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November 2018


Ariadna is a super heroine that comes in the form of an APP to save lives, and is based on a collaborative map of defibrillators in Spain. 

This collaborative map of defibrillators in Spain proposes that any citizen can locate them taking advantage of technology. In addition to volunteers trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), anyone can help by uploading, by geolocation, the location of AED devices in public or private spaces, or by validating those that have previously been discharged by other users, and even completing with photographs of the place. The user can register as a 'tracker' or as a 'collaborator'.

The application is an initiative of the Spanish Society of Cardiology, Spanish Heart Foundation y Spanish Red Cross and has been developed by Four eighty and more information can be obtained through the project website: 



Forms of Acquisition:

The application is free and can be downloaded through Google Play or the Apple Store:



It currently has more than 5.000 downloads and with almost 100 opinions it is valued with a 4,4: 


Google Play screen

Technical verification:


- It is a pioneering proposal that aims to respond and act in the first minutes of a cardiorespiratory arrest, increasing the chances that a qualified person can provide assistance in that time.


Weak points: 

- There are many AEDs in private places, the possibility of identifying and locating them is less than in public spaces.

- This initiative should be more widely disseminated among qualified medical personnel, so that collaborating profiles increase 


From Orientatech we have tested the Ariadna application for three weeks identifying its potentialities and most notable points, in turn, we have been lucky enough to interview one of the people who have been part of the definition and creation of the tool: JJ , responsible physician in the Spanish Red Cross Health Area: link to the videoreview

The application download is from Google and Apple spaces for each operating system:

Ariadna on GooglePlay


Once installed, the user registration process is based on the basic data of Name, Surname, Town, etc ... The most remarkable thing is the profile with which we register: 

- Tracker: General public who want to contribute their bit by identifying DEAs and validating them

- Collaborator: Qualified people to attend emergencies (doctors, nurses, graduates, trained in CPR ...)

To complete the registration of qualified profiles, doctors, nurses or people with life support courses must certify their training and only after verifying that the data is correct, will they be registered with that profile. 

In the case of "Trackers", just identifying yourself will be enough to be part of the citizens who collaborate in adding DEAs to this list. 


Once registered .....

When we are already within the Ariadna network, we can see the map where the DEA posts are geolocated and we can be ourselves, who can geolocate an AED from their mobile phone in the event of a cardiorespiratory arrest or contribute to locating them in public and private spaces; also to validate through photographs and descriptions those that are already registered.


Registration and registration of DEAs




DEAs validation


You can enrich the descriptions of the defibrillator locations, specify the itinerary to reach it or complete it with photographs. To encourage that the defibrillator map is always growing, the application is gamified, rewarding users who contribute more to incorporating defibrillators.   


Gamification proposal for Ariadna's application


The application also has a news section to keep Trackers and Collaborators informed of the application of news or new proposals.



  • Design and manufacturing: 5 5 on.
    Refers to the physical aspects and details of the manufacturing of the technological product
  • User experience: 3 5 on.
    This criterion is linked to the user's assessment of the product or application
  • Technical benefits: 5 5 on.
    Description of the quality of the technical specifications of the technological solution
  • Accessibility: 5 5 on.
    It is the degree to which people can use or access a product, technological solution or service, regardless of their technical, cognitive or physical capabilities.

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