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Blackberry Solution Used for Roadside Surveys on Child Seat Safety
The University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, hosts a program called AUTO21, a national research network supported by the Government of Canada, Networks of Centres of Excellence program. One of the AUTO21 Teams that focus on Automotive Health and Safety recently completed a National Child Seat Safety Survey in partnership with Transport Canada.
The team was tasked to create a mobile strategy for conducting a National Child Seat Safety Survey across Canada. The researchers needed a solution for AUTO21 students to be able to gather the data and accurately download the data automatically to an analytical database.
A custom, web-based application was created by the AUTO21 team using the BlackBerry Enterprise® Solution already at the university. Students used BlackBerry® smartphones to complete the surveys, which were automatically sent to a database so the results can be analyzed.