Aira https://aira.io The Description of life. Tue, 28 Jun 2022 13:39:52 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.2 https://aira.io/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/cropped-aira_logos_CMYK-bluebl-square-512-150x150.png Aira https://aira.io 32 32 199697788 Conventions 2022 https://aira.io/conventions22/ Tue, 21 Jun 2022 15:43:42 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3734 For a schedule of our activities at ACB 2022, please visit aira.io/acb22.

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Announcing Aira Points – A New Loyalty and Rewards Program https://aira.io/aira-points/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 16:55:15 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3630 You asked, we delivered! Explorers have been requesting a rewards program for some time. Aira Points, our first loyalty and reward program will begin on June 7, 2022. Sign up for the Aira Points program, use Aira at specific Aira Access locations in the United States and you will earn Aira Points. Once your Aira […]

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New! Aira Explorer Agent Referral Program! https://aira.io/refer-an-agent/ Tue, 31 May 2022 12:54:24 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3580 Do you know someone who would make a great Aira Agent? If so, send them our way and you just may earn yourself some Aira minutes!  We are actively looking for qualified individuals to join the Aira Agent team and we’d welcome your help! Beginning today, you can refer potential Agents to Aira and if […]

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Vispero and Aira: The Right Stuff https://aira.io/vispero-and-aira/ Tue, 31 May 2022 12:40:41 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3565 Anyone striving to be an astronaut is said to have “the right stuff”. It’s a combination of personal skill and knowing how to use what’s out there to get things done. The same can be said for achieving accessibility. Two powerful additions to your accessibility tool kit are products from Vispero and professional visual interpreting […]

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Being Aware of Accessibility on GAAD  https://aira.io/gaad-2022/ Tue, 17 May 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3391 Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) carries the important message that everyone should be aware of accessibility and how by doing so, we can change the world. The spirit of this is widely embraced, but what does this really mean in-the-wild, when applied to various aspects of our work lives?    Aira has a strong focus […]

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‘We’re with U’ – A Concert for Ukraine https://aira.io/concert/ Sun, 10 Apr 2022 22:02:12 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3300 On Saturday, April 16th (Sunday, April 17th in Australia and New Zealand), the global online blind community is joining together for We’re With U, a benefit concert to help blind people who have been affected by the atrocities in Ukraine. In the name of the event, the letter U rather than the word “Y O […]

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In response to the Justice Department Announcement https://aira.io/justice-department/ Tue, 22 Mar 2022 15:59:00 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3163 Bravo.  On Friday, March 18th, the United States Department of Justice issued web accessibility guidance, again making it abundantly clear that the accessibility provisions of the ADA apply to websites, apps and other digital content. For years people have argued that these are not physical spaces and therefore, the ADA does not apply. Not true.   […]

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At the Intersection of Being Black and Blind https://aira.io/black-and-blind/ Mon, 28 Feb 2022 17:05:53 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3072 The Association for the Study of African American Life and History designates a new theme for Black History Month each year. This year’s theme, Black Health and Wellness, was meant to pay homage to the accomplishments of medical scholars and healthcare providers born out of necessity, and was especially timely as we enter the third […]

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Series: Aira’s on a Mission to Change the World and I’m Thrilled to be Part of It https://aira.io/sevana-massih/ Tue, 22 Feb 2022 11:48:09 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=3053 Sevana Massih named Vice President Service Delivery, to scale delivery of agent services, meeting the growing demand for visual interpreting as an accommodation by public, private, and higher education organizations. We’re on a mission to help people find their gold.     “When we know why we’re here as individuals and leaders, when our people know […]

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Series: Aira’s on a Mission to Change the World and I’m Thrilled to be Part of It https://aira.io/brad-rambur/ Thu, 17 Feb 2022 13:28:25 +0000 https://aira.io/?p=2994 Brad Rambur named Chief Information Security Officer, to lead Aira’s data privacy and information security initiative Our mission is built on trust.   Trust between Explorers and Agents. Trust between Aira and our Partners.    In a service model that provides a human-to-human connection, every interaction is personal. Whether the engagement is a simple task […]

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