Fully-Accessible Remote Emergency Video Support Application
IDEAL-Cam® is an internet-based service that can remotely harnesses the power of an Android smartphone’s camera in support of providing assistance to individuals in emergency situations. This service can also provide assistance to individuals who have questions about something visual that can be viewed through the lens of their Android smartphone camera. For example, IDEAL-Cam® could be used in support of an individual who is blind needing real-time way-finding help. The minimum requirements for using IDEAL-Cam® is an Android smartphone running Froyo (Android V2.2) with an active data connection.
- Download and install “Barcode Scanner” by ZXing Team from Android Market. Click this link for more information about this free Android application on AndroidZoom. Once installed, use Barcode Scanner to scan the following QR codes. You will then need to take the appropriate action presented on the screen.
- Scan the Following QR code to download and install IDEAL-Cam® on your Android Smartphone:
- Scan the Following QR code. It will automatically redirect you to the Mobile Speed Test used to determine the bandwidth of the connection speed of your phone. One your speed has been determined, go to step #4.
- Click on the speed of your Android smartphone as determined by the mobile speed test:
Your Mobile Test Speed Results in Kbps Benchmarks
3,000 2,900 2,800 2,700 2,600 2,500 4G (Wimax/HSPA+) 2,400 2,300 2,200 2,100 2,000 1,900 1,800 1,700 1,600 1,500 Basic DSL 1,400 1,300 1,200 1,100 1,000 Fast 3G 900 800 768 Broadband 700 600 500 400 3G EVDO/HSDPA) 384 Low DSL 300 200 128 ISDN 100 56 Dial-Up