Met x Parsons Museum Accessibility Collaboration : Accessible Wayfinding Project.
Accessible Wayfinding Project is a personalized navigation and accessiblity tool for the Met Museum.
Inspiration and concept
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is an enormous space with a number of galleries which can be difficult to navigate especially for people with disabilities.
Our path-finding mobile application allows visitors to create a personalized map for their accessibility needs. The visitor will be able to select from current exhibitions, galleries, and artists they want to see, choose accommodations such as ramps, bathrooms and quiet corners to rest, and a custom route is created for them. Through our application, visitors with disabilities can enjoy their visit to the museum without added stress (in collaboration for with Veronica Black, Joorie Lee, Anthony Driscoll and Min Sung Kwak.)
Developing a concept, art direction, visual design, storyboard, wireframes and rapid prototyping.
Visual design, wireframing, data visualization, rapid prototyping, motion graphics, video editing, user testing, user interface and user experience design.
Data visualization for Met galleries
**Full Disclaimer: M.A.P was developed as a student project in partnership between Parsons and the MET’s MediaLab and Access programs.
The prototype therefore was solely developed for educational purposes. Currently, commercialization of the prototype does not exist,
nor is the prototype available for general usage.