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.