Just in time for the holiday season, following a successful pilot with Aira, Target has expanded Aira services to 600 Target stores across the U.S. where as of Nov. 1, shoppers who are blind can access Aira free-of-charge.
Aira’s Story is Posted With Remote Software Solutions Leader, TeamViewer
Aira has chosen TeamViewer, a leader in remote software solutions, as its remote access provider to enhance online task assistance for Aira Explorers. As a TeamViewer customer, Aira has its story posted on the TeamViewer website.
Aira, With Tech Leaders Moovit and Azure Maps, Join Forces for Public Transit Accessibility
Aira, along with tech leaders Moovit and Azure Maps, announced today they are partnering to make public transit in urban areas more inclusive for blind and low vision riders and others, enabling these users to travel with more confidence and efficiency.
Aira-Smithsonian Partnership: Enhancing the Museum Experience for Those With Vision Loss
Someone who’s blind or has low-vision and goes to the Smithsonian should be able to get the main messages of any exhibition there “just like anybody else who doesn’t have a disability,” The Hill (DC’s noted political and public policy news website) reports in describing the aim of the Aira-Smithsonian partnership.
Director of Access Smithsonian Tells Why Smithsonian Has Partnered With Aira
Blind and low-vision visitors can now enjoy visual descriptions –free of charge — at all Smithsonian Museums and the National Zoo thanks to partnership with Aira, Beth Ziebarth, Director of Access Smithsonian, tells Washingtonian Magazine.
Aira Explorers Tim Hornik and Paul Mimms Featured on ‘Today Show’ Veterans Day Tribute
As part of Veterans Day, the NBC Today Show featured two Aira Explorers in the same segment: retired Army veteran Tim Hornik who suffered severe visual impairment while serving in Iraq, and Navy veteran Paul Mimms who became visually impaired in an accident aboard ship while serving in Vietnam.
Newspaper Shadows Explorer Through SeaTac as He Uses Aira
Come along as a writer from the Kent Reporter newspaper accompanies Explorer and frequent flyer Larry Watkinson as he uses Aira to navigate busy Seattle-Tacoma International Airport — from the curb, through the terminal, to his gate.
Aira Has Presence at CNBC’s High Profile Technology Executive Council Summit
Troy Otillio, Aira COO, and Sassy Outwater, Aira Explorer and Director of Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, talked to key leaders at the Technology Executive Council Summit in NYC about the challenges and needs for brick-and-mortar and digital brands to provide usability and accessibility.
Aira’s Paul Schroeder Discusses Mobility Issues at DOT Summit in DC
With U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao attending, Paul Schroeder, Aira VP of Public Policy & Strategy, presented at DOT’s Access and Mobility for All Summit. Paul discussed enabling complete trips for all travelers #OnMyTerms.
Emily Hill of Aira: Five Principles for Managing, Motivating A Remote Workforce
Emily Hill, Aira’s Agent Operations Manager, shares the five principles she uses to build the foundation for managing our nationwide team of stellar Aira Agents.