GTT Vancouver Meeting Invitation, Be My Eyes Vs Aira Sighted Assistance Apps, November 3, 2018

Get Together with Technology (GTT) Vancouver!

Sponsored by the Canadian Council of the Blind

in partnership with

Blind Beginnings


Vancouver Community College


November 2018 Theme: Be My Eyes Vs Aira Sighted Assistance

During the Vancouver November 3 meeting we will explore the sighted assistance available through two smart phone apps/services, Be My Eyes and Aira.


GTT Vancouver:

Date and Time: Saturday, November 03, 2018 from 10AM to 12Noon

Where: Vancouver Community College, Broadway campus – Room 2501 Building A 1155 East Broadway


Hour one:

Albert Ruel will pfacilitate a discussion on the value and potential for accessing either of these two sighted assistance services, the volunteer based Be My Eyes app/service, and the subscription based Aira app/service.


Hour two:

The second half of the meeting will include an opportunity to seek tech advice from those with more knowledge.  Please bring the device you want assistance with.


For more information contact either Shawn Marsolais or Albert Ruel: or 604-434-7243. or 250-240-2343


What is GTT?


An opportunity for individuals who are blind or partially sighted to get together and

  • Share how they are using assistive technology for work, school, and in their daily lives
  • Learn from others who are using different assistive technology
  • Request information on new technology
  • Mentor and support each other


You’re invited, and encouraged to circulate this invitation widely to your circle of friends, colleagues and family who have an interest in peer support in the area of assistive technology.


For more information about GTT contact:

Shawn Marsolais          Albert Ruel

604-434-7243                        1-877-304-0968 Ext. 550


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