Towards	  Ambient	  Assisted	                Ci1es	  and	  Ci1zensDiego López-de-Ipiña, Bernhard Klein, Sacha Vanhecke & J...
Outline• Introduction• Related work• Some efforts towards more accessible cities• Ambient assisted cities• Conclusions
IntroductionSociety estimations by 2050• Urban populations will grow by 2.3 billion• 70% of world’s population will live i...
IntroductionWhat is a Smart City?• A means of making available all the services and applications enabled by ICT  to citize...
IntroductionWhat is an Ambient Assisted City?• A city aware of the special needs of all its citizens, particularly those w...
Related workGrowing interest in Smart Cities• Academic efforts      • MIT’s Smart Cities Media Lab• Major corporation effort...
Efforts towards accessible AACRequirements for more inclusive and accessible AAC• Seamless, low-cost and feasible city ins...
Efforts towards accessible AACBlindShopping A platform that enables blind people to shop autonomously in a supermarket• Mo...
Efforts towards accessible AACImhotep                            User-conscious interface adaptation• Motivations:      • ...
Efforts towards accessible AACImhotep > Assisted City app Imhotep powered app to search nearby interesting locations, adap...
Efforts towards accessible AACMUGGES                           Mobile User Generated Geo Services• Motivations:      • Use...
Ambient Assisted CitiesIES Cities                 Internet Enabled Services for cities across Europe• Motivations:      • ...
Ambient Assisted CitiesIES Cities proposed architecture
Ambient Assisted CitiesIES Cities > 311 App  Consuming & reporting of complaints concerning public infrastructures
ConclusionsConclusions• This work shows how Smart Cities can be turned into more attractive and  inclusive spaces• Earlier...
Thank	  youOscar Peña del Rio      oscar.pena@deusto.esDiego López-de-Ipiña   dipina@deusto.esBernhard Klein         bernh...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

PITSaC 2013

180

Published on

Presentation for PITSaC 2013: "Towards ambient assisted cities and citizens"

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
180
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
5
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

PITSaC 2013

  1. 1. Towards  Ambient  Assisted   Ci1es  and  Ci1zensDiego López-de-Ipiña, Bernhard Klein, Sacha Vanhecke & Jorge Pérez-Velasco Presenting: Oscar Peña del Rio DeustoTech - Deusto Institute of Technology, University of Deusto PITSaC 2013, Barcelona, Spain
  2. 2. Outline• Introduction• Related work• Some efforts towards more accessible cities• Ambient assisted cities• Conclusions
  3. 3. IntroductionSociety estimations by 2050• Urban populations will grow by 2.3 billion• 70% of world’s population will live in cities• People with disabilities make up about 15% (≃ 1 billion people), according to the Wold Health Organization• People over the age of 60 is expected to triple, outnumbering children under 15 for the first time in human history 2000 2050 7% 16% 27% 0 - 19 39% 20 - 64 + 65 54% 57%
  4. 4. IntroductionWhat is a Smart City?• A means of making available all the services and applications enabled by ICT to citizens, companies and authorities that are part of a city’s system.• Smart cities should not only enable more efficient and effective management of the city resources. The aim is to increase comfort and satisfaction from all population sectors, without neglecting elderly and disabled people.
  5. 5. IntroductionWhat is an Ambient Assisted City?• A city aware of the special needs of all its citizens, particularly those with disabilities (physical, sensorial, intellectual...) or about to lose their autonomy (young old, old and oldest old)• A both economical and technological feasible approach: • Leverage the open data initiatives • Use the extensive sensor networks already deployed • Benefit from the increasing number of smartphones among citizens
  6. 6. Related workGrowing interest in Smart Cities• Academic efforts • MIT’s Smart Cities Media Lab• Major corporation efforts • IBM’s Smarter City • SIEMENS mobility solution • CISCO smart+connected communities • Philips Livable City• Apps for Smart Cities • New York City Apps, RunWithUs...• Improve Smart Cities accessibility • AccessMyNYC, VIABLE project, LibreDeBarreras...
  7. 7. Efforts towards accessible AACRequirements for more inclusive and accessible AAC• Seamless, low-cost and feasible city instrumentation• Accessible user interfaces for applications• User participation and contribution• Exploitation of currently existing ICT infrastructure within cities
  8. 8. Efforts towards accessible AACBlindShopping A platform that enables blind people to shop autonomously in a supermarket• Motivations: • More than 70k blind people in Spain (ONCE, 2009) • Increasing computing, communication and sensing capabilities in smartphones• Provides: • A navigation system (verbal interaction + RFID tags) • A product browsing mechanism
  9. 9. Efforts towards accessible AACImhotep User-conscious interface adaptation• Motivations: • Increasing number of elderly and disabled people • Developers tend to ignore or neglect this user base• Provides: • Framework that eases the development of adaptive, user-centric accessible mobile applications
  10. 10. Efforts towards accessible AACImhotep > Assisted City app Imhotep powered app to search nearby interesting locations, adapted to the user requirements and capabilities
  11. 11. Efforts towards accessible AACMUGGES Mobile User Generated Geo Services• Motivations: • Users can develop their own services • Evolution of paradigm: from consumer to prosumer• Provides: • Users can create their own contents (mugglets) and share them with others
  12. 12. Ambient Assisted CitiesIES Cities Internet Enabled Services for cities across Europe• Motivations: • Citizens must be heard & empowered • The information gathered and provided by both cities and citizens must be linked and processed• Goals: • Create a multi-device dataset and application marketplace based on standard and accessible web technologies, exploiting data shared between citizens and councils, and providing and enhanced experience to municipalities.
  13. 13. Ambient Assisted CitiesIES Cities proposed architecture
  14. 14. Ambient Assisted CitiesIES Cities > 311 App Consuming & reporting of complaints concerning public infrastructures
  15. 15. ConclusionsConclusions• This work shows how Smart Cities can be turned into more attractive and inclusive spaces• Earlier research efforts on accessibility infrastructure and end-user participation• The ongoing project IES Cities as an example of bringing together the research and ideas shown before
  16. 16. Thank  youOscar Peña del Rio oscar.pena@deusto.esDiego López-de-Ipiña dipina@deusto.esBernhard Klein bernhard.klein@deusto.esSacha Vanhecke sacha.vanhecke@ugent.beJorge Pérez-Velasco jorge.perez@tecnalia.com
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×