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Aira is focused on developing transformative remote assistive technology and services that bring greater mobility, independence and self-confidence to blind and visually impaired individuals by connecting them, in an Uber-style, to a network of certified Agents. The Company's high-tech approach uses a real-time interactive cloud-based dashboard, built to create for the blind an augmented reality context with live data streams from cameras, GPS, and other sensor systems from wearable platforms such as Google Glass and Pivothead. This allows Aira's remote Agents to render live personalized assistance to users in a myriad of daily activities – ranging from navigating busy city streets and catching a bus, to ordering meals from menus at restaurants and literally traveling the globe.
HQSan Diego, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)128(-3%)
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Aira.io Office Locations

Aira.io has an office in San Diego
San Diego, CA, US (HQ)
4225 Executive Square #400, La Jolla
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Aira.io Financials and Metrics

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Aira.io total Funding

$15.3 m

Aira.io latest funding size

$12 m

Time since last funding

4 years ago

Aira.io investors

Aira.io's latest funding round in May 2017 was reported to be $12 m. In total, Aira.io has raised $15.3 m
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Inauguration 2021: Live Audio Description

January 20, 2021 marks the inauguration of the forty sixth president of the United States of America. This ceremony includes many traditions. In 2021 things will change based on both precautions for COVID-19 and extensive security. We at Aira are proud to bring blind and low vision people those deta…

Starbucks Tests Aira Access At Select Locations

We are pleased to announce a new test program with Starbucks. Beginning on October 15, 2020 and ending on January 15, 2021, Aira services will be available for free at select Starbucks locations in the following cities: Baltimore, Boston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, Seattle, and Washing…

August CEO Letter

Introduction Time has become distorted during this pandemic. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been CEO here at Aira for over six months. All of us at Aira hope that you and your family are safe, we also humbly recognize that there are members of our community who are hurting as well and want to... Vie…

Aira Announces Launch in the UK

Aira now LIVE in the UK Aira is excited to announce that as of June 30th, 2020, our visual interpreting services are available in the UK. You can now utilize Aira in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. “Launching Aira in the UK has been a true team effort, and we a…

June CEO Letter

Over the past few weeks, Aira has focused our minds, our ears, and our hearts on the movement led by Black Lives Matter. Myself and the team here at Aira value the importance and substance of conversations surrounding diversity, race, and racism. Through a series of meetings, discussions, and intros…

Understanding and Addressing the Outsized Effects of COVID-19 on the Blind and Low Vision Community: How Aira’s Users Are Impacted

While Aira operations during Coronavirus will continue without any planned interruption, we wanted to share how grateful we all are for the Aira Explorer community. We organized this page to keep you informed of the latest happenings surrounding the community during COVID-19. A few weeks ago, Aira j…
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Aira.io Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Aira.io founded?

    Aira.io was founded in 2015.

  • How many employees does Aira.io have?

    Aira.io has 128 employees.

  • Who are Aira.io competitors?

    Competitors of Aira.io include Par8o, Docplexus and Synagile.

  • Where is Aira.io headquarters?

    Aira.io headquarters is located at 4225 Executive Square #400, La Jolla, San Diego.

  • Where are Aira.io offices?

    Aira.io has an office in San Diego.

  • How many offices does Aira.io have?

    Aira.io has 1 office.