Sydney Disability Expo’22 is BindiMapped!

BindiMaps team at disability expo, with a banner behind saying, "The Fastest way from A to b".

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!

How to help people with a disability evacuate during an emergency

Colourful graphic image featuring a photograph in the middle of three people in an office. The man in the middle is in a wheelchair, he has short dark and is wearing a white tshirt and jeans. The woman to his right has dark skin, short curly hair and is wearing a light grey dress and black boots. The woman on the left is in a blu dress and has short brown hair and is light skinned. The photograph is set on a gradient background which goes from navy to a reddish pink hue.

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.

Want to get somewhere? First, look for this thing

Image of an information kiosk screen with the words 'Press side button for audio assistance' written in english and then there is braille underneath

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 […]

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 […]

A day in the driver’s seat

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.

“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 […]

Taking to the Skies with Cora

As I have previously shared, one of the best parts of guide dog mobility for me is the sense of freedom, confidence and independence it brings. When this extends to brand new destinations, it is something special. I love seeing Cora flourish in totally new places. Having her stop perfectly at a kerb on an […]

The First Step — Introduction

Hi, welcome, come in. This is Cora, she’s my guide dog. I have a cat too, his name is Magic, I adopted him from a cat lounge. Can I make you a tea or coffee? Yes, I can manage boiling water safely. No, I don’t need to put my finger in your cup to know […]