2017

22

Sep

Marathon Runner Erich Manser and Aira Agent Jessica Jakeway Highlighted in Eyes on Success Podcast

Erich Manser — the Aira Explorer who ran the Boston Marathon assisted by Aira Agent Jessica Jakeway — was highlighted with Jessica in a podcast conducted by Eyes on Success.

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22

Sep

CNBC Features Aira as Among Amazing Electronic Glasses for the Blind

Aira, boasting thousands of users and 3,800 hours of service over the last six months, was featured recently in a CNBC story on how smart glasses are enhancing life for people who are blind and visually impaired. The story also discusses how the cost for this technology impacts services.

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18

Sep

Canadian National Institute for the Blind Views Aira as Ushering in Era of Independence for the BVI

Accessible Media Incorporated (AMI) visited the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) while Aira demonstrated its technology  with CNIB members. Watch this video as members tout Aira for its game-changing approach to ushering in a new era of independence for people with blindness and visual impairment!

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15

Sep

At the Ball Park With Aira: A First-Time User Describes the Agent Assistance He Received at a Baseball Game

The host of the Life After Blindness podcast talks about how he used Aira at a Cincinnati Reds baseball game to navigate the ballpark and  find his seat via assistance from his Agent, Jack — an experience he describes as “very impressive and stress-free.” He also conducts an interview with Michael Hingson, Aira Director of Strategic Sales.

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15

Sep

At Amazon Session: Aira’s Software Engineer, Ashwin Kannan Explains the Technology Behind Creating Chloe

Ashwin Kannan, Aira’s Software Engineer specializing in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, was a featured speaker at Amazon Web Services (AWS) where he described the challenges and solutions involved in creating Chloe, Aira’s virtual, dialogue-based, assistant.

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14

Sep

In Blind Abilities Podcast, AFB CEO Kirk Adams Discusses Aira Among Other Top BVI Resources

Kirk Adams, president and chief executive officer of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), sat down for an interview with Blind Abilities in which he listed Aira as among the top supporting services for all students, teachers, TVI’s and parents dealing with vision loss.

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14

Sep

Aira From A to Z: Access World Magazine Publishes Composite Intro to Aira

From Aira’s smart glasses and mifi unit to its subscription options and Agents, Access World Magazine introduces Aira to its readers in the first of two online articles.

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11

Sep

Michael Hingson Returns to 9/11 Site in New York City to Pay Tribute to Fallen Victims

9/11  holds a special meaning  for Michael Hingson, Aira Director of Strategic Sales, who survived the attack 16 years ago with the help of his guide dog, Roselle.  CBS2 News-New York covered Michael’s return to the 9/11 site this week as he paid tribute to the fallen victims.

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08

Sep

Aira User, Christine Ha (Master Blind Chef) Featured in AT&T ‘Experience More’ Video Series

Christine Ha, an Aira user and widely known as the Master Blind Chef, is highlighted in AT&T’s  Experience More Campaign, which in partnership with Aira, is celebrating  how blind/low vision individuals are making a difference  through their actions, passions and use of technology.

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08

Sep

As Part of ‘Experience More Campaign’, Aira and AT&T Join With Blind Abilities in Featuring BVI Who Are Making a Difference

Who are some of the blind and visually impaired people making a difference in their community? As Part of the ‘Experience More Campaign’, Aira and AT&T are  joining  with Blind Abilities Podcast in featuring them — people such as Blind Master Chef, Christine Ha, and Boston Marathon runner, Erich Manser.

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