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.
When I look at different wayfinding and navigation systems for people with vision impairment, one thing that stands out to me is the number of systems that require their users to “look around” and find a thing that holds the directions. That is, in order to use the system, the first thing you need to […]
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.
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.
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 […]
Creating truly accessible hospitals needs to go beyond adding tactiles and braille signage. Digital wayfinding is inclusive, empowering and inexpensive.
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.
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.
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.
“A little left” said Tony in that same calm tone I had grown used to over the past twenty minutes. In that time, we had become a well-oiled machine. Tony carefully directing me around Sandown Park, and me following his every word intently. “A little right, a little more, more more more…” the car juddered […]