The city of Chula Vista, CA has teamed up with Aira and the city’s Third Avenue Village Association to offer Aira’s service’s for free to blind and low-vision individuals in and around the area, including near the Chula Vista Senior Center.
London’s Gatwick Airport Introduces New Video Showing Aira Access in Action
Announcing its recent partnership with Aira Access network, Gatwick Airport has launched a new video for passengers that describes how the partnership provides blind and low-vision persons with free access to Aira technology and services as they travel through Gatwick. View the video!
Money Magazine Lists Aira CEO Suman Kanuganti as Among the Most Noted UCSD Alumni in Business
Suman Kanuganti, Aira Co-Founder & CEO, is included in the recent issue of Money magazine as among the “20 Most Notable UCSD Alumni in the Business World.” An alumnus of UCSD’s Rady School of Business, Suman launched Aira in 2015 and has used his business and technological innovation to lead his company to remarkable heights.
London’s Gatwick Airport is One of the Latest to Join the #Aira Access Family!
Gatwick Airport in London is the latest air terminal in the world to partner with Aira in providing free Aira technology and services to blind and low-vision travelers as they pass through the facility during their journeys. Gatwick joins Heathrow Airport as the second London air terminal in this partnership.
UCSD Student Newspaper Highlights Graduate Jimmy Cong as Advocate for Disabled Students
Jimmy Cong, an Aira Explorer who just completed his double major at UC San Diego in music composition and visual arts, was highlighted in the university’s student newspaper for not only being an Aira user but also for being an advocate for disabled students as the ADA Access Specialist at UC San Diego.
Inc. Magazine Features Aira as Among Winners of Fast Company’s ‘World Changing Ideas’ Awards
Being named a winner in 2 categories of Fast Company’s 2019 World Changing Ideas Awards earned Aira high-profile attention in Inc. Magazine. Aira was featured for being named best in the categories of App and General Excellence, and finalists in categories of: Consumer Products, Education, and Health/Wellness. Congrats, Aira!
Aira Named by Fast Company as Among ‘World Changing’ Innovations of 2019
In Fast Company magazine’s prestigious World Changing Ideas competition, Aira’s AI-inspired technology and services were named the best in 2 categories: General Excellence, and Apps, in addition to being named a finalist in 3 other categories.
Explorer: How Aira Has Changed My Life
“I was one of those blind people for 28 years of my life who said I didn’t need any sighted assistance –that is until I tried Aira and developed ‘the Aira mindset,’” he writes in the commentary section of the website for Linson Productions, a company that builds technology and production relationships. Read his story!
Aira Cited in Smithsonian Magazine for ‘Making a Splash’ at SXSW
Aira was included in the recent issue of Smithsonian Magazine as among the 7 new technologies which won key honors at SXSW’s Interactive Innovation Awards ceremonies. Aira was a winner in the Social & Culture Impact category for transformative technology that provides instant access to information to those with vision loss.
Open Doors Organization (ODO) and Aira Join Forces to Enhance Travel for Visually Impaired
The Open Doors Organization (ODO) and Aira have joined forces to further the availability of Aira technology in the travel and tourism industries on a global scale, benefiting individuals with vision loss across the globe. “Aira takes assistive services to a new level,” says Eric Lipp, Founder and Executive Director of ODO.