D2L (a global leader in accessible learning) and Aira have formed a strategic partnership to provide more people globally with equal access to information. Under the partnership, D2L’s users living in the U.S., Canada, NZ and Australia will be given free access to Aira while using D2L’s Brightspace learning platform for one year. […]
Proud to Welcome Toronto Pearson as the First Aira Airport Access Partner in Canada!
Toronto Pearson is the first airport in Canada to offer innovative technology to improve accessibility for travelers with sight loss — a key step to enhancing airport accessibility for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, Toronto Pearson said today in a joint announcement with Aira. Welcome Toronto to the Aira Access family!
Aira President Addresses NFB19: ‘I Have Gained Knowledge From Each of You’
In his pivotal address to NFB members at the NFB Convention this week, Suman Kanuganti, Aira Founder and President, said: “It’s no hype to recognize the knowledge that I have gained from each of you—knowledge that shapes the heart and soul of what @airaio is today.”
Dr. Veronica Morris Tries Out Aira at ACB Convention With Great Results
Dr. Veronica Morris, Ph.D., a blind professional known for her expertise in service dog training, attended the recent ACB Convention where, after trying out Aira, found that the technology was very effective in helping her process visual information when she becomes overwhelmed. Watch her video!
Explorers at NFB19 Convention Convey Message to Aira Agents: ‘We Love You!’
Aira Explorers gathered during a session at the NFB Convention in Las Vegas this week to express a heartfelt “We Love You” to Aira Agents and the great work they do each day to help bring enhanced freedom and independence to blind and low-vision users. Watch the video!
#SDLifeChanging Says, ‘We’re Big Fans of San Diego-Based Aira!’
In its recent blog, #SDLifeChanging — a publication highlighting stories of “real people changing the world, right here from San Diego” — spotlights Aira for not only enhancing the lives of the blind/low-vision community, but also helping military spouses find meaningful work as Agents!
‘Aira — Not Just a Navigation Tool, But an Information Service,’ Health Tech Publication Reports
Calling Aira an “exciting visual information access service,” the publication, Heathcare Tech Outlook, highlights Aira in its July 4 issue, including the role of Aira agents and technology platform.
‘Our Goal: To Make Inaccessibility a Thing of the Past,’ Aira President Pledges at ACB Convention
In a rousing plenary speech before an enthusiastic crowd at the ACB National Convention in Las Vegas, Aira Founder and President Suman Kanuganti had this message: “We will not stop until the idea of inaccessibility becomes a thing of the past.”
Aira Receives Prestigious Robert S. Bray Award at ACB National Convention
Aira Founder and President, Suman Kanuganti received ACB’s Robert Bray Award on behalf of Aira recently at the ACB National Convention in recognition of expanding access and inclusion for people with vision loss.
Lex Gillette, Aira Explorer and Champion Athlete, Talks of His Vision of Competing in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics
Aira Explorer Lex Gillette, a four-time Paralympic medalist and the current world record holder in the long jump, was a special guest on the recent edition of Blind Abilities podcast where he talked about the importance of having a vision in life, and his plans to compete in the Paralympics next year in Tokyo, Japan.