Idan Meir is an entrepreneur based in Rockville, Maryland, with a passion for making the world more accessible. As the co-founder of RightHear, a Techstars portfolio company, Meir has helped develop an advanced accessibility solution that empowers people with visual impairments to navigate public spaces independently. Originally from Israel, and having been moulded by the ‘can do’ attitude of the Start-Up Nation, Idan is driven by the motto “Aim for the moon. If you miss, you might hit a star,” and he continues to drive RightHear forward in its mission to make the world more accessible, ‘one building at a time’.
Idan Meir’s Inspiration to Create RightHear
What Differentiates RightHear from Other Apps
Challenges with Way finding in Creating Accessibility Tools
Designing the User Experience of RightHear
How to Get Involved in Creating Maps with RightHear
How Sound Fits Into the Spectrum of Assistive Technology
What Other Senses Play a Role in the Function of RightHear
How Companies Are Using RightHear
How Audio Format Signage is Useful For Everyone
The Vision of RightHear and AI’s Role in it
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