Guide Dogs and BindiMaps boosts access at Pacific Werribee Shopping Centre

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Press Release: Pacific Werribee shopping centre is now more accessible to Victorians with low vision or blindness following the installation of new wayfinding beacon technology, BindiMaps.  Guide Dogs Victoria has joined forces with BindiMaps, supported by Wyndham City Council to install new navigation technology at Pacific Werribee shopping centre, working to ensure the local Wyndham […]

Spotlight On…John-Ross Barresi, National Locations Manager at BindiMaps

Meet John-Ross (JR) Barresi, our National Locations Manager.
JR manages all the BindiMaps supported locations in Australia, including setting them up and maintaining them.

This means he is often out at shopping centres, office buildings or hospitals getting the spaces ready for the BindiMaps navigation system to do its thing.

Spotlight On…Joash Chong, Senior Developer at BindiMaps

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Meet Joash Chong, Senior Developer at BindiMaps.

Prior to joining us at BindiMaps, Joash worked at a global last-mile delivery and logistics company, where he focused on designing the vehicle routing algorithms that helped drivers deliver as efficiently as possible. 

Spotlight On… Leethu Mathai, Mobile Developer at BindiMaps

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Meet Leethu Mathai, who develops and manages BindiMaps’ iOS mobile app.

Leethu is a very experienced mobile developer and most of her 9+ years’ experience has been in developing applications for corporate and industrial clients in insurance, energy and banking.

Spotlight On… Keith Urquhart, Senior Software Engineer at BindiMaps

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Meet Keith Urquhart, Senior Software Engineer at BindiMaps. Before BindiMaps, Keith was the CTO of a global last-mile delivery and logistics company. Starting from early startup stage, Keith built and managed a scalable platform that eventually sent thousands of delivery drivers in more than 50 countries exactly where they needed to go when they needed […]

SBC Accelerator concludes with demo day

CEO Anna Wright and COO Mladen Jovanovic pitched to investors and major sports facilities this week at the Startup Bootcamp Sports and EventTech Accelerator demo day.  The accelerator is sponsored by some of Australia’s largest sporting stadiums and sports organisations, including Cricket Australia, the Australian Grand Prix and Netball Australia and aims to showcase and […]

The technology behind BindiMaps

BindiMaps is a mobile app available for Android and iOS devices, that provides localisation and wayfinding for users in indoor and outdoor spaces, and is especially useful where GPS doesn’t work well.  Although the system can be used by anyone, BindiMaps is optimised for users with vision impairment. It operates using smart audio directions to […]

Newcastle Museum is BindiMapped

Newcastle Museum in NSW is the latest cultural institution to be BindiMapped.  Funded by the City of Newcastle in NSW, the Museum collects, preserves and interprets objects and stories for and about Newcastle.  Exhibits include a gallery focused on the area’s coal mining history, details of famous and successful Novacastrians, an original Model T Ford […]