In its listing of the top 10 apps that its staff and clients use on a daily basis, the World Services for the Blind named Aira #2.
Thanks to Technology Like Aira’s, ‘The World is Now a More Accessible Place,’ Explorer Exclaims
When non-profit Bosma Enterprises — the largest employer of workers with vision losss in Indiana — interviewed Mendi Evans, the company’s blind assistive technology specialist, for a story in Bosma’s online publication on why she became an Aira Explorer, Mendi did not hesitate to say it was Aira’s technology and agent service that sold her.
At CSUN 2020: Free Aira Access; Aira Presents Jointly With Intuit on March 12
Aira will be free for attendees at the CSUN 2020 conference in Anaheim, including at the conference hotel and all LA area airports from March 7 – March 14. Aira CEO Troy Otillio will also present with Intuit’s Head of Accessibility Ted Drake on March 12, on “Aira Access: Powering Accessibility for Blind Consumers.”
Milwaukee County Joins With Aira in Launching Expanded Accessibility to Buses, Parks, Airport
Through a pilot partnership with Aira Acess, blind and low-vision residents in Milwaukee County can use the Aira app at no cost to help them navigate the bus system, the international airport, the courthouse and numerous parks throughout the county.
It’s Official: Target Expands Its Rollout of Aira Access to All Target Stores
As part of the Aira Access partnership, Target has made Aira services available for free at all Target stores nationwide to blind and low-vision shoppers. These customers can use Aira for any number of tasks while at a Target, including: shopping for gifts and personal clothing, check-out line assistance, and locating carts or baskets.
How Aira Access is Empowering Blind Students on the Campus of Wichita State
Newswise reports on the difference Aira technology is making for blind and low-vision students on the campus of Wichita State in receiving free on-demand access to information and assistance in and out of the classroom.
The Publication AI Trends Names Aira as Among the 10 Key Emerging AI Companies
Those companies named by AI Trends, the publication says, are “harnessing the true power of AI to make our lives easier and more efficient.”
Partnership Gives D2L Users 5 Months of Free Access to Aira When Using Brightspace Platform
In a partnership between Aira and the learning platform D2L (Desire2Learn), D2L end users living in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia will be given free access to Aira from now until July 2020 when using D2L’s smart platform Brightspace. “We’re excited about our partnership with @airaio!” D2L tweets.
Aira App is Among Technology Making a Difference in MTA-NYC Transit Pilot
Feedback from customers (including those with visual impairment and disabilities) indicate that new accessibility features (e.g. the Aira app) being tested by MTA and New York City Transit at the Jay St.-Metro Lab Station in downtown Brookyn have great potential to make subway stations more accessible for riders of all abilities.
Aira Receives IAUD’s Gold Award for Excellence in Universal Design
In the category of Communication Design, Aira has received the 2019 Gold Award from the International Association for Universal Design (IAUD) for: Powering Inclusion for Blind, Low-Vision Individuals Through Business Partnerships and Human AI Technology.