Aira Co-Founder and CEO Suman Kanuganti joined other leading startup executives on a panel during San Diego Startup Week to share with audiences the ins and outs of successfully raising startup funding. The spirit and insight of the panel discussion is captured in the following video posted by panel participant Patrick Henry, CEO of QuestFusion.
UK’s Guardian Newspaper Touts Aira as Among Leading Technologies ‘Revolutionizing’ Life For the Blind
In a look at cutting-edge innovations around the globe that are dramatically changing life for the blind, Britain’s The Guardian newspaper touts Aira as among the leaders, citing Aira’s innovative platform, partnership with AT&T, recent $12 million Series B financing, and assisting Erich Manser in the Boston Marathon as some of its key achievements.
Key Aira Advisor, Michael Hingson Named Director of Strategic Sales; Strengthening Aira’s Product and Partnerships
Michael Hingson, a member of the Aira Advisory Board and prominent advocate in the blindness community, has been named Director of Strategic Sales at Aira, where he will focus on ways to improve the Aira product and enhance key partnerships. Here, Michael, an avid product user himself, talks about his new appointment.
Aira Accepts Recognition From FCC Chairman for Advancing Innovation in Accessibility Technology
Aira was among key innovators in communications technology for the disabled who were recognized recently by Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Pai honored the innovators for being selected among the nation’s best in the FCC Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibility (or Chairman’s AAA) in which Aira received Honorable Mention.
Sujeeth Kanuganti Speaks at Global AWE Gathering on Aira’s Use of Augmented Reality to Enhance Human Potential
Sujeeth Kanuganti, Chief Technology Officer at Aira, was a key speaker recently at AWE (Augmented World Expo), the globe’s largest convention of augmented reality and artificial intelligence technology. Sujeeth spoke on Aira’s innovative use of augmented reality to enhance human potential of the blind and visually impaired.
IEEE Includes Aira as Among 3 Key Life-Changing Technologies for People With Disabilities
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has named Aira as among the top technologies having life-changing impact on people with disability. The publication for the IEEE cited not only Aira’s technology in assisting blind users, but also its subscription plan services that provide users with their AT&T personal Mi-Fi device.
At TEDX: Suman Kanuganti Reveals the Science Behind Aira’s Mission to Provide Blind People Instant Access to Information
Aira’s unprecedented endeavor to provide people who are blind with instant access to information upon demand took center stage at TEDX UCSD’s Madness and Miracles symposium recently. There, Suman Kanuganti, Aira Co-Founder and CEO, took audiences inside the science, technology and passion that is driving Aira to make it happen.
Frances West, Former IBM Accessibility Officer, Joins Aira Advisory Board, Calling Aira ’Innovative and Far-Reaching’
Former IBM Chief Accessibility Officer, Frances West, is Aira’s newest member of the Advisory Board where she will use her deep experience in accessibility, emerging market and industry solutions to help Aira continue to scale its rapidly-growing business. Looking ahead, she says, “The application or use cases of Aira can be far-reaching, beyond vision impairment.“
In Comprehensive Article, VisionAware Highlights Aira’s ‘Exciting’ Services for Those With Vision Loss
In the current issue of VisionAware, a blog publication of the American Foundation for the Blind, Aira’s technology and services are featured — covering everything from what Aira is, to subscriber plan descriptions, agents, hiring information and comments from Explorers. A must-read if you want to check out Aira at a glance.
Women of Wearable Technology Features Poignant Interview With Amy Bernal, Director of Agent Services at Aira
In her notable career, Amy Bernal has used her expertise in many areas – from serving in AmeriCorps on the US/Mexico border, working in philanthropic healthcare, to technology management at Intuit while earning her MBA. Women of Wearable (WoW) Technology now interviews her on her current rewarding role: Director of Agent Services at Aira.