Airports, BlindSquare Enabled

About BlindSquare Enabled Airports

MIPsoft, makers of BlindSquare, the most used waypoint  navigation solution for persons who are blind or partially sighted,  has created a special version of BlindSquare, made available for use when entering or exiting BlindSquare Enabled Airports.

Access is enabled through the BlindSquare Event app, available for free on the iTunes store.

Travellers arriving at BlindSquare Enabled Airports, whether by ground or air, will be able to activate BlindSquare Airport Event automatically be provided with free use, regardless of location and continue with the support of BlindSquare EVENT for the next 7 days.

  • When arriving by ground (for departure), or by air (on arrival),  BlindSquare Airport EVENT is ready for use at ANY destination airport on the globe.   This, to assist in completing the journey to connect to ground transportation on arrival, hotels, meetings, places to eat and places of fun, supported with all the tools of BlindSquare and 105,000,000+ points of interest globally.  When returning to any sponsored airport, the 7 day counter is renewed, for another 7 days.
  • Interactive maps:
    •  US Airports (Sponsored by Bank of America), 
    • Canadian Airports (sponsored by Canadian National Institute for the Blind <CNIB>)  and 
    • New Zealand Airports (sponsored by Blind Foundation), you can mouse-over Pins on the map for details. 

At BlindSquare Enabled Airports

  • BlindSquare’s value begins when stepping outside and connecting to GPS satellites.
  • BlindSquare will also make available scheduled flight information, with the caveat that for most airports this information should be used with caution as this information does not include live updates.
  • For airports covered with Apple Maps indoors, the service will enable the creation of personal points of interest (POIs) in a manner identical to travel outdoors.
    Travellers arriving at BlindSquare Enabled Airports, whether by ground or air, will be able to activate BlindSquare Airport Event and automatically be provided with free use of the app for the next seven days. This access remains active when the user arrives at their destination, regardless of whether that airport is BlindSquare Enabled – so that users can complete their journey and connect to local ground transportation, hotels and amenities. When returning to any sponsored airport, app access is renewed for another seven days to facilitate the journey home.

Join us, in the celebration of independent travel as the ribbon is cut on Global Accessibility Awareness day 2017.  Press releases will be released in tandem with national blindness organizations in Canada and New Zealand (Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) and Blind Foundation) and the US sponsor (Bank of America).

Example Story

A traveller arrives at a BlindSquare Enabled Airport by car.  BlindSquare EVENT is started (or newly downloaded) from the iTunes store.  EVENT is automatically “enabled for use for 7 days”. The traveller flies to any world destination, knowing that they will continue  to have access to EVENT for 7 days to complete their journey on arrival.  Step outside, and things become easy and entertaining.  Hailing an UBER, picking a restaurant, searching for an address or a feature of interest - all at their fingertips.  This, regardless of location and regardless if the destination airport is BlindSquare Enabled.

When they fly back to their home airport, EVENT is restarted and automatically “recharged” for 7 more days, to support the continuation of their journey, home.

Step outside, the world is described as the journey continues.  This, to encourage and support independent travel for persons who are blind/partially sighted, freely offered.

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BlindSquare Enabled Airports – Canada

•        Calgary - Alberta
•        Charlottetown - PEI
•        Deer Lake Newfoundland
•        Edmonton - Alberta
•        Fredericton - New Brunswick
•        Gander - Newfoundland and Labrador
•        Greater Sudbury - Ontario
•        Halifax - Nova Scotia
•        Happy Valley-Goose Bay - Newfoundland and Labrador
•        Iqaluit - Nunavut
•        Kelowna - British Columbia
•        London - Ontario
•        Moncton - New Brunswick
•        Montreal - Quebec
•        Montreal - Quebec
•        Ottawa - Ontario
•        Prince George - British Columbia
•        Quebec City - Quebec
•        Regina - Saskatchewan
•        Saint John - New Brunswick
•        Saskatoon - Saskatchewan
•        St. John's - Newfoundland and Labrador
•        Stephenville - Newfoundland and Labrador
•        Thunder Bay - Ontario
•        Toronto - Ontario
•        Vancouver - British Columbia
•        Victoria - British Columbia
•        Whitehorse - Yukon
•        Winnipeg - Manitoba
•        Yellowknife - Northwest Territories

