[NFBMO] Tech Time!

Steve Cook stanley7709 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 12 11:26:41 UTC 2022

Coming in just one week!


The Computer Science & Technology Division of the National Federation of the Blind of SC on February 19, 2022, will have a technology presentation with a representative from Aira at 10:00 AM eastern! Read more about AIRA below and the Zoom information to join us is before my signature. 


Visual Interpreting – Get Live, On-demand Access to Visual Information

Aira is a visual interpreting service. Live, on-demand access to visual information. It’s an accommodation or productivity tool that connects you to actual humans to simplify your daily life. 

Access to information is a right, not a privilege. 


People who need visual information use Aira for everyday tasks like reading mail, digital tasks like shopping online, and to navigate their surroundings, all independently and with confidence.


What is Visual Interpreting?

Aira is a live, human-to-human professional assistance service, an accommodation or productivity tool, that enhances independence by delivering on-demand, skilled and reliable visual interpreting for just about any task.




Who Uses Aira?

Simple, anyone who wants visual information, anytime, anywhere. 


How Does Visual Interpreting Work?

Using the camera and an app on your smartphone, a trained agent will assist by visually interpreting your surroundings, from describing to reading, from explaining to navigating – just about anything, safely and securely.




On Your Terms

With Aira, at the touch of a button, people who want access to visual information have it, enhancing everyday efficiency, engagement, and independence.





Steve Cook

District 2 State Board Member of the National Federation of the Blind of SC

President of the Computer Science & Technology Division of the National Federation of the Blind of SC

1st Vice President of the Columbia chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of SC

Click here to view the National Federation of the Blind of SC 2021 PSA! <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4awrn7eddQ&t=16s> 


The National Federation of the Blind relies on the generosity of our supporters to help us raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. Your support helps us live the lives we want.


The National Federation of the Blind is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization (EIN: 02-0259978) under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

You can be a part of our mission to help blind people live the lives we want. Your donations assist us with distributing free white canes, provide children with Braille and nonvisual skills instruction, introduce blind high school students to STEM careers, advocate for the rights of blind Americans, provide free audio newspaper services, contribute to the development of new technology and provide scholarships to blind students


Click here to join the PAC plan! <https://www.nfb.org/PAC> 


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