Technology Workshop: Aira - What it is and how to use it

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Using augmented reality, Aira connects people who are blind or partially sighted with a trained professional agent dedicated to further enhancing your everyday experience. It’s hands-free assistance after the touch of a button. 

The Aira app connects a blind user with a sighted agent who uses the phone's camera to assist with daily living tasks. These tasks can include: reading mail, identifying expiry dates on groceries, telling you information on products, and some aspects of independent travel, just to name a few. Join us to learn more. The app will be demonstrated during the session. 

This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference on July 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

Please be advised that you must register for all programs. We kindly ask you to RSVP a minimum of 1 full business day before the start of the program. 

Registration required. To register for this program, please contact Victoria Francis, Program Lead, Accessible Technology at Victoria.Francis@cnib.ca or call 1-800-563-2642.

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