Waymap is unique in combining the most advanced indoor location technology with the highest expertise in providing inclusive services for vulnerable users.
We help our customers provide robust and inclusive navigation, emergency assistance and smart services to vision impaired and other users in their public spaces; be that transport, entertainment, retail, education or office.
We are a commercial organisation with the passion to deliver a sustainable inclusive society and the technology to make it happen. We focus on user need, seeking to create and source the very best in location and digital technology to make the greatest impact and deliver at scale.
Waymap is an initiative of the Royal Society for Blind Children in the UK (RSBC) and a sister to Wayfindr, the not-for-profit organisation established to lead the development of the open standard for audio-based navigation.
We help our customers make a rapid and lasting impact for all their users by being ...
Our free smartphone app learns; adapting to each user to deliver unprecedented independence, confidence and freedom of travel across multiple venues
Our dynamic routing gives our users the most up to date instructions without being tied to beacon or other fixed infrastructure
We consider the full day-in-the-life of our users and support end-to-end journeys across multiple venues and modes of transport whatever App they use
We provide an agile and open digital platform for our customers to manage their facilities and deliver emergency support across transport hubs and public venues of all kinds
Waymap was born from the needs of the visually impaired community and remains a true champion of social inclusion. The reason we are commercial is to make a greater and more sustainable impact.
News and opinion from Waymap and our community
One of the greatest sources of exclusion for disabled people is the restricted social engagement that comes from limited travel. The key barrier to overcome is the fear of not being able to complete their journey or suddenly being dependent upon strangers for assistance.
Waymap is a new initiative from the Royal Society for Blind Children. Waymap's mission is to improve the independent movement of visually impaired and other vulnerable people in public spaces.Read more ...
Wayfindr's Open Standard for audio navigation has recently been approved by the International Telecommunications Union as ITU-T F.921 (read more here, ITU site). As a standard, it is a rare example which focusses on the quality of experience for the end user rather than technologies used to deliver it.
The focus on the quality of instruction ensures that the true needs of the user remain our benchmark.Read more ...
Waymap has secured exclusive access to Cambridge Consultants breakthrough technology for indoor location for audio navigation services; Trace.
Delivering accurate indoor location information is the holy grail for developers of position systems. Many existing systems rely on expensive fixed infrastructure of multiple radio signals which are unreliable, especially in public spaces busy with people.Read more ...
We are always looking for organisations wanting to make a difference for their customers and employees.
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