Design & creation of display infrastructures for OLPA port facilities accessibility

Information

Project Title
Design & creation of display infrastructures for OLPA port facilities accessibility

Project Associates
  • Corfu Port Authority SA
  • Patras Port Authority SA
  • Brindisi Port Authority SA

Location/Country
  • Corfu, Greece
  • Patras, Greece
  • Brindisi, Italy

Year
2016

Project Description

This project is a part of ACCSEL 2015 and concerns the development of a set of informative infrastructures about the accessibility to the port facilities of the Port Authority of Patras. It contains three kind of operations:

1. Information system

  • Both implementation platform and management and support services applications are developed on open source and settled in most recently updated versions.
  • The offered system is able to manage different roles managers.
  • Content management system as well as parts that complement its functionality is based on PHP programming language and MySQL database.
  • Service management is designed to be done easily in the most used versions of browsers IE, Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Safari.
  • Mobile phones use is supported by the offered system. (eg. Dolphin, default Android browser).
  • The offered system contains a sitemap.
  • The offered system is SEO friendly designed.

2. Audiovisual material creation (short film)

A short film  of 8-minuits duration was created, concerning on the accessibility to the port facilities of the Port Authority of Patras.

Features - Modules

  • Access to all port areas (south, north, Marina, etc)
  • Access by all modes (cars, public transportation, passengers, every ship type).
  • Parking facilities.
  • Handling services - Additional useful information.

Short movie special features

The short movie:

  •  is designed to be understood by everybody, so it is created in two language versions (Greek with English subtitles and English with Greek subtitles) and in sign language.
  • contains maps, animations, graphics, symbols and aerial shots.
  • sections are concerned in theme subjects such as management, strategy - vision, history, quality policy, etc.
  • is presented on monitors in areas of port facilities, internet and media

3. Website design

  • An informative website was created, properly designed  for people with disabilities (based on the standard WCAG, version 2.0 to AA level).
  • The website is available in both Greek and English, with the possibility of more language additions.
  • Website content includes information derived from the port information system base and from other programs in which the Organization participates.
  • Για τις ανάγκες της ιστοσελίδας δημιουργήθηκαν banners, γραφικά και χάρτης - google maps με πληροφοριακό υλικό. For the website purposes, banners, graphics and map - google maps got created.

The website: www.greece-italy.eu

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