Wayfindr is calling for an open standard, so that cities can be optimised for the visually impaired in order to allow a seamless and independent experience for non-sighted travellers.
Wayfindr launches with major London Underground trial at Euston and $1m grant from Google.org to improve access for vision impaired people
• Wayfindr, a not-for-profit joint venture between ustwo and RLSB, will set the first standardised guidelines for using smartphones to guide vision impaired people in urban areas
• London Underground commissions full-scale trial of digital navigation system at Euston Tube station
• Google.org supports Wayfindr initiative through $1m grant to RLSB