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Audio navigation in action for a severely sight impaired user
Today we would like to share with you a video from our recent trial in the Las Arenas Shopping Centre in Barcelona. This shows a severely sight-impaired user using the Wayfindr demo app to find their way around the shopping centre.
Wayfindr receives £300,000 from Big Lottery Fund to help vision impaired people travel independently
Wayfindr has received £300,000 from the Big Lottery Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK, to help transform and further develop our Open Standard by continuing trials in a range of environments across the UK.
Wayfindr Open Standard Used at M-Enabling Summit with Right-Hear
At this year’s M-Enabling summit in Washington DC, the Wayfindr Open Standard for indoor audio navigation was used in the United States for the first time. Right-Hear, an advanced accessibility solution provider and Wayfindr Community Member, was available at the conference venue.
Wayfindr Open Standard update – Candidate Recommendation 1.0
We are pleased to announce that we have now released the next version of the Open Standard - Candidate Recommendation 1.0. It is ready for you to view and download on our site.
The Wayfindr Open Standard Is Here
We have just launched the first working draft of the Wayfindr Open Standard. This is the world’s first standard for audio wayfinding using wireless technology, along with a demonstration mobile app.
Creating the Open Standard
This blog post describes the guiding principles for the Open Standard development process.