About DefibrillApp

DefibrillApp is a web-based application we hope will help educate and someday even save a life.

The main purpose of DefibrillApp is to raise public awareness of the proper use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), as well as the locations of the city's strategically-placed AEDs. A secondary purpose is to help city planners understand the distribution of AEDs and help plan any future placements of new AEDs.

Specifically, the app was designed with the following goals:

The data used to create this app comes from the City of Ottawa's open data initiative (specifically, the Outdoor Sport & AED Location data). Check out all the other great ideas, and apps at Apps4Ottawa.ca.

The inspiration and motivation for the app came from a desire to help those suffering from the most prevalent, and life-threatening health conditions - those of the heart.

Donate! If you'd like to help, please donate generously to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Comments or questions? Please don't hesitate to contact us.