Waymap is unique in combining the most advanced indoor location technology with the highest expertise in providing inclusive services for vulnerable users.
We help our customers provide robust and inclusive navigation, emergency assistance and smart services to vision impaired and other users in their public spaces; be that transport, entertainment, retail, education or office. And we do this without infrastructure.
We are a commercial organisation with the passion to deliver a sustainable inclusive society and the technology to make it happen. We focus on user need and seek to create and source the very best in location and digital technology to make the greatest impact for the individual whilst delivering at scale.
Waymap is a member of the Wayfindr community and an active contributor to the emerging standards for audio-based navigation for those with vision and cognitive impairment.
We help our customers make a rapid and lasting impact for all their users by being ...
Our free smartphone app learns; adapting to each user to deliver unprecedented independence, confidence and freedom of travel across multiple venues
Our dynamic routing gives our users the most up to date instructions without being tied to beacon or other fixed infrastructure
We consider the full day-in-the-life of our users and support end-to-end journeys across multiple venues and modes of transport whatever App they use
We provide an agile and open digital platform for our customers to manage their facilities and deliver emergency support across transport hubs and public venues of all kinds
Waymap was born from the needs of the visually impaired community and remains a true champion of social inclusion. The reason we are commercial is to make a greater and more sustainable impact.
News and opinion from Waymap and our community
One of the greatest sources of exclusion for disabled people is the restricted social engagement that comes from limited travel. The key barrier to overcome is the fear of not being able to complete their journey or suddenly being dependent upon strangers for assistance.
Waymap's mission is to improve the independent movement of visually impaired and other vulnerable people in public spaces.Read more ...
Wayfindr's Open Standard for audio navigation has recently been approved by the International Telecommunications Union as ITU-T F.921 (read more here, ITU site). As a standard, it is a rare example which focusses on the quality of experience for the end user rather than technologies used to deliver it.
The focus on the quality of instruction ensures that the true needs of the user remain our benchmark.Read more ...
Waymap has secured exclusive access to Cambridge Consultants breakthrough technology for indoor location for audio navigation services; Trace.
Delivering accurate indoor location information is the holy grail for developers of position systems. Many existing systems rely on expensive fixed infrastructure of multiple radio signals which are unreliable, especially in public spaces busy with people.Read more ...
Inclusive, Audio-based, Network Navigation Systems for All Persons including those Who are Blind/Low Vision (ANSI/CTA-2076).
The CTA standard for audio-based wayfinding and navigation leads the world in national standards for enabling independent access to public services for people with vision impairment. America is the first nation to adapt the ITU international standard to their own needs and Waymap believes this vital first step will improve the lives of many millions of people which will lead to wider adoption across the world.Read more ...
Cambridge Consultants talk about their contribution to Waymap's breakthrough indoor location technology.
Breakthrough innovation specialist Cambridge Consultants has partnered with Waymap to create a unique smartphone service that helps visually impaired people to navigate through complex indoor spaces, such as public transport hubs. The service provides audio instructions to help the user to reach their destination with accuracy to within a single footstep. Crucially, there is no dependency on unreliable GPS signals or requirement to install specialist navigation equipment...Read more ...
Waymap win top European award.
We were very pleased to accept the award for innovative digital solutions for persons with vision impairment at the ITU Accessible Europe event in Malta in December.Read more ...
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