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Unlocking Accessibility: Critical Role of Wayfinding Technology Webinar

This webinar focuses on the critical role wayfinding technology plays in becoming an employer of choice and how it can help build more inclusive workplaces.

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Stop pitying the person in the wheelchair: for morality’s, society’s, and medicine’s sake

In this article, our CEO & Co-founder, Anna Wright, challenges the belief that disability is "wrong" or needs fixing. They advocate for recognising individuals with disabilities for their capabilities and unique experiences, promoting a more inclusive society. Through the "social model of disability," our CEO emphasises that societal barriers, not the condition itself, create disability. Join us in changing cultural norms and embracing diversity in all its forms.

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BindiMaps' Journey through the Power of Storytelling in B2B Marketing

Our Head of Marketing, Nina Drakalovic, recently discussed our commitment to accessibility and storytelling in B2B marketing on The CMO Show podcast. Nina highlighted our journey of breaking down barriers and emphasised the power of storytelling to communicate our dedication to inclusivity.

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Improving Accessibility at Peter Mac in a Victorian Hospital first

We are thrilled to announce that we have successfully mapped the the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in a Victorian hospital first.

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Co-Founder Mladen Jovanovic secures Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

We are thrilled to share that our Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Mladen Jovanovic, has won the esteemed Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Sustainability & Social Responsibility.

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Reflecting on 2023: A Year of Impact, Resilience and Innovation

2023 has been a big year for BindiMaps, our users, community and clients!  As we wrap up this remarkable year, we are excited to share our key highlights of this year with you all.

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Sunshine Coast Airport first airport in Australia to install BindiMaps - improving accessibility for all passengers

Sunshine Coast Airport (SCA) has become Australia’s first airport to install BindiMaps in a bid to help its 1.62 million annual passengers seamlessly navigate its facilities and become one of Australia’s most accessible airports.

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Celebrating Accessibility Champions: 5 Minutes with…Michael from Treasury Wine Estates

Meet Michael Perry, the Disability Employee Resource Group Lead-ANZ and Enterprise Application Manager of Treasury Wine Estates. We dive into his role, what a typical day is like, and how BindiMaps is helping him and his company achieve their diversity and accessibility goals!

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Celebrating Accessibility Champions: 5 Minutes with...Tami from St Vincent's Hospital Sydney!

Meet Tami Ebner, the Diversity and Literacy Health Coordinator at St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney. We dive into her role, what a typical day is like, and why BindiMaps is helping her achieve her diversity and accessibility goals!

BindiMaps on the Global Stage Celebrating World Summit Awards Win

We are excited to share that we have won the esteemed WSA (World Summit Awards) for our amazing digital solution. Our team's relentless dedication and innovative approach have paid off, putting us at the top in the digital world. The 17th WSA Global Congress in Puebla, Mexico, celebrate remarkable accomplishments in using digital technology to tackle the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

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Accessible wayfinding at the Australian Open

Did you hear? We are mapping the biggest sporting event in the Southern Hemisphere, 'The Australian Open', for the second year in row!

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BindiMaps announced as World Summit Awards 2022 Winner

We are thrilled to announce we have been selected as a World Summit Awards Winner in the Smart Settlements & Urbanisation category!

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The Importance of Accessibility in Shopping Centres

People with a disability constitute a significant group of consumers. However, shopping centres may miss out on engaging these customers and providing an enjoyable shopping experience because of a lack of accessible indoor wayfinding and signage.

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BindiMaps is at Budapest International Airport in major European accessibility project

Budapest International Airport has become the first in the world to enable blind and vision impaired travellers to navigate independently, thanks to BindiMaps.

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The ease of installing BindiMaps

One of the biggest concerns when thinking about upgrading your building with digital maps or an accessible navigation system is, ‘How much time and involvement do I need from my team to get this up and running? In this post we’re going to bust the myth that innovative technology - like digital mapping and navigation - must mean complicated, expensive and time consuming installations, and explain why a BindiMaps installation is done in less than 24 hours even for a large and complex space like a hospital or university.

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BindiMaps partners with Five Faces to transform the healthcare customer experience

BindiMaps has joined forces with Five Faces, leaders in digital and healthcare customer experiences. The partnership between Five Faces and BindiMaps adds crucial indoor and outdoor navigation to consumer engagement solutions from Five Faces by integrating the BindiMaps wayfinding app into digital directories and healthcare appointment scheduling

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A podlet with Dylan Alcott

When Dylan Alcott OAM grabs you to record a podcast with him, you have to say yes! Our wonderful Customer Success Manager Cassandra Embling popped into the ‘podlet’ studio to chat to Dylan on the NEC Creating Value series during Ability Fest last year.

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Sydney Disability Expo'22 is BindiMapped!

We're excited to be partnering with Sydney Disability Expo'2022, to provide digital navigation services during the program. Disability expo is Australia's largest program that brings the disabled community together in a face-to-face environment, and we're beyond thrilled to have the expo Bindimapped. - This means 100% accessibility!

