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Marketing club persists to bring revolutionary glasses tech to stores to help the visually impaired navigate public spaces

The American Marketing Association club at American River College planned to market AIRA glasses to grocery store chains after they were brought to ARC’s campus. Users with the glasses connect to an agent, available 24/7, to navigate them around the space. (Photo courtesy of Ron Morris)

Alex Muegge, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

The American Marketing Association club at American River College was in the early research development stages of a marketing campaign for Artificial Intelligence Remote Access (AIRA) glasses before the coronavirus shutdown.  AIRA is a company focused on assisting people who are visually impaired. ...

Bringing wireless eyes to the blind

Tiffany Manosh poses with her special made camera created by the Design Hub at American River College on Nov. 28. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Claire Bathory

December 6, 2017

Navigating the everyday routine on a college campus has its challenges—for students, it can be difficult to reach the resources available to them, if they're even aware of where and what they are. Educators and employees find what time to themselves they can, where they can, and no one ever quite mana...

Visually impaired staff member recounts cane-breaking incident

American River College Computer Instructional Assistant Tiffany Manosh stands outside the Instructional Technology Center with her new walking cane. Manosh, who is visually impaired, had her previous cane snapped by someone who stepped on it as she exited the bathroom in the Liberal Arts breezeway. (Photo by Matthew Peirson)

Matthew Peirson

November 9, 2015

A previous version of the photo caption incorrectly stated that Tiffany Manosh is blind. She is visually impaired. A visually impaired staff member at American River College had her cane snapped as she exited the bathroom in the Liberal Arts breezeway, leading to questions regarding the school...

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