Showing posts from December, 2021

Freedom With Aira

I signed up with Aira a week or two ago and have just been using it around home. Things like identifying packages in our mail room, taking pictures of cats etc.. Today I went to CVS here in Kansas City to get my booster shot & had planned in advance to use Aira & it was a sense of freedom that I have not felt in a long time. I took Uber from our apartment to CVS & once I felt us driving into the parking lot, I opened Aira on my Nokia X100 and told the agent that we are pulling up to CVS and that I need help in getting from Uber to inside of CVS. She held on until I was getting out of the car. At this point, the Uber driver asked if I needed help getting inside. I was so happy to say I've got someone connected to my phone that is going to help me do that. This is an issue I've had for years as a guy who is totally blind. Sure a Taxi, Uber, Lyft or someone can get me to an address, but which way do I go from there? In the past that m