapping app, called The Atlas, that combines subjective user experience information and objective exertion data. Our built environments are not designed for ambulation in a manual wheelchair and thus are physically demanding to navigate. But specifically, how demanding? Our research team, in the Rehabilitation Robotics Laboratory at the University of Alberta, has created a wearable device for manual wheelchair users (MWUs) that can be attached to their wheelchair and will measure the distance traveled by the MWU, the speed they traveled at, and the force they must input to travel; much like a FitBit for a wheelchair. We have patented this device and it is called Redliner. Data gained from Redliner can be used to…

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