BlindSquare enabled airports – International

USA

•        Albany International Airport - Albany
•        Alexandria International Airport - Alexandria
•        Augusta State Airport - Augusta
•        Austin Bergstrom International Airport - Austin
•        Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field - Baton Rouge
•        Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport/Adams Field - Little Rock
•        Bismarck Municipal Airport - Bismarck
•        Boise Air Terminal/Gowen field - Boise
•        Capital City Airport - Frankfort
•        Charleston Air Force Base-International Airport - Charleston
•        Cheyenne Regional Jerry Olson Field - Cheyenne
•        Chicago Rockford International Airport - Rockford
•        Columbia Metropolitan Airport - Columbia
•        Denver International Airport - Denver
•        Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines
•        Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport - Detroit
•        Dover Air Force Base - Dover
•        Edward F Knapp State Airport - Montpelier
•        General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport - Boston
•        General Mitchell International Airport - Milwaukee
•        Harrisburg International Airport - Harrisburg
•        Hartford Brainard Airport - Hartford
•        Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport - Atlanta
•        Helena Regional Airport - Helena
•        Honolulu International Airport - Honolulu
•        Indianapolis International Airport - Indianapolis
•        Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport - Jackson
•        Jefferson City Memorial Airport - Jefferson City
•        John F.  Kennedy International Airport - New York
•        Juneau International Airport - Juneau
•        La Guardia Airport - New York
•        Lee Airport - Annapolis
•        Lincoln Airport - Lincoln
•        Los Angeles International Airport - Los Angeles
•        Dane County Regional Truax Field - Madison
•        McCarron International Airport - Las Vegas
•        Miami International Airport - Miami
•        Minneapolis-St Paul International/Wold-Chamberlain Airport - Minneapolis
•        Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) Airport - Montgomery
•        Nashville International Airport - Nashville
•        Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport - San Jose
•        Olympia Regional Airport - Olympia
•        Orlando International Airport - Orlando
•        Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport - Phoenix
•        Pierre Regional Airport - Pierre
•        Port Columbus International Airport - Columbus
•        Raleigh Durham International Airport - Raleigh-Durham
•        Richmond International Airport - Richmond
•        Rickenbacker International Airport - Columbus
•        Sacramento International Airport - Sacramento
•        Salem Municipal Airport/McNary Field - Salem
•        Salt Lake City International Airport - Salt Lake City
•        San Diego International Airport - San Diego
•        San Francisco International Airport - San Francisco
•        Santa Fe Municipal Airport - Santa Fe
•        Seattle Tacoma International Airport - Seattle
•        Springfield Branson National Airport - Springfield
•        St Paul Downtown Holman Field - St. Paul
•        Tallahassee Regional Airport - Tallahassee
•        Tampa International Airport - Tampa
•        Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport - Anchorage
•        Theodore Francis Green State Airport - Providence
•        Topeka Regional Airport - Forbes Field - Topeka
•        Trenton Mercer Airport - Trenton
•        Washington Dulles International Airport - Washington
•        Wiley Post Airport - Oklahoma City
•        Will Rogers World Airport - Oklahoma City
•        Wilmington Airport - Wilmington
•        Yeager Airport - Charleston

New Zealand

•        Auckland International Airport
•        Christchurch International Airport
•        Dunedin Airport
•        Hamilton International Airport
•        Invercargill Airport
•        Hawke's Bay Airport - Napier NZ
•        Nelson Airport
•        Palmerston North Airport
•        Queenstown International Airport
•        Rotorua Regional Airport
•        Tauranga Airport
•        Wellington International Airport

 

 

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