The Aira Connection – February 2023

This month we remind our readers to check out our “Afternoon at the Museum” series in honor of Black History Month. You can find the playlist on our YouTube channel, February is Low Vision month as well as Heart Health month. We’ve put a lot of heart and vision into our work this month […]

Aira to Expand Leadership Team, Further Focus on State and Federal Government

Our mission is to remove visual barriers and make the world more accessible, creating pathways to even greater independence. Making visual interpreting available for all those who seek the benefit,  irrespective of the individual’s ability to pay, is core to Aira’s belief system.   As part of our 2023 strategic plan, we are expanding our leadership […]

You Say Potato, I Say Interpreting

What’s the correct way to talk about what we do at Aira? You’ve probably heard us use the terms visual interpreting and visual interpretation interchangeably. It can be argued that the words “interpreting” and “interpretation” mean essentially the same thing, a form of the verb “interpret” or related nouns. I beg to differ and here’s […]

New Invoice Format

Your Aira Invoice will Include Some Additional Information Explorers with paid plans, including Intro, Standard, Advanced, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Community plans, the information included in your invoice will change beginning with your first invoice in February. What you can expect to find on your monthly invoice You will find the full retail price of […]

With Growth Comes Change

It is with mixed emotions that I announce a key departure.  Ryan Bishop, whom many of you know as Aira’s Product Manager and more recently as our Head of IT, will be leaving Aira and joining APH, The American Printing House for the Blind, as the Director of Customer Experience. Ryan has had a presence […]

We’re Listening

Last Monday we published new prices for our service, having shared we would do so six months ago.  I’ve heard loud and clear that some of the community is not pleased with me and the communications approach we’ve taken.  Rather than defend any of our actions, I’ll take full responsibility as the CEO and leader […]