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New Product 2020 IABN News

AccessiBuild: Inclusive Audio-Based Navigation Systems

Interior Mapping Platform Creating Inclusive Wayfinding EnvironmentsThe AccessiBuild indoor navigation system launched January 2020. Editor’s Note: Like Waymap developed in the UK and US. This Canadian built product uses steps as the navigating measurement for independent wayfinding in complex or unfamiliar spaces. The platform provides user’s with direction and distance information through an innovative interior […]

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Advocacy: Inclusive Audio-Based Navigation Systems

Create the World We Want for Future GenerationsIn July 2019, the world celebrated a defining moment. That inspired a generation. In which, John F Kennedy, set the target. “We choose to go to the moon in this decade, and do the other things, not because they are easy but because they are hard. Because that […]

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Projects: Inclusive Audio-Based Navigation Systems

It’s Not A Checklist – It’s Human Centred DesignEditors note: Gateway Navigation CCC Ltd., in support of White Cane Week 2020 we have created a series of articles highlighting information on innovations, standards, projects and advocacy related to indoor audio-based navigation Systems. Gateway Navigation provides consultant services that engage stakeholders and partners in creating human […]

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Standards: Inclusive Audio-Based Navigation Systems

Standards for Inclusion and Equal Access for all PersonsWhy Are Standards Important? One needs to look no further than to the emergence of the World Wide Web launched in 1989. A fully accessible platform that through a lack of standardization and best practices resulted in systemic barriers of access to the internet for people who […]

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Innovation New Product 2020 IABN News

Waymap App: Inclusive Audio-Based Navigation Systems

One Step Forward: Advancing Sustainable and Reliable Wayfinding Technology for Persons Who Are BlindEditors note: Gateway Navigation CCC Ltd., in support of White Cane Week 2020 we have created a series of articles highlighting information on innovations, standards, projects and advocacy related to indoor audio-based navigation Systems. Gateway Navigation provides consultant services that engage stakeholders […]

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Human Rights

Under Represented, Under Funded, Under Served

Under Represented, Under Funded, Under ServedRepublished Post From October 16, 2018 / See update in comments below. By David Brun, Director, Gateway Navigation CCC Limited Website: www.gnc3.com A recent shout-out by Rob Sleath a disability Advocate and Consultant. Frustrated by 20-years of inaction by TransLink to implement accessible bus stops for the blind and partially-sighted. […]

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BLE Beacons and Wayfindr App Create Indoor GPS at LA’s Union Station – News 1

News story video and article on Wayfindr trial at LA Union Station. Accessible Audio Indoor Wayfinding for persons who are blind.

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Innovation – Empowering People’s Lives Through Shared Experiences

Microsoft President talks about Louis Braille, Jacobus tenBroek and the importance of people like Anne Taylor to the tech industrySeptember 12, 2019 By David Brun, Director, Gateway Navigation CCC Ltd. (note: thank you to the Braille Monitor for content used in this article) Sometimes we forget to be grateful for what we have. This point […]

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Accessible Audio Based Navigation Panel Discussion

Exploring accessible audio wayfinding through beacons and beyondThis event happened February 9th, 2018. An audio recording of the panel discussion. Can be accessed at the bottom of the post by clicking on the audio file link. Free – Educational Series – Accessible Smart Cities The Beacon Navigation Project hosts the first indoor audio navigation experience […]

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Buildex Vancouver 2019: Inclusive Design

Enhancing Accessibility One Building at a TimeWhat is Buildex? BUILDEX is the voice of the building industry today, and the vision of its future. This exciting event – the largest in Western Canada – brings together talent from across industry to interact, learn and discover the newest innovations of a market in constant transformation. BUILDEX […]