The Waymap application proves successful in helping vision-impaired people to navigate around a Los Angeles university campus with which they are unfamiliar.
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 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 […]
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’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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.