23rd Summer Deaflympics official ‘2017 Deaflympics Samsun’ mobile application’s SOS feature will provide convenience to more than 3,000 athletes as well as all Deaf individuals by click of a button.

The 'Deaflympics 2017 Samsun' application, which is the work of the Technology Directorate within the 23rd Summer Deaflympics Coordinatorship took its place in all mobile markets. The application that is designed primarily for the convenience of the hearing impaired individuals, the SOS feature is notable. The application, which is ready for use with Android and iOS devices; is based on the themes of Samsun, individuals with disablities, sports organizations, facilities, news flow and social media.


SOS feature, offered to service under the category of contact numbers is the most convenient and outstanding feature of Deaflympics 2017 Samsun application. Abdullah Köse, who is director of the Technology Department, said that they aimed at sending help to Deaf individuals in case of emergency. ‘Deaf individuals can send a message to the police, ambulance or fire department emergency lines with an SOS buton with feedback such as ‘please call me’. In this way, we are able to provide services to individuals who do not have a great  speaking ability " he said.


Furthermore, Abdullah Köse added that with this application, they are aiming to promote Samsun and making the people of Samsun take part in this organization, Abdullah Köse said, "While people are getting information such as the competition schedule, results, locations of the event venues, medal counts etc. during the games, after downloading the application to their phones they will also gain access to information about the touristic places in Samsun and they will get the opportunity to find their way around the city.


Users will be able to keep pace with the Olympic process thanks to news and galleries in this application. In addition to being notified immediately of application developments, the sharing feature allows people to share content in social media and with their friend circle. The application also allows people to set reminders and alarms to follow the competitions they desire.

Turkish Airlines is the official airline of "23rd Summer Deaflympics Samsun 2017" and special discounts are offered on certain booking classes. In order to proceed with the online booking tool for Turkish Conventions please visit the Turkish Conventions website https://www4.thy.com/TKC/app/main?language=en and use the event code “154TKM17” under delegate section.