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 […]

Second KPMG office goes live

KPMG Canberra is our second KPMG office to be BindiMapped, after the firm’s Sydney home in Barangaroo.  The Canberra office includes three floors and a range of spaces including meeting rooms, casual gathering areas, pop-in pop-out rooms and eating areas, all of which are now findable quickly and easily using BindiMaps.  KPMG has a strong […]

Maps or audio? You choose!

We’re famous for our simple audio wayfinding navigation, perfect for users with vision impairment. But what if you prefer your directions with maps?  Well, now BindiMaps lets you choose! Just tell us whether you prefer maps or audio, and you’ll get the experience that suits you. You can choose when you first download the app, […]

Disability expos Australia-wide to be BindiMapped

For the first time, disability expos around the country will be totally accessible to people with vision impairment, thanks to a partnership between BindiMaps and expo organisers Social Impact Institute. Inside the expos, BindiMaps will provide accurate navigation and guidance to all individual exhibitor booths in the space, as well as to bathrooms, information desks, […]

New feature takes BindiMaps outdoors!

We’ve always been about helping users make their way in indoor spaces. However, we are taking that to the next level with our new feature, Precincts, which takes our detailed, accurate, accessible, common-sense navigation system and brings it outside, to support navigation around BindiMaps locations. Precincts is supported now on our iOS and Android apps, […]