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Elevating Air Travel Accessibility: The Braille Signage Revolution

In a significant step towards advancing accessibility and independence for the blind community, RightHear and Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) have successfully installed the RightHear Indoor Wayfinding System at the CLB’s Silver Spring location. Envisioned as a beacon of improved accessibility, the system allows individuals to navigate the complex office layout with greater autonomy. As organization president Tony Cancelosi rightly notes, “The opportunity to better enable our faculty and members with RightHear’s technology aligns with the Lighthouse’s mission to improve the welfare of visually impaired and blind people.” The installation, which was completed in just two hours, underscores RightHear’s commitment to revolutionizing the blind experience and making more locations accessible for all.

Darren Gladstone together with 2 people from CLB.

CLB and RightHear Complete Installment at Silver Spring Location

In a significant step towards advancing accessibility and independence for the blind community, RightHear and Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB) have successfully installed the RightHear Indoor Wayfinding System at the CLB’s Silver Spring location. Envisioned as a beacon of improved accessibility, the system allows individuals to navigate the complex office layout with greater autonomy. As organization president Tony Cancelosi rightly notes, “The opportunity to better enable our faculty and members with RightHear’s technology aligns with the Lighthouse’s mission to improve the welfare of visually impaired and blind people.” The installation, which was completed in just two hours, underscores RightHear’s commitment to revolutionizing the blind experience and making more locations accessible for all.

Natalie using the RightHear app in the restaurant.

A Personal Journey with RightHear at McDonald’s

Experience Natalie Shearer’s transformative journey with RightHear at a McDonald’s in Toronto. A testament to the power of ‘Talking Signs,’ her story reveals how technology can revolutionize the wayfinding experience for individuals with visual impairments, underscoring the need for more businesses to embrace this accessibility revolution.

A group picture of the CEOs of the cohort of 2023 of MindShare.

RightHear Joins the Prestigious MindShare 2023 Cohort

Discover how RightHear has been selected to join the prestigious MindShare 2023 cohort, an exclusive program for CEOs of innovative high-tech companies in the Washington, DC metro area. Learn about the opportunities this membership brings for collaboration, growth, and mentorship as we continue our mission to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals with orientation challenges. #MindShare2023 #RightHear #Innovation #Growth #Technology #Accessibility

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4 tips to make Halloween inclusive

Many people assume Halloween is a visual holiday; with all the decorations, scary movies, costumes, and trick-or-treating. But there are many ways to make Halloween more inclusive for people with visual impairments. Sometimes – especially when people are wearing costumes or disguises – it’s not easy to tell whether someone

Connected circles placed in a Venn Diagram. Clockwise from left it reads: diversity, inclusion, equity. At the central intersection of all 3 circles, it reads: accessibility.

Improve your DEIA strategy

We’ve all heard the terms Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA). They’re used across corporate-speak, activism, legal and policy, and society in general.  But do these terms mean the same thing to everyone? Do they fully capture what we want them to mean? This discussion examines both the power and