GTT North Vancouver Meeting Invitation, Be My Eyes vs Aira Apps, September 23, 2018

Get Together With Technology (GTT) North Vancouver


Sponsored by the Canadian Council of the Blind

In Partnership with

North Vancouver City Public Library


Everyone is welcome to attend and bring your questions, devices and great technology ideas!  Please share this invitation with anyone in the Lower Mainland area who might be interested in attending.


GTT North Vancouver Bi-Monthly Meeting:


Theme:Be My Eyes vs Aira Sighted Assistance Apps .

When: Sunday September 23, 2018 1:15 PM to 3:00 PM

Where: North Vancouver City Library, Third Floor, 120 West 14th Street.

First Hour:

Albert Ruel will demonstrate the use of the Be My Eyes and Aira Apps, both of which provide sighted assistants through the camera of your smart phone and/or tablet.  Be My Eyes offers volunteers from all around the world to assist, and Aira provides paid trained personnel along with a set of glasses equipped with a camera to provide a similar service.

Second Hour:

During the second hour we will discuss anything else the participants want to bring up in the area of assistive technology.  Bring to the meeting all your other assistive technology questions, nuggets and frustrations for discussion with the group.


Who Should Attend?

Any blind or partially sighted person who is interested in learning how peer mentoring and assistive technology can help you lead more independent lives.


For more information contact:

Albert Ruel, Toll Free: 1-877-304-0968 Ext. 550, or Mobile: 1-250-240-2343, Email: