Esri China (HK) Sponsored Barrier Busters 2018

To enhance public awareness and understanding on the needs of people with disabilities and chronic illnesses and also barriers they overcome every day, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation (HKSR) organized the “Barrier Busters”. Esri China (HK) is delighted to be the organizing committee member and Gold Sponsor of the event to break physical, psychological and social barriers and creates an inclusive society together with HKSR. The company has supported the function since its first launch over 10 years ago, showing its devotion for corporate social responsibility. In addition, Esri China (HK) also developed an application providing checkpoints mapping to participants.

Sr. Paul Tsui, Managing Director of Esri China (HK) and colleagues showed their support to Barrier Busters 2018.

The activity was held on 14 January 2018 at Chater Road (Pedestrian precinct), Central. Esri China (HK) formed a corporate team to participate in Barrier Busters. Teammates moved in groups and needed to wear special devices to perform the role of various kinds of people with disabilities to complete missions.

Esri China (HK) corporate team experienced the challenges of persons with disabilities and chronic illnesses while fulfilling the tasks.

Esri China (HK) corporate team completed the mission successfully.

Esri China (HK) used AppStudio for ArcGIS to create a mobile app for the competition. AppStudio for ArcGIS greatly shortens the development process and can also build cross-platform app for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux in a snap. The application was designed to support participants who joined the Team Event of Barrier Busters 2018 to locate checkpoints and get points.

Having been established for over 20 years, Esri China (HK) has a long-standing commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. The company is ethically conscious and sensitive towards social, cultural, economic and environmental issues. This uncompromising devotion forms the cornerstone of Esri China (HK)’s corporate activities.

Interface of Barrier Busters 2018 App.

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