BlindSquare, one of the most popular GPS informational apps used by the blind community, has partnered with Aira to make accessing Aira Agents even easier. The app, integrated with Aira and available on iOS via the App Store, can auto-detect the 100’s of Aira free access areas, or contact an agent merely by saying, “Aira”.
A Company to Watch: Aira Makes Fortune’s 2019 ‘Change the World’ List
Aira, in being included on Fortune magazine’s prestigious Change the World List for 2019, was also named among the world’s most promising tech firms to watch in the future. Fortune cited the impact Aira is already having on the blind community and the planet –e.g. impacting college success and employment for blind and low-vision users! […]
In Video, University Student Jessica Karim Praises Aira Agents’ Assistance Through Back to School Program
In her video on YouTube, Adelphi University sophmore Jessica Karim gives viewers a demonstration of Aira, including how Aira agents, via the company’s Back to School Program, assist her and other blind and low-vision college students in adjusting to campus life — from navigating campus, to academic classwork and dorm life.
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 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.
Aira Welcomes Mike Randall as New CEO!
Aira welcomed Mike Randall as its new CEO, effective June 3rd. A proven innovator, Mike has a long history of business success in previous leadership roles at Yahoo, Facebook, and Snap, and is poised well to lead Aira into the future. Suman Kanuganti, founder and former Aira CEO, assumes new duties as President of Aira.
Aira Marches With Multitudes for Accessibility As Part of Boston’s Pride Festival and Parade
In partnership with the Access AI Team and other entities, Aira and Explorers marched alongside 750,000 people as part of Boston’s 49th Annual Pride Festival and Parade. Through our efforts, we now have the Boston’s City Council’s support and endorsement to ensure that Aira is available on the streets of Boston!
County Exec: Aira Access at Rochester Airport Helps Make Facility ‘More Inclusive for All Travelers’
In announcing that Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY is the latest to join the Aira Access network, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo said: I want to thank Aira for supporting our mission to make the Airport an inclusive and accessible facility for all travelers.”
City of Chula Vista Teams Up With Aira to Offer Free Access to Aira in and Around the City
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!