Indoor wayfinding is a key part of improving people’s experience in venues and cities worldwide. However, indoor location and navigation brings with it a unique set of challenges. In the last decade, there have been a growing number of potential technology offerings that seek to solve these challenges. Indoor navigation solutions are all about improving […]
Waymap’s navigation approach and app are deeply grounded in research into independent travel for people with disabilities. For years we have led the development of the international and American standards for audio-navigation. By defining how products should work and the ways consumers can interact with them, standards help systems become safer and trustworthy, driving confident […]
Waymap can revolutionise wayfinding around hospitals for staff and patients. We can do this with a navigation app that works for everyone, including persons with disabilities. An accessible wayfinding solution increases patient satisfaction, boosts team efficiency, reduces missed appointments, and cuts response times to improve health outcomes. Our breakthrough revolutionary algorithm enables the delivery of […]
At Waymap, we have built a highly accurate location and navigation app that works indoors and outdoors. Other navigation companies specialise in indoor or outdoor directions (with a lot of variation in quality) but Waymap offers a solution that is both higher in quality and more comprehensive than any provided by other companies to date. […]
The pandemic has cast a long shadow, but despite the challenges, Waymap has gone from strength to strength this year. Our team has grown with the addition of superbly talented people, we have established new offices in central London and we have completed successful trials in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. We […]
We are very excited to announce that Waymap has been chosen for support by Innovate UK, the UK Government’s innovation agency. This award recognises our breakthrough technology and the revolutionary impact it will have on accessibility and inclusion as well as on the relevance of indoor location and navigation across all industries. The significant grant […]
Reliability, Scalability and Maintenance: The Benefits of Infrastructure-Free Solutions for Wayfinding.
Indoor wayfinding is key part of improving people’s experience in your building and campus by eliminating frustration from getting lost, interacting with visitors to increase commercial profitability, and improving accessibility.
Personal independence is a universal human desire, but it’s also something that most of us take for granted, particularly when it comes to our mobility and freedom to explore.
Poor mobility is a cause of severe social exclusion and poor life outcomes; reducing access to employment and negatively effecting health and social wellbeing. In addition to the impact on people with disabilities themselves, parents, adult children and carers can carry a high financial,
emotional and time consuming burden too; one that often continues into a disabled child’s adulthood and throughout old age.
Whilst a person’s environment can pose obstacles, the key insight from the profession of Orientation and Mobility is that a person’s perception and mobility are intertwined.