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What is Visual Interpreting?

Visual interpreting makes visual information accessible for people who are blind or low vision (BLV). You can think of it as similar to how sign language or video relay interpreting makes audible speech accessible for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Visual interpreting conveys vital information through verbal communication. Interpreters audibly describe, read, explain, and navigate in real-time for people in the BLV community.

visual interpreting helps people:
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Navigate and travel

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Fully participate at work or school

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Shop

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Read

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Visualize surroundings

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Complete daily and online tasks

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Engage socially

Access Visual Information in Three Steps.

1

Download the Aira App.

Download the app to your mobile device for iPhone or Android. Sign up, choose a plan, or access Aira for free through an Access Partner.

2

Connect With a Professionally Trained Visual Interpreter.

Our visual interpreters undergo an intensive hiring and training process to ensure safe, reliable service of the highest quality.

3

Get Real-Time Assistance With Any Task.

Tap into our secure network, anytime, anywhere.

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Partner With Aira and Unlock Access Across Your Organization

Embrace inclusivity, innovation, and accessibility—for everyone. Offering Aira enables organizations to bridge accessibility gaps, empower their teams, and demonstrate commitment to DEI initiatives.

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Meet Important ADA Requirements for Reasonable Accommodations.

Foster an inclusive environment for all—and join a growing movement—by incorporating Aira into your overall accessibility strategy.

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Embrace Diversity, Equity,
and Inclusion as Company
Principles.

Demonstrate your commitment to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for BLV individuals and team members.

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Make Your Organization Accessible to Everyone.

Ensure that BLV individuals can engage seamlessly with your organization, and earn a reputation for building an inclusive culture.

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Access Visual Information—On Your Own Terms

Subscribe to Aira and access 24/7 on-demand support for visual interpreting, enhancing your autonomy, efficiency, and engagement.

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Inaccessibility Makes
Barriers. Aira Breaks Them.

Access on-demand visual assistance for real-world navigation and interaction with physical surroundings.

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Execute Everyday Tasks,
Every Day.

In the workplace, at school, traveling, home, or online, Aira makes it easier to get things done.

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Gain Independence.
Reclaim Autonomy.

On-demand visual interpreting dismantles barriers to access, opening physical and digital spaces to everyone.

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Join the Visual Interpreting Movement

Our team of visual interpreters plays a vital role in transforming lives and making the world more accessible to the BLV community. Check out our open roles below.

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Become an Aira Access Partner.

Join a global movement and lead by example. Say yes to accessibility for all.

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Download the Free Aira App Today.

Access visual information whenever you need it. Download the free app to get started.

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