The Wayfindr Community is intended to facilitate the open sharing of knowledge, to create the Wayfindr Open Standard for audio wayfinding solutions. The community will share their experience, and expertise, in order to harmonise and strengthen the Open Standard. The Wayfindr Community will also advocate for the implementation of accessible navigation solutions globally. Together the community will actively promote the adoption of audio wayfinding solutions to venue owners, app developers and other relevant parties.
The Wayfindr Community is facilitated and overseen by Wayfindr, who consolidate the research, knowledge and insights of the community into the Open Standard. It is made up of Friends of Wayfindr and Alliance members from the following sectors:
- Venue owners and their consultants
- Digital navigation software developers
- Indoor navigation hardware and software providers
- Research institutions and universities
- Vision impairment charities and their members
- Other interested organisations and individuals.
Friends of Wayfindr
As a ‘Friend of Wayfindr’ you can freely use our Open Standard. As you build upon it we ask you to contribute your feedback back to us, allowing the whole of the Wayfindr community to benefit from your insights and expertise.
Friends of Wayfindr also help us to shape the future of the Open Standard through their contributions to our Working Groups.
The Wayfindr Alliance is there to ensure that the Wayfindr Open Standard stays relevant, focused, and timely. They will also ensure that the ambition of the Wayfindr community is achieved. It brings together industry experts, who have an active role in the development and adoption of the Wayfindr Open Standard in their venues, products and services.