Brand new tactile indicators are sold with a guarantee they will last for many years. This is great news for the people who buy these steel tactile indicators. However, the long-term benefits are only attainable when you maintain the space covered with tactile indicators. In this post, we have written about the top three tips [...]
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You can find tactile indicators everywhere in public places, from waiting platforms, stairs, bus stations, pedestrian crossings, train stations, etc. Many people know its important role in helping vision-impaired pedestrians navigate and avoid potential danger. However, not everyone understands precision regarding size, placement, quality, and colour. Visually impaired commuters rely heavily on the consistency of [...]
Tactile indicators are a growing trend at places that receive lots of pedestrian traffic. They are found everywhere, from staircases and ramps to waiting platforms, crossings and escalators. Their tactile design guides and warns people of upcoming hazards along their way. The purpose of these indicators is to help pedestrians navigate the landscape safely [...]
Tactile indicators are essential safety equipment for businesses and public places. They are made from the finest materials with the latest technology. Areas with high human traffic like bus stations, schools, hospitals, and restaurants are made safer by installing tactiles. Tactile indicators also provide a surface that people can feel underfoot or with a cane, [...]
We get so many questions about the best ways to make landscaping designs last longer. And, we are happy many of our clients and readers are interested in preserving their landscaping work. Landscaping is expensive, and you need to enjoy all its benefits. This is why we have come up with excellent tips to help [...]
Most people find flooring to be a simple thing wherein safety and maintenance proves to be of little concern. But there are special kinds of flooring that make the world of difference for some people in the community. More work and consideration are put into these flooring projects which require more attention than simply installing [...]
Did you know that tactile indicators started in 1965 by a Japanese inventor, Seiichi Miyake? People back then called it Tenji blocks and initially installed them in Okayama City. After a decade, they are now mandatory in Japanese Railways, and 40 years later, these indicators are now across the globe. So, what are tactile indicators? [...]
Tactile indicators are produced from a series of raised studs or bars and installed onto the ground. Their major function is to increase pedestrians’ awareness of their surroundings. Tactile indicators rise 5.08 mm above the ground. Their purpose is to alert visually impaired people that they have reached the entrance to a crossing or other [...]
It is estimated that there are around four hundred thousand people who are blind or vision-impaired in Australia. Tactile indicators are one of the best ways we can support blind and vision-impaired people to be able to move safely around in the community. Tactile indicators are used to provide warning and directional information. They can [...]