App shows the nearest toilet

October 4th, 2021 considers which apps are helpful for vacations – and comes up with, well, Toilet Scout: “But if you’re traveling away from highways, you can use the Bathroom Scout app (iOS, Android) to find public restrooms or restaurants and other establishments with accessible restrooms.” We think: That’s exactly how it is.

Helpful mobile phone apps for the elderly

August 30th, 2020

What if the grandchild wants to get rid of the “half liter of apple spritzer” he or she has just drunk? The Bavarian Radio knows the answer – and refers to the “useful app with environment search”, the Toilet Scout. We think: It should not be missing on any smartphone!

The best apps for on the go

April 10th, 2020

The Bathroom Scout is a constant topic in the media. For instance, and report under the heading “Hygiene for people and cars” that the Bathroom Scout helps when you need a bathroom and there is no rest area in sight.
Under the heading “useful smartphone apps”, the German magazine “Das Neue” also presents the Bathroom Scout in its 02.2020 issue, which “quickly finds a quiet place in the immediate vicinity”.
And with reason: The Bathroom Scout already has around 2.5 million entries worldwide and can be integrated into other apps via a simple API interface.

How do the toilets get into the app?

August 24th, 2018

Behind the scenes: To power the Bathroom Scout a modular and up to date server infrastructure is used. The JSON web service selects the required toilets out of 2 million locations in a matter of milliseconds. The app displays the found bathrooms on a map or as a list view.
To ensure the highest availability of the web service and to be fully functional even when one data center deals with an outage we provide two independent endpoints. If the app detects that the used endpoint does not answer in time it switches to the second – without the user even noticing.
Interested in this or other web services? Just drop us a line.

New Functions and Design

March 19th, 2018

Searching for restrooms at your destination of travel? No problem with the new feature packed release of the bathroom scout. Just enter your destination in the search field and you can browse through all the available toilets at your target location.
Not all the types of toilets are suitable for you? Just filter for public toilets only or handicap-accessible locations.
With about 2 million entries worldwide you have everything you need right at your fingertips.