BindiMaps on The List: Top 100 Innovators 2022 (The Australian)

We are incredibly proud that BindiMaps and our co-founders have been recognised on The Australian Top 100 Innovators List! The list celebrates and highlights future-focused leaders and companies that put Australia on the map as an innovative nation and we're beyond thrilled to be one of them!

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How to help people with a disability evacuate during an emergency

Are your evacuation plans accessible? As more people return to the workplace, and workforce participation from people with a disability is increasing, it is essential to ensure that people with a disability can evacuate your building quickly in an emergency.

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Three reasons why indoor navigation is changing the retail experience

Shopping centres are increasingly becoming larger and more complex. Information kiosks and physical signage give shoppers a general idea of location, but they lack the detail of being able to guide consumers every step of the way to the store.

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Want to get somewhere? First, look for this thing

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BindiMaps partners with Ability Fest- Australia's completely inclusive music festival-to boost accessibility through digital way-finding

BindiMaps is partnering with Ability Fest, Australia’s completely inclusive music festival, to provide digital navigation during the event, making the festival even more accessible for people with a disability.

How we give you the right directions when you need them

One thing that makes BindiMaps so powerful for our users with vision impairment is the years we have spent developing our Navigation Language Framework (NLF)- the rules and systems we use for issuing spoken directions to users.

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Guide Dogs and BindiMaps boosts access at Pacific Werribee Shopping Centre

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Tactiles and Braille won’t solve Sunshine Coast Hospital’s $5m problem

Creating truly accessible hospitals needs to go beyond adding tactiles and braille signage. Digital wayfinding is inclusive, empowering and inexpensive.

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Spotlight On... Dr Thanassis Boulis, Principal Systems Architect at BindiMaps

Meet Principal Systems Architect, Dr Athanassios (Thanassis) Boulis! Thanassis is responsible for the complex system design of BindiMaps, and the development of our localisation and navigation algorithms.

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.

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Spotlight On...Joash Chong, Senior Developer at BindiMaps

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. 

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Spotlight On… Leethu Mathai, Mobile Developer at BindiMaps

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.

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Spotlight On... Keith Urquhart, Senior Software Engineer at BindiMaps

Cass, a young woman is sitting on a Harley motorbike. She is smiling and it is a lovely sunny day. She is wearing a kick-ass biker jacket, jeans and black shiny helmet, and she looks cool as. Behind her is a parked car and lush greenery.

SBC Accelerator concludes with demo day

The technology behind BindiMaps

Welcome Nina, our new Head of Marketing!

Taking to the Skies with Cora

Vicinity Centres says BindiMaps highlights the importance of exploring inclusiveness

We've just hired Australia's most experienced expert in planning and managing indoor navigation

“And she’s buying an accessible ramp to Heaven...”

Little Miss Understood

The Tail of Cass and Cora

Newcastle Museum is BindiMapped

Second KPMG office goes live

Maps or audio? You choose!

Disability expos Australia-wide to be BindiMapped

Cane versus canine

The importance of accessibility

Foundations of Independent Travel

The First Step — Introduction

New feature takes BindiMaps outdoors!

BindiMaps: Revolutionary, Legendary

Melbourne Sports Centres is BindiMapped

Android app is live

We arrive in Southern Highlands

Our first hospital installation goes live

Bindylitics is here

Wayfinding upgrade for National Library

We map our first school

“Why doesn’t every shopping centre have it?” - Smart Company

Commercial Building Wesley Place gets BindiMaps treatment

Media goes wild for Bindi in Rockhampton

Vision Australia's Melbourne Head office is BindiMapped

Wayfinding touch-screens can spread COVID-19. BindiMaps has a solution

BindiMaps and COVID-19

Stockland Traralgon is BindiMapped

Stockland Rockhampton Shopping Centre joins BindiMaps

BindiMaps 2.0 is launched: and it's faster and better

Android BindiMaps coming soon

Shock finding! Sighted people need wayfinding too

Melbourne Disability Expo is our third this year

We move into TAFE NSW

We were all over Cebit 2019

We make news with our first Qld shopping centre launch

Massive expo at Sydney Showground BindiMapped

Wow! Look at our new-look app!

Big Day Out at Stockland Wetherill Park

Three locations in SA now

New Location: Camberwell Place Shopping Centre Melbourne

New Location: Yarra Trams Melbourne

New Location: Adelaide Central market

Mladen stars at Melbourne Entrepreneurship Gala

Anna is a finalist in Women's Agenda Leadership Awards

New Location: Griffith University Queensland

Sydney Startup Hub installs BindiMaps

Business Circle demos BindiMaps at AMP Building

Anna mentors with Pacific women

Melbourne Shopping Centre BindiMapped

RSB hosts us for Adelaide Tech Fest

BindiMaps stars at Disability Expo

CEO Anna makes global connections.

We're expanding to Victoria!

Successful Trial at Prime Minister and Cabinet Office

Vision Australia NSW Head Office BindiMapped

Merits for us at iAwards

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