Fire safety app for deaf

By Laura Griffin
Updated September 23 2015 - 6:04am, first published November 17 2014 - 10:31pm
The Conexu Foundation's chief strategy officer Rachel McKay and Victoria's Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley show the OpenAccess Alerts app that the organisations worked together to develop to provide emergency warnings, including of bushfires, to Victorian who are deaf or hard of hearing.

A smartphone and tablet app has been developed that could saves the lives of Victorians who are deaf or hard of hearing this fire season.



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