Technically DC: A new wayfinding app for vision-impaired users found its way to DC

Human and technology concept. AI (Artificial Intelligence). Communication network.

Before UK-based Tom Pey set out to found his wayfinding app, Waymap, in 2017, he had a question that needed answering by the vision-impaired community he was making a product for. Pey, who is blind, wanted to know: What would have the biggest impact on your day-to-day life?

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