Waymap: Enhancing the Experience for Hotel Guests
Waymap’s innovative navigation and mapping solution offers a range of benefits to hotels, from seamless guest arrival and effortless hotel navigation, to personalised recommendations and optimised staff efficiency. Hotels are an essential part of the travel experience, providing accommodation for millions of people worldwide. However, despite significant progress in promoting accessibility in recent years, […]
How Waymap Can Improve Office Spaces
Fully accessible user design. Simple and accurate turn-by-turn navigation. Waymap is the smart, next-generation solution for indoor office navigation. The ‘workplace’ is one of the defining features of modern life. This is reflected in popular TV shows like ‘The Office’. The office building is a major part of this modern working experience. All employees, […]
How Waymap Can Benefit Retail Venues
Waymap’s indoor location technology and fully accessible user design ensures simple and accurate turn-by-turn navigation in all types of store and retail settings. This allows visitors to easily find their way to their favourite stores. Hundreds of stores. Multiple floors. A busy, fast-moving environment. Whilst for many people a visit to their local retail […]
Why Stop at Step-Free Access?
We need to go beyond Step-Free Access in order to provide accessible travel to everyone, everywhere. From event spaces, parks and gardens, to transport hubs, public venues are more accessible than ever before. Great strides have been taken over the last couple of decades to make cities more open and easier to navigate, for everyone. […]
Waymap in Los Angeles: A Summary
The Waymap application proves successful in helping vision-impaired people to navigate around a Los Angeles university campus with which they are unfamiliar.
What Does Waymap Mean for Blind People?
I am the CEO and Founder of Waymap, the world’s most accurate and inclusive navigation app. I have tried to use my lived experience as a blind man to help solve the navigation challenges faced by people with reduced mobility – wherever they live. The current navigation and exploration apps available do not work for […]
Indoor Navigation Technology: A Comparison
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 […]
Results of Award-Winning Arriva Rail London and Waymap Trial Announced
The results of a recent trial by Arriva Rail London and Waymap indicate a positive future for accessible travel in London and beyond. The trial involved 10 blind volunteers from across the country, who used Waymap to travel between Shepherd’s Bush and Willesden Junction stations on the London Overground. While Waymap has previously been tested […]
Waymap, an Industry-Leader in Policy & Standards on the World Stage
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 Joins Verizon Forward for Good Accelerator
In an exciting new development, Verizon have announced Waymap as one of the companies chosen to participate in the ground-breaking Forward for Good Accelerator. Waymap will join other technology start-ups in the Disability Innovation Cohort. The accelerator is being run by Verizon, in partnership with Alley. Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies […]