Inclusive Smart City
What is a Smart City? How does is it improve the well-being of its inhabitants? We often hear that data is a the heart of a Smart City but how does it work exactly?
You will discover that Smart City revolves around other fascinating topics such as: accesssiblity, mobility, Tech for Good, inclusive city…
Let’s get inspired to build a more accessible and connected city of tomorrow!
Did you know the first crosswalk emerged in the city of Pompeii more than 2000 years ago? Check out how it has evolved since Antiquity!
From the conception of your smart city, take into account the difficulties met by people with hearing impairments. The smart city needs to be exemplary in terms of accessibility.
A smart city represents the gateway for a more accessible and inclusive city. Its sole purpose is to serve its citizens, including those with visual impairments.
A smart city for people with physical disabilities takes into account their needs. Especially regarding their mobility.
Shared streets represent zones where different active modes of transportation mix with motor vehicles. But for people with disabilities, they may be difficult to navigate.
Collecting accessibility data enables cities and transit networks to maintain a seamless mobility chain for users. But they all don’t have the same needs…
Disability Statistics in the US: Looking Beyond Figures for an Accessible and Inclusive Society Around 61 million adults in the United States live with a disability. Diving into disability statistics in the US will help us know exactly who is concerned and what...
Our Audio Beacons Guide the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Helsinki SubwayOur audio beacons equip the new line of the Helsinki subway in Finland. They help blind and visually impaired people locate the points of interest of a station. For users with visual...
Will Remote Activation Become the Norm for Accessible Pedestrian Signals?Without pushbutton, there are no accessible pedestrian signals. That’s how APS work in the U.S. But more and more cities have been exploring remote activation like New York City. The Department...
Hearing Impaired People: a Multitude of Profiles for Different Needs Did you know that hearing impaired people have several profiles and that the way they identify themselves is important? You may be familiar with deaf and hard of hearing people but for each of...
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