Person holding a smartphone with the Aira logo on the screen.

Introducing Aira (“eye-ra”), the 24/7 visual interpreter service for Clemson University. Aira connects blind and low-vision users with live Visual Interpreters through a free app available on iOS and Android devices. Download and install the app to get real-time visual information about your surroundings through your device's camera or by using Aira's desktop application. Thanks to geofencing technology, unlimited access to the app is made available to anyone visiting a Clemson University location. All Clemson University employees and students are eligible to receive a Linked Explorer account which provides free 24/7 access to Aira anywhere in the world.

From the Aira website:

Aira connects blind and low vision individuals with certified Visual Interpreters, delivering a secure and reliable service. Our 24/7, globally accessible on-demand platform is empowered by a proprietary dashboard seamlessly integrated with your mobile app. By simply using your smartphone's camera and our app, a highly trained Visual Interpreter will be at your side, providing comprehensive visual interpretation of your environment. From vivid descriptions to reading, from clear explanations to expert navigation, they're here to assist you with whatever you need, all in a safe and secure manner.

Site Coverage

Aira is currently available at Clemson's main campus, with the sites below launching soon. Please see our site maps for current and planned Aira coverage.

  • Upstate
    • Clemson University - Main Campus & City of Clemson
    • Research Park
    • Greenville ONE
    • CU-ICAR
    • Greenville Technical College - CMI
    • Youth Learning Institute CU-YLI
    • Camp Hannon
    • T. Ed Garrison/Equine Center
    • Outdoor Lab/Camp Hope
    • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
    • Musser Fruit Research Farm
    • Pendleton Area (CU Online/CAT/TWIET/Apparel)
    • Clemson School of Nursing at GHS
  • Midlands
    • Camp Long
    • Sandhill Research and Education Center
    • Government Affairs Building - Truist Tower
    • Edisto Research Center
  • Pee Dee
    • Camp Bob Cooper
    • Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science - Georgetown
    • Pee Dee Research and Education Center
  • Lowcountry
    • Restoration Institute CURI
    • Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center Farm
    • CU-MUSC Bioengineering Program - Charleston
    • Berkeley County Education Center

To add additional Clemson sites, adjust coverage areas, or report issues with accessing the Aira app, please contact our Strategic Operations Manager Chris Miller.

If you need Aira mobile or desktop application support, please contact Aira Customer Care at or call 1-800-835-1934.