WORLD SUMMIT AWARDS
“WheeLog!” SELECTED AS BEST NATIONAL DIGITAL SOLUTION FOR INTERNATIONAL WORLD SUMMITS AWARDS IN THE CATEGORY Smart Settlements & Urbanization
Tokyo, October 4, 2018
“WheeLog!” was nominated as best national digital solution for JAPAN for the international World Summit Awards (WSA). The World Summit Awards are a global initiative selecting digital innovation making positive impact on society. With this nomination in the Category Smart Settlements & Urbanization. “WheeLog!” qualifies for evaluation among over 400 international projects by the WSA Jury 2018.
“WheeLog!” was nominated as best national digital solution for JAPAN for the international World Summit Awards.
“WheeLog!” is the only crowdsourcing map in the world that makes it possible to visualize the way a wheelchair user has passed, and can also share users’ experiences and information about Restaurants, Hotels, Bathrooms, and so on that can be used in wheelchairs, and about Barriers.
The WSA nominees 2018 show the richness, diversity and innovation of digital solutions on a global scale and prove how digital technology can improve society on each corner of the world. The WSA 2018 nominees will be evaluated based on seven fundamentals criteria: Content, Functionality, Design, Technology, Innovation, Impact and Global/UN value.
Each year, WSA nominees are selected by the WSA National Experts from more than 180 UN member states. The WSA National Experts nominate up to eight projects for each country – one for every WSA category.
A nomination to the WSA hence is already and award in itself – the qualification to compete and be presented on an international level and being the best practice in Smart Settlements & Urbanization nationally.
About the WSA
The World Summit Award is a global initiative within the framework of the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). WSA is the only ICT event worldwide, that reaches the mobile community in over 180 countries. WSA highlights digital content improving society and focusses on local content with global relevance.